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Forum: Adirondack Wildlife 12-17-2021, 11:47 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 41,778
Posted By SacandagaSchout
It is not a matter of belief for me. It is a...

It is not a matter of belief for me. It is a matter of studied opinion. I just gave a rather lengthy explanation of the arguments for and against a supernatural interpretation, with lots of...
Forum: Adirondack Wildlife 12-17-2021, 10:24 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 41,778
Posted By SacandagaSchout
This is the position of much of the "skeptic"...

This is the position of much of the "skeptic" community, that bigfoot and UFO sightings can be attributed to misidentifications and overactive imaginations. Carl Sagan's book "The Demon-Haunted...
Forum: Adirondack Wildlife 12-15-2021, 06:27 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 41,778
Posted By SacandagaSchout
Just a few things: "But at some point you...

Just a few things:

"But at some point you really need to look at research from the basis of human nature and understand that some people doing research are simply charlatans. Others are believes...
Forum: Adirondack Wildlife 12-15-2021, 05:14 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 41,778
Posted By SacandagaSchout
Very interesting points, Montcalm. I'm interested...

Very interesting points, Montcalm. I'm interested in bigfoot because it's a mystery, and one that is cosmic in scale if you go deep enough down this rabbit hole. And it's certainly not for lack of...
Forum: Adirondack Wildlife 12-14-2021, 02:37 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 41,778
Posted By SacandagaSchout
Very interesting, Schultzz. As a firm believer...

Very interesting, Schultzz. As a firm believer that there is much that is unknown and more that is unknowable, I can't dismiss anything out of hand. But I am curious what the basis is for this...
Forum: Adirondack Wildlife 12-09-2021, 10:36 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 41,778
Posted By SacandagaSchout
Great points. And I would go one step further--it...

Great points. And I would go one step further--it may be that the concept of "reality" isn't very useful at all. The fact that people remain convinced of having seen things that are impossible as far...
Forum: Adirondack Wildlife 12-09-2021, 09:34 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 41,778
Posted By SacandagaSchout
Actually that is a great question, and an open...

Actually that is a great question, and an open question, whether you can consider that fairy "real." Our reflexive, western, scientific minds would scoff and say "of course not." Yet many cultures...
Forum: Adirondack Wildlife 12-09-2021, 08:56 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 41,778
Posted By SacandagaSchout
I would recommend "Where the Footprints End," by...

I would recommend "Where the Footprints End," by Joshua Cutchin and Timothy Renner. They make the case that bigfoot sightings are essentially in the tradition of fairy, elf, lake monster sightings,...
Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks 08-23-2021, 10:02 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,384
Posted By SacandagaSchout
Definitely a strange looking mutant. The...

Definitely a strange looking mutant.

The fish looks weird, too.

Jk nice fish
Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks 05-31-2021, 06:46 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,969
Posted By SacandagaSchout
I took my new 12' Hornbeck out for the first time...

I took my new 12' Hornbeck out for the first time this weekend. It's a beautiful boat. It handles great too.

The only issues are with the oars. There are two issues:

(1) The handles on the...
Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks 01-27-2021, 06:03 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,969
Posted By SacandagaSchout
A big thank you to everyone for your input. I...

A big thank you to everyone for your input. I went 12' Classic, matrix skin, rowing package. Going to try the yoke first, if that doesn't work I'll have them rig up a frame pack carry system at a...
Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks 01-25-2021, 02:54 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,969
Posted By SacandagaSchout
Hornbeck canoe - Row or paddle? Frame pack or yoke?

There are dozens of threads on lightweight canoes and carrying methods and set ups on this site. I've read them all and made the hard decisions.

I've decided to go with a Hornbeck 12' Classic. I...
Forum: GPS Navigation, Maps, and Orienteering 10-01-2020, 09:53 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 39,334
Posted By SacandagaSchout
@ forest dweller -- ^What MTV said. You've got to...

@ forest dweller -- ^What MTV said. You've got to find the area you're going to be in ahead of time (preferably while on wifi) and move over it, zooming in on it and downloading the maps in detail.
Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks 09-30-2020, 09:50 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 6,773
Posted By SacandagaSchout
Thank you all so much for your responses and your...

Thank you all so much for your responses and your ideas. These lightweight "hot tents" look like a good fit for my style--light enough so that I can move around to a few different spots, and don't...
Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks 09-28-2020, 07:20 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 6,773
Posted By SacandagaSchout
Wall tent recommendations

I'm looking to hunt out of a wall tent for several weeks this rifle season. I've never done a wall tent before. Looking to hike it 2-4 miles back in the woods for several weeks, and set it up on a...
Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks 09-16-2020, 10:07 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 6,460
Posted By SacandagaSchout
Awesome. Love that little Monty Python killer...

Awesome. Love that little Monty Python killer rabbit getting in on the feast there.

Pre-season trail cam thread, anyone?

https://i.postimg.cc/3R37GQG4/I-00063.jpg

*p.m.

Southern...
Forum: Adirondack History and Folklore 08-18-2020, 09:56 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 9,580
Posted By SacandagaSchout
Northcountryman--I believe they are different...

Northcountryman--I believe they are different language families, perhaps with a common ancestor, sort of like Romance languages and Germanic languages both being descended from a common Indo-European...
Forum: Adirondack History and Folklore 08-18-2020, 03:31 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 9,580
Posted By SacandagaSchout
Very cool stuff, TH. I haven't read much about...

Very cool stuff, TH. I haven't read much about Indian history during and after the revolution. I have a book on Joseph Brant that I'll get to eventually.

To explain that theory about losing...
Forum: Adirondack History and Folklore 08-18-2020, 11:43 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 9,580
Posted By SacandagaSchout
And to address the original question, it makes...

And to address the original question, it makes sense that the Iroquois would have a derogatory name for their enemies to the north that would come to be the English name for these mountains. That...
Forum: Adirondack History and Folklore 08-18-2020, 11:37 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 9,580
Posted By SacandagaSchout
Like European nations of that era, American...

Like European nations of that era, American Indian nations were constantly rising and falling, their borders constantly changing.

Throughout the 17th and 18th Century, The Iroquoian Five/Six...
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