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Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 10-12-2018, 01:47 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 2,355
Posted By Tug Hill
Humans were /are a natural part of those...

Humans were /are a natural part of those ecosystems too, so what part of my statement is controversial ?
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 10-12-2018, 11:58 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 2,355
Posted By Tug Hill
Beaver are similar to humans, because they...

Beaver are similar to humans, because they manipulate the ecosystem to their benefit, and to the detriment of others.

Your statement is true, other species will benefit from the habitat the...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 10-11-2018, 09:21 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 2,355
Posted By Tug Hill
Actually there is a limited market for beaver...

Actually there is a limited market for beaver tail leather. They make great wallets. I have one and it has lasted way longer than a cowhide wallet.
Fur harvesters auction, in North Bay , Ontario...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 10-11-2018, 07:02 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 2,355
Posted By Tug Hill
Yes, during the 1950ís Tug Hill was almost beaver...

Yes, during the 1950ís Tug Hill was almost beaver free. Thatís why you could drink from most brooks , streams, and rivers there. Also, those water ways teemed with native brook trout. Thanks to the...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 10-11-2018, 04:44 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 2,355
Posted By Tug Hill
Although beaver have a place in the ecosystem,...

Although beaver have a place in the ecosystem, they can be and are very destructive to the ecosystem as well. Regulated trapping is the only way to control the expanding population. Even the Nature...
Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks 10-10-2018, 07:58 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 270
Posted By Tug Hill
I did not see any sportsman on Beaver Dam Brook,...

I did not see any sportsman on Beaver Dam Brook, however there were some on the Salmon River. Still not lined up wall to wall like the days of snagging with weighted trebles.
Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks 10-10-2018, 04:11 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 270
Posted By Tug Hill
Yes, we got there too late to watch them strip...

Yes, we got there too late to watch them strip fish.
Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks 10-10-2018, 03:55 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 270
Posted By Tug Hill
Salmon River Fish hatchery

The wife and I stopped for a visit to the Salmon River Fish Hatchery in Altmar, NY today.

The river and entrance to the hatchery Fish ladder was full of fish. They say itís one of the largest...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 10-05-2018, 07:39 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 307
Posted By Tug Hill
Check out the Watson East triangle, north of...

Check out the Watson East triangle, north of Belfort.
Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks 10-05-2018, 06:57 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,967
Posted By Tug Hill
I fished a small shallow brook trout pond...

I fished a small shallow brook trout pond Wednesday in the southwestern ADK’s.
Had plenty of action, caught around 15 Brookies but all small and release all but 3. I carried my canoe to the pond but...
Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks 09-25-2018, 06:52 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,893
Posted By Tug Hill
I’m going to wait until MZloader season. We just...

I’m going to wait until MZloader season. We just fired up a timber harvest on the 30,000 acre Corrigan TLP Tract. While doing job inspection Monday, saw plenty of deer tracks and also a bear track in...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 09-10-2018, 03:24 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,183
Posted By Tug Hill
Speaking of ATVís, since the DEC cracked down on...

Speaking of ATVís, since the DEC cracked down on illegal ATV use on the East Branch of Fish Creek Conservation Easement lands, there has been little to no public use on this easement. I for one am...
Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks 09-08-2018, 10:45 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,967
Posted By Tug Hill
Frost warning tonight for southern Adk’s. That...

Frost warning tonight for southern Adk’s. That should improve fall trout fishing.
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 08-29-2018, 06:42 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 685
Posted By Tug Hill
I don’t think it’s legal to drive beyond the end...

I don’t think it’s legal to drive beyond the end of the Bear Creek Rd ?
It may be shorter for you to access Sand Lake Falls, via North Lake/Atwell.
You can drive to North Lake , take a left before...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 08-26-2018, 07:56 AM
Replies: 124
Views: 43,216
Posted By Tug Hill
Harvested some Chaga the other day, brewed up...

Harvested some Chaga the other day, brewed up some tea. Also, on the look out for some lions mane mushroom.
Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks 08-24-2018, 08:23 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,306
Posted By Tug Hill
You need to re read my post, I didn’t say birds...

You need to re read my post, I didn’t say birds were the only culprit.
Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks 08-23-2018, 04:22 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,306
Posted By Tug Hill
The DEC has been doing Pond and lake reclamation...

The DEC has been doing Pond and lake reclamation in the adk’s to restock with trout and landlocked Atlantic Salmon for decades. Lake Colby near Saranac Lake was done, almost 50 years ago. Also, I...
Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks 08-23-2018, 08:11 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,306
Posted By Tug Hill
Many lakes and ponds that were originally...

Many lakes and ponds that were originally inhabited with brook and lake trout have been reclaimed, not “Sanitized”.
Forum: Adirondack Wildlife 08-03-2018, 06:50 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 5,759
Posted By Tug Hill
Pine Marten are thriving in northern NY, there...

Pine Marten are thriving in northern NY, there are many in northern Herkimer County. Last fall when I contacted Region 6 biologists to acquire my Fisher trapping permit and tags, he told me that...
Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks 08-01-2018, 11:25 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 931
Posted By Tug Hill
About 12 years ago I was marking a timber sale on...

About 12 years ago I was marking a timber sale on the North Lake easement property near Jocks Brook, the outlet of Honnedaga Lake, when I almost stepped on a hen turkey nesting. I’ve concluded wild...
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