Columnist, Adirondack Outdoors
Joe Hackett is a guide and sportsman residing in Ray Brook.
Research continues to confirm what most of us already knew as kids, that outdoor recreation provides a variety of important benefits that go well beyond the obvious fun and games.
In recent days, I’ve spent a fair share of time in the woods and on the mountains.
For people who haven’t been paying attention, it’s time to get outside.
It’s been an extremely, wet week to be in the woods, which is good for mushrooms, gardeners, whitewater paddlers and waterfall photographers, but not for much else.
According to a Proposed Rule document recently issued by the US Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS), the known status of the eastern puma within its historical range is extinct.
Nearly 5,000 years ago, a pair of ancient anglers waded out into the frigid waters of the Baltic Sea.
In the current age, where everyone has instant access to everything in a moment with the simple push of a button; it’s nice to know there are still a few places left that require more of an effort.
Over the years, I’ve had the good fortune to have traveled in the company of many highly skilled outdoor travelers.
Although most college students have already departed campus, high-school students are still preparing for final exams.
Game is a traditional term used to describe any fish, fowl or other wild creature that is hunted for either sport or food.