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Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks Today, 03:00 PM
Replies: 6
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Posted By Wldrns
I used pool noodles rolled into the ends, with a...

I used pool noodles rolled into the ends, with a wood dowel to stiffen the one in front. The rear cover is custom fit to my knupak backpack.
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks Today, 02:55 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 193
Posted By Wldrns
That's what he said, and I trust in all other...

That's what he said, and I trust in all other cases he is experienced in such rescue matters (in combat situations for sure). I thought at the time maybe he misunderstood my question, perhaps it is...
Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks Today, 02:27 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 116
Posted By Wldrns
I carried and paddled my carbon/graphite 10.5'...

I carried and paddled my carbon/graphite 10.5' Hornbeck (Pete's very first one of that design that he built and sold) from Boonville to just beyond Plattsburgh a few years ago. It took me just 7...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks Today, 02:02 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 193
Posted By Wldrns
I recently asked a contractor for the army who is...

I recently asked a contractor for the army who is an active combat field medic instructor how long it takes to get a GPS geolocation location from a phone in an emergency. He said it takes about a...
Forum: Gear, Food, and Survival Topics 06-07-2018, 10:33 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 264
Posted By Wldrns
For our first Yukon River 1000 mile canoe race,...

For our first Yukon River 1000 mile canoe race, we were required by the race rules to begin with 20Kg of food per person (x7 people in our voyageur canoe - do the math) in certified bear resistant...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 06-06-2018, 12:45 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 566
Posted By Wldrns
Surely the ski jumps can be seen from and have a...

Surely the ski jumps can be seen from and have a direct effect on every peak and trail in the Adirondacks :rolleyes:, just as canisters and signs would in wilderness area summits.
Forum: Adirondack Firetowers 06-06-2018, 12:40 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,615
Posted By Wldrns
What used to be called the #4 fire tower on the...

What used to be called the #4 fire tower on the Smith Road, just off the #4 Road between Lowville and Stillwater, is now an exhibit at the NYSDEC facility, the former tree nursery in Dadville, near...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 06-03-2018, 04:51 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 489
Posted By Wldrns
If you work a single blade skills, your overall...

If you work a single blade skills, your overall efficiency will improve with that mode too. I gave up on the double with my RapidFire in short order because I so much prefer to use a single. I only...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 06-01-2018, 05:07 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 724
Posted By Wldrns
Of course the problem with island camp sites is...

Of course the problem with island camp sites is that they are on an island, with limited space and resources. Small islands are a problem in that any campsites are non-conforming if they are less...
Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks 05-31-2018, 07:14 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,162
Posted By Wldrns
I don't have any with nice racks on them. The...

I don't have any with nice racks on them. The new fawns are just as destructive as their rackless mothers. Eaten weak fawns and a smaller herd would be great for me. Just for them move on away is...
Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks 05-31-2018, 05:42 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,162
Posted By Wldrns
Me, Me, put the wolves in my backyard first. ...

Me, Me, put the wolves in my backyard first. Maybe those giant destructive rodents called deer will disappear as a result. I hate them, they eat everything, ruining trees of all kinds, especially...
Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks 05-28-2018, 04:48 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,162
Posted By Wldrns
Sears Pond as a significant body of water body...

Sears Pond as a significant body of water body has not existed for at least 40 years.
Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks 05-27-2018, 04:01 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,162
Posted By Wldrns
My dad grew up on Tug Hill in the early/mid 20th...

My dad grew up on Tug Hill in the early/mid 20th century, town of Montague, Sears Pond area. He often said there were no beavers anymore, as they had all been trapped out. I have many early...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 05-27-2018, 12:16 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,135
Posted By Wldrns
Bounce sheets are also a mouse repellent. We...

Bounce sheets are also a mouse repellent. We spread them around the floor at camp and have eliminated a mouse infestation problem.

Around the Forestport-White Lake area, the black flies have given...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 05-22-2018, 09:31 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,135
Posted By Wldrns
Cutting firewood near White Lake between ...

Cutting firewood near White Lake between Forestport and Old Forge yesterday. Lots of swarming and just plain annoying, but they seemed to mainly keep away while chainsawing, otherwise not much...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 05-19-2018, 10:26 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 707
Posted By Wldrns
If you were "forced" to paddle back to the launch...

If you were "forced" to paddle back to the launch because someone else is at your designated site, i hope you reported to the ranger, whose office is right there at the sign-in board. Just be happy...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 05-19-2018, 04:50 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 707
Posted By Wldrns
It is indeed first come first served. When you...

It is indeed first come first served. When you arrive you pick any open campsite and move a token of your choice to the occupied side of the board. it was set up like that years ago because due to...
Forum: Gear, Food, and Survival Topics 05-18-2018, 06:51 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 362
Posted By Wldrns
I have found over the years (>12 in a Hennessey)...

I have found over the years (>12 in a Hennessey) that the trick for me is to actually tie the foot end slightly higher than the head end. The reason is that gravity and the slipperiness of the...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 05-07-2018, 09:50 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,581
Posted By Wldrns
ditto. I very much like Jim and the dozens...

ditto.

I very much like Jim and the dozens of other Rangers I have come to know well. Maybe because of my frequent associations during SAR incidents they also know me well as a trusted SAR crew...
Forum: ADK Forum Classifieds 04-27-2018, 08:37 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 333
Posted By Wldrns
I have that same print hanging on the wall behind...

I have that same print hanging on the wall behind me at this very moment. It's a great one. If I were driving through your area I'd be tempted to get another for camp.
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