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Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks 05-06-2019, 06:41 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 743
Posted By Blackflie
real nice all I could manage this last weekend...

real nice all I could manage this last weekend was a strapping 7 to 8 inches chap.

No. pic so did it really happen?


Yes a nice midge hatch but limited by bank fishing, I really must get a...
Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks 04-13-2019, 01:03 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 8,970
Posted By Blackflie
for what it is worth, the Lake of Two Mountains...

for what it is worth, the Lake of Two Mountains (Ottawa River) has clear open pieces of water but we are still a long way to go. My yard still has at least 2 foot of snow.

Beer of choice near...
Forum: Gear, Food, and Survival Topics 04-03-2019, 07:05 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,008
Posted By Blackflie
I wonder when MEC will open a store in Labrador...

I wonder when MEC will open a store in Labrador or Northern Quebec? If MEC truly want to represent diversity that is? Of course the reality is that our Northern communities probably wouldn't touch...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 03-20-2019, 04:57 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 702
Posted By Blackflie
I would have thought that any north facing slope...

I would have thought that any north facing slope will keep its snow longer than a southern aspect.
Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks 03-08-2019, 12:16 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,000
Posted By Blackflie
the National Geographic sheets I have are also...

the National Geographic sheets I have are also water proof, which is a bonus.

The links to the older sheets are much appreciated as I have a thing about old maps, odd but true!
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 02-25-2019, 10:00 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 7,280
Posted By Blackflie
A little perspective on SAR in this part of the...

A little perspective on SAR in this part of the world,103 Search and Rescue (SAR) Squadron RCAF would likely be the unit deployed out of Gander, there are no roads in so CH-149 Cormorant's would be...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 02-25-2019, 06:48 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 7,280
Posted By Blackflie
Just carrying on from what Neil mentioned about...

Just carrying on from what Neil mentioned about Canada and also returning to to the original jist of the thread, the Gros Morne National Park as with all Parks Canada assists levy a user fee for...
Forum: Trip Reports 02-09-2019, 12:15 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 893
Posted By Blackflie
In early May 2017 the detour was marked. and the...

In early May 2017 the detour was marked. and the trail was to say the least a little soggy. Later that year on the long weekend in October the trial was once again open and dry. There was some...
Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks 02-06-2019, 09:04 AM
Replies: 163
Views: 9,649
Posted By Blackflie
I am in the same failed bodger category no...

I am in the same failed bodger category no dexterity, no talent. But I certainly appreciate the efforts of all who post their ties, well done chaps
Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks 01-25-2019, 07:10 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 4,823
Posted By Blackflie
I am looking forward to trying to adapt my old...

I am looking forward to trying to adapt my old British still water ways to the new world, but will gladly raise a glass with you all. (Islay will be my first port of call )
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 01-10-2019, 09:48 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,904
Posted By Blackflie
did the Bog River to Inlet route way back in 2006...

did the Bog River to Inlet route way back in 2006 in the first week of May, water levels were4 good and we did see a few canoes going up stream once we have got onto the Oswegatchi. Worth noting...
Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks 01-05-2019, 12:19 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,104
Posted By Blackflie
Move anything over an international border and...

Move anything over an international border and you will need a CITES permit, may be a little slow to get right now
Forum: Gear, Food, and Survival Topics 01-03-2019, 07:40 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,363
Posted By Blackflie
I did splash out and get the kit, have not really...

I did splash out and get the kit, have not really used it other than to cook a lump of bannock. Typically I let the water boil for at least five or more minutes to kill as much as possible, its a...
Forum: Gear, Food, and Survival Topics 01-03-2019, 02:34 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,363
Posted By Blackflie
Ditto on those remarks. I started using a...

Ditto on those remarks.

I started using a simple cylinder Gaz stove but soon replaced it with an Optimus 8r as the only canister fuel readily available (40 years ago!) was butane which is fine in...
Forum: "By the Fireside" 12-30-2018, 02:40 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,443
Posted By Blackflie
back in the mid to late 70s (in the UK) it was...

back in the mid to late 70s (in the UK) it was normal to carry a heavy gauge polythene bivvy/survival bag when going into the hills. They were bright red and big enough to get into in an emergency....
Forum: "By the Fireside" 12-27-2018, 11:18 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,443
Posted By Blackflie
I am thinking he will either never go out again...

I am thinking he will either never go out again or workout that maybe a rucksack is a good idea
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 12-25-2018, 03:58 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,157
Posted By Blackflie
hopefully this link works, it should take you to...

hopefully this link works, it should take you to a section about DUI convictions

good luck

http://www.cbsa-asfc.gc.ca/travel-voyage/inadmissibility-interdiction-eng.html
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 12-19-2018, 01:23 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,157
Posted By Blackflie
I cross from Canada a few times a year I have...

I cross from Canada a few times a year I have never really had any problems, they see the camping gear and are happy. I always get supplies in the US, Malone usually so there is never an issue with...
Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks 12-09-2018, 02:51 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,284
Posted By Blackflie
I bought one of these last year. "Bushnell 16MP...

I bought one of these last year. "Bushnell 16MP Trophy Cam HD Essential E3 Trail Camera" . It has just run through its first set of batteries (AA's). and seems to be working ok.

Sample video here....
Forum: ADK Forum Classifieds 12-08-2018, 02:28 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,415
Posted By Blackflie
I have used Hennessy for over ten years now and...

I have used Hennessy for over ten years now and have only resorted to ground dwelling on a recent trip to Labrador where I thought that the trees may not always conducive to hanging.

My bottom...
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