Category: Vintage Articles

Charter Fishing on Lake George

by Jeff Goldberg (1996) Peace Pipe Fishing Outfitters The main objective of fishing is to relax and have fun. Charter fishing should enable anglers of all skills-from beginner to expert- to learn more about fishing and learn more about the particular body of water they are fishing on. Lake George, known as the Queen of … Read More

Fishing Lake George 2

by Captain Jeffrey M. Russell Highliner Charter Fishing I’ve been fishing Lake George over 1000 hours a year, more than enough time to know exactly what’s going on with the lake’s fishery. I can tell you first hand that this summer will yield some of the best fishing you’ve ever seen. For the first time … Read More

Fly Fishing

by Jeff Goldberg (1999) Peace Pipe Fishing Outfitters & Fly Fishing Outfitters The Adirondacks, with their incredible mountains, streams, lakes, and rivers, hold unrivaled fishing opportunities. Some neighboring bodies of water include Lake George, Brant Lake, Trout Lake, Friends Lake, Loon Lake, Glen Lake, Schroon Lake, Garnet Lake, Jabe Pond, Twin Siamese Ponds, Thirteenth Lake, … Read More

Catch Me if You Can!

By Captain Jeff Russell (2003) Highliner Charter Fishing Catch me if you can! Lake Trout, Atlantic Landlock Salmon, Small and Large Mouth Bass, Northern Pike, Pickerel, Crappies, Perch, and Sunfish are all found in beautiful Lake George. All the action is in Lake George! With its scenic mountains and crystal clear blue waters, Lake George … Read More

How to Size a Mountain Bicycle

By Gary Filippelli (1996) Flip Flop Cycle Shop The most important thing about sizing a mountain bicycle is that one decides on the kind of use intended, either road or off road or any combination of these. There are decisions on what percentages of time you will be using the bike for: commuting- pleasure road … Read More

Log Homes

by Barbara Durkish (1996) Lincoln Logs, Ltd. The American Spirit is as much alive in today’s log homes, as it was in the log cabins of our ancestors. Log homes have been a distinctive feature of the Adirondacks since these mountains were first settled by colonists. From the rustic log cabins built by the early … Read More

Mountain Biking – Outdoor Sport, Fun and Fitness

By Dick Carlson Garnet Hill Mt. Bike Center Mountain biking is really the sport for everyone. Some riders enjoy- well, riding up and down mountains. Others are content with a casual ride on a forest trail or on an old road. And, of course, they work fine on paved roads also. After a little introduction … Read More

NASCAR… What’s All the Noise!

by Ted Chittenden (2001) Victory Lane Collectibles The National Association of Stock Car Auto Racing. Most definitely, with out a doubt, no questions asked (because the guy standing next to you couldn’t hear you anyway!) the loudest sport in the world! Forty-four spectacularly colored cars, bumper to bumper, diving into the fourth turn, heading into … Read More

North Creek Summer

by Dick Carlson (1997) Garnet Hill Head to the mountains… It’s a North Creek Summer! Long renowned as one of New York’s leading winter sports regions for alpine skiing, snowboarding and cross country skiing- North Creek and the surrounding area is quickly becoming a summer vacation destination. The focal point for winter sports enthusiasts is … Read More

Rafting the Sacandaga River

By Russell Brust Jr. (1999) Adirondack Wildwaters, Inc. The Sacandaga River is conveniently located midway between Lake George and Saratoga Springs. A quick 11 mile trip will bring you to the Sacandaga River from either Lake George or Saratoga. The Sacandaga River offers a great summer adventure in the Southern Adirondacks with consistently thrilling white … Read More