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Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 04-16-2019, 06:54 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 837
Posted By Wldrns
Late last Sunday afternoon, 14 Apr, during a...

Late last Sunday afternoon, 14 Apr, during a heavy rain, Lower Saranac was still ice covered to the shore, even though temperatures were in the 60's on Saturday. Tupper appeared to be graying almost...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 04-16-2019, 01:39 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 178
Posted By Wldrns
I am only a few miles away, not far from the...

I am only a few miles away, not far from the Moose River Road/bridge. Snow is just about all gone in flat wooded areas, though there may likely be some in protected ravines and especially along...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 04-14-2019, 08:23 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 568
Posted By Wldrns
Yes, the name Andrew sounds familiar. Easy to...

Yes, the name Andrew sounds familiar. Easy to confuse with Dawn and Greg Andrews.
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 04-14-2019, 01:06 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 568
Posted By Wldrns
TB, I thought you were the AFR that was there for...

TB, I thought you were the AFR that was there for only a couple of seasons, maybe 10 years ago now along with Dawn. Might have been the year that the DEC did not hire full time permanent AFRs and...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 04-13-2019, 08:56 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 568
Posted By Wldrns
TB, I think I met you that year when you had that...

TB, I think I met you that year when you had that tub of a canoe. I assume you worked closely with Dawn and Greg A., great people. This will be my 29th year instructing BSA NCS trek leader guide...
Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks 04-13-2019, 08:17 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 5,037
Posted By Wldrns
Yesterday, Cranberry Lake is white shore to...

Yesterday, Cranberry Lake is white shore to shore. Tupper is ice excpt near the outlet flow.
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 04-11-2019, 05:50 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,191
Posted By Wldrns
TM, it looks much the same in the woods around...

TM, it looks much the same in the woods around Forestport along rte 28 with some minor open breaks with hummocks filled with ponding surface water. Black River pond at the bridge on rte 28 is fairly...
Forum: "By the Fireside" 04-11-2019, 10:09 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,135
Posted By Wldrns
"Nehasane Fire Observer" by by Frances Boone...

"Nehasane Fire Observer" by by Frances Boone Seaman

"Woodcraft and Camping" by George W. Sears (Nessmuk), also download for free on gutenberg.com

"Murder in the Adirondacks: An American...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 04-09-2019, 08:50 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,191
Posted By Wldrns
I was at a marathon canoe paddling clinic on the...

I was at a marathon canoe paddling clinic on the Seneca River near Syracuse over the weekend, good water for that. Afterward I drove through Forestport, just outside of the Blue Line. Larger ponds...
Forum: Environmental Issues 04-08-2019, 05:10 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 182
Posted By Wldrns
I'd drop even more trees in that case. I just...

I'd drop even more trees in that case. I just bought property to build a camp on a motorless lake just for that reason, so I can paddle my canoe and enjoy the landscape in quiet peace.
Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks 04-04-2019, 12:22 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 5,037
Posted By Wldrns
I, or friends used to make a lot of our own beer...

I, or friends used to make a lot of our own beer at home to share. But there are so many new microbrews cropping up you can't keep up with all the new tastings to try, so our homebrew operation has...
Forum: Gear, Food, and Survival Topics 04-04-2019, 08:29 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 882
Posted By Wldrns
The coleman peak 1 had for years been the BSA...

The coleman peak 1 had for years been the BSA stove of choice, used on high adventure treks every year in the Adirondacks. Tough stoves. At the end of the season we would completely dismantle and...
Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks 04-04-2019, 08:20 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 5,037
Posted By Wldrns
'Worst - anything with "lite" in the name. F'n...

'Worst - anything with "lite" in the name. F'n close to water. Why even bother? At restaurants I tell the server not to list beers with that word. Or if I can see through it in the glass I don't want...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 04-02-2019, 10:58 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 773
Posted By Wldrns
That is the way most people enter the area. But...

That is the way most people enter the area. But you can also get there from a couple of other access points. Get on to the Big Otter Trail from Herreshoff Road, near the RR underpass just as you...
Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks 04-01-2019, 09:06 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 5,037
Posted By Wldrns
Absolutely not, what I said was water (lite...

Absolutely not, what I said was water (lite "beer") into water is the best use for the tasteless diluted busch stuff.
Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks 04-01-2019, 06:35 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 5,037
Posted By Wldrns
Probably the best use for a lite so-called...

Probably the best use for a lite so-called "beer" I've ever heard. Pouring water into water won't do much.
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 03-30-2019, 09:57 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 773
Posted By Wldrns
Learn and become confident with wilderness...

Learn and become confident with wilderness navigation techniques and you can bushwhack anywhere. You won't have any problem finding 9 mile routes. My preference is to go to where I like in the...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 03-30-2019, 08:56 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 773
Posted By Wldrns
Lots of choices if you can add a canoe to your...

Lots of choices if you can add a canoe to your travels, but ice out is fairly late in some waters. The discover series should definitely be on your list.
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 03-29-2019, 08:03 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 837
Posted By Wldrns
Not even in Forestport, southwest of the blue...

Not even in Forestport, southwest of the blue line is Black River open yet. Still solid white except for the usual early water under the rte28 bridge. No chance for ponds and lakes in the north...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 03-29-2019, 05:21 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,191
Posted By Wldrns
Mar 29, near Forestport, ~1.5 miles west of the...

Mar 29, near Forestport, ~1.5 miles west of the Blue Line.

http://i.imgur.com/yYxPKVw.jpg (https://imgur.com/yYxPKVw)

http://i.imgur.com/oqSsScQ.jpg (https://imgur.com/oqSsScQ)
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