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The lighter side of the outdoors

March 5, 2011 A few weeks ago, I penned a column titled “Code of the Woods” that was intended to offer a humorous perspective on camping and backwoods etiquette. Some readers understood and some didn’t. more »»

Handmade and homegrown: It’s only natural

February 26, 2011 I have always had an affinity for locally produced products made with natural materials. more »»

Code of the woods has changed over the years

February 19, 2011 Similar to the code of the West, there was once a code of the woods. It was an unwritten set of common sense practices and values that were respected by woodsmen, hunters, anglers and hikers alike. more »»

Hug a tree, just for health of it

February 12, 2011 I try to enjoy winter as much as any area resident and I usually can’t wait to get out to ski or skate, sled or slide. more »»

Fish tales recalled through the snowy, white haze

February 5, 2011 After another snowstorm ravaged the region, anglers who are dreaming of an early ice-out have sunk deeper into the dreary depths of an interminable winter. I know their kin. more »»

Thick ice, deep snow and not a thaw in sight

January 29, 2011 Cold and blustery winter weather continues to wrap the region in a heavy blanket of snow, while solid ice has secured a thick cover over area lakes. more »»

Back to the big chill in ‘Nation’s Icebox’

January 22, 2011 Following a bone-chilling weekend that was ushered in by a heavy snowfall, it appears the winter season is at full throttle. more »»

Conditions improve with new snow

January 15, 2011 Snow continues to fall across portions of the North Country, where accumulations have previously been rather meager this seaso. more »»

Snowpack low, visibility high after warm spell

January 8, 2011 Steady rains and soaring temperatures that ushered in the New Year served to erase most of the region’s snowpack. more »»

Fishing, skiing good after white Christmas

January 1, 2011 A cold, white Christmas storm decked the boughs with nearly a foot of fresh powder across the Adirondacks, and the snow and cold has continued to hold sway over the region, with accumulated deposits... more »»

Learning from the old men of the woods

December 24, 2010 As a result of growing up in the Adirondacks, I believe I was very fortunate to have had an opportunity to become acquainted with a number of unique characters. more »»

Winter enthusiasts relish return of cold and snow

December 18, 2010 The winter season, jumpstarted by last week’s deep deposit of snow, suffered a setback when heavy rains condensed the snowpack over the weekend. more »»

Snowstorms usher in beginning of winter

December 11, 2010 The arrival of the season’s first significant snowstorm coincided with the conclusion of New York’s Northern Zone big game season last weekend. more »»

Once again, big game season nearly snowless

December 4, 2010 The northern zone big game hunting season, which ends Sunday, will constitute another full hunting season that provided less than a full week of consistent snow cover on the ground. more »»

DEC does more than people realize

November 27, 2010 There is no question about it, outdoor recreation and tourism are key elements in the Adirondack economy. more »»

North River man bucks trend

November 20, 2010 The big game hunting season has passed its midpoint and, to date, the take has been meager. more »»

Snow is a welcome guest to the North Country

November 13, 2010 I know many people will take umbrage with the mere mention of such an obvious observation, but it sure is nice to have snow on the ground again. more »»

Whitetail hunting season close to its peak

November 6, 2010 It’s that time of year again. For whitetail hunters, the most important two weeks of the entire deer season are just around the corner. more »»

Shirttails intact, camp regular makes up for early misfire

October 30, 2010 Recent weather patterns have been largely conducive for big-game hunters, with a little snow, a bit of rain, some cooler nights and a string of several nice days. more »»

Hunting season opens with snow on the ground

October 23, 2010 On the day the door closed on this year’s trout season, winter came knocking and brought along nearly a half a foot of fresh snow. more »»



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