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rich redman

Deer hunting is ending, so working in the woods is now my pleasure. more

Dec 6, 2017 12:00 PM Community Columnists


rich redman

As a schooled ecologist/conservationist, I view the world through a biologist’s eye. more

Oct 25, 2017 12:00 PM Community Columnists

The clock read 5 a.m.  I was already awake and thinking about the day ahead. It’s Sept. 16, and training is scheduled in the North Country. more

Oct 4, 2017 12:00 PM Community Columnists

Every once in a while I will get a phone call, a letter or an email from someone who has a concern or would like some direction on a problem. more

Aug 30, 2017 4:54 PM Community Columnists


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We went from a winter that didn’t seem to end to a spring where the rain never seems to end. more

Jun 28, 2017 12:00 PM Community Columnists

Spring is here. The weather is warming and growth is underway. Farmers have tilled fields and crops are being planted. Cows are going out to pasture and turkeys are gobbling! Tulips are blooming and dandelions are out in full force. more

May 31, 2017 1:30 PM Community Columnists

Spring has finally sprung, bout time I say. What little ice on the lake is gone and the water is warming so fish are getting active. more

Apr 26, 2017 12:00 PM Community Columnists

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You know spring is coming when the fly fishing catalogs show up in the mail along with the seed catalogs. more

Mar 29, 2017 12:00 PM The Sun

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How many times have you heard it said, “The kids nowadays don’t want to work”? more

Mar 15, 2017 12:00 PM Community Columnists 1 Comments

In my last article I talked about cutting a road through the woods. That road is done. It circles within my woodlot. This cleared path now allows me to walk the woods. more

Feb 22, 2017 12:00 PM Community Columnists

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The weatherman and the Farmer’s Almanac, agree it’s officially a North Country winter. more

Jan 18, 2017 12:00 PM Community Columnists

My 6 point venison is in the freezer, salmon fishing is petering out and steelhead fishing is ongoing until the river freezes over or I bail out first. So, once again I return to the forest with either a shotgun or chainsaw, but either way, I take my more

Nov 30, 2016 1:00 PM Community Columnists

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Every fisherman has a list of streams, lakes, states or even countries that he or she wants to fish before they become compost. more

Oct 5, 2016 12:00 PM Community Columnists

It’s raining as I write this, Monday, Aug. 1. Finally, we are getting a rain event that lasts longer than ten minutes. We need the rain badly. The farmers need it for their crops and the fish need it to raise the stream levels and cool the waters. more

Aug 3, 2016 12:00 PM Community Columnists


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When you are 3 years old and with dad in the boat, you are mostly a watcher. more

Jun 22, 2016 12:00 PM Community Columnists

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Mother Nature seems to throwing us a curve ball once again. One day its 70 degrees, and dry, the next day it’s back to winter with snow in the air. more

May 25, 2016 5:00 PM Community Columnists

Spring is here, even though winter still says otherwise with some snow scattered around the area. more

May 4, 2016 12:00 PM Community Columnists


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The day started out with snow, 3.5 inches in Saranac Lake and a heavy dusting in Wilmington, great weather to stock some Brook Trout, Salvelinus fontinalis. more

Apr 6, 2016 12:00 PM Community Columnists

At the recent Salmon Symposium held in Willsboro, Shawn Gillilland opened the meeting stating that he wants to improve the Salmon fishing economy in town. more

Mar 16, 2016 12:00 PM Community Columnists


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The science class at Moriah Central School is excitedly involved with the “Salmon in the Classroom” program. more

Feb 24, 2016 12:00 PM Community Columnists

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