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catskills, mountain biking -

Riding Walnut Mountain in Liberty, NY for the first time since 2019. Taking out the new Diamondback Release 3 for a test ride and sharing some personal notes from the last 6 months.

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catskills, fishing, kayak -

Took the new Hobie Pro Angler 14 out on Lake Superior for a short cold run. No fish to be found today - but good fun on the new boat.

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Catskills, Fishing, Smallmouth -

Got my PB Smallmouth on the pristine waters of the Rondout Reservoir! The Rondout straddles Sullivan and Ulster Counties in NY. It's a NYC Reservoir and a permit is required to fish it from the DEP. Join my dad and I as we paddle the row boat across this beautiful, huge reservoir in the Catskills!

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build, kayak, perception -

 Join me as I build out my second Perception Pescador Pilot. I love these Kayaks and I'm looking forward to sharing the fishing Kayak experience with friends and family! I outfit this kayak with the top electronics and accessories and go over the basic build.  

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catskills, fishing, kayak -

 I'm calling it a "Pikerel" - caught my largest Pickerel ever on Mongaup Falls Reservoir in Forestburgh, NY. Quick and fun trip to this beautiful reservoir!  

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