Adirondack deer hunts are anything but high percentage. Some areas of NY might have public land success rates as high as 20%, maybe. Guided hunts may have higher success rates but doubtfully in the adirondacks. The mountains have the lowest deer population in all of NY.
Still happily answering to the call-sign Peetza.
The problem, as you so eloquently put it, is choice.
He is no fool who gives what he can not keep to gain what he can not lose.
-Jim Eliott, paraphrasing Philip Henry.