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Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks 05-05-2021, 01:34 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 957
Posted By Fly Rodder
You can try looking at some older topo maps. ...

You can try looking at some older topo maps. There are some online that go back to 1900 or so. Also, those names might not be accurate because people were protecting their hotspots in the old days...
Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks 10-01-2020, 01:14 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,704
Posted By Fly Rodder
I had a SO 8-man and stove and it has its good...

I had a SO 8-man and stove and it has its good points. It is light and comfortable to stay in. Snow and rain was not an issue. The fabric does sag a bit with snow/rain, but it pops back pretty...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 07-06-2020, 01:07 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,638
Posted By Fly Rodder
Whitehouse, West River Road (Wells, NY)

I figured I'd throw this up since apparently there are people unaware, but West River Road to Whitehouse is still closed due to the culvert replacement at Dugway Creek. There is only the one (not...
Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks 04-29-2020, 08:25 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 6,191
Posted By Fly Rodder
Also be very aware of which way you intend to...

Also be very aware of which way you intend to shoot if a turkey comes in. Without a blind, taking a shot to your right side as a righthander (and vice versa) is difficult to pull off stealthily when...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 02-06-2020, 01:08 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,725
Posted By Fly Rodder
A trick to prevent the chair ones from sinking...

A trick to prevent the chair ones from sinking into soft ground is to cut two pieces of standard PVC conduit (one for each side) to length and then carve a hole in each end to fit the feet into. The...
Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks 12-03-2019, 01:24 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 29,344
Posted By Fly Rodder
Congratulations on a great ADK buck!

Congratulations on a great ADK buck!
Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks 11-20-2019, 02:27 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 29,344
Posted By Fly Rodder
Great hunt and I would like to hunt with you next...

Great hunt and I would like to hunt with you next year on your birthday!

I hunted SZ on the opener as well, it was very cold and crunchy. A small 4- came through checking scrapes, but wasn't my...
Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks 11-20-2019, 02:20 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 29,344
Posted By Fly Rodder
Great buck! He's a tank for sure. I had a...

Great buck! He's a tank for sure.

I had a nice buck sneak around me and winded me about 15 yards behind my stand while archery hunting southern zone. It was heartbreaking to know that...
Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks 11-20-2019, 01:58 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 8,397
Posted By Fly Rodder
Nah, deer are highly adaptive to their...

Nah, deer are highly adaptive to their environment. Colder and, more importantly, later winters can have an adverse effect (e.g., deer are more vulnerable to a diminished food supply). Moose are at...
Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks 11-15-2019, 12:19 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 29,344
Posted By Fly Rodder
Thanks for the congratulations. I figure with...

Thanks for the congratulations. I figure with rough estimates that I've walked close to 300 miles to see a buck like that one.

Dan, I'll send you the full sized pic for the website.
Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks 11-14-2019, 11:50 AM
Replies: 137
Views: 29,344
Posted By Fly Rodder
This was on a 2x2 drive, but it's more of a...

This was on a 2x2 drive, but it's more of a complementary still hunt. There's a bench that we like to walk because it's long, flat, and wide, and bounded by steep rock faces on the high side. ...
Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks 11-13-2019, 12:33 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 29,344
Posted By Fly Rodder
Adirondack Success

Harvested this guy on Sunday in the SE Adirondacks. Our camp picked up two more on Monday as the snow was starting to fly. Bucks are moving and chasing. Haven't been seeing many does, but bucks...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 10-30-2019, 07:57 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 10,145
Posted By Fly Rodder
https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20191030/613cd9c5...

https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20191030/613cd9c57eb3d0159326710af9607e31.jpg

Yeah, this is bad idea. They should change this.

As for the story, our hunting party found a couple of guys on...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 10-30-2019, 08:41 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 10,145
Posted By Fly Rodder
I'm not sure what map the guys who tried this...

I'm not sure what map the guys who tried this were looking at, but I'm pretty sure Eastern New York All-Outdoors Atlas & Field Guide...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 10-29-2019, 03:07 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 10,145
Posted By Fly Rodder
Just for Future Reference

Despite what some maps may show as a navigable route, they may really not be navigable. For example, I would not try kayaking the West Branch of the Sacandaga from Shaker Place to Wells without some...
Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks 10-29-2019, 09:57 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 7,491
Posted By Fly Rodder
Join New York Backcountry Hunters and Anglers and...

Join New York Backcountry Hunters and Anglers and see if there are any events coming up in your area to meet people.
Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks 08-28-2019, 12:14 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,595
Posted By Fly Rodder
The oldtimer, Parks Keith I think, in Bob...

The oldtimer, Parks Keith I think, in Bob Elinskas's book called it buck-killing week.
Forum: Gear, Food, and Survival Topics 08-09-2019, 01:30 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,600
Posted By Fly Rodder
How heavy is "heavy"? Some of the boutique...

How heavy is "heavy"?

Some of the boutique manufacturers, particularly in the western US, are designing packs for loads up to, and past, 100lbs. Mystery Ranch, Stone Glacier, Exo Mtn Gear, Seek...
Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks 07-31-2019, 10:01 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,368
Posted By Fly Rodder
In our ADK area, a few weeks ago, there were...

In our ADK area, a few weeks ago, there were trees with beechnuts the size of grapes on south facing slopes.

Acorns have been heavy in central ny.
Forum: Hunting and Fishing in the Adirondacks 06-21-2019, 02:55 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 6,584
Posted By Fly Rodder
After walking 7-8 miles in the wilderness last...

After walking 7-8 miles in the wilderness last season, we had an absolute tanker of a buck cross the road in front of us while we were driving back to camp. Bucks in the rut aren't really the same...
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