Photo by Phil Petty
While the Helldiver Pond moose in the Moose River Plains has been eluding photographers and curiosity-seekers for weeks, another bull moose appeared in the Singing Waters/Okara Lakes areas on Tuesday, September 16, much to the surprise and delight of homeowners and motorists passing through the area.
Garry Evans first saw the moose while outside his Tamarack Lake home. Evans said the animal was within 100 feet of his back door before it took a turn to swim across the lake. Continue reading
Beth and Mike Pashley of Old Forge were surprised to see this moose while they were out for a Sunday drive on Stillwater Road on July 13th. Photo by Beth Pashley
Mr. Moose at Helldiver Pond
The Bull Moose that has been making occasional visits to Helldiver Pond for the past ten seasons has returned, according to outdoor columnist Gary Lee, who took this photo of him last week. Should others happen upon him while out in the wild, Gary advises staying a nice distance back, so as not to disturb him; and have a long lens on hand for capturing the encounter!
While treating a swampy area on the south shore of Third Lake with Bti on Tuesday, April 22, Ryan Thompson of the Town of Webb Bti crew spotted a moose in the distance. When he and a fellow worker went to take a closer look at it, they saw that its tracks led out to a point, onto the sand and out into the water.
Local photographer Clark Lubbs captured this image of a moose in his back yard.
“It swam across the lake towards Tuttle Road,” Thompson said. Continue reading
When Ryan and Sarah Abrial of Otter Lake were driving down North Street in Old Forge on Thursday evening, September 15, they got this picture of a young bull moose on the school soccer field. Tom Brownell of Old Forge was lucky enough to be “at the right place at the right time” and got a picture of it too.