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Forum: Adirondack Wildlife Today, 10:48 PM
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Posted By bluequill
We went to Wolf Pond the other day and the...

We went to Wolf Pond the other day and the skeeters were BAD on the last mile, especially at the lean-to. I'm glad we bought Original Bug Shirts this year....they work great. We certainly looked...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks Yesterday, 04:12 PM
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Views: 319
Posted By bluequill
I would second Stripperg's suggestion. Your boats...

I would second Stripperg's suggestion. Your boats are heavy but St Regis Outfitters can rent you a set of wheels for $5/ day. SRO is located on Floodwood Road about a half mile before the Long Pond...
Forum: Adirondack Wildlife 06-20-2019, 04:28 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,481
Posted By bluequill
The skeeters were very bad at Rollins Pond the...

The skeeters were very bad at Rollins Pond the past two days. Never saw it so bad......no BF's though.
Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks 06-06-2019, 10:28 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 482
Posted By bluequill
You will experience more misses trolling with a...

You will experience more misses trolling with a circle hook. Circle hooks are best used "dead sticking" with bait. As the fish takes the bait and turns the hook almost always gets stuck in the...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 05-28-2019, 07:11 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 499
Posted By bluequill
While driving through the Adirondacks you will...

While driving through the Adirondacks you will see that many cars have lightweight pack canoes strapped to their roofs. There is a reason for that!
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 05-27-2019, 04:06 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,300
Posted By bluequill
Yep, That was you I was behind! Glad you enjoyed...

Yep, That was you I was behind! Glad you enjoyed the paddle too. The water looks very high as that waterfall is actually MUCH higher. The area is a nice part of the park....very quiet plus quite a...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 05-25-2019, 08:58 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,300
Posted By bluequill
I read that the Madawaska Rd is now open.

I read that the Madawaska Rd is now open.
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 05-23-2019, 07:26 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,654
Posted By bluequill
Duck Hole/ Cold River?

Duck Hole/ Cold River?
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 05-22-2019, 02:51 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 908
Posted By bluequill
Just did the Little Clear to St Regis Pond this...

Just did the Little Clear to St Regis Pond this morning. One blow down about halfway through....easy to negotiate.

Really, this is an easy carry....of course there are slight inclines and...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 05-18-2019, 03:32 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,300
Posted By bluequill
Still closed. A sign at the gate (by the...

Still closed. A sign at the gate (by the landowner) said that the road needed maintenance due to the weather. I have been by there a few times over the past couple of weeks and never saw the gate...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 05-16-2019, 07:44 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,300
Posted By bluequill
I think I was behind you heading south on rt 30...

I think I was behind you heading south on rt 30 at the construction zone this afternoon. We both headed north on 458 but I turned off at the Madawaska gate. Did you paddle the Santa Clara Flow?
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 05-14-2019, 10:00 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,300
Posted By bluequill
If you are up at Deer Valley, look into paddling...

If you are up at Deer Valley, look into paddling the Santa Clara Flow on the St Regis River which is only 10-15 minutes from Deer Valley. Great DEC put in/ parking and virtually no rocks. Paddle up...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 05-13-2019, 03:13 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 908
Posted By bluequill
I would much rather do the LC to SRP. The USR to...

I would much rather do the LC to SRP. The USR to SRP route has multiple carries. As you know, all are easy......just loading and unloading multiple times gets old. The LC carry is less than a mile...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 05-08-2019, 09:58 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,232
Posted By bluequill
I use a mixture of turpentine and linseed oil to...

I use a mixture of turpentine and linseed oil to treat the cherry gunwales and cedar paddles a couple of times a season after a very light sanding to remove any dirt and film. If you had a supply of...
Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks 04-11-2019, 08:10 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 9,310
Posted By bluequill
Mirror Lake still frozen. Franklin Falls all ice...

Mirror Lake still frozen. Franklin Falls all ice except at the dam and the inlet. A couple of higher elevation ponds I visited are locked up. Lake Champlain at Point au Rouche had 20" ice in oneof...
Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks 03-11-2019, 04:25 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 9,310
Posted By bluequill
Even within SRCA there are some ponds that will...

Even within SRCA there are some ponds that will be ice free while others close by may be iced up.

I can't choose a day for SRCA but Mirror Lake will be out by the 3rd week of April.
Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks 12-12-2018, 10:13 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 11,216
Posted By bluequill
In NJ, many streams have stocking day closures....

In NJ, many streams have stocking day closures. The waters that allow fishing the same day as stocking are usually marginal trout waters that are managed as "put and take". It is comical.......I...
Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks 12-11-2018, 07:52 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 11,216
Posted By bluequill
Flat Brook

Flat Brook
Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks 12-06-2018, 01:48 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 11,216
Posted By bluequill
Yeah, I don't get planting a non native species...

Yeah, I don't get planting a non native species just for the primary purpose of attracting the deer and then shooting them out of an elevated blind. May as well plop down a pile of corn or sugar...
Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks 12-05-2018, 10:50 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 11,216
Posted By bluequill
Try it now.

Try it now.
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