Columnist, Adirondack Outdoors
Joe Hackett is a guide and sportsman residing in Ray Brook.
After being asked to describe his 60-plus year career as an Adirondack guide, the late Tony Deepe of Lake George claimed simply, “It’s been a good life.”
As I peer out the back porch window, there are thick frost flowers clouding my view.
The recent cold snap and heavy snowfall has certainly helped to firm up ice conditions across the region. The recent cold snap and heavy snowfall has certainly helped to firm up ice conditions across the region.
The term “rewilding” is credited to conservationist and environmentalist activist/terrorist Dave Foreman, who is recognized as one of the founders of the Earth First! movement.
Every year, our family gathers around an extremely well decorated tree on Christmas eve, in order to share a long held tradition of reading a Christmas story.
Well, I finally got out there! I’d been patiently awaiting the first ski trip of the New Year, since the beginning of Big Game season,
I recently watched an episode of “Fat Guys in the Woods”, a new reality show which features a group of three or four amateur woodsman roughing it in the forested mountains of Tennessee.
The coming weekend signals the end of the regular big game hunting season across a large swath of the North Country.
It has been an interesting week in the Adirondacks, and fortunately, I spent a fair portion of it in camp.
The month of November has finally arrived on the wall calendar. I should have seen it coming, but I prefer not to spend much time gauging the time.