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Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks 05-31-2021, 06:46 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,432
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: 15
Views: 2,432
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: 15
Views: 2,432
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: 30,951
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: 4,704
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: 4,704
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: 5,010
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: 6,867
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: 6,867
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: 6,867
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: 6,867
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...
Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks 05-07-2020, 05:28 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 6,191
Posted By SacandagaSchout
I sure hope not. And I haven't seen anyone else...

I sure hope not. And I haven't seen anyone else near there so I doubt it had been wounded by another hunter.

It was a torn-off and chewed on turkey head next to a bit of intestines. I've got a...
Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks 05-06-2020, 11:51 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 6,191
Posted By SacandagaSchout
Thanks so much for the advice, guys. I went...

Thanks so much for the advice, guys.

I went back to the same spot today and tried my hand at calling again (no deke yet). But in 2.5 hours got no gobbles. On my way out I saw a freshly mauled...
Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks 05-05-2020, 08:46 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 6,191
Posted By SacandagaSchout
Missed a giant this morning. I finally heard...

Missed a giant this morning.

I finally heard some gobbles while out fishing on Sunday. Went to that spot this morning and posted up, used a box call, then 20 minutes later used a slate call. 10...
Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks 04-24-2020, 11:39 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 6,191
Posted By SacandagaSchout
Awesome. Will try that in an oaky area where I've...

Awesome. Will try that in an oaky area where I've been seeing a hen by the road.
Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks 04-24-2020, 09:12 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 6,191
Posted By SacandagaSchout
Thanks for kicking this off, Buckladd. I'm...

Thanks for kicking this off, Buckladd.

I'm having trouble finding sign in my neck of the woods. I read your article about the "run-and-gun" technique, which I plan to do, but was wondering what...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 02-12-2020, 09:28 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 23,452
Posted By SacandagaSchout
Update: I was able to get in touch with the guide...

Update: I was able to get in touch with the guide service we used on this trip 13 years ago. They confirmed it was Tirrell and either Stephens or Cascade.

Great sleuthing, gang.
Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks 01-08-2020, 11:13 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 7,756
Posted By SacandagaSchout
How's the ice?

How's the ice?
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 12-26-2019, 10:57 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 23,452
Posted By SacandagaSchout
Thanks so much for your help, guys. I hadn't...

Thanks so much for your help, guys. I hadn't responded because I wanted to get back home and check a few of my external hard drives for a photo of the crew at the end of the trail, in front of...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 12-22-2019, 02:11 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 23,452
Posted By SacandagaSchout
I hope this isnít hijacking the thread, and I...

I hope this isnít hijacking the thread, and I hate to distract from that amazing photo of Justin, but this post got me counting my own lean-tos that Iíve stayed at. And I remember I stayed at two...
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