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Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks 06-17-2015, 11:33 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,985
Posted By ADK Tank
Son's first pond brookies

http://i1084.photobucket.com/albums/j404/ADK_Tank/20150612_122806.jpg (http://s1084.photobucket.com/user/ADK_Tank/media/20150612_122806.jpg.html)

Here are the two he kept to bring home to his...
Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks 06-17-2014, 12:03 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,236
Posted By ADK Tank
We don't have a sign up but if people that don't...

We don't have a sign up but if people that don't know about it get shocked it's a good thing since they don't belong there anyways on private land. It's pretty self explanatory when you see it on a...
Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks 06-17-2014, 08:58 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,236
Posted By ADK Tank
Electric fence is the only thing we have had...

Electric fence is the only thing we have had work. You can get a solar powered one or use a good deep cycle battery to run it. We used to have them break into and trash the inside of the camp, they...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 03-19-2014, 11:59 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 7,714
Posted By ADK Tank
Bill, as far as the logging part goes, I...

Bill,

as far as the logging part goes, I think you are right. It is the price that had to be paid to hold this land long enough for the state to buy it, but I was surprised at how heavily it was...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 03-19-2014, 10:01 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 7,714
Posted By ADK Tank
Justin, I would give it a few years before...

Justin,

I would give it a few years before exploring the Benson Road Tract, the whole area was just logged off by the nature conservancy extremely heavily. I don't know if I have seen an area...
Forum: Adirondack Wildlife 11-13-2013, 02:12 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,133
Posted By ADK Tank
This summer the one nesting pair on one of the...

This summer the one nesting pair on one of the islands did raise one eaglet to where it was able to fly and leave the nest so I would think it has pretty good odds of surviving at this point.
...
Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks 09-24-2013, 03:04 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,062
Posted By ADK Tank
You can navigate it by boat but there are...

You can navigate it by boat but there are hazards, some rocks but mainly stumps, especially as the water level drops and some are just under the surface. The launch in Wanakena isn't much of a launch...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 09-20-2013, 01:58 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,680
Posted By ADK Tank
On average with OT a NYS Forest Ranger makes...

On average with OT a NYS Forest Ranger makes around $60k a year, not bad pay at all. I'm not sure what the base salary is anymore but it's not bad, especially compared to the average salary in many...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 09-17-2013, 03:39 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,680
Posted By ADK Tank
If he's interested in working and being in the...

If he's interested in working and being in the woods have him check out The Ranger School for his college.
http://www.esf.edu/rangerschool/
It's a great school and great experience going there. If...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 08-27-2012, 09:49 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,776
Posted By ADK Tank
Run a solar powered electric fence around your...

Run a solar powered electric fence around your camp, you most likely won't have to deal with a break in again. We did this at our camp that we mainly only use during hunting season and haven't had a...
Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks 07-12-2012, 02:00 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,867
Posted By ADK Tank
You cannot legally walk the shoreline on the...

You cannot legally walk the shoreline on the Great Sacandaga. The property owners only "own" to the high water mark but then they have to pay for a permit from the regulatng district that gives them...
Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks 12-13-2011, 08:36 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,812
Posted By ADK Tank
It's mostly your smaller lakes and ponds that are...

It's mostly your smaller lakes and ponds that are a main brook trout water that are usually off limits to ice fishing. Usually on your bigger lakes that have other species and/or are stocked with...
Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks 11-08-2011, 08:47 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 11,255
Posted By ADK Tank
In the southern Adirondacks we haven't seen much...

In the southern Adirondacks we haven't seen much rutting activity yet either. We did get a 152lb bear this past weekend and have passed on two small bucks.
Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks 08-01-2011, 09:34 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 9,435
Posted By ADK Tank
Thanks Pondhopper, I figured you would be able to...

Thanks Pondhopper, I figured you would be able to clarify that. I also agree that in the recent past the name that was given for a body of water that the fish was caught in isn't where it actually...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 07-28-2011, 12:55 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 30,216
Posted By ADK Tank
Actually cutting down all of the ash trees would...

Actually cutting down all of the ash trees would work the best to stop the spread of the EAB and make the most people unhappy.:eek:

The thing is with this regulation is that just about every other...
Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks 07-28-2011, 09:43 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 9,435
Posted By ADK Tank
I'm not positive on this but I think in order to...

I'm not positive on this but I think in order to enter a fish for a state record the body of water has to be named and also the lure used. I though that was why some of the previous state record...
Forum: Adirondack Wildlife 07-26-2011, 09:19 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 14,385
Posted By ADK Tank
That is the same thing I noticed with the white...

That is the same thing I noticed with the white on the back of the ears which makes me think it is a Bobcat. Also if you google for pictures of bobcats there are some on there that are pretty uniform...
Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks 06-27-2011, 08:18 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 9,261
Posted By ADK Tank
The fishing can be hit or miss, and as far as...

The fishing can be hit or miss, and as far as camping goes it depends on what you want to do. You can hike in and stay at one of the sites at the pond, there are a few first come first serve...
Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks 06-17-2011, 09:37 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,351
Posted By ADK Tank
Geo, The lake can be real hit or miss at...

Geo,

The lake can be real hit or miss at times, that's why a lot of people call it the dead sea. What area of the lake are you renting the boat from? What are you looking to fish for? How do you...
Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks 06-13-2011, 05:06 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,746
Posted By ADK Tank
Make sure you go prepared for the bugs. I just...

Make sure you go prepared for the bugs. I just got back from camping and fishing right near there and have never seen black flies, deer flies, horse flies, no-seeums, and mosquitoes in such numbers...
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