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Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 10-16-2018, 08:32 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 2,439
Posted By mgc
The beaver are doing us a favor and making access...

The beaver are doing us a favor and making access more challenging....
Forum: Biking in the Adirondacks 10-14-2018, 09:03 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 662
Posted By mgc
If you are new to cycling starting out with an...

If you are new to cycling starting out with an expensive new bike is probably not a wise choice. You should be able to find a good quality used bike to use while you figure out if you are really...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 10-12-2018, 09:40 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 2,439
Posted By mgc
Someone else already said this but it bears...

Someone else already said this but it bears repeating..if you don't care to deal with beavers, this route is one that you should avoid. And I would add, if you are surprised to run into trail...
Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks 09-29-2018, 08:42 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,025
Posted By mgc
Agree with the gun safe..although it may be a...

Agree with the gun safe..although it may be a challenge to overcome the concerns.
Western NY bow opens Monday and I'm ready to go. I've seen several nice bucks while I was scouting (and turkeys). It...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 09-01-2018, 11:57 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 14,723
Posted By mgc
I'm not sure I understand why anyone would...

I'm not sure I understand why anyone would marry/partner with someone that doesn't canoe and paddle? Isn't finding a paddling partner a prerequisite? ;)
When you have kids, who's going to man the...
Forum: Biking in the Adirondacks 07-20-2018, 08:39 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,200
Posted By mgc
I find that I can get 1 or two MPH a boost just...

I find that I can get 1 or two MPH a boost just by putting in the miles. I alter the rides doing distance and tempo and throw in hills to build the lungs and legs. For me the key is lot's of water...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 07-07-2018, 08:15 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 926
Posted By mgc
I paid $1,200 for my Kipawa a few years ago...it...

I paid $1,200 for my Kipawa a few years ago...it was in perfect condition with one scratch in the gel coat...it had been stored indoors and looks brand new even now. The owner had asked $1,900 for...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 06-29-2018, 08:45 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,032
Posted By mgc
In the summer just about anywhere in the park can...

In the summer just about anywhere in the park can get busy. But the more carries it takes to get somewhere the less likely the chances for crowds. The risk is that the sites are used by folks that...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 06-28-2018, 08:49 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,032
Posted By mgc
This is a perfect response. Hatchery brook may...

This is a perfect response.
Hatchery brook may be a problem for you and the kick up at Fish is a PITA. I'd be inclined to try and reach Fish Pond rather than overnight at Ochre but that's a choice...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 06-22-2018, 09:17 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 680
Posted By mgc
That week will be busy. You may need to take...

That week will be busy. You may need to take whatever is available and not be too picky if you want to be on St. Regis Pond. What happens is folks tend to get in early and stake out a site.
If you...
Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks 06-14-2018, 09:14 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,784
Posted By mgc
Sadly, Rollins Pond and all surrounding waters...

Sadly, Rollins Pond and all surrounding waters have been fished out. There are occasional reports of shiners being caught on number 5 Mepps pink trophy series.;)
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 06-05-2018, 09:05 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 982
Posted By mgc
Either...GFlex cures clear so it would appear as...

Either...GFlex cures clear so it would appear as a shiny layer over the area it is applied on. If you tint it then it would blend.
My beater royalex has several gouges that do not cut through the...
Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks 06-04-2018, 07:57 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,068
Posted By mgc
Backstops and safety considerations aside, also...

Backstops and safety considerations aside, also be certain to become familiar with NYS hunting season dates. It is illegal to carry a pellet gun/air rifle during most of the seasons. If you are found...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 05-28-2018, 08:00 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 982
Posted By mgc
Definitely G-Flex... You can tint it if you...

Definitely G-Flex...
You can tint it if you want to hide it.
Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks 05-19-2018, 01:22 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,916
Posted By mgc
Up home here in St. Lawrence County... Got out...

Up home here in St. Lawrence County... Got out this morning with a friend and his grandson. It was his property and I had not scouted it so it was a bit of a poke and pray hunt. We located a roosted...
Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks 05-18-2018, 08:04 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,916
Posted By mgc
That is very good advice...they tend to stay in...

That is very good advice...they tend to stay in an area. I'd give it a day before going back.
If I know there are birds in an area I do not shock call. I get set up at least 1/2 hour before...
Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks 04-21-2018, 02:12 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,916
Posted By mgc
Funny how that works....as much as I hunt, I...

Funny how that works....as much as I hunt, I still have a hard time sleeping the night before I go out...I spend my time thinking about the spot, how I'm going to set up, which way the wind will...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 04-19-2018, 12:24 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,555
Posted By mgc
If you are looking for a wood and canvas canoe...

If you are looking for a wood and canvas canoe (good choice) try looking at the WCHA classifieds....
http://www.wcha.org/classifieds
Also read the post about how to value W/C canoes...most folks...
Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks 04-02-2018, 08:17 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,994
Posted By mgc
3 pieces of Jolly Green Giant canned corn on a...

3 pieces of Jolly Green Giant canned corn on a size 1 mustad....;)
Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks 03-20-2018, 07:57 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,501
Posted By mgc
If the idea is to carry a side arm only the...

If the idea is to carry a side arm only the discussion is much different than sidearm and rifle or shotgun....
As a tracker, your target may be a wounded animal that will move if you get too close...
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