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Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks 05-14-2021, 08:25 PM
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Posted By Tug Hill
I agree, for me and many others, atv’s and...

I agree, for me and many others, atv’s and snowmobiles on Tug Hill have become more of a scourge than black flies and Lake Effect Snow.

As for the native Brook trout fishing, it is very much...
Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks 05-14-2021, 08:11 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,532
Posted By Tug Hill
These pictures are not part of the Fish Creek...

These pictures are not part of the Fish Creek Atlantic Salmon Club. The 63,000 Atlantic fry we stocked 4/24/21 were in excellent shape when we stocked them in the Fish Creek watershed. They were...
Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks 04-27-2021, 04:41 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,532
Posted By Tug Hill
There are adult fish being caught in the Fish...

There are adult fish being caught in the Fish Creek watershed system, ( up to 30”) but we have yet to document natural reproduction. Fishery Biologists have told us if we had 250 adult breeding pairs...
Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks 04-26-2021, 06:25 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,532
Posted By Tug Hill
Yes Atlantic fry remain in the river for a year...

Yes Atlantic fry remain in the river for a year or more before returning to in this case Oneida Lake. They are called smolts when they head downstream. The great thing about Atlantic’s, is they do...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 04-25-2021, 03:44 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,505
Posted By Tug Hill
According to the map it shows Oak on Tug Hill ,...

According to the map it shows Oak on Tug Hill , there are few oaks on Tug Hill, And in the core of the plateau there are none.
Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks 04-25-2021, 03:38 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,532
Posted By Tug Hill
Buckladd, don’t know anything about that. We are...

Buckladd, don’t know anything about that. We are a private group trying to restore the Atlantic Salmon in the East and West Branch of the Fish Creek , and Oswego River watershed that feeds and drains...
Forum: Adirondack Wildlife 04-24-2021, 10:09 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,970
Posted By Tug Hill
No beech mast last fall 2020, but fall of 2019...

No beech mast last fall 2020, but fall of 2019 was a bumper crop, most I’ve seen in decades.
Forum: Adirondack Wildlife 04-23-2021, 08:59 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,970
Posted By Tug Hill
All the Marten my hunting partners and myself...

All the Marten my hunting partners and myself have seen there, have been on the ground.
We saw them last fall while deer hunting there on a daily basis.
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 04-23-2021, 08:56 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,505
Posted By Tug Hill
Scarlet Oak is in the Red Oak family, but the...

Scarlet Oak is in the Red Oak family, but the southeastern ADKs would be the extreme northern part of their range.
Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks 04-23-2021, 08:45 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,532
Posted By Tug Hill
We have stocked close to 1 million fry since 1997...

We have stocked close to 1 million fry since 1997 . We have not documented any natural reproduction, but that doesn’t mean it’s not happening. People are catching them up to 28” in length in the East...
Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks 04-23-2021, 06:00 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,532
Posted By Tug Hill
Stocking Atlantic Salmon 4/24

The Fish Creek Atlantic Salmon Club will be stocking 70,000 Atlantic Salmon in the East Branch of Fish Creek watershed this Saturday. If anyone wishes to volunteer , meet at the Taberg, NY public...
Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks 04-23-2021, 05:53 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,170
Posted By Tug Hill
There’s one gobbling in the roost outside of my...

There’s one gobbling in the roost outside of my home while I type this. Seen more so far this spring than last year. Not taking any youths this weekend, we have 70,000 Atlantic Salmon to stock in the...
Forum: Adirondack Wildlife 04-23-2021, 05:35 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,970
Posted By Tug Hill
Montcalm, If you spent some time in the Black...

Montcalm, If you spent some time in the Black River Wild Forest, there’s a high probability you would see a Marten to two. They are a cool animal and if seen from a distance, are easily called into...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 04-23-2021, 05:27 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,505
Posted By Tug Hill
I think the highest quality Red Oak in the world,...

I think the highest quality Red Oak in the world, as far as lumber quality, comes from Randolph County, WV.
Forum: Adirondack Wildlife 04-22-2021, 03:15 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,970
Posted By Tug Hill
Lack of beechnuts does not spell the demise of...

Lack of beechnuts does not spell the demise of Marten range expansion. American Beech do not produce a mast crop annually. Marten are omnivore predators. They eat rodents , small birds, other fruits...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 04-22-2021, 03:08 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,505
Posted By Tug Hill
Nor are they prevalent on Tug Hill or Black River...

Nor are they prevalent on Tug Hill or Black River Valley. There’s a few small stands near Lyons Falls and Constablevile. Also as others have stated, that harvesting timber promotes invasive shrub and...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 04-10-2021, 07:05 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,391
Posted By Tug Hill
I think someone needs to tell them , news flash,...

I think someone needs to tell them , news flash, Bears do crap in the woods, so can dogs. Just not on the trail.
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 04-07-2021, 08:50 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,505
Posted By Tug Hill
Montcalm, Yes I am a Forester, for the last 15...

Montcalm, Yes I am a Forester, for the last 15 years I have worked as a Consultant Forester for the largest timberland manager in NY. 250,000 of those acres inside the ADK Park. But I worked on the...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 04-07-2021, 08:36 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,505
Posted By Tug Hill
American Beech is shade tolerant so it does well...

American Beech is shade tolerant so it does well in the understory, so not necessarily a climax species. As for the Asian Longhorned Beetle , Emerald Ash Borer , and the Wooly Adelgid, they are a...
Forum: Adirondack Wildlife 04-05-2021, 04:59 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,970
Posted By Tug Hill
Montcalm, I have trapper friends who say the...

Montcalm, I have trapper friends who say the Marten is already on TH, and DEC biologist claim they recovered a road kill in Rome , NY. As for the beech on TH, there are plenty. 2019 saw a huge mast...
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