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by HerperChance
April 18th, 2012, 11:58 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: A trip to Arizona
Replies: 8
Views: 1477

Re: A trip to Arizona

Dude. Right on man. I can't wait to get back to Arizona some day. Love that place...my home town....Phoenix. Anyway, all nice finds you made here. Love that Squirrel in the Cholla. Super freakin' cool. Don't you just love the lizards in Arizona. My friends and I used to catch those Chuckwallas on a...
by HerperChance
April 17th, 2012, 5:31 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: A trip to Arizona
Replies: 8
Views: 1477

Re: A trip to Arizona

Thanks for the ID! And atrox are awesome!
by HerperChance
April 16th, 2012, 5:20 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: A trip to Arizona
Replies: 8
Views: 1477

Re: A trip to Arizona

Thanks Joey! Yeah the Bald eagles are awesome.
by HerperChance
April 16th, 2012, 12:49 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: A trip to Arizona
Replies: 8
Views: 1477

A trip to Arizona

This was my first trip to Arizona and man was it a blast. Its my first time finding western diamond back's so its very exciting for me, but they are a very common snake so I can see why some of you from Arizona can get bummed out on them. Just like a water snake here in North Carolina even though th...
by HerperChance
March 8th, 2012, 2:41 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: It's gettin' snakey
Replies: 5
Views: 1307

Re: North Georgia's gettin' snakey

The Winter has broken its spell! Awesome pics! :D
by HerperChance
March 6th, 2012, 4:58 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: April in Arizona, good time for herping or no?
Replies: 4
Views: 991

Re: April in Arizona

Haha yes probably the shortest, but it was a short question. And i'm not expecting a whole lot of information anyways :D. Thanks reptilist
by HerperChance
March 6th, 2012, 3:56 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Okeefenokee in March Report
Replies: 13
Views: 2356

Re: Okeefenokee in March Report

Nice finds! Thanks for sharing. :thumb:
by HerperChance
March 6th, 2012, 3:51 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: April in Arizona, good time for herping or no?
Replies: 4
Views: 991

April in Arizona, good time for herping or no?

Is early April a good time to find herps? I will be visiting for spring break and would like to know if I could find herps. Thanks in advance!
by HerperChance
February 27th, 2012, 12:52 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Osage Copperheads and some thoughts on tin for AC
Replies: 5
Views: 1474

Re: Osage Copperheads and some thoughts on tin for AC

Awesome looking copperheads!
by HerperChance
February 16th, 2012, 2:06 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Anyone have tips for herping Arizona in Maricopa county?
Replies: 1
Views: 639

Anyone have tips for herping Arizona in Maricopa county?

For spring break i'm going to be going to Maricopa county in the Salt River Reservation. I am super stoked about this because I haven't traveled out west before, so mostly every snake, lizard, or frog I find will be a lifer. If you have any great advice to share it would be greatly appreciated! Than...
by HerperChance
February 10th, 2012, 8:30 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: My Liitle Part to help the Snapping Turtle In Ontario
Replies: 15
Views: 2780

Re: My Liitle Part to help the Snapping Turtle In Ontario

Awesome cause! Good luck over in Ontario!
by HerperChance
February 4th, 2012, 9:02 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: God's Country 2011...
Replies: 59
Views: 10939

Re: God's Country 2011...

Awesome post! Thanks for sharing! :thumb:
by HerperChance
December 20th, 2011, 6:06 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Just a thought
Replies: 3
Views: 731

Re: Just a thought

I imagine my A/C Unit as a rushing waterfall, and crickets get into the house in the summer and call their hearts out, im in a forest and i go right to sleep :lol:
by HerperChance
December 8th, 2011, 7:13 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Basiliscus Family Values
Replies: 33
Views: 9119

Re: Basiliscus Family Values

Wow! Awesome post! Thanks for sharing. :thumb:
by HerperChance
November 28th, 2011, 2:18 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Breaking the Bet, Part 2: GA and beyond (major DUW)
Replies: 68
Views: 12995

Re: Breaking the Bet, Part 2: GA and beyond (major DUW)

In reference to the value of these posts with localities, etc. . . I believe it's the book of Proverbs that says "As iron sharpens iron, so one man (herper, in this case) sharpens another." The point is, humans are a communal species, and there's not a single dang herper on here who would be as goo...
by HerperChance
November 1st, 2011, 6:47 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Part I: In the Summertime, You've got herpin' on your mind
Replies: 33
Views: 10521

Re: Part I: In the Summertime, You've got herpin' on your mi

WOW great post Josh, beautiful habitats, beautiful reptiles and amphibians, and i like that stump ripper, got one just like it, although mine probably doesn't get used as much as your. Thanks for sharing! :mrgreen:
by HerperChance
October 21st, 2011, 5:14 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Panamanian Poison Frog Research '09 - Pic Intensive
Replies: 44
Views: 14431

Re: Panamanian Poison Frog Research '09 - Pic Intensive

Awesome Post, that is a very interesting project! And the photos are great!
by HerperChance
October 6th, 2011, 4:04 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: New to NC need some advice.
Replies: 3
Views: 744

Re: New to NC need some advice.

My Tin sites are ripe and ready to flip! I live in statesville NC, I can tell you that there are some HUGE Softies near my house but they are so hard to photograph, let alone capture. They are tricky animals for sure. :mrgreen:
by HerperChance
September 29th, 2011, 12:32 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: 2011 Missouri Herping
Replies: 19
Views: 2249

Re: 2011 Missouri Herping

Wonderful post! Thanks for sharing! :thumb: That Timber looks awesome!
by HerperChance
September 20th, 2011, 5:19 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: FALL SANDHILLS ROADCRUISING... Open Invite.
Replies: 5
Views: 1476

Re: FALL SANDHILLS ROADCRUISING... Open Invite.

Sounds like its going to be a hell of a trip! Wish i could go :|
by HerperChance
September 20th, 2011, 5:16 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Bits of the Rainy Season in Bangkok
Replies: 10
Views: 2876

Re: Bits of the Rainy Season in Bangkok

Awesome post! Thanks for sharing!
by HerperChance
September 19th, 2011, 1:17 pm
Forum: Board Line
Topic: Too Close For Comfort
Replies: 94
Views: 26020

Re: Too Close For Comfort

That was intense..... I at least thought bigfoot would pop out :mrgreen:
by HerperChance
September 6th, 2011, 4:52 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Creek herping
Replies: 8
Views: 1629

Re: Creek herping

Great Post man! I especially like the salamander in motion picture! What kind of camera do you use by the way, you take some awesome pics! Thanks man, I assume you meant the water snake? That shot was pure luck really...just let him loose, snapped and hoped for the best. :crazyeyes: I use a Fujifil...
by HerperChance
September 6th, 2011, 2:53 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Creek herping
Replies: 8
Views: 1629

Re: Creek herping

Great Post man! I especially like the salamander in motion picture! What kind of camera do you use by the way, you take some awesome pics!
by HerperChance
September 5th, 2011, 6:29 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Kraits and Komodos - 2011 DUW
Replies: 18
Views: 3976

Re: Kraits and Komodos - 2011 DUW

WOW! :crazyeyes: What an awesome trip that must have been!
by HerperChance
July 27th, 2011, 7:29 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: FIRST TIMBER RATTLESNAKE! Oh, the excitement!
Replies: 17
Views: 3553

Re: FIRST TIMBER RATTLESNAKE! Oh, the excitement!

brick911 wrote:What an awesome looking habitat. Of course the snake's a thrill, but I compliment you on your composition in the red toad pic. Well done!
Thanks! :D
by HerperChance
July 27th, 2011, 7:28 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: FIRST TIMBER RATTLESNAKE! Oh, the excitement!
Replies: 17
Views: 3553

Re: FIRST TIMBER RATTLESNAKE! Oh, the excitement!

It is an amazing experience to be in the presence of one of Gods deadly beautiful creations! :lol: I saw one over the weekend is Pisgah as well, and it could have possibly been the same road that you were on as well. Congrats on your first one, that's a nice looking snake. Its a small world, just t...
by HerperChance
July 23rd, 2011, 4:49 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: FIRST TIMBER RATTLESNAKE! Oh, the excitement!
Replies: 17
Views: 3553

Re: FIRST TIMBER RATTLESNAKE! Oh, the excitement!

Thanks for all the positive encouragement and comments guys/gals! :mrgreen:
by HerperChance
July 23rd, 2011, 12:26 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: FIRST TIMBER RATTLESNAKE! Oh, the excitement!
Replies: 17
Views: 3553

FIRST TIMBER RATTLESNAKE! Oh, the excitement!

My and my buddy Coty went on a early morning trip to hike in the Pisgah National Forest, He had seen a rattlesnake there before and I was beating myself up for not going on the previous trip, so this time I said lets go early and road cruise! We were on our way to a favorite trail, and BAM i saw som...
by HerperChance
July 11th, 2011, 9:18 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Some recent finds in the Piedmont of western North Carolina
Replies: 2
Views: 6303

Re: Some recent finds in the Piedmont of western North Carol

Thanks Andrew, And i know snakes get such a bad rep. :?
by HerperChance
July 10th, 2011, 4:43 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Some recent finds in the Piedmont of western North Carolina
Replies: 2
Views: 6303

Some recent finds in the Piedmont of western North Carolina

I love herping where I live, there is always something to find, and there is alot of diversity around my house. These are some photos I have taken recently with my Cannon Powershot, There medium in quality, Hope you enjoy them :D. http://farm6.static.flickr.com/5149/5650696238_4fef0b6d1f_b.jpg Easte...
by HerperChance
June 8th, 2011, 6:00 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Any tips for Gainesville, Florida?
Replies: 1
Views: 534

Any tips for Gainesville, Florida?

Anyone have any tips for me as I am a North Carolina native? I have never been to Florida and I'm looking to herp around. Will be leaving in the morning.
Thanks alot,
Chance
by HerperChance
June 8th, 2011, 5:38 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Sometimes I get lucky
Replies: 21
Views: 3352

Re: Sometimes I get lucky

Wow that was lucky! That thing is huge! Nice finds and oh by the way nice vibrams! got a pair myself :thumb:
by HerperChance
June 4th, 2011, 12:29 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Winter Garden Florida (next week)
Replies: 0
Views: 659

Winter Garden Florida (next week)

Wish me luck! Will be posting pictures later, hopefully I'll find some herps! :D
by HerperChance
May 25th, 2011, 2:32 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Carolinas May 2011
Replies: 8
Views: 1872

Re: Carolinas May 2011

Nice finds!
by HerperChance
April 26th, 2011, 8:35 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Trapping snakes, anyone have any experience with it?
Replies: 10
Views: 2161

Re: Trapping snakes, anyone have any experience with it?

I do agree about the risks. It was the first and last time i ever did that, but these snakes were in the shade. no harm done. but it would be a great way to find target species if necessary, check out "A Snake Hunting Guide II" they have great advice and techniques.
by HerperChance
April 25th, 2011, 6:53 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Trapping snakes, anyone have any experience with it?
Replies: 10
Views: 2161

Re: Trapping snakes, anyone have any experience with it?

I've used a big minnow trap, cut out the holes a little more. then put it beside a concrete bridge, covered it with sticks, i had about 25 northern waters in it, it was pretty cool, first time I've ever done it.
by HerperChance
March 31st, 2011, 10:57 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: RC Snakes & Tarantula
Replies: 6
Views: 1558

Re: RC Snakes & Tarantula

The RC snakes ar'nt worth a hoot, the wheels get stuck on any little change in terrain, i bought one a while back i thought they were gonna be awesome
by HerperChance
March 30th, 2011, 6:59 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Crotalus viridis - First Rattlesnake of the year
Replies: 44
Views: 4631

Re: Crotalus viridis - First Rattlesnake of the year

Awesome Find, Amazing pictures too! :thumb:
by HerperChance
March 23rd, 2011, 7:04 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Herpetology School Help
Replies: 39
Views: 20411

Re: Herpetology School Help

Folks make this question sound so simple but is not. You've been given a large amount of great advice. A few important things have been missed. First question is where to go to college? Big or small school? There are pluses and minuses to both. You will have to figure out what fits you. Money, loca...
by HerperChance
March 22nd, 2011, 6:34 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Herpetology School Help
Replies: 39
Views: 20411

Re: Herpetology School Help

Thanks alot for the ideas and comments, i will be using this great advice in my future decisions! keep em coming!
by HerperChance
March 21st, 2011, 3:34 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Herpetology School Help
Replies: 39
Views: 20411

Re: Herpetology School Help

This is Great help guys/girls! All i know is my career has to be filled with animals including herps or id probably go insane! :crazyeyes: but all i need is money
by HerperChance
March 19th, 2011, 7:10 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Early Signs of spring in NC
Replies: 8
Views: 1325

Re: Early Signs of spring in NC

These are all done with my little spare of the moment point and shoot pentax optio, but I figured you all would want to see them anyways i know we have all been a little anxious about herping season to come around. http://farm6.static.flickr.com/5299/5538501949_22811b8e3b_z.jpg IMGP0668 by Reptile ...
by HerperChance
March 19th, 2011, 12:03 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Virginia Snake Migration
Replies: 16
Views: 3286

Re: Virginia Snake Migration

Great post man!
by HerperChance
March 19th, 2011, 6:21 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Early Signs of spring in NC
Replies: 8
Views: 1325

Early Signs of spring in NC

These are all done with my little spare of the moment point and shoot pentax optio, but I figured you all would want to see them anyways i know we have all been a little anxious about herping season to come around. http://farm6.static.flickr.com/5299/5538501949_22811b8e3b_z.jpg IMGP0668 by Reptile M...
by HerperChance
March 18th, 2011, 7:05 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Herpetology School Help
Replies: 39
Views: 20411

Re: Herpetology School Help

I really appreciate it! Thanks a lot!
by HerperChance
March 18th, 2011, 6:53 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Herpetology School Help
Replies: 39
Views: 20411

Re: Herpetology School Help

mikemike wrote:That's all going to depend on what type of bio degree you want to get...
Its all so confusing, I want to do this for the rest of my life, im just wondering.