The ‘Buzz’ About Bait: 2018 outlook on bait and tackle trends

DAYTONA NILES / NNY OUTDOORS
Chaumont Bay Marina has live bait and a selection of fishing lure for all kinds of fish.

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Preserving The “Atlantic Flyway”

Ian McCallum and chocolate lab Nash call in mallards while laying in a flooded corn field in Cape Vincent during a hunt in 2017. McCallum is an avid hunter and Ducks Unlimited member.

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Chasing the Flag: North Country ice fishermen do it for the love of the sport

AMANDA MORRISON / NNY LIVING
Christopher Hyde monitors his tipups while fishing on the St. Lawrence River in Cape Vincent.

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Life Along the Mighty St. Lawrence

JUSTIN SORENSEN / NNY OUTDOORS

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A New Generation of Outdoor Enthusiasts

AMANDA MORRISON / NNY OUTDOORS

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Training for the Hunt

JUSTIN SORENSEN / NNY OUTDOORS

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At the Heart of Winters in NNY

STEPHEN SWOFFORD / NNY LIVING
A snowshoer jogs through the woods near the end of the Stone Wall 5K snowshoe race.

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Viewing Life From The Top: Northern New York couple conquer ADK 46, twice

PHOTO PROVIDED BY GARY BURNS / BURNS PHOTOGRAPHY

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Twelve teams compete in first town of Massena Big Bass Blowout

BOB BECKSTEAD / JOHNSON NEWSPAPERS J.M. Landry and Lynn Gervais get their bass ready for weigh-in during Sunday’s Big Bass Blowout at the Massena Intake. The heaviest bass they caught was 4.88 pounds, and their total weight for all the bass brought in was 19.96 pounds.

BOB BECKSTEAD / JOHNSON NEWSPAPERS
J.M. Landry and Lynn Gervais get their bass ready for weigh-in during Sunday’s Big Bass Blowout at the Massena Intake. The heaviest bass they caught was 4.88 pounds, and their total weight for all the bass brought in was 19.96 pounds.

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Spring planting is time to let your creativity bloom

Brian Hallett

As I write this column I must mention that today — the first day of spring — I have shoveled snow away from the greenhouse twice in order to enter. As any gardener knows, there is nothing quite like the green of new plants or the smell of fresh soil. This alone is why each year I shovel my way inside, turn on the heat, clean the water system and start planting. [Read more…]