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A day in the life of a patrol boat officer

Twin Mercury 150 motors rumbled to life, and the 25 foot patrol boat slipped from its berth past millions of dollars worth of sail boats and cabin cruisers, out onto the big lake.

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Foreign invaders taking over | Notes from the North Woods

If foreign armies had advanced as deeply into the Adirondack Park as the current invasion of invasive plants has progressed, local citizens would be up in arms.

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Nothing fishy here! | Conservation Conversations

The Boquet River Association hosted the first annual Fish Fest Saturday the 28th in Elizabethtown.

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In camp and on the river | Notes from the North Woods

Every now and then, in the Adirondacks the stars, and the moon and the sky line up in just the perfect manner to provide a perfect end to a perfect day.

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Road trip adventures | Conservation Conversations

The fly fishing competitions are over for this spring, the bass and pike fishing is underway and the summer sun is making the corn, beans, hay crop and pastures grow!

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USA Regional Fly Fishing Competition | Conservation Conversations

Irene may have torn up Essex County roads and some of the rivers, but even after all the flooding and destruction, the West Branch of the Ausable is still a haven for fly fishing.

Senate and Assembly approve bills making certain lakes, rivers inland waterways

The State Senate and Assembly have approved five bills designating Chateaugay Lake, Little Ausable River, Great Chazy River, Schroon River and Battenkill as inland waterways making the communities along these water bodies eligible for grants under the New York State Local Waterfront Revitalization Program.

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Who is doing what in the outdoors? | Notes from the North Woods

Across the nation, there are a wide variety of outdoor recreational options that remain available for a majority of the year as long as the weather remains fair, the beaches stay open and the rivers continue to flow.

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You bet your bass the fishing is good! | Notes from the North Woods

Historically, brook trout and lake trout have been the primary spring species for anglers on most local lakes and ponds, however Fathers Day weekend has long signaled the traditional opening of Bass Season.

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Bugs, Bamboo and Blistering Plants | Notes from the North Woods

That old familiar ‘Adirondack wave’ has again become a popular sight.

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Mountains, waterfalls and just too much fun | Notes from the North Woods

The day began bright and sunny, with large puffy, clouds racing across the sky, driven by the strong winds.

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Money may grow on trees | Conservation Conversations

If you are sitting at your maple kitchen table, or rocking in that old oak rocking chair your grandma gave you, there is one thing they have in common.

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Ice free and tick bound | Notes from the North Woods

By now, most local lakes and ponds have been free of ice for at least a week or more.

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Lake Champlain Fish & Game | Conservation Conversations

Back in December of 1956, the 6th day of the month actually, nine guys from Moriah got together and signed the paperwork to incorporate the newly formed Lake Champlain Fish and Game Club.

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They never give up! | Conservation Conversations

I was driving past the farm in Chazy thinking about a friend who passed away.