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Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 06-14-2013, 08:40 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 31,528
Posted By Skanondo
I don't much mind the black flies but them...

I don't much mind the black flies but them no-see-ums go right on thru a headnet.
I'm 67 years old. My grandpa would make some stuff that stank to high heaven. He'd take us kids fishin on the...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 02-01-2013, 08:30 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,880
Posted By Skanondo
justin, that spot has been the site of many a...

justin, that spot has been the site of many a good ol' boy drink-offs. I think I first camped there about 50 years ago......
Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks 11-21-2012, 06:48 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,957
Posted By Skanondo
I spend a lot of time in the forest and find very...

I spend a lot of time in the forest and find very little food this year. Poor mast crop and few fruit and berries due to the dry summer. I'm afraid that the bear will go into hibernation thin this...
Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks 10-25-2012, 12:01 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 12,690
Posted By Skanondo
I've been wearing wool since that was all there...

I've been wearing wool since that was all there was. Green or green plaid most of the time. Filson cruiser and wool pants. I know the modern clothes are warmer and drier but I feel really comfotable...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 04-28-2012, 12:13 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 17,898
Posted By Skanondo
Love them blackflies...keeps the yuppies to...

Love them blackflies...keeps the yuppies to home...
Forum: Northville Placid Trail 02-23-2012, 02:15 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 21,124
Posted By Skanondo
Gun hunters must go through the hunter safety...

Gun hunters must go through the hunter safety course and should be fully aware of the "rules" of gun safety. As long as there are dual use forests there will be an element of danger. I hunt in the...
Forum: Northville Placid Trail 01-12-2012, 08:33 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 21,124
Posted By Skanondo
I hunt the lower end of NP. I see hikers that are...

I hunt the lower end of NP. I see hikers that are very unaware of the uhunting season.
I suggest that DEC have a usage permit for hiking in the adirondacks. Maybe a small $10 a year. This would be...
Forum: Adirondack History and Folklore 01-12-2012, 08:10 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 32,030
Posted By Skanondo
There is an old goldmine up in there. I've been...

There is an old goldmine up in there. I've been there many times. As a matter of fact, I camped there and shot a spikehorn right next to the ruins back in the 60s. Some of the machinery still exists....
Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks 01-12-2012, 07:58 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 16,373
Posted By Skanondo
I've shot quite a few deer way back in and most...

I've shot quite a few deer way back in and most of those places are too rough to use any kind of deer cart. Rocks and holes and ledges and close grown underbrush. Not to mention creeks which you can...
Forum: Environmental Issues 06-20-2006, 10:18 PM
Replies: 174
Views: 35,438
Posted By Skanondo
No disrespect taken, As a lifelong hunter of the...

No disrespect taken, As a lifelong hunter of the "old school" here in the Adirondacks, virtually all of the local hunters that I know of will shoot on sight any coydog or wolf that we see in the...
Forum: Adirondack Wildlife 06-19-2006, 10:45 PM
Replies: 362
Views: 183,603
Posted By Skanondo
1963. Trout fishing at Three ponds mountain in a...

1963. Trout fishing at Three ponds mountain in a leanto at waters edge. Across the pond at dawn a figure came out of the brush. It was no animal that I had ever seen and I consider myself an...
Forum: Adirondack History and Folklore 01-12-2006, 05:42 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 11,745
Posted By Skanondo
Kate Smith, The most famous of them all!!!

Kate Smith, The most famous of them all!!!
Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks 12-27-2005, 10:48 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,171
Posted By Skanondo
Wont be long we'll have the grille fired up on...

Wont be long we'll have the grille fired up on Saratoga lake. Will be pulling some all-nighters soon. Them eyes' get hungry around 1 AM. Got a nice mess of perch today.
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 12-22-2005, 08:50 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,750
Posted By Skanondo
Great Range Leanto's

Was talking to a hiking partner about the good old days (50's and 60's) and memories of staying in the old leantos such as Gothics, Snowbird, Plateau, and Indian Falls. A long time ago! I'm sure some...
Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks 12-20-2005, 07:01 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,311
Posted By Skanondo
New guy here! Hunt and fish Saratoga, Fulton, Hamilton

Hi, I've been hunting Benson and Bleeker and fishing Saratoga and all points in between for over 50 years. (probably the old timer on the block!) Have been lurking here for quite some time so thought...
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