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Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 01-15-2013, 09:01 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,002
Posted By fisher39
Unfortunately bikes get lumped in with motorized...

Unfortunately bikes get lumped in with motorized vehicles when it comes to the classifications - they aren't allowed in Wilderness areas. .

I'm sure someone will correct me if I'm wrong, but I...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 01-11-2013, 08:14 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,686
Posted By fisher39
Here's a map of sorts -...

Here's a map of sorts - http://www.protectadks.org/2013/01/hats-off-to-open-space-institute-for-saving-the-marion-river-carry/

According to the Enterprise article, they paid around $2 million for...
Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks 12-11-2012, 11:25 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 9,479
Posted By fisher39
If your dog is going to be off-leash where there...

If your dog is going to be off-leash where there might be traps, familiarizing yourself with leg hold traps would be a very good idea so you can quickly get your dog out of it. What attracts a coyote...
Forum: Adirondack Wildlife 12-05-2012, 07:33 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 15,129
Posted By fisher39
A quick "find and replace" will prepare this...

A quick "find and replace" will prepare this nicely for the next cougar thread!
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 11-27-2012, 08:27 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 10,702
Posted By fisher39
And how are you so sure they're not :)?

And how are you so sure they're not :)?
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 11-27-2012, 09:06 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,604
Posted By fisher39
Bill, my twigs and spruce needles comment was...

Bill, my twigs and spruce needles comment was supposed to be funny! It came to mind after I dumped all sorts of debris from a weekend bushwhack onto my bedroom floor.

I just don't think there are...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 11-27-2012, 12:10 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,604
Posted By fisher39
I'd love to hear ol' Woodspirit's thoughts on...

I'd love to hear ol' Woodspirit's thoughts on this rather confounding proposal (coming from PROTECT!) as he? she? seems to be an admirer of their 'hard advocacy' approach. This proposal seems to be...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 11-21-2012, 06:13 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 8,020
Posted By fisher39
All the details you'll ever want are in the...

All the details you'll ever want are in the papers Phil provided in the first post - there's a 500' section of rapids that can never be paddled (no dam). Phil used the plaintiff's trail to get around...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 11-21-2012, 01:46 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,604
Posted By fisher39
That's an interesting and plausible theory. I'm...

That's an interesting and plausible theory. I'm afraid our wild areas are starting to be viewed primarily as recreational resources that are supposed to generate tourism revenue, rather than as...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 11-19-2012, 09:14 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 8,020
Posted By fisher39
That's the heart of it. As stated by the Court of...

That's the heart of it. As stated by the Court of Appeals in the ALC-Sierra Club case "Necessity of use by the public was essential to the Morgan Court when it crafted this definition from its...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 11-18-2012, 11:25 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 8,020
Posted By fisher39
One thread running through the conversation is...

One thread running through the conversation is the suggestion that recreational use of Adirondack waterways is some modern phenomenon. While it is true that rivers haven't been necessary for moving...
Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks 11-13-2012, 04:05 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,123
Posted By fisher39
How much is a deer worth?

$520 according to the DEC.

http://www.adirondackdailyenterprise.com/page/content.detail/id/533995/Man-faces-misdemeanor-for-stolen-deer.html

Remember that figure for when your spouse hassles...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 10-29-2012, 09:13 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,600
Posted By fisher39
If you spend enough time in the woods you'll have...

If you spend enough time in the woods you'll have plenty of opportunities to get caught in some unexpected and dangerous weather, worthy of a good story. No need to go out in it when it can be...
Forum: "By the Fireside" 10-29-2012, 09:08 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,785
Posted By fisher39
Was this in the Adirondacks or elsewhere?

Was this in the Adirondacks or elsewhere?
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 10-26-2012, 09:55 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,105
Posted By fisher39
The Forest Preserve is first and foremost a...

The Forest Preserve is first and foremost a recreational resource, and will be developed and utilized accordingly.



I agree, but unfortunately there is also an inverse relationship between the...
Forum: Environmental Issues 10-22-2012, 10:43 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,617
Posted By fisher39
I donate to the Adirondack Council exactly...

I donate to the Adirondack Council exactly because they don't have "hard views" - they choose their battles wisely and focus on building consensus to get things done. They're willing to let their...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 10-18-2012, 04:59 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,352
Posted By fisher39
Yep - a new beaver pond that killed the trees and...

Yep - a new beaver pond that killed the trees and has since drained is my guess. It looks like it must have been on a very minor stream that the beavers haven't bothered with in the past.
Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks 10-18-2012, 08:21 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,522
Posted By fisher39
Congrats! Now lets hear some of the details!

Congrats! Now lets hear some of the details!
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 10-17-2012, 09:48 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 14,194
Posted By fisher39
Like with anything, we'd have to rely on the good...

Like with anything, we'd have to rely on the good judgment of whoever has the authority to enforce such a rule. Is someone carrying a bow hunting, or headed out for target practice? Is the person...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 10-16-2012, 04:16 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 14,194
Posted By fisher39
My sentiments exactly... As for...

My sentiments exactly...

As for enforcement, not once have I ever encountered a game warden, but I buy a license every year because it is required - and it is the right thing to do. Although...
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