DID YOU KNOW that Snyder Hill has one of the most fascinating hidden views?Snyder Hill? Where’s Snyder Hill? Well it’s not far from the town center of Schroon Lake. If you locate Hoffman Road and follow it toward the small Hamlet of Irishtown you will drive right beneath it. From the road you can see it clearly and if you look close you can see the cliffs residing near the summit.
Concerned that your summer “to do” list is going to interfere with your time on the water?Not to worry.These hot August days were made for “getting all your work done during the day” and “fishin’ early and late.”If you’re looking for a quiet paddle on a pond or lake at a relaxing pace, or a quick and productive fishing outing on your boat, stick to sunrise and sunset.Once the kids roll out of bed
This time of year, when water temperatures are an issue on the region's trout streams, I feel more like a turkey hunter – arising well before dawn and staggering out the door to go trout fishing.But that's what we have to do right now, since water temps generally rise steadily during the day and often by mid- to late morning have reached the high 60s and sometimes higher. That's much too high for
There's always that in-between time, that period when the ice is on its way out but still there, not able to support an angler but not departing with the haste an open-water fisherman would like to see. This is that time. To the backcountry brook trout angler, ice simply means a season kickoff delayed by Mother Nature. Since ice fishing isn't allowed on those fragile waters anyway, all
It's not unusual some winters to have ice fishing season extend well into March on many waters, after daylight saving time goes into effect, when you can fish in comfort on some of those special 45-degree days,leisurely watching your tip-ups and maybe even doing some venison on your portable Coleman stove while you wait for a flag to pop. There have been some days when I've even returned