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Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks Yesterday, 07:44 AM
Replies: 5
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Posted By Wldrns
I always figure that this time of the season is...

I always figure that this time of the season is the best time to go into the woods for peaceful solitude and to have my choice of favorite campsites. You learn how to deal with the annoyance of bugs...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 06-18-2021, 07:47 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 376
Posted By Wldrns
Yes, you arre allowed to hike that road from...

Yes, you arre allowed to hike that road from Horseshoe to the upper dam. When work was being done on the upper dam, scouts, staff, and visitors to the Sabattis BSA camp were allowed to drive that...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 06-18-2021, 09:04 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 376
Posted By Wldrns
No chance. If you are talking about the road from...

No chance. If you are talking about the road from Horseshoe passing to the north side of Hitchins then over the Upper dam, those roads are all gated/restricted and definitely not open for publlic...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 06-17-2021, 09:53 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,991
Posted By Wldrns
Black flies were present but relatively few. ...

Black flies were present but relatively few. Deer flies controlled the higher elevations and dryer areas. Mosquitoes were constant any time in the woods anywhere near lake level or wetter areas.
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Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 06-17-2021, 09:19 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,991
Posted By Wldrns
Gooseneck has the most impressive view of any...

Gooseneck has the most impressive view of any point on the entire lake. I make a point of being first to claim my spot there before the other instructors during BSA guide training. It is owned by...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 06-17-2021, 04:36 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,991
Posted By Wldrns
Site 18 is well placed to pick up a good stretch...

Site 18 is well placed to pick up a good stretch of wind, one of the best sites if you need one good for keeping the bugs away.

I paddled in from the lower dam on Sunday. You have to be...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 06-17-2021, 04:24 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,295
Posted By Wldrns
On Sunday There was one lone open space at the...

On Sunday There was one lone open space at the actual parking lot near the register at the lower dam. I got it. I counted 26 parked cars on my way out today (before 10:00 Thursday morning). Paddling...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 06-10-2021, 09:33 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,991
Posted By Wldrns
Dragonflies are our good friends. Since they eat...

Dragonflies are our good friends. Since they eat nasty biting bugs, when they arrive it is better than spraying the area with DEET to eliminate the unwanted critters. They literally scare them away....
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 06-10-2021, 04:44 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,991
Posted By Wldrns
You missed at least one BF thread this season. ...

You missed at least one BF thread this season. Mosquitoes have taken over, and I saw my first few deer flies in the woods a couple of days ago. Just a few minutes ago one buzzed me while weeding my...
Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks 06-03-2021, 08:36 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,792
Posted By Wldrns
Granted, for those folks for ask for that...

Granted, for those folks for ask for that configuration. But it may not be optimum for that style of craft compared to the original purpose and configuration of that rowing method.
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 06-01-2021, 02:42 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 438
Posted By Wldrns
I don't know why more people don't bother to look...

I don't know why more people don't bother to look at the NYSDEC website for information. What you seek is available with a simple search on there.
Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks 05-31-2021, 10:03 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,792
Posted By Wldrns
Overlapping oars have always been the standard...

Overlapping oars have always been the standard and traditional configuration with guideboats. Maybe with drift boats too, I don't really know about those. That design was done for better leverage...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 05-29-2021, 08:03 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,243
Posted By Wldrns
Zach is correct. You are looking at natural...

Zach is correct. You are looking at natural Adirondack wilderness lakes. Who expects perfectly groomed hard packed white sand beaches? Some shorelines are sandy, but many more are not so much and...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 05-26-2021, 09:17 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,295
Posted By Wldrns
of course the 3 night limit only applies if you...

of course the 3 night limit only applies if you stay at the same campsite. If you change campsites, you have no limit to number of nights.

The BSA guide student trek groups I mentioned will...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 05-25-2021, 11:02 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 572
Posted By Wldrns
i have personally dismantaled many such wobby...

i have personally dismantaled many such wobby illegally constructed "tables".
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 05-24-2021, 07:56 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 572
Posted By Wldrns
Many of the leanto associated picnic tables were...

Many of the leanto associated picnic tables were probably created with scrap material left over from refurbishing the floor of old leantos on site by the Lean2Rescue group. That is how it was done...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 05-24-2021, 06:34 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,295
Posted By Wldrns
Note that during the week of 12-17 June, as many...

Note that during the week of 12-17 June, as many as 20 or more BSA National Camping School adult trek leader guide students and instructor staff will be occupying multiple sites scattered around on...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 05-21-2021, 02:15 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 639
Posted By Wldrns
Watch out for the tender spots where your dog's...

Watch out for the tender spots where your dog's hair is thin, on the belly, and around the nose and eyes. Black flies love to find those places.
Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks 05-20-2021, 08:27 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,869
Posted By Wldrns
Then you are good to go. As I said you can't...

Then you are good to go. As I said you can't prevent any particular fish from hitting your hook, when fishing in waters with multiple species present, but if it is a black bass, it will not be legal...
Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks 05-20-2021, 12:17 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,869
Posted By Wldrns
Start by reading and showing your son the NYS...

Start by reading and showing your son the NYS fishing regulations found here:
https://www.dec.ny.gov/docs/fish_marine_pdf/fishguide.pdf

If you "target bass" next week, you are setting youself up...
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