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Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 02-22-2016, 05:33 PM
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Views: 2,330
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Forum: Environmental Issues 04-01-2014, 02:56 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 5,504
Posted By cgill
It was my understanding that black flies were an...

It was my understanding that black flies were an important part of the ecosystem. I know they can be a real bother but I'm not sure we should get rid of them.
Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks 01-20-2014, 02:40 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,617
Posted By cgill
I use a kevlar canoe

One of my favorite things to do is to carry in to a pond and fish from my canoe. It weighs 32 pounds and i'll carry it up top a mile or so to fish in a pond. If money was no object I would consider a...
Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks 12-17-2013, 01:25 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 7,493
Posted By cgill
"I don't own an ATV, but they are a functional...

"I don't own an ATV, but they are a functional mode of transportation when used responsibly."

I know a couple of people who own land in rural areas who are happy to let snowmobiles on thier...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 12-16-2013, 02:44 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,104
Posted By cgill
How durable is it? Would you run it over a beaver...

How durable is it? Would you run it over a beaver dam? What would happen if you hit a sharp rock?
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 12-03-2013, 02:41 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,232
Posted By cgill
This thread started with Charlie Wilson making...

This thread started with Charlie Wilson making fun of paddlers who used a Colemen canoe. In his latest post he derides those of us who are un-cool and use canoe carts. I have no need to boost my...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 12-01-2013, 04:54 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,013
Posted By cgill
I have an Argosy and a Wilderness and am very...

I have an Argosy and a Wilderness and am very aware of the issue. I like to vary the seat position but hate the rattle issue. I went to the hardware store and got a package of plastic shims, I use...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 11-26-2013, 12:10 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 5,581
Posted By cgill
It seems that the more you want to see one the...

It seems that the more you want to see one the less likely you will. A month ago I did the Oswegatchie Carry and it was obvious a moose had done most of it the day before. A bear had been there as...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 11-22-2013, 12:13 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,823
Posted By cgill
If you want Class I and II and wilderness with...

If you want Class I and II and wilderness with short flat portages I think northern Maine is your only option. If you are willing to settle for scenic instead of "wilderness" you could look at the...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 11-12-2013, 05:02 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,746
Posted By cgill
It's probably there so that the mosquitos and...

It's probably there so that the mosquitos and black flies have a way to get out of the lean-to.
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 10-08-2013, 02:26 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,887
Posted By cgill
Leave a window cracked, a bowl of water, a dish...

Leave a window cracked, a bowl of water, a dish of food, and a cat in the car. Park in the shade.
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 06-13-2013, 10:53 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,906
Posted By cgill
Champaigne Charley, If we are that concerned...

Champaigne Charley,

If we are that concerned about carbon footprints and global warming we should probably stop buying Carbon fiber canoes and switch to renewable cedar strip boats.
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Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 06-11-2013, 02:01 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,126
Posted By cgill
Royalex is heavier but it is also quieter,...

Royalex is heavier but it is also quieter, banging your paddle on the gunnel of a composite boat is much louder han doing the same on a Roylex canoe. I am also surprised at how much abuse the bottom...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 06-05-2013, 05:03 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,120
Posted By cgill
I have a set of the Chosen Valley pads and...

I have a set of the Chosen Valley pads and they're not my favorite. They tend to slide on my shoulders and the canoe tends to slowly slide back as I walk especially if the terain is bumpy. I prefer...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 01-10-2013, 03:25 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,130
Posted By cgill
Float planes?

i hope they don't allow float planes:)
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 08-02-2012, 04:11 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 8,700
Posted By cgill
http://explore.org/#!/live-cams/player/brown-bear-...

http://explore.org/#!/live-cams/player/brown-bear-salmon-cam-brooks-falls

I think this is Raquette Falls
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 07-23-2012, 12:14 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,716
Posted By cgill
Call this number and ask for Rob (802) 496-5889....

Call this number and ask for Rob (802) 496-5889. He's the owner of Vermont Canoe and I'm sure he will be happy to answer your questions.
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 07-13-2012, 11:16 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 8,700
Posted By cgill
In Mid June I camped on the south shore of Long...

In Mid June I camped on the south shore of Long Lake due to wind issues. Although it was a campsite with a disk but was obviously not used a lot. At some point in the night I woke up and heard...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 06-28-2012, 05:09 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,578
Posted By cgill
get the map..

The portage through the Forked Lake campsite is about 1.4 miles(2514m), is on a dirt road, and is wheel-able. There is a portage of 161 meters at Buttermilk falls that is not wheel-able and another...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 06-15-2012, 11:44 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,898
Posted By cgill
good timing

I'm leaving from Old ?Forge on Monday and paddling to Saranac Lake .
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