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Forum: General Adirondack Discussion Yesterday, 03:28 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 117
Posted By Wldrns
southwestern Adirondacks, mosquitoes were...

southwestern Adirondacks, mosquitoes were especially vicious yesterday after the recent hot humid weather. Black flies were out the week prior. Earliest black flies tend to annoy rather than bite,...
Forum: ADK Forum Classifieds 05-21-2022, 12:16 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,412
Posted By Wldrns
oars??? I didn't see any oarlocks installed.

oars??? I didn't see any oarlocks installed.
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 05-17-2022, 11:47 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,207
Posted By Wldrns
However, when the multi-million $ homeeowners...

However, when the multi-million $ homeeowners move in, they demand cityfied services of new water llines, sewers, well paved roads, city parks, pools, street lights (oh God no, please not that)...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 05-16-2022, 01:01 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 563
Posted By Wldrns
I'll never forget hiking with my childhood buddy...

I'll never forget hiking with my childhood buddy up Kempshall from a LL paddling access point, probably 40+ years ago. It was this time of year and the black flies did not diappoint. I disstinctly...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 05-14-2022, 01:51 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 529
Posted By Wldrns
https://www.dec.ny.gov/lands/70572.html Town...

https://www.dec.ny.gov/lands/70572.html

Town of Harrietstown Boat Launch is located on the southeast shore of Upper Saint Regis Lake off Saint Regis Carry Road. Paddlers must cross the lake and...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 05-10-2022, 04:47 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,482
Posted By Wldrns
No, although 13 seems nice, and I often see...

No, although 13 seems nice, and I often see campers there, I don't tend to stay at 13 or 14 in my more than 30 years of annual paddling on Lows and vicinity. I have a number of other very favorite...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 05-10-2022, 08:59 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,482
Posted By Wldrns
Black flies are out now. Site 18 has...

Black flies are out now. Site 18 has traditionally been the windiest site on the lake, best for avoiding the flying buzz saws.
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 05-09-2022, 06:09 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,207
Posted By Wldrns
"redistribution of wealth": and socialism at its...

"redistribution of wealth": and socialism at its best rearing its ugly head. Pretty soon you will run out of othe people's money. Go to school, (pay for it) and get a better job.
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 05-01-2022, 06:13 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 486
Posted By Wldrns
Was in the woods near Inlet today, a few of the...

Was in the woods near Inlet today, a few of the early arrivers were flitting about. The first hatch of the season is not known to be nasty biters, but it means the hungry hoard is only a week or two...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 04-19-2022, 09:51 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,734
Posted By Wldrns
DEC Regional foresters are the land managers who...

DEC Regional foresters are the land managers who determine which leantos L2R teams will work on each season and detail which ones need repair, where old ones are moved to or dismantled, or where new...
Forum: Forum News and Discussion 04-13-2022, 01:37 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 716
Posted By Wldrns
Unfortunately Pondhopper has permanently departed...

Unfortunately Pondhopper has permanently departed this wilderness several years ago. He and Bill I. and I made a couple of very enjoyable backcountry trips together.
Forum: "By the Fireside" 04-13-2022, 01:10 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,553
Posted By Wldrns
I grew up not far from the former DEC tree...

I grew up not far from the former DEC tree nursery near Lowville, on the Black River at Dadville. The facility manager forester lived in the house with his large family of 9, which is now converted...
Forum: Forum News and Discussion 04-13-2022, 09:54 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 716
Posted By Wldrns
Right, it has been well more than 5 years since I...

Right, it has been well more than 5 years since I was last in there. I Know I did use the Andys creek approach for the most part, and did include the gulls initial route if only as an extra...
Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks 04-08-2022, 05:42 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 673
Posted By Wldrns
Get to know your local DEC Forest ranger or Econ...

Get to know your local DEC Forest ranger or Econ officer. They would know the answer.
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 04-07-2022, 09:06 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,826
Posted By Wldrns
Vino, I cannot comment on the current tick...

Vino,

I cannot comment on the current tick popultion, but I have not had any recent issues with them in the area, but I do treat my clothing with permethrin. I was last in there in June 2021. I...
Forum: Environmental Issues 04-06-2022, 02:07 PM
Replies: 212
Views: 20,815
Posted By Wldrns
How steep? Here is a new (2019) construction...

How steep?
Here is a new (2019) construction 10/12 pitch roof camp after a light snowfall in the winter of 2020 in the western Adirondack region. The relatively light snow pack easily and often slid...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 04-04-2022, 09:41 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,826
Posted By Wldrns
Not a fen. Where my companions are walking in the...

Not a fen. Where my companions are walking in the photo it is completely dry solid ground all the way to the far treeline. Before 1995, in a location about a half mile from this location there was a...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 04-04-2022, 09:17 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,826
Posted By Wldrns
I believe that tree, as well as many others...

I believe that tree, as well as many others nearby, was alive at the time of the photo. Deadfall and former standing stubs of broken trees from the derecho of several years prior were by then long...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 04-04-2022, 08:41 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,826
Posted By Wldrns
You will have to go there to find out. :rolleyes:

You will have to go there to find out. :rolleyes:
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 04-04-2022, 04:05 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,826
Posted By Wldrns
These ponds were well trailed and traveled before...

These ponds were well trailed and traveled before 1995. Tamarac had its own species of unique trout, and although it was off limits to fishing, I have heard that there are no more trout left in it....
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