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LONG LAKE | Fish have been stocked in Adirondack waters for a century, and while that’s good news for anglers, it means that genetically pure strains of native brook trout are all but gone. more

The Sun

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Photo/Ausable River Association

AUSABLE FORKS | Work to remove what was once the Rome Dam on the West Branch Ausable River is wrapping up on time. more

The Sun

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PULASKI, N.Y. | A team of hardcore Rutland-area anglers, including Don Chioffi, Nick Montello and Ron Larock, spent a day fishing on the Salmon River in Pulaski, N.Y., last week. more

The Vermont Eagle

On Sunday, Sept. 30, the Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF), one of our country’s most successful outdoor conservation tools, is set to expire. more

Letters to the Editor

DANNEMORA | Chazy Lake, a popular fishing spot in the western side of the county, has received official designation from the state as an inland waterway. more

The Sun

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Photo by Kim Dedam

JAY | Project engineers spoke with area residents last Wednesday about work underway to remove Rome Dam on the West Branch of the Ausable River. more

The Sun

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Photo by Tim Rowland

AUSABLE FORKS | The East and West branches of the Ausable River both begin high on the flanks of Mt. Marcy, but while the West Branch is famous for fly fishing and photogenic cascades, the East Branch in known more for ice jams and flood damage. more

The Sun

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Photo by Pete DeMola

WILLSBORO | Walking along a burbling river flowing through her adopted hometown, Rep. Elise Stefanik got a crash course in all-things aquatic, including the migration habits of salmon and habitat restoration. more

The Sun

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Photo by Mike Corey

MINERVA | The annual Kids Fishing Derby on Minerva Day has been a staple, with the Town of Minerva sponsoring the event for the past 18 years. more

The Sun

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CHAZY | Chazy Lake may soon be designated as an official state inland waterway, opening up the potential for the area to receive waterfront revitalization funding. more

The Sun

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Photo provided/Matt Hintsa via Creative Commons Licensing

SARANAC LAKE | A power outage at the Adirondack Hatchery earlier this month resulted in the deaths of about 86 percent of the facility’s salmon fry stock. more

The Sun

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PLATTSBURGH | When he wasn’t in chemotherapy treatment last year, John Weare, a local Air Force veteran, could be seen out on the water with a fishing rod in his hands. more

The Sun

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HAGUE | With another “No Winter Winter,” the word ice was dropped from the Hague Fish and Game Club’s Northern Lake George Ice Fishing Tournament. more

The Sun

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Photo by Rich Redman

The warm sun beat down on my arm as it hung out the window. more

Community Columnists

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Photo by Andy Wekin

WILLSBORO | A long-shuttered grocery store in downtown Willsboro will see new life as part of a collaborative project between the town, the Nature Conservancy and a start-up makerspace project. more

The Sun

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Eagle photo by Cindy Alger

The Bomoseen State Park Ice Fishing Festival was held last week along the icy shore of Lake Bomoseen. more

The Vermont Eagle

I had the opportunity to visit Adirondack Lake recently as the Indian Lake/Blue Mountain Fish and Game Club held its ice fishing derby. more

Community Columnists

ELIZABETHTOWN | The New York state Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) is sending out a survey to anglers who purchased a freshwater fishing license this year. more

The Sun

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Photo by Christopher South

JOHNSBURG | “Do you fish?” was the first thing Hank Allen asked after inquiring as to which newspaper the reporter was from. more

The Sun

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Photo courtesy Randy Columb

LAKE CHAMPLAIN | Addison County resident Mike Morin caught this 26.5 inch 9.05 pound land-locked salmon in chilly Lake Champlain off Thompson Point earlier this month. more

The Vermont Eagle

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