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Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 10-17-2018, 12:08 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,083
Posted By Lucky13
Didn't they already try that a couple of years...

Didn't they already try that a couple of years ago in Danemora? How'd that work?
Forum: Trip Reports 10-16-2018, 08:33 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 246
Posted By Lucky13
Your wife got a great photo, though! And...

Your wife got a great photo, though!

And great writing!
Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks 10-16-2018, 10:20 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 915
Posted By Lucky13
Carry a couple of mesh onion bags and some...

Carry a couple of mesh onion bags and some paracord, when you get to your destination put rocks in the onion bags and tie them closed with the parcord, and you have two anchors. For the pulley rig...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 10-16-2018, 10:05 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 2,458
Posted By Lucky13
Why I think you should all be lining up to pay a...

Why I think you should all be lining up to pay a user fee, instead of bellyaching about all the amenities you are supposed to be getting for free, or for the few coins you spent in Wanakena or at a...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 10-16-2018, 09:58 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 476
Posted By Lucky13
All cool, but please be aware that if you choose...

All cool, but please be aware that if you choose a waterbody that is not extended season and is a trout monoculture, like most of the ponds, you can't fish, C+R or not. It is a violation to target...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 10-15-2018, 08:51 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 476
Posted By Lucky13
Please remember to review the Fishing...

Please remember to review the Fishing regulations, as the general trout season closes today. If you are looking for spotted fishes, make sure you are on a lake with an extended season....
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 10-14-2018, 02:14 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 2,458
Posted By Lucky13
This is posted on the Backcountry information...

This is posted on the Backcountry information page for the western 'Dacks. https://www.dec.ny.gov/outdoor/106196.html

My recollection is that it took quite some time to clear blowdown in the is...
Forum: Trip Reports 10-13-2018, 04:52 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 678
Posted By Lucky13
Someone a while back wondered what there is to do...

Someone a while back wondered what there is to do in the MRP except sit at the fire and drink beer. Glad to see you discovered some of the "hidden gemstones", many that are not even that far to walk...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 10-12-2018, 03:12 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 2,458
Posted By Lucky13
Where did I say, or even imply, that your...

Where did I say, or even imply, that your statement was controversial? I'm only observing that the habitat "destruction" (actually cycling from wet to dry and back over a long period) was a natural...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 10-12-2018, 12:09 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 2,458
Posted By Lucky13
But the beaver was a natural part of the...

But the beaver was a natural part of the Adirondack and Tug Hill ecosystem until it was eradicated by overharvest in the 19th century, after which conservationists saw it is worthwhile for...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 10-12-2018, 11:22 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 462
Posted By Lucky13
We have met the enemy, and he is us.

We have met the enemy, and he is us.
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 10-12-2018, 09:59 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 2,458
Posted By Lucky13
I was tempted to suggest that a long backpack...

I was tempted to suggest that a long backpack through Central Park would avoid a lot of the beaver problems , but.....;););)
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 10-12-2018, 09:51 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 539
Posted By Lucky13
Based on what my brother, the 46er, has told me...

Based on what my brother, the 46er, has told me about those hikes, you may be doing a LOT of it in the dark, please remember that you'll have, what, about 9-10 hours of daylight at the end of October.
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 10-11-2018, 03:37 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 2,458
Posted By Lucky13
My mother said she ate anything my grandfather...

My mother said she ate anything my grandfather brought home during the depression. Muskrat, which was not so good, woodchuck, when obtained after it had time to fatten up on spring greens, and...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 10-11-2018, 02:50 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 2,458
Posted By Lucky13
A great read is "Undaunted Courage" by Steven...

A great read is "Undaunted Courage" by Steven Ambrose, the story of the Lewis and Clark expedition. They ate them, and preferred the tail. Some folks say beaver tail is the Canadian National...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 10-11-2018, 02:47 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 2,458
Posted By Lucky13
I belong to a club on the hill. As long as...

I belong to a club on the hill. As long as Beaver prices were depressed, there were new dams all over the place. As a trout fisherman, I love them for about the first five years they are in, the...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 10-11-2018, 02:14 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 2,458
Posted By Lucky13
You could try reporting it, they might flag a...

You could try reporting it, they might flag a trail around since there is a "resource" back there. Or add it to a list for eventual action. IF the dam was that close to the bridge, why didn't you...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 10-11-2018, 01:23 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 2,458
Posted By Lucky13
How much preparation did you do for this EPIC...

How much preparation did you do for this EPIC trip? A cursory look at a guidebook description of this area or a map of this area would let you know that it is virtually all wetlands, aside from...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 10-11-2018, 12:32 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 651
Posted By Lucky13
No one who valued their undercarriage drove it at...

No one who valued their undercarriage drove it at 40 when I was last up, it always took at least 1/2 hour from Big Moose to the pavement, usually longer (but I like to drive slowly, habit from MRP). ...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 10-10-2018, 05:51 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,083
Posted By Lucky13
The deposit on growlers is likely high enough to...

The deposit on growlers is likely high enough to ensure that they get carried back out!
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