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Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 05-04-2021, 03:35 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 10,852
Posted By JimVroman
Are we becoming alarmists? What the heck is so...

Are we becoming alarmists?
What the heck is so evil about a shelf in a leanto?
Come on people!
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 04-18-2021, 05:38 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,450
Posted By JimVroman
How did we come from a dog pooping in the woods...

How did we come from a dog pooping in the woods to carrying a firearm for protection?
We are at greater risk driving to the trailhead than from any critter that we encounter while hiking.
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 03-31-2021, 03:09 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,969
Posted By JimVroman
I'm sorry that you misinterpreted my comment. ...

I'm sorry that you misinterpreted my comment.
I was referring to the overcrowding of trails and peaks, not parking on a busy highway.
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 03-30-2021, 03:55 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,969
Posted By JimVroman
Sad to say that it had to come. Overcrowding is...

Sad to say that it had to come.
Overcrowding is the greatest threat.
Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks 03-16-2021, 02:56 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,626
Posted By JimVroman
A nice day trip would be to motor up the bottom...

A nice day trip would be to motor up the bottom of the rapids and then drift back with the current casting as you go.
Very relaxing, beautiful scenery.
Jim
Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks 03-15-2021, 02:26 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,626
Posted By JimVroman
The Raquette River from Tupper on up to the...

The Raquette River from Tupper on up to the rapids is great Pike fishing. Cast along the shoreline.
Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks 02-17-2021, 03:31 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,206
Posted By JimVroman
Minnow imitating lures like Rapala are also good...

Minnow imitating lures like Rapala are also good for each of these fish.
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 02-16-2021, 03:38 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,309
Posted By JimVroman
I carried my two youngest (ages 3 and 5) in my...

I carried my two youngest (ages 3 and 5) in my old pack basket for short hikes.
They still talk about it 50 years later.
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 02-09-2021, 04:46 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,700
Posted By JimVroman
The walk along Colvin Ridge, (little traveled) is...

The walk along Colvin Ridge, (little traveled) is a nice trip.
Forum: Skiing in the Adirondacks 02-04-2021, 04:43 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,439
Posted By JimVroman
The clearing of trails, for X country skiing has...

The clearing of trails, for X country skiing has little effect on the forests around it.
The greater concern should be limiting access (in the summer) to erosion of heavily used trails in the high...
Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks 02-03-2021, 03:41 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,143
Posted By JimVroman
By July, the lake will be thermally stratified. ...

By July, the lake will be thermally stratified.
The thermocline should be at about the 30 ft. depth.
Landlocks will use the entire water column, but are usually at or just below the thermocline....
Forum: Trip Reports 01-17-2021, 04:36 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,338
Posted By JimVroman
Talking about Street and Nye, if you take a hard...

Talking about Street and Nye, if you take a hard left about a quarter mile (downstream of the leanto at Rocky Falls, over a little col), you'll come on a little flat where the remains of a fairly big...
Forum: Trip Reports 01-13-2021, 04:27 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,338
Posted By JimVroman
Indian Pass Brook must be crossed at some time...

Indian Pass Brook must be crossed at some time before climbing Street or Nye from the Indian Pass trail.
Forum: Trip Reports 01-12-2021, 03:08 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,338
Posted By JimVroman
Glad that you had a good time in spite of your...

Glad that you had a good time in spite of your "turn around".
Everybody has had one.
Forum: Trip Reports 01-11-2021, 03:26 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,338
Posted By JimVroman
The route to Street and Nye is downstream from...

The route to Street and Nye is downstream from the leanto at Rocky Falls
You need to cross Indian Pass Brook. Is that the "river" that you refer to?
Forum: Skiing in the Adirondacks 01-04-2021, 05:02 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 852
Posted By JimVroman
Nice X country ski

Start at the old farm on 13th Lake. A nice trip, stoping for a break at the leanto where the trail branches off to the Siamese Ponds. Continue downstream along the East Branch, over the col of 11th...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 12-30-2020, 04:41 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,661
Posted By JimVroman
I think that your first concern would be to...

I think that your first concern would be to choose where you want to live in the ADK's. Then ask your real estate agent about local people who own small farms in that area. You're not going to find...
Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks 12-18-2020, 04:25 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 4,005
Posted By JimVroman
There may be some brown trout still there after...

There may be some brown trout still there after the state put the in years ago.
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 12-14-2020, 04:47 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,072
Posted By JimVroman
Hikers generally stay on the trails, unless...

Hikers generally stay on the trails, unless they're bushwhacking, in that case, it's best to wear blaze orange during the hunting season. Backcountry hunters use the trails to access remote areas....
Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks 12-14-2020, 04:26 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 4,005
Posted By JimVroman
The shallow (outlet end) of the pond would...

The shallow (outlet end) of the pond would support weed growth, well as the extreme S.W. end. It would not surprise me to find suckers in the pond. Shore fishermen often used them for Lake Trout...
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