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The great Adirondack Flycasting Championships | Notes from the North Woods

Although the ancient Egyptians have been credited with utilizing a combination of fur and feathers on a hook for the purpose of angling for fish, there is very little known about the history of flyfishing prior to the seventeenth century.

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The survival of a native species | Notes from the North Woods

September 11 is a date that will long be remembered in the history of this country.

The circle of life

Last evening, I said to my wife, “maybe we should start a fire, it’s getting cool”.

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New York begins its long big game season | Notes from the North Woods

It may seem far too early for hunters to be taking to the woods again, especially in light of the recent 90 degree temperatures.

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Autumn is knocking on the forest floor | Notes from the North Woods

After enjoying a pleasant and slightly wet, Labor Day weekend, I’ve already been making plans for the impending Fall season.

Cabela’s, Bass Tracker, LL Bean: Sporting scenes in the Adirondacks | Notes from the North Woods

I recently received a phone call from an old friend who wanted to know if I could help him arrange to get a wild turkey for use as a prop in a photo shoot that was to be produced in the area.

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Berried Alive and Under the Shroom | Notes from the North Woods

By nature, humans are foragers.

Flowers tell all! | Conservation Conversations

Frank Woolner wrote a book called “Grouse and Grouse Hunting” back in 1970.

Troutopia | Notes from the North Woods

Troutopia is a new sporting term that I recently coined.

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Fish tales, camp fires and a speckled mousetrap | Notes from the North Woods

Over the course of the past week, I have stumbled across two unique new experiences that have threatened many of my long held wildwood beliefs.

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Back on track | Notes from the North Woods

After a few months of skipping out on providing my regular weekly columns, I am finally back on track.

Ward walks boost health activity in Plattsburgh

The Plattsburgh Renewal Project, in partnership with the Plattsburgh City School’s Health Education Advisory Committee, is hosting a six-week health program to boost healthy activity and city beautification through a walking tour of all six city wards.

Mountain Lake PBS hoping to air series of short videos

The eight-episode online series, Curiously Adirondack, brings together the creative skills of two individuals — Josh Clement and Ed Kanze, which could be viewed on Mountain Lake PBS' website if given the proper funding.

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Monster trucks descend on Airborne

One of the most memorable attractions headed to Plattsburgh for the Monster Truck and Motorcycle Thrill Show – “Night of Fire and Destruction” Saturday, Sunday July 25, 26 at the Clinton County Fairgrounds is Megasaurus – all 25 tons of him.

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Somewhere, just east of nowhere | Notes from the North Woods

It occurred while I was on the way home after spending an afternoon at the base of a mind-numbingly, beautiful waterfall that is located halfway up the side of a small mountain in my backyard.

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