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DEC: Youth Hunt event, smart phone apps show agency's commitment to outdoor sports

As the North Country comes alive with the sound of gunshots, the state’s Department of Conservation has launched a publicity campaign to remind the public of a pair of hunting-related initiatives designed to broaden interest in the state’s sporting industry.

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An end of the season romp | Notes from the North Woods

Well, I did it! I finally took a little trip way back into one of my favorite brook trout waters.

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Wide eyed pheasant hunters | Conservation Conversations

It was a beautiful fall morning and the fall colors were everywhere.

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Encampment of 1700s re-enactors in Lake George this weekend

The Fort William Henry Museum and French & Indian War Society will host a French and Indian War encampment on Lake George Battlefield Park over Columbus Day Weekend.

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Good Times in Small Towns | Notes in the North Woods

I’ve recently returned from a long weekend, spent in the hamlet of Indian Lake.

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Adirondack Distance Festival Schedule

The 18th edition of the festival will take place Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 27-28, in the towns of Schroon Lake and Chestertown.

Canoeists rescued on Lake George

On Sept. 20 at 9:51 p.m., the Warren County Sheriff’s Marine Unit and New York State Forest Rangers responded to a report of missing canoeists at Roger’s Rock State Campground in Hague.

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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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Extensive project to upgrade Million Dollar Beach launched

Environmentally-friendly porous pavement, boat washing stations, swimming and fishing piers with universal access, and an improved vehicle traffic flow — are all coming soon to Lake George's famed Million Dollar Beach in a $6.3 million construction project.

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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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One-Eye Classic offers a day of cycling in Schroon area

The third annual Lance Gregson 1-Eye Classic will take place Sunday, Sept. 14, with all rides starting and ending at the Schroon Lake Town Beach on Leland Ave.

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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.

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Season ends early for DEC campground in Crown Point

Friday, Aug. 29 was not a good day for Norm St. Pierre. That’s when the owner of Norm’s Bait & Tackle on Bridge Street learned the nearby Crown Point Campground was closing six weeks earlier than usual, on Labor Day.