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Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 09-25-2021, 01:02 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 5,441
Posted By Connecticut Yankee
Was there just last week for 3 days and stayed at...

Was there just last week for 3 days and stayed at the new leanto. I must say I haven't stayed at a leanto in 30 years, though I do occasionally stop by and check them out on occasion and to have...
Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks 04-19-2020, 05:35 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,897
Posted By Connecticut Yankee
Oh, there are no trout left in the SRCA, all...

Oh, there are no trout left in the SRCA, all fished out, acid rain, base groundwater, drought, global warming, cant get there from here, etc. etc.:eek:
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 04-19-2020, 05:23 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 6,320
Posted By Connecticut Yankee
You won't go wrong with either area, and in early...

You won't go wrong with either area, and in early June the Black Flies should keep the crowds at bay.
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 04-19-2020, 05:13 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 12,530
Posted By Connecticut Yankee
DSettahr, You've been so helpful on this...

DSettahr,
You've been so helpful on this site over the years, I'm sure any of us would be more than happy to let you try out our personal boats.
Your chart is very interesting, BUT, weight...
Forum: "By the Fireside" 03-28-2020, 08:24 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 13,313
Posted By Connecticut Yankee
Lakes and ponds are all still frozen here , some...

Lakes and ponds are all still frozen here , some may open in 10 days but 2 weeks is a better guess.
That said, the state , all the countys and towns are asking that you please stay home for a...
Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks 12-29-2019, 11:50 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,548
Posted By Connecticut Yankee
The scouring of the stream bottom dramatically...

The scouring of the stream bottom dramatically (negatively) effect the insect life in the stream and all the other micro organisms for that matter. Without the bottom of the food chain the fish...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 09-02-2019, 04:06 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,840
Posted By Connecticut Yankee
Just 3 weeks ago I rescued a father and son on...

Just 3 weeks ago I rescued a father and son on Osgood Pond, windy day , whitecaps and they flipped in the middle of the lake. Towed the elderly father who was becoming hypothermic to shore, had him...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 08-25-2019, 09:32 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,565
Posted By Connecticut Yankee
Paddled through there just yesterday, seems the...

Paddled through there just yesterday, seems the same to me?
Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks 03-10-2019, 09:39 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,493
Posted By Connecticut Yankee
I've fished Minnipe where Lee and Kurt Goudy were...

I've fished Minnipe where Lee and Kurt Goudy were fishing in that film.
Goudy was a real gentleman, I met him first at the 1980 Winter Olympics, he was broadcasting the Luge events, I worked at...
Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks 03-10-2019, 09:19 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 22,698
Posted By Connecticut Yankee
VT , your probably right on, but, the small ponds...

VT , your probably right on, but, the small ponds around here in Lake Clear may be even later than that, so I'll go with April 31;)
Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks 03-01-2019, 12:33 AM
Replies: 163
Views: 27,422
Posted By Connecticut Yankee
Been having a tough winter , haven't been...

Been having a tough winter , haven't been following the forum or anything else much lately. To late to get involved in this years swap , but at least looking forward to seeing the photos of...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 12-27-2018, 10:46 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 5,949
Posted By Connecticut Yankee
It had rain before and during my trip which made...

It had rain before and during my trip which made it particularly wet, but I'm sure it is always muddy.
Got to get back in that area again some time soon.
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 12-23-2018, 09:29 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 5,949
Posted By Connecticut Yankee
Photos of the contested area, 1-The sign...

Photos of the contested area,
1-The sign entering the property
2-Take out for the portage
3-The stream that the portage skirts, you could easily line this section
4- The portage as seen from ...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 12-22-2018, 11:27 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 5,949
Posted By Connecticut Yankee
Journal of Shingle Shanty trip June 2013

The following is a copy of the journal I kept of a trip from Lake Lila to Inlet including the then disputed Shingle Shanty Brook section, then legally paddlable. This is straight from my journal, not...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 12-06-2018, 07:33 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,422
Posted By Connecticut Yankee
I have been using the Happy Bottom seats from CLC...

I have been using the Happy Bottom seats from CLC that Black Rock mentioned for several years, with very positive results. I drop it in my SOF canoe, SOF kayak, and in my guideboat. Anyone that...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 10-12-2018, 08:34 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,357
Posted By Connecticut Yankee
End of October, might want to bring the micro...

End of October, might want to bring the micro spikes.
Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks 10-02-2018, 11:51 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 5,089
Posted By Connecticut Yankee
It the same reason I like fishing traditional wet...

It the same reason I like fishing traditional wet flies, they've been catching fish for hundreds of years. I fish soft hackles a lot, quick and easy to tie, and effective. Some of these new...
Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks 09-24-2018, 12:37 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 8,900
Posted By Connecticut Yankee
Wet feet --- In cold weather I use NRS Mukluks,...

Wet feet --- In cold weather I use NRS Mukluks, others are also available. Neoprene waterproof knee high boots, I think they are $89 or so on line. Mine run big, if your between sizes go down not...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 07-30-2018, 10:13 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 8,873
Posted By Connecticut Yankee
2 days ago my wife was watering the flowers at...

2 days ago my wife was watering the flowers at the front of thehouse, and I was leaning on my car talking on the phone and this guy walks trough the yard. My English Setter went right after it...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 07-23-2018, 10:22 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 27,265
Posted By Connecticut Yankee
We have some nasty weather here at home right...

We have some nasty weather here at home right now, this afternoon I cleaned up some fallen branches in the yard that had come down. 5 minutes after coming back in, more rain, a 6" diameter 20' long...
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