Adirondack Forum  
Rules Membership Donations and Online Store Adkhighpeaks Foundation ADKhighpeaks Forums ADKhighpeaks Wiki Disclaimer

Go Back   Adirondack Forum > The Adirondack Forum > Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks
Register FAQ Members List Calendar Search Today's Posts Mark Forums Read

Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
Old 10-13-2019, 02:54 PM   #1
bioguide
Member
 
bioguide's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2011
Location: Niskayuna, NY
Posts: 475
Fin and feather

We spent the past 10 days in a cabin (based camped) on Upper St. Regis Lake with our power boat and ultralight canoe and kayak. The week started off with some evening and early am rain and fog but overall the weather was superb.

After settling in on day 1 and "all dressed up" for cocktails and dinner I decided to toss in some of my new EGB blinker lures off the dock. I hooked into this nice Northern Pike.



The following day we headed off and explored 3 different St. Regis Ponds. After 3 carries and on the last pond I finally hooked into some trout (Splake) which became the main dish for our evening meal.





The following day we hiked St. Regis Mountain. On 2 other days during the week we stopped by the VIC hiking some of their trails and visited Blue Mountain Museum. The foliage over the 10 days peaked and the days were mostly cloudless.



Most of our time we explored regional ponds and lakes with a focus on checking out their streams, rivers, and wetlands. At the mouth of one river in particular I hooked into 4 nice Northern Pike. Two I boated and 2 others I lost, along with my lures. I was unprepared tackle wise using 4 lb test line without a leader.



Having, several years ago, concluded that during fall brook trout fishing trips it would be worth while to bring along my .410 I wasn't disappointed. Northern waterfowl season opened during our stay and we flushed 50+ birds overall. Most were flushed well before coming within any gun shot range (.410 or otherwise). I did have 4 opportunities to shoot at 4 different birds, most being surprised and flushed within range while floating around a corner of a meandering narrow stream, bagging 2 birds on 2 different days (A Black and Mallard).






I must say this was the most enjoyable and productive vacation, fishing, and hunting trip I've ever been on.
__________________
My YouTube channel

Last edited by bioguide; 10-13-2019 at 03:43 PM..
bioguide is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 10-13-2019, 03:32 PM   #2
Stillhunter
Member
 
Join Date: Apr 2006
Posts: 388
Nice trip Bio. That sounds great mixing in some waterfowl with fishing. I have always wanted to do the same with brookies and grouse. Maybe next year. Thanks for sharing your adventure.
Stillhunter is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 10-13-2019, 04:42 PM   #3
JohnnyVirgil
Member
 
Join Date: Jun 2014
Location: Porter Corners, NY
Posts: 964
Hmmm. the pics aren't showing up for me.
JohnnyVirgil is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 10-13-2019, 05:17 PM   #4
bioguide
Member
 
bioguide's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2011
Location: Niskayuna, NY
Posts: 475
Quote:
Originally Posted by JohnnyVirgil View Post
Hmmm. the pics aren't showing up for me.
Here is a link to a photo album: https://photos.app.goo.gl/pvcLVnsQouAqA1NEA

Does that work?
__________________
My YouTube channel
bioguide is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 10-13-2019, 06:46 PM   #5
Woodly
Member
 
Join Date: Jan 2018
Location: SNY
Posts: 283
Quote:
Originally Posted by JohnnyVirgil View Post
Hmmm. the pics aren't showing up for me.
They work for me...cool adventure.
Woodly is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 10-13-2019, 07:12 PM   #6
JohnnyVirgil
Member
 
Join Date: Jun 2014
Location: Porter Corners, NY
Posts: 964
I see them now! Nice. Get that snowdog all serviced?
JohnnyVirgil is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 10-13-2019, 07:47 PM   #7
Pauly D.
Member
 
Pauly D.'s Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2014
Location: Saratoga Springs, NY
Posts: 371
Very nice Bio! Are you going to make a video of this trip?
__________________
Oh I'd rather go and journey where the diamond crest is flowing...
Pauly D. is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 10-13-2019, 07:59 PM   #8
bioguide
Member
 
bioguide's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2011
Location: Niskayuna, NY
Posts: 475
Thanks Stillhunter and Woodly.

Quote:
Originally Posted by JohnnyVirgil View Post
Get that snowdog all serviced?
I'll be breaking out the Snowdog for a grease job next week.

Quote:
Originally Posted by Pauly D. View Post
Very nice Bio! Are you going to make a video of this trip?
Pauly, yes I'll have a video up in the next week or so.
__________________
My YouTube channel
bioguide is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 10-13-2019, 08:05 PM   #9
Mallard1100
Member
 
Join Date: Sep 2012
Location: New Jersey
Posts: 60
Cool trip!!
Mallard1100 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 10-13-2019, 08:09 PM   #10
adkfishing
Member
 
Join Date: Jan 2019
Posts: 8
Nice trip and post! Looks like it was a great time.
adkfishing is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 10-13-2019, 09:21 PM   #11
chaser
pond jockey
 
chaser's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2006
Location: At the helm
Posts: 444
Awesome trip Bio!! Thanks for sharing.
__________________
success only comes before work in the dictionary.
chaser is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 10-13-2019, 09:35 PM   #12
Tick Magnet
Member
 
Tick Magnet's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2012
Location: Ballston Lake, NY
Posts: 1,179
Great trip Bio! Fantastic photos.

Can't wait for the video.
__________________
Tick Magnet
Tick Magnet is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply


Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump


All times are GMT -4. The time now is 11:43 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.4
Copyright ©2000 - 2019, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.

DISCLAIMER: Use of these forums, and information found herein, is at your own risk. Use of this site by members and non-members alike is only granted by the adkhighpeak.com administration provided the terms and conditions found in the FULL DISCLAIMER have been read. Continued use of this site implies that you have read, understood and agree to the terms and conditions of this site. Any questions can be directed to the Administrator of this site.