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Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 04-17-2018, 06:32 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,989
Posted By Connecticut Yankee
Yesterday, the really strong wind and waves were...

Yesterday, the really strong wind and waves were breaking up the ice in the village of Tupper Lake, Lake Clear is still thick ice but looking a bit black. Upper Saranac is still tight, but again is...
Forum: Photography 03-28-2018, 08:52 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 831
Posted By Connecticut Yankee
Back when Pelican boxes first came out in the...

Back when Pelican boxes first came out in the 70's or early 80's, their warranty read
"guaranteed against everything except shark bite , bear attack , and children under 3", always liked that one.
...
Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks 03-20-2018, 02:07 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,410
Posted By Connecticut Yankee
Not handguns, but big, slow bullets nearly...

Not handguns, but big, slow bullets nearly extirpated the buffalo.
Once I move back to NY and wait the year or so to get my NY permit, I may hunt with my .45 Colt revolver, that cartridge has...
Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks 03-18-2018, 10:58 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,410
Posted By Connecticut Yankee
Well, practice is king, the handgun you shoot...

Well, practice is king, the handgun you shoot the most accurately will always be the best.

I think it was your original mention of the 40S&W round that got me on to the 10mm, the 10 is far...
Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks 03-17-2018, 11:11 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 619
Posted By Connecticut Yankee
Waders can be problematic, but, making sure of a...

Waders can be problematic, but, making sure of a good fit is paramount. not just large with a size 11 boot. Leg length is critical. To long and they bunch up , rub and wear excessively. To short ,...
Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks 03-17-2018, 10:57 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,410
Posted By Connecticut Yankee
.357 matches or exceeds the 10mm???? 10mm is...

.357 matches or exceeds the 10mm???? 10mm is closer to the 41mag, also a good choice. Go to Doubletap and check out their 10mm ammo. 200gr. hardcast - 1300fps 750FP at the muzzle, from a Glock G20....
Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks 03-04-2018, 10:31 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,699
Posted By Connecticut Yankee
i wholeheartedly agree on the efficiency of a...

i wholeheartedly agree on the efficiency of a receiver site. I have them on a Ruger #1 in 45-70 (my favorite hunting rifle) and a Win 94 with 24" half round half octagon barrel. i once put one on my...
Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks 03-03-2018, 11:17 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,699
Posted By Connecticut Yankee
Great little firearm, weighs less than some...

Great little firearm, weighs less than some handguns
I have one in 45 Colt, Functionally I would like the receiver site like you have , but really like the traditional look of the standard open...
Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks 02-26-2018, 09:26 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 921
Posted By Connecticut Yankee
Fishcane, Quiet Sports indeed, I owned...

Fishcane,
Quiet Sports indeed, I owned Quiet Sports for 15 years. still get out on the Farmington regularly. I'll probably get out mid March and hit the early stones and winter caddis,...
Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks 02-25-2018, 10:47 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 921
Posted By Connecticut Yankee
That reminds me, It's about time to watch a River...

That reminds me, It's about time to watch a River Runs Through It again. And re read The River Why, I heard they were going to make a movie about that book too, but never saw anything more. Would...
Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks 02-25-2018, 10:34 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 914
Posted By Connecticut Yankee
One of many advantages of quill bodies is that...

One of many advantages of quill bodies is that they don't absorb water like dubbed bodies do. When the fishing is fast and furious you'll catch many more fish on quill bodied flies before needing to...
Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks 02-18-2018, 10:17 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 559
Posted By Connecticut Yankee
Looks like your buddy is sick of you sitting at...

Looks like your buddy is sick of you sitting at the vise as well, get that pup out in the woods chasing some Partridge , OK Grouse, I'm from New England.
Here are a few I've been working on, all...
Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks 02-09-2018, 09:48 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,571
Posted By Connecticut Yankee
-44 degrees is the same in both F + C , saw that...

-44 degrees is the same in both F + C , saw that on the Tupper Lake time/temp sign in front of the Tupper Lake bank a few years ago.
John
Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks 01-23-2018, 12:07 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,015
Posted By Connecticut Yankee
Good thin you imbibe in Bud Lite, the regular Bud...

Good thin you imbibe in Bud Lite, the regular Bud would be a real drag on a 12 mile drag....

Very nice buck,
even if it was 50' from the tailgate of your Toyota Tacoma,

(I find it much...
Forum: Skiing in the Adirondacks 01-18-2018, 09:24 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 931
Posted By Connecticut Yankee
I should have hung around and talked a little...

I should have hung around and talked a little longer, but Jack the dog would have taken off without me. Today I went out to the steep hill on the way to Fish Pond, than 7" of light powder on top of...
Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks 12-25-2017, 09:22 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,896
Posted By Connecticut Yankee
Or, hop on the back of his snowmobile and you can...

Or, hop on the back of his snowmobile and you can troll for 'em.
Forum: Trip Reports 12-22-2017, 09:38 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 774
Posted By Connecticut Yankee
Great photos, enjoyed the post. I won't get up...

Great photos, enjoyed the post. I won't get up to camp for a couple of weeks, posts like these keep us all going 'til our next trips.

A hike up through Avalanche pass to the Trapdike would be a...
Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks 11-27-2017, 11:45 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,658
Posted By Connecticut Yankee
Actually, I found a GPS about a month ago while...

Actually, I found a GPS about a month ago while out bird hunting. Someone had dropped it, fell out of pocket or some such thing . Same Garmen 60 series as my old GPS. I left a note at the parking...
Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks 11-23-2017, 07:38 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 808
Posted By Connecticut Yankee
Got out w/ my English Setter this morning, 2...

Got out w/ my English Setter this morning, 2 pheasant. Just got home from the in-laws, I'm more stuffed than the turkey was, hope you all had an equally enjoyable day with friends and family,
...
Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks 11-13-2017, 10:41 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,329
Posted By Connecticut Yankee
Fishing is like golf, You don't have to eat...

Fishing is like golf,

You don't have to eat a golf ball to enjoy playing the game. :thumbs::thumbs::thumbs:
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