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Forum: Environmental Issues 08-24-2020, 05:39 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 9,844
Posted By Tug Hill
I think you should “step off “from your imagined...

I think you should “step off “from your imagined high horse, and not try to stereotype people on this site because of their user name. So if the state purchases the Whitney Property, that will...
Forum: Environmental Issues 08-24-2020, 08:51 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 9,844
Posted By Tug Hill
You are not simply borrowing it, you are leasing...

You are not simply borrowing it, you are leasing it from the County, Town and school district. But as long as you pay your annual lease, school , county, Town tax, you call the shots within the...
Forum: Adirondack History and Folklore 08-19-2020, 03:43 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,282
Posted By Tug Hill
Yes, according to Sir William Johnson, the head...

Yes, according to Sir William Johnson, the head of all Native American affairs in North America, for the King of England, and who was also a adopted Sachem in the Mohawk tribe. The Seneca and the...
Forum: Adirondack History and Folklore 08-18-2020, 12:34 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,282
Posted By Tug Hill
From what I read in the book, Johnson of the...

From what I read in the book, Johnson of the Mohawks, the Iroquois lost their power from making poor alliance choices. First they allied with the English instead of the French in the seven years war....
Forum: Adirondack History and Folklore 08-18-2020, 07:49 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,282
Posted By Tug Hill
I doubt there were any permanent Mohawk...

I doubt there were any permanent Mohawk settlements in the ADKs. . I believe they lived in the Mohawk Valley. The ADKs were hunting and fishing grounds. Just like Tug Hill the Oneida’s only used Tug...
Forum: Adirondack History and Folklore 08-16-2020, 07:06 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,506
Posted By Tug Hill
No, I do not know who built it.

No, I do not know who built it.
Forum: Adirondack History and Folklore 08-16-2020, 06:34 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,506
Posted By Tug Hill
I think it belonged to Coolidge, and then he...

I think it belonged to Coolidge, and then he donated it to Paul Smiths College. It was the White Pine Campus. Paul’s Smith’s had the main campus, White Pine Campus and Gabriel’s Campus the Former TB...
Forum: Environmental Issues 07-31-2020, 08:03 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 9,844
Posted By Tug Hill
The state is broke but it has not stopped it from...

The state is broke but it has not stopped it from reckless spending. Recent press releases in my area shows the DEC purchased a $16,400 ROW across 2800’ of private land. What the press release didn’t...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 07-18-2020, 06:11 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 12,881
Posted By Tug Hill
I was in the core of the Black River Wild Forest...

I was in the core of the Black River Wild Forest today near Chub Pond. Deer flies were very numerous, worst than any black flies.
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 07-18-2020, 07:20 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,114
Posted By Tug Hill
Like Woodly stated, the only thing I would add,...

Like Woodly stated, the only thing I would add, is the bears age and diet. I have taken a few bears in Quebec that fed on acorns, and they were great table fair. I mixed ground Tug Hill bear meat ,...
Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks 07-17-2020, 07:57 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,878
Posted By Tug Hill
Beaver build dams , just like when humans build...

Beaver build dams , just like when humans build dams it prevents fish from moving upstream or downstream. Also flooding of surrounding forestland kills the trees that shade the stream, which then...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 07-17-2020, 07:45 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,114
Posted By Tug Hill
Lucky13 is absolutely correct, the DEC restored...

Lucky13 is absolutely correct, the DEC restored the black bear population on Tug Hill with nuisance bear from the ADK’s. Along with that they made it illegal to hunt bears on Tug Hill. Now almost...
Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks 06-25-2020, 05:20 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,878
Posted By Tug Hill
According to the NYS Forest Fish and Game...

According to the NYS Forest Fish and Game Commission Reports for 1902-03, there were only 2 known beaver colonies left in NY State. Somewhere in the Town of Webb, Herkimer County. IÂ’d be willing to...
Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks 06-25-2020, 06:32 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,878
Posted By Tug Hill
I find it funny that the article says nothing of...

I find it funny that the article says nothing of the contribution beaver make to the warming of trout stream waters ? Here on Tug Hill the beaver damming of tributaries of Salmon River and the East...
Forum: "By the Fireside" 03-29-2020, 08:31 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 7,058
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: 1,516
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: 1,516
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: 3,785
Posted By Tug Hill
I don’t know about a nature preserve, but their...

I don’t 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: 3,697
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: 3,785
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.
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