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Forum: "By the Fireside" 03-29-2020, 08:31 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,022
Posted By Tug Hill
Yes, Lewis County, and the Town of Webb in...

Yes, Lewis County, and the Town of Webb in Herkimer County have issued warnings to people who have recreational or second homes or camps, not to come. Other northern counties will probably follow...
Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks 03-29-2020, 08:22 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 883
Posted By Tug Hill
Leg gripping traps set on land cannot be larger...

Leg gripping traps set on land cannot be larger than 5 3/4” in width. Traps set in water cannot be wider than 7 1/2”. Lucky is correct traps must have owners name and address or lic ID #. There are...
Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks 03-28-2020, 08:26 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 883
Posted By Tug Hill
Sounds to me the trap was large enough, a small...

Sounds to me the trap was large enough, a small leg hold say a 1-1.5 used for muskrat a beaver would have easily pulled free without losing its paw. More likely an improperly set trap. Leghold sets...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 03-02-2020, 07:27 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,260
Posted By Tug Hill
I donít know about a nature preserve, but their...

I donít know about a nature preserve, but their forest management plan is greatly benefiting the whitetail deer herd there. I saw some of the bucks taken on the ALC this past fall and they were...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 02-29-2020, 08:24 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,404
Posted By Tug Hill
Even though it is illegal to store personnel...

Even though it is illegal to store personnel property on state land, if I use any canoe or boat, I always put it back where I found it.

Moving a canoe or boat in the ADK’s, was one of the reasons...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 02-28-2020, 07:27 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,260
Posted By Tug Hill
Or you could hire PAYNES Air Service to fly you...

Or you could hire PAYNES Air Service to fly you and your canoe to Squaw Lake.
Forum: Adirondack Wildlife 02-14-2020, 08:18 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 29,487
Posted By Tug Hill
Didnít read any proof in that article ?? Iím...

Didnít read any proof in that article ?? Iím going by what I see on the ground, not what some so called expert writes in a newspaper, or state biologists that can not tell the difference between a...
Forum: Adirondack Wildlife 02-12-2020, 06:08 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 29,487
Posted By Tug Hill
I think that the statement that by reducing the...

I think that the statement that by reducing the coyote population, that the litters will be larger is questionable.

More than half of the coyotes I trap or shoot are female, so if you eliminate a...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 02-12-2020, 05:59 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,310
Posted By Tug Hill
Just for the record, most if not all conservation...

Just for the record, most if not all conservation easements can be amended.
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 02-02-2020, 05:50 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,304
Posted By Tug Hill
The only roar I hear that bugs me , is the 100 +...

The only roar I hear that bugs me , is the 100 + garbage and leachate trucks daily ,going to the OHCSWA Ava Landfill.
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 02-02-2020, 05:44 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,654
Posted By Tug Hill
Birch sap run is usually later than maple. Box...

Birch sap run is usually later than maple. Box Elder is a maple.
Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks 12-05-2019, 03:12 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 17,355
Posted By Tug Hill
Hey, ripvanwinkle and one step, sent you guys a PM

Hey, ripvanwinkle and one step, sent you guys a PM
Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks 12-04-2019, 09:07 AM
Replies: 137
Views: 17,355
Posted By Tug Hill
Thanks everyone, congrats to you Buckladd. I...

Thanks everyone, congrats to you Buckladd. I would post pics but am electronically challenged.

I picked up a buck track around 9AM on my property. A buck harassing a doe and fawn. It didn’t seem...
Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks 12-03-2019, 06:33 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 17,355
Posted By Tug Hill
Tracked and killed a 12 pt’er on Tug Hill...

Tracked and killed a 12 pt’er on Tug Hill yesterday. Main frame 10 with split brow tines, and believe it or not while dragging him out, ( took 3 hours, cardio vascular workout ) jumped a black bear...
Forum: Adirondack Wildlife 12-03-2019, 06:29 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 7,819
Posted By Tug Hill
A few years back a moose was shot along rt 28 in...

A few years back a moose was shot along rt 28 in Forestport. It was shot 9 times by a State Trooper with his 9mm, trying to stop the suffering after being struck by a car. The moose refused to die....
Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks 11-06-2019, 07:39 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 6,560
Posted By Tug Hill
Heavy beechnut crop in the Southwest ADK’s....

Heavy beechnut crop in the Southwest ADK’s. Beechnuts everywhere on the ground, but have not seen much evidence of deer eating them. I have seen large flocks of black birds feeding on them.
Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks 11-06-2019, 07:29 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,664
Posted By Tug Hill
Any plan that wants to improve trout habitat and...

Any plan that wants to improve trout habitat and water quality must include beaver eradication on tributaries

of the Salmon River, East Branch of Fish Creek, etc..
Beavers have almost single...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 10-29-2019, 08:42 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 6,445
Posted By Tug Hill
Yes they have done several blastings on the...

Yes they have done several blastings on the construction job on Mt Vanhovenberg. I have a friend working there. It’s a over 100 million dollar job building stuff for the up coming world games....
Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks 10-08-2019, 05:42 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 8,580
Posted By Tug Hill
According to the article , apparently they were...

According to the article , apparently they were lasting. Thereís a lake in the moose river plains that so called, experts , always stated could not support brook trout.
But, funny thing, there are...
Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks 09-29-2019, 08:55 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 17,355
Posted By Tug Hill
Edb, Sure will, I have to download pics to my...

Edb, Sure will, I have to download pics to my computer, and then maybe I can figure out how to post pics here ?
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