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Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks 02-05-2021, 08:42 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,856
Posted By mgc
Last I heard there aren't any fish in BML other...

Last I heard there aren't any fish in BML other than bluegill and an occasional hornpout. Worms or canned corn work super well for bait.;)
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 01-08-2021, 09:28 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,529
Posted By mgc
The North Forest Trail Record

In 2007 my son and I ran into a paddler on the Allagash...on Chesuncook. We spotted his Hornbeck making the crossing to Gero Island towards the end of a very windy day. Anyone who has paddled that...
Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks 12-05-2019, 12:14 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 27,474
Posted By mgc
I have a Lyman tang peep installed on my M94....

I have a Lyman tang peep installed on my M94. It's a perfect setup for this gun.
The LR adjustment can be made by moving the front site a bit....You should be able to move it more than enough to...
Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks 11-19-2019, 08:14 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 7,825
Posted By mgc
I'm from a bit North of the park. There is no...

I'm from a bit North of the park. There is no shortage of deer. They are everywhere. As you move deeper into the park the numbers drop off. It's been that way for the past 55 years that I recall. ...
Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks 11-04-2019, 02:33 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 5,146
Posted By mgc
Yes.... My son lives out here in Idaho and...

Yes....
My son lives out here in Idaho and makes a good part of his living doing stream remediation and improvement. Landowners and the state each are willing to fund these endeavors due to the...
Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks 10-31-2019, 11:16 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 7,300
Posted By mgc
Some of the worst hunting advice I ever received...

Some of the worst hunting advice I ever received was from several well meaning "mentors". Once I got out on my own and started to put all of the pieces together I quickly realized that there are...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 10-13-2019, 09:32 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 7,944
Posted By mgc
When I was 14 (and in scouts) I thought I was...

When I was 14 (and in scouts) I thought I was super clever so I built a cart to use on the Indian Carry. It broke about halfway through. My buddy and I ended up carrying not only the canoe (a 1916 OT...
Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks 08-18-2019, 09:44 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,245
Posted By mgc
Find someone that you trust and respect who hunts...

Find someone that you trust and respect who hunts and ask them to take a walk in the woods with you. Ask them if they might take you out one or two times.....hunting is something that you do not...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 07-19-2019, 08:44 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,359
Posted By mgc
Raquette or Long Lake are ideal....but keep a...

Raquette or Long Lake are ideal....but keep a close eye on the weather. They can get a bit bruttish. Blue Mountain Lake is another one worth thinking about..easy in and out.
Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks 07-13-2019, 05:02 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,859
Posted By mgc
So one of the interesting things that the ECO's...

So one of the interesting things that the ECO's enforce is someone interfering with a legal hunt. The honker could end up with a ticket if you can catch them in the act. One of the local ECO's tells...
Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks 07-13-2019, 09:42 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,859
Posted By mgc
ECO's are spread thinly but they are out there...

ECO's are spread thinly but they are out there and they are more dialed in than the average Joe realizes. They do rely on information from the tiplines but they also have a pretty good idea of the...
Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks 06-24-2019, 01:54 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 6,376
Posted By mgc
Being from the North Country, we have our own...

Being from the North Country, we have our own ways of doing things.
On a perfect day we hope to sit no more than a few hours and make it to "the Timber" by noon. We appreciate the downstaters and...
Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks 06-07-2019, 07:04 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,725
Posted By mgc
It also helps to flatten the barb... if the idea...

It also helps to flatten the barb... if the idea is to try and let them go a taut line without a barb will get the job done and make release much easier and less harmful to the fish.
Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks 06-06-2019, 08:38 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,725
Posted By mgc
Don't use worms....you may catch fewer fish but...

Don't use worms....you may catch fewer fish but you also won't foul hook as many. I troll with a streamer fly.
Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks 05-25-2019, 08:14 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 7,133
Posted By mgc
That is a fact...I have never fished the...

That is a fact...I have never fished the Ausable...that's 55 years of avoidance...there's no need to fish thrashed waters if you know the park and surrounding areas. On any given day I can pull 16...
Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks 05-21-2019, 08:17 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 7,133
Posted By mgc
Growing up in the Adirondacks I never encountered...

Growing up in the Adirondacks I never encountered brown or rainbows in any of the streams or ponds we fished. The rivers, lakes, streams we fished in Maine (our family hails from there) also never...
Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks 05-17-2019, 08:43 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,888
Posted By mgc
When I slow walk up home I always carry my 30-30...

When I slow walk up home I always carry my 30-30 model 94. Open sites, I plan for one close shot or none.
The rest of the time when I hunt with a rifle I carry a Savage 30-06. I can rack a second...
Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks 05-15-2019, 08:35 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,483
Posted By mgc
That's what I keep trying to tell my buddies who...

That's what I keep trying to tell my buddies who are complaining about not getting a bird...you can't expect to go out once and come home with a bird, at least not every time. Three years ago I went...
Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks 05-10-2019, 02:21 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,483
Posted By mgc
Up here in St. Lawrence County and enjoying the...

Up here in St. Lawrence County and enjoying the abundance of birds. It was pouring when I went out this morning. I set up a couple decoys and sat in the rain....too wet for my slate to work, I...
Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks 04-16-2019, 08:22 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,483
Posted By mgc
Turkey season is a favorite. The North Country is...

Turkey season is a favorite. The North Country is blessed with an abundance of birds. I hope to get some scouting in this coming weekend.
WRT calling....I know someone that called a bird in with a...
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