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by pythonregius3
June 5th, 2019, 9:06 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Need help Biloxi MS trip 6/10-6/13
Replies: 1
Views: 4073

Need help Biloxi MS trip 6/10-6/13

I am heading down for a short trip from midwest and i dont know this area at all. Just found out about the trip and with work i have very little time to research herping sites so probably will be going in almost blind unless i get some tips or someone to agree to meet up and show me around some. Any...
by pythonregius3
June 2nd, 2017, 4:12 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: herping Eugene/Portland area late june
Replies: 2
Views: 1804

herping Eugene/Portland area late june

I will be in this area for work in late June and i have never been to the Northwest before. I never collect any animals and am very careful not to disturb any habitat. I only like to see animals in their natural habitat and take photos. I understand you are probably protective of your favorite spots...
by pythonregius3
February 15th, 2017, 11:05 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Southern Mississippi in late march early April
Replies: 6
Views: 3442

Re: Southern Mississippi in late march early April

Thanks for the reply. I had one person nice enough to share some info in PN so hoping to have some good luck.
by pythonregius3
February 7th, 2017, 12:35 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Southern Mississippi in late march early April
Replies: 6
Views: 3442

Southern Mississippi in late march early April

I am from Indiana and will be in southern Mississippi in late March/early April. If anyone has any tips on areas or better yet could meet up and show me around that would be awesome. I dont know the area well. I will be with family so will have limited herping time so hoping to find some help to max...
by pythonregius3
February 7th, 2017, 12:33 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Southern Mississippi trip need help or company
Replies: 0
Views: 2013

Southern Mississippi trip need help or company

I am from Indiana and will be in southern Mississippi in late March/early April. If anyone has any tips on areas or better yet could meet up and show me around that would be awesome. I dont know the area well. I will be with family so will have limited herping time so hoping to find some help to max...
by pythonregius3
August 20th, 2016, 4:55 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Craziest Border Patrol Story
Replies: 41
Views: 19530

Re: Craziest Border Patrol Story

I don't know how to copy and past parts of other peoples posts so sorry this won't look right but as far as the racist BP guy i do agree he works there and has seen a lot more than me. I have been there on two different trips for a total of 5 or so nights so not just once but yes i haven't been ther...
by pythonregius3
August 17th, 2016, 12:12 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Craziest Border Patrol Story
Replies: 41
Views: 19530

Re: Craziest Border Patrol Story

Thanks for all the stories and replies. I did want to mention i too think most of the BP we ran into on this trip and the prior trip were super nice people. I also think the helicopter was first seeing if we were doing something shady then messing with us or just having some fun but it sucked for us...
by pythonregius3
August 17th, 2016, 11:58 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Tucson Trip During Monsoon
Replies: 3
Views: 2232

Re: Tucson Trip During Monsoon

Thanks Kelly
by pythonregius3
August 15th, 2016, 6:09 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Craziest Border Patrol Story
Replies: 41
Views: 19530

Re: Craziest Border Patrol Story

My favorite part has always been when i tell them where i am from and why i am there. It is so funny to me to see the shock on their face when they act like i am totally insane to come from indiana to Arizona to look for snakes. This trip they pulled us over once for swerving and stopping hard once ...
by pythonregius3
August 14th, 2016, 6:44 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Craziest Border Patrol Story
Replies: 41
Views: 19530

Re: Craziest Border Patrol Story

Haha. Thats awesome. I forgot to mention the previous trip 5 years ago we were unsure of the rules since we didnt have licenses and we were in an indian reservation. We had just road cruised our first ever mojave. So when a car started to come we stepped off the road w the snake in tongs fearing it ...
by pythonregius3
August 14th, 2016, 6:33 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: tucson herping in monsoon season (same as main forum)
Replies: 5
Views: 3215

Re: tucson herping in monsoon season (same as main forum)

Thanks. We were very happy w the diversity we found for sure. Missed some targets but gives us a good reason to return :thumb:
by pythonregius3
August 13th, 2016, 2:42 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Craziest Border Patrol Story
Replies: 41
Views: 19530

Craziest Border Patrol Story

I was recently in AZ with family near the border and had been pulled over a few times by border patrol and had an odd thing happen once. I wanted to see what kinds of stories people had. One night when in a wildlife refuge road cruising maybe 10-15 miles north maybe a little further of the border we...
by pythonregius3
August 13th, 2016, 2:35 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: tucson herping in monsoon season (same as main forum)
Replies: 5
Views: 3215

tucson herping in monsoon season (same as main forum)

First off I want to thank all the people that helped me with giving me some info on spots to go to. I recently went on a trip with 2 of my brothers, my sister in law Sam and my mom. We had 2 people i didn't know until before this trip from the forum and another friend we have known for a while from ...
by pythonregius3
August 13th, 2016, 2:34 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Tucson Trip During Monsoon
Replies: 3
Views: 2232

Tucson Trip During Monsoon

First off I want to thank all the people that helped me with giving me some info on spots to go to. I recently went on a trip with 2 of my brothers, my sister in law Sam and my mom. We had 2 people i didn't know until before this trip from the forum and another friend we have known for a while from ...
by pythonregius3
July 16th, 2016, 8:39 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: anyone want to meet up around Tucson week of July 30-Aug 6th
Replies: 0
Views: 2046

anyone want to meet up around Tucson week of July 30-Aug 6th

Also posted this in AZ forum: My mom, 2 brothers, one sister in law and i are coming out to Tucson area that week. We have only ever been out to herp that area once over 5 years ago. we are from Central Indiana so it is a very long trip. we never have and never will collect any wild animals and only...
by pythonregius3
July 16th, 2016, 6:17 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: anyone want to meet for trip July 30th through Aug 6th
Replies: 1
Views: 1308

anyone want to meet for trip July 30th through Aug 6th

My mom, 2 brothers, one sister in law and i are coming out to Tucson area that week. We have only ever been out to herp that area once over 5 years ago. we are from Central Indiana so it is a very long trip. we never have and never will collect any wild animals and only go for the fun of finding awe...
by pythonregius3
April 25th, 2016, 7:39 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: You Know You're a Herper....
Replies: 36
Views: 14618

Re: You Know You're a Herper....

You know you are a herper when you notice that snake misk doesnt seem to smell that bad because you are so used to it by now.
by pythonregius3
April 25th, 2016, 7:37 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: You Know You're a Herper....
Replies: 36
Views: 14618

Re: You Know You're a Herper....

You know your a herper when you tell people your wife is gravid even when you know 99 percent of the time you will have to explain what that means.
by pythonregius3
April 15th, 2016, 9:51 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: snake road this weekend April 15-17
Replies: 7
Views: 2914

Re: snake road this weekend April 15-17

Very glad to hear they are out and moving and more jealous that u got a mud! Congrats. They are one of my favorites. Only ever found one and it was an awesome snake. It was eastern though so western would be lifer for me.
by pythonregius3
April 12th, 2016, 11:50 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: snake road this weekend April 15-17
Replies: 7
Views: 2914

Re: snake road this weekend April 15-17

Good to hear from an illinois herper. Unless the weather changes a ton for the worse i will be there. Looks like low to mid 70s dat and sunday last time i checked. Havent been for a few years so i am excited. As always hoping for a mud snake!!!
by pythonregius3
April 12th, 2016, 3:32 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: snake road this weekend April 15-17
Replies: 7
Views: 2914

Re: snake road this weekend April 15-17

I agree. The recent cold has me a little worried we might not find much but if it will b 70 plus like it looks i hate to wait and risk the next non rainy warm weekend being a month from niw and getting there too late
by pythonregius3
April 11th, 2016, 3:26 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: snake road this weekend April 15-17
Replies: 7
Views: 2914

snake road this weekend April 15-17

I think i am headed to Snake Road this weekend. Has anyone been yet this year and had any luck? looks like it should be mid to upper 70's this weekend there and sunny if the weather doesn't change. Let me know if anyone else is going and would like to meet up.
by pythonregius3
March 24th, 2016, 8:45 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: help needed-midwesterner coming to Venice Florida area
Replies: 2
Views: 1249

Re: help needed-midwesterner coming to Venice Florida area

Thanks. i know a few spots within 1.5-2 hours of there as i used to go to my grandma's condo in Ft Meyers. just don't know anything closer. Looks like i might get to meet up with someone that PM'd me from my message and there are a few close parks so i will try them out. looks like low 80s for high ...
by pythonregius3
March 21st, 2016, 5:06 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: help needed-midwesterner coming to Venice Florida area
Replies: 2
Views: 1249

help needed-midwesterner coming to Venice Florida area

I will be in the Venice area starting this friday afternoon all the way through the next week and leaving probably the following Saturday. If anyone is from that area and would like to meet up to show me around that would be awesome. I would be very happy to return the favor if you ever are up in In...
by pythonregius3
February 28th, 2016, 5:23 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Can anyone help with information on snake gaiters?
Replies: 10
Views: 3808

Re: Can anyone help with information on snake gaiters?

has anyone ever tried the forever last pro leg guards? look like they are more similar in style to the turtle skin brand but much cheaper. can't find any details on the site on size and if button or zipper or both either so i emailed them for some details. Hoping someone on here has these to let me ...
by pythonregius3
February 27th, 2016, 7:07 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Can anyone help with information on snake gaiters?
Replies: 10
Views: 3808

Re: Can anyone help with information on snake gaiters?

Thanks will. Those are a good amount. Ore expensive than some others but like the idea of a zipper instead of buckles that are more likely to break.
by pythonregius3
February 25th, 2016, 9:28 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Can anyone help with information on snake gaiters?
Replies: 10
Views: 3808

Re: Can anyone help with information on snake gaiters?

I usually wear my tall snake boots when in copperhead or timber ares here in indiana where i am from. I am flying to AX and dont want to pack the giant boots or have to wear them when i fly. I will wear them for sure when in timber country some too. I havent been lucky enough to lacate a timber den ...
by pythonregius3
February 18th, 2016, 7:26 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Can anyone help with information on snake gaiters?
Replies: 10
Views: 3808

Re: Can anyone help with information on snake gaiters?

Umop thanks for the information i will look into those for sure. Also i love the picture of stimpy. Thanks again.
by pythonregius3
February 7th, 2016, 6:35 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Costa Rica December 2015
Replies: 19
Views: 9615

Re: Costa Rica December 2015

Awesome post! that eyelash viper is great. also the humming bird pictures are fantastic. what kind of camera gear do you use? also was there a feeder or something near by or were you able to get close enough to get those pics of all the hummingbirds without a feeder. either way they were awesome. co...
by pythonregius3
February 4th, 2016, 9:04 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Can anyone help with information on snake gaiters?
Replies: 10
Views: 3808

Re: Can anyone help with information on snake gaiters?

thanks surfinherp and stlouisdude for your info. i will check out the ones surfinherp posted. i agree that i have found many snakes over the years in tall grass and or thick vegetation of some kind i wouldn't have wanted to walk into without some type of protection knowing i was in an area that coul...
by pythonregius3
February 2nd, 2016, 8:08 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Can anyone help with information on snake gaiters?
Replies: 10
Views: 3808

Can anyone help with information on snake gaiters?

I used to have an old set of Rocky snake boots i used until they fell apart. This last year i used some across rubber snake boots but i am planning a trip this summer to AZ. those rubber boots don't breath well at all and i will sweat non-stop in summer heat of Arizona with those on so planning to u...
by pythonregius3
December 19th, 2015, 2:53 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Arizona summer trip
Replies: 2
Views: 3969

Arizona summer trip

I am planning to go to Arizona with 2 of my brothers and my mom to do a helping trip. we are mostly interested in snakes but some cool lizards and or arachnids would also be cool. We went out a few years ago in the summer to tucson area and had what we felt like was some good luck so we are more tha...
by pythonregius3
December 19th, 2015, 8:03 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Best time to go to AZ (Tucson area?)
Replies: 0
Views: 3314

Best time to go to AZ (Tucson area?)

I am planning to go to Arizona with 2 of my brothers and my mom to do a helping trip. we are mostly interested in snakes but some cool lizards and or arachnids would also be cool. We went out a few years ago in the summer to tucson area and had what we felt like was some good luck so we are more tha...
by pythonregius3
October 24th, 2015, 7:12 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: water snake ID help
Replies: 2
Views: 1133

Re: water snake ID help

Thanks. I will have to look back. Think i took a pick or two of the belly. Not sure what county i was in. Didnt find many snakes. also found a copperhead and rat snake.
by pythonregius3
October 24th, 2015, 10:19 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: water snake ID help
Replies: 2
Views: 1133

water snake ID help

My computer is acting crazy so i am having issues getting a picture on here. I was in the De Soto National Forest a few weeks back and found a young water snake. I am not from this area and it looked a lot like baby copper bellied water snakes i have seen in Indiana where i am from so i think it is ...
by pythonregius3
June 17th, 2014, 7:14 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Late spring/early summer in Indiana
Replies: 4
Views: 2094

Re: Late spring/early summer in Indiana

I love hognose. Did you get them road cruising? Looks like both on pavement. I have never had luck finding these. Only ever found one here in Indiana.
by pythonregius3
May 23rd, 2014, 5:52 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Some good southeastern stuff from last fall up until now
Replies: 15
Views: 3654

Re: Some good southeastern stuff from last fall up until now

That blunt nosed looking corn is really odd. Looks like that water snake lost its tail recently. Still red on the tip. The timbers are awesome. I am so jealous. Great pics
by pythonregius3
May 19th, 2014, 8:34 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Late Spring in Indiana, and a white whale
Replies: 8
Views: 3023

Re: Late Spring in Indiana, and a white whale

I remember the post of the dead one and thiught it sucked t was a lifer for you. I hate finding them dead before alive. Really sucks when that happens. Glad you got a live one now. Awesome to find two under one rock. Never did that before. Great finds and pics. Congrats on the lifer. I dont get life...
by pythonregius3
April 14th, 2014, 9:13 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Here some souther Indiana snakes.
Replies: 5
Views: 2143

Re: Here some souther Indiana snakes.

Nice. Glad you found a copperbelly. I have t seen one there in a few years and had been seeing them in numbers many years before that. I am hoping i have been unlucky or they are in higher numbers in areas i am not. Rather than the other option of there being less of them there now.
by pythonregius3
April 5th, 2014, 8:01 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Spring Snake Road trip
Replies: 22
Views: 6051

Re: Spring Snake Road trip

Cool. I didn't find any for several years of trying then found a few locations I have seen several at. Think you have to get lucky and find location close to hibernation site. 2 years back found two very skinny adults together w 2 babies and several shed skins from neonates. Near a trail so hoping t...
by pythonregius3
April 3rd, 2014, 5:21 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Spring Snake Road trip
Replies: 22
Views: 6051

Re: Spring Snake Road trip

wow nick, didn't catch you were franklin as well. what part of town do you live in? i have lived in franklin my entire life. i live in Canary Creek subdivision.
by pythonregius3
April 3rd, 2014, 5:19 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Spring Snake Road trip
Replies: 22
Views: 6051

Re: Spring Snake Road trip

Joe & Nick I am from franklin, IN so just south of Indy as well. I have been wanting to meet some other herpers to get out with and maybe find some new spots. i have a few good spots in southern indiana i go to but haven't found a new good one in a while. Have one spot i have seen 6 timber rattlers ...
by pythonregius3
March 28th, 2014, 3:41 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: March 2014- San Francisco Bay Area/Northern CA
Replies: 16
Views: 7215

Re: March 2014- San Francisco Bay Area/Northern CA

Haha. Thanks for the tip on the herring run. Damn autocorrect! Glad to hear it is ok that time of year. Might need to plan a trip in the next few years. I figured most fan out there didn't like them moving. The stadium looks cool and hopefully niners can get a home game for Super Bowl when it is the...
by pythonregius3
March 26th, 2014, 3:30 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Spring in Indiana
Replies: 13
Views: 3184

Re: Spring in Indiana

Cool post. I haven't been able to get out yet. Crazy busy at work and seems to be cold each weekend I have any time. Seeing all the stuff you have found will force me to find some time soon though. That fish is really cool and I always love seeing raptors so I really liked the barred owl.
by pythonregius3
March 26th, 2014, 3:25 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Australia trip Part 1
Replies: 24
Views: 8782

Re: Australia trip Part 1

Sweet post. Echidna is awesome. Also death adder and scrub are really cool
by pythonregius3
March 26th, 2014, 3:23 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: March 2014- San Francisco Bay Area/Northern CA
Replies: 16
Views: 7215

Re: March 2014- San Francisco Bay Area/Northern CA

And by the way many of the pics look real nice. Can't wait to see your posts when you figure out the camera. Haha. Great post
by pythonregius3
March 26th, 2014, 3:22 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: March 2014- San Francisco Bay Area/Northern CA
Replies: 16
Views: 7215

Re: March 2014- San Francisco Bay Area/Northern CA

How is the herring out there during football season? Have been a huge niners fan my entire life but live in Indiana. Hoping to plan a trip to new stadium and would love to do some helping if warm enough still in sept or October. Only ever been out there once and it was too cool but can't remember ti...
by pythonregius3
March 26th, 2014, 3:17 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Accommodations near LaRue
Replies: 15
Views: 3466

Re: Accommodations near LaRue

Good pizza joint near there. Think it was in cape g or close by. Called paglyies or something like that.
by pythonregius3
March 22nd, 2014, 8:03 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Part Three of my year (2013) Fall finds!!
Replies: 19
Views: 7558

Re: Part Three of my year (2013) Fall finds!!

I am so jealous right now. I love mud snakes. Have been hoping to get one at snake road and haven't found one yet. Found one a long time ago in Everglades and it was one of the coolest snakes I have found. I live in Indiana and went to sc last yr and just got rained on the whole damn time and found ...
by pythonregius3
March 22nd, 2014, 7:55 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Accommodations near LaRue
Replies: 15
Views: 3466

Re: Accommodations near LaRue

I have stayed in Anna at what I think was a motel 8 if I remember right. Nothing fancy but rooms have been clean and has free breakfast.