Blog Entries in May 2013

Submitted by Paula Piatt on May 30, 2013
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I have to admit,when Steve said "Let's go fish the Hudson," my mind immediately went to West Point. Not sure why, other than I remember looking out over the river and seeing the military academy while riding the train to New York City.I could have,just as easily, thought of the chilly (OK, really cold) Memorial Day weekend we spent at Lake Tear of the Clouds, at the river's first trickle, waking
Submitted by Steve Piatt on May 15, 2013
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On paper, my game plan in most spring gobbler seasons isto take a longbeard – or, let's be honest here, a jake – with my bow.And I'm serious. I practice religiously; everything I do related to turkey hunting is done with reverence. My shooting entering this particular season was as good as ever (translated: decent) and I was armed, in addition to the Mathews Z7, with a portable blind as well as
Submitted by Debbie on May 09, 2013
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We've continued to explore the Hammond Pond Wild Forest, this time heading to Moose Mountain Pond. Signs of spring are everywhere in early May. Woodland flowers, such as Trillium and Trout Lillies, are blooming. The pale ash leaves that had clung to the branches through the winter now litter the trail, pushed off by new growth. There is a cacophony of bird songs. There is also an opportunity to
Submitted by Debbie on May 01, 2013
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When spring comes to the Adirondacks, it's a glorious sight. The bright blue sky domes deciduous trees showing hints of green. Birds sing, frogs croak and all around are the sounds of water running over rocks. Even a short hike is a treat for the senses.We were getting a late morning start, so my son and I headed back to the Hammond Pond Wilderness in North Hudson to explore Chalis Pond. The