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Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks 11-06-2019, 07:39 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,614
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: 6
Views: 469
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, 09:42 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,134
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, 06:42 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,839
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, 09:55 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 4,484
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 ?
Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks 09-29-2019, 07:20 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 4,484
Posted By Tug Hill
Congrats on your bow kill. Today I went to my...

Congrats on your bow kill. Today I went to my wall tent in the southwestern ADKs and fired my stove for the first time. I have everything ready for MZ opener. Good luck everyone.
Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks 09-23-2019, 04:59 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,662
Posted By Tug Hill
I have fished there many many times, but Have not...

I have fished there many many times, but Have not fished it in at least 10 years, before that it was great fishing, Brookies 12”-16” very common, with an occasional 18” fish.Never was skunked in...
Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks 12-14-2018, 10:01 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 13,579
Posted By Tug Hill
I’m not suggesting ,” going back,” to old...

I’m not suggesting ,” going back,” to old practices, please control your emotions ? You should thank the timber barons for clear cutting parts of the ADK’s, otherwise the state would not have...
Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks 12-13-2018, 03:27 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 13,579
Posted By Tug Hill
Can't speak for what is considered fair chase in...

Can't speak for what is considered fair chase in Canada, it's a foreign country. ;) Suffice it to say, there is a lot of debate on this issue, but it is not considered fair chase, or legal, in New...
Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks 12-13-2018, 10:43 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 13,579
Posted By Tug Hill
OK, I’ll bite. If baiting and placing minerals is...

OK, I’ll bite. If baiting and placing minerals is so morally, ethically, and biologically damaging to the deer, why is it legal in most states and Canadian Provence’s ?

These other wildlife...
Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks 11-24-2018, 05:52 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 18,544
Posted By Tug Hill
I was not condemning anyone for hunting in or...

I was not condemning anyone for hunting in or near the winter yards, just stating what the deer hunting situation is in these areas.
Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks 11-23-2018, 08:39 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 18,544
Posted By Tug Hill
Deep snow has really put a damper on many...

Deep snow has really put a damper on many northern zone hunters. On Tug Hill it’s pretty much over unless you hunt on snowshoes near the winter yards.
Deep snow in the south west ADKs have forced...
Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks 11-09-2018, 08:30 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 18,544
Posted By Tug Hill
As far as knowing to ,”cross at deer crossing...

As far as knowing to ,”cross at deer crossing signs,” that’s a deal the deer worked out with the NYSDOT and insurance companies. Some deer still cross illegally and cross wherever they want, if...
Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks 11-09-2018, 08:16 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,816
Posted By Tug Hill
Where I hunt , with all of the Ravens, Eagles,...

Where I hunt , with all of the Ravens, Eagles, coyotes, Fisher, etc.. a gut pile doesn’t last 2 days. Once the gut pile is gone, these critters don’t hang around, they are off to the next gut pile or...
Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks 10-31-2018, 05:52 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,444
Posted By Tug Hill
Congratulations

Congratulations
Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks 10-24-2018, 08:27 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 18,544
Posted By Tug Hill
The October lull, give it a week, things will...

The October lull, give it a week, things will pick up.
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 10-12-2018, 02:47 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 9,946
Posted By Tug Hill
Humans were /are a natural part of those...

Humans were /are a natural part of those ecosystems too, so what part of my statement is controversial ?
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 10-12-2018, 12:58 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 9,946
Posted By Tug Hill
Beaver are similar to humans, because they...

Beaver are similar to humans, because they manipulate the ecosystem to their benefit, and to the detriment of others.

Your statement is true, other species will benefit from the habitat the...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 10-11-2018, 10:21 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 9,946
Posted By Tug Hill
Actually there is a limited market for beaver...

Actually there is a limited market for beaver tail leather. They make great wallets. I have one and it has lasted way longer than a cowhide wallet.
Fur harvesters auction, in North Bay , Ontario...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 10-11-2018, 08:02 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 9,946
Posted By Tug Hill
Yes, during the 1950ís Tug Hill was almost beaver...

Yes, during the 1950ís Tug Hill was almost beaver free. Thatís why you could drink from most brooks , streams, and rivers there. Also, those water ways teemed with native brook trout. Thanks to the...
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