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by Brandon La Forest
February 11th, 2015, 10:13 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: How to Hunt Rattlesnakes (WikiHow)
Replies: 52
Views: 14328

Re: How to Hunt Rattlesnakes (WikiHow)

NM
by Brandon La Forest
February 10th, 2015, 10:02 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Possible Country Records for the US
Replies: 181
Views: 89829

Re: Possible Country Records for the US

Jim, there are lots of protected species in my state that somehow pose nicely on rocks....use some imagination :)

Cheers
by Brandon La Forest
January 30th, 2015, 8:57 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: 2014 EOY report...KS, MO, OK, TX...
Replies: 20
Views: 9800

Re: 2014 EOY report...KS, MO, OK, TX...

Great post! It was a pleasure to herp with you and I appreciate your help in locating all my targets! :D

Cheers!
by Brandon La Forest
May 5th, 2014, 10:25 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Herping vehicle
Replies: 15
Views: 3234

Re: Herping vehicle

Two words.

Toyota Tacoma.
by Brandon La Forest
October 24th, 2013, 9:55 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Another Arizona EOY Post
Replies: 11
Views: 3293

Re: Another Arizona EOY Post

That mcalli is sweet!

Cheers,

Brandon
by Brandon La Forest
October 24th, 2013, 9:53 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Page, AZ anyone herped there?
Replies: 19
Views: 4658

Re: Page, AZ anyone herped there?

I think we need to keep an open mind. New things get discovered all the time that we didn't expect or didn't know about. Remember the yellow-bellied racer that was found near the New Mexico border above the rim? That was one of a kind and rarest snake known in AZ. Will we ever find another? I'm pre...
by Brandon La Forest
October 16th, 2013, 9:38 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Page, AZ anyone herped there?
Replies: 19
Views: 4658

Re: Page, AZ anyone herped there?

They are on both sides of the river in Utah..

-Brandon-
by Brandon La Forest
October 10th, 2013, 1:27 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Page, AZ anyone herped there?
Replies: 19
Views: 4658

Re: Page, AZ anyone herped there?

LOL...totally didn't realize he said ratsnakes....there are rumors....

-Brandon-
by Brandon La Forest
October 8th, 2013, 1:44 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Page, AZ anyone herped there?
Replies: 19
Views: 4658

Re: Page, AZ anyone herped there?

There are rattlesnakes in Page on both side....no doubt.

-Brandon-
by Brandon La Forest
September 16th, 2013, 3:23 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Field Pics AZ: Herps
Replies: 4
Views: 1350

Re: Field Pics AZ: Herps

Sweet gecko!

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by Brandon La Forest
September 5th, 2013, 9:09 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Successful Southeast AZ trip
Replies: 57
Views: 17913

Re: Successful Southeast AZ trip

Biker Dave wrote:Brandon

Maybe if you post more of these ^^^^ sort of pics we will see more of them! :lol: :lol: :lol:

lol touché!

Cheers

Brandon
by Brandon La Forest
August 28th, 2013, 2:05 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Blue and Green Sonoran Whipsnake
Replies: 11
Views: 3516

Re: Blue and Green Sonoran Whipsnake

As close to blue and green as I have photoed.

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Cheers,

Brandon
by Brandon La Forest
August 28th, 2013, 1:24 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Successful Southeast AZ trip
Replies: 57
Views: 17913

Re: Successful Southeast AZ trip

Same ol' willardi carousel different year. It would be nice to see photos like this, with a little patience it can happen.

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Cheers,

Brandon
by Brandon La Forest
August 15th, 2013, 10:13 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Which parts of AZ will you NOT hunt due to safety reasons?
Replies: 46
Views: 12469

Re: Which parts of AZ will you NOT hunt due to safety reason

Thanks for catching that guys, my advice was only for north of the border!

Cheers

Brandon
by Brandon La Forest
August 14th, 2013, 2:09 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Which parts of AZ will you NOT hunt due to safety reasons?
Replies: 46
Views: 12469

Re: Which parts of AZ will you NOT hunt due to safety reason

I agree with everything that Will said, except that you are responsible for your own safety....bring a firearm.

Cheers,

Brandon
by Brandon La Forest
July 29th, 2013, 1:14 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Which parts of AZ will you NOT hunt due to safety reasons?
Replies: 46
Views: 12469

Re: Which parts of AZ will you NOT hunt due to safety reason

Its all safe, just be smart pay attention to private property signs. But tales of its border danger have been greatly exaggerated.


Cheers,

Brandon.
by Brandon La Forest
July 10th, 2013, 9:36 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Lined Snake caught by Spider
Replies: 18
Views: 3987

Re: Lined Snake caught by Spider

Also take into account a black widows web is stronger than a thread of steel of the same gauge.

Cheers,

Brandon
by Brandon La Forest
July 9th, 2013, 12:57 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Monsoon herping meet?
Replies: 12
Views: 3341

Re: Monsoon herping meet?

I am not, I am just figment of you imagination Brian.....:)

-B-
by Brandon La Forest
July 3rd, 2013, 9:09 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: POLL: 2013 Monsoon Outing
Replies: 27
Views: 6271

Re: POLL: 2013 Monsoon Outing

Retes is a much brighter man and knows a lot more about reptiles than most people give him credit for and most people will ever know. He has shown me things I would have called people liars for in the past if they had said it. I don't get the Frank stigma.....jealousy I think :P

-Brandon-
by Brandon La Forest
July 2nd, 2013, 11:40 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Monsoon herping meet?
Replies: 12
Views: 3341

Re: Monsoon herping meet?

I probably wouldn't participate. Not that I don't like ya'll or I won't be herping the SE this year, but I've never been much for "caravan herping" and anything more than 4-5 people at a particular spot (at least here in Az) starts to feel a bit crowded. We may bump into each other down there, in w...
by Brandon La Forest
July 2nd, 2013, 11:31 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: POLL: 2013 Monsoon Outing
Replies: 27
Views: 6271

Re: POLL: 2013 Monsoon Outing

lol, wish I had one to spare!
by Brandon La Forest
July 2nd, 2013, 10:12 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: POLL: 2013 Monsoon Outing
Replies: 27
Views: 6271

Re: POLL: 2013 Monsoon Outing

Remember your training Norm....lol Make me and g-pa Frank proud!
by Brandon La Forest
May 16th, 2013, 2:10 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: A few things from todays little outing
Replies: 21
Views: 4021

Re: A few things from todays little outing

I think Brendan has some very valid points. Jeremy I think that you are taking the criticism to heart just a little too much. There are a lot of people here who have a lot more crotalid experience than you and I (Brendan being one of those) and their advice should be headed. My herping experiences b...
by Brandon La Forest
May 7th, 2013, 8:37 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Mojave Desert Trip 2013
Replies: 2
Views: 1399

Re: Mojave Desert Trip 2013

Nice trip, but your sidewinder is a Panamint rattlesnake.

-Brandon-
by Brandon La Forest
April 4th, 2013, 11:09 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Gilas and other firsts...
Replies: 8
Views: 1819

Re: Gilas and other firsts...

Nice job TC!
by Brandon La Forest
February 25th, 2013, 1:17 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Forum Decorum
Replies: 12
Views: 2107

Re: Forum Decorum

I'll help you with the Barking Frog B but you had better be ready to go when I say the word!

-Brandon-
by Brandon La Forest
February 20th, 2013, 9:40 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: One shot... leave spot.
Replies: 2
Views: 720

Re: One shot... leave spot.

Smokin ruber!

-Brandon-
by Brandon La Forest
February 19th, 2013, 11:39 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: NM & AZ w/ some Chile (S.America) - too long, so scroll fast
Replies: 28
Views: 6896

Re: NM & AZ w/ some Chile (S.America) - too long, so scroll

Killer post! Love the NM atrox, and your yearly bite experiences that I am positive you get some sort of sick pleasure out of!

-Brandon-
by Brandon La Forest
January 22nd, 2013, 10:55 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Snake core body temps?
Replies: 10
Views: 2051

Re: Snake core body temps?

If a snake is in the process of thermo-regulating it is impossible to get a reliable internal body temp.

-Brandon-
by Brandon La Forest
January 8th, 2013, 9:24 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Glossy
Replies: 8
Views: 1735

Re: Glossy

I have spent a considerable amount of time out there and have only seen a handful of them. That doesn't necessarily make them uncommon, just means that I am not there in the conditions that they prefer to move under.
by Brandon La Forest
January 3rd, 2013, 9:47 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Glossy
Replies: 8
Views: 1735

Re: Glossy

Very typical for a SE AZ specimen, actually my favorite look of all glossy snakes.

-B-
by Brandon La Forest
December 18th, 2012, 8:17 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: My EOY for 2012 - Same as Main Forum (DUW)
Replies: 33
Views: 10605

Re: My EOY for 2012 - Same as Main Forum (DUW)

Yep, one of the better weekends herping I've had. You covered the first 2 we saw, here's the third. Not sure if you got to see this one or not. Out scooting around in the middle of the day. http://farm4.staticflickr.com/3315/3604982143_32dca80b9e_o.jpg [/quote] Isn't that the one that crawled out ri...
by Brandon La Forest
December 14th, 2012, 9:23 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: My EOY for 2012 - Same as Main Forum (DUW)
Replies: 33
Views: 10605

Re: My EOY for 2012 - Same as Main Forum (DUW)

Seeing as that is not an AZ Saug...it shouldn't count haha! Crappy pic of what was the most smokin hot saug I have ever seen. http://i5.photobucket.com/albums/y185/Crotklauberi/IMG_9420.jpg Old photos, Mr. Mills probably recognizes these ones. http://i5.photobucket.com/albums/y185/Crotklauberi/80025...
by Brandon La Forest
December 10th, 2012, 10:05 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: My EOY for 2012 - Same as Main Forum (DUW)
Replies: 33
Views: 10605

Re: My EOY for 2012 - Same as Main Forum (DUW)

But my targets for the year will be hogs, saugs, vines, milks, yuma fringe toes, and flat tails. You know, the easy stuff :lol: ugh - just thinking about AZ saugs gives me a headache. lol It's been a couple season, but probably has more to do with the fact that I stopped herping down there :P -B-
by Brandon La Forest
December 9th, 2012, 5:50 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: My EOY for 2012 - Same as Main Forum (DUW)
Replies: 33
Views: 10605

Re: My EOY for 2012 - Same as Main Forum (DUW)

Nice pics Ben.

Norm saugs Arnt that hard to find I have seen plenty of them :-P.
by Brandon La Forest
December 6th, 2012, 9:35 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Rosy Boas
Replies: 25
Views: 4908

Re: Rosy Boas

Nice job B! Great cross section.

-Brandon-
by Brandon La Forest
December 6th, 2012, 9:33 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: 2012 Rattlesnake Recap
Replies: 58
Views: 10509

Re: 2012 Recap

Great stuff as always B! Thanks for sharing and showing how vast and rewarding insitu herping can be!

and Norm you stay away from my funky specks :P

-Brandon-
by Brandon La Forest
November 14th, 2012, 6:03 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: The End of AZ Chapter Forum!!
Replies: 29
Views: 7142

Re: The End of AZ Chapter Forum!!

Oh and one last thing before I never contribute to this forum again....

Gerry your a dick....

peace

-Brandon-
by Brandon La Forest
November 14th, 2012, 6:00 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: The End of AZ Chapter Forum!!
Replies: 29
Views: 7142

Re: The End of AZ Chapter Forum!!

As a pretty much non-factor on this forum I do wan't to commend Dave and Terry for trying so hard over the last few years. I am sorry for you guys that this didn't work the way you had hoped.

Cheers,

B
by Brandon La Forest
October 17th, 2012, 10:02 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Marty Feldner coming to THS, October 16th....
Replies: 5
Views: 1405

Re: Marty Feldner coming to THS, October 16th....

Terry, as always it was good to see you and compare observations!

THS is a top notch society and one of the best in the country, if you have never been to a meeting I highly recommend it.

-Brandon-
by Brandon La Forest
October 15th, 2012, 9:34 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Snake poacher busted!!!
Replies: 51
Views: 11287

Re: Snake poacher busted!!!

LOL there is some hypocrisy here.....
by Brandon La Forest
October 11th, 2012, 3:49 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Mountain Kingsnakes in Arizona
Replies: 49
Views: 23253

Re: Mountain Kingsnakes in Arizona

Well I figured since you where helping straighten out the story on the kings and in a seemingly generous mood that it was a fair question to ask. As for me personally I don't care enough to figure it out or I probably already would have done so. Side note, it's never a good thing when people stop as...
by Brandon La Forest
October 11th, 2012, 2:57 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Mountain Kingsnakes in Arizona
Replies: 49
Views: 23253

Re: Mountain Kingsnakes in Arizona

I just ask a simple question more out of respect since you are an "authority" on Lampros and I am not. I figured since this thread had included a similar discussion on pyro distribution and you had brought up the other "species" I thought that it was a question that contributed. Thank you for your h...
by Brandon La Forest
October 11th, 2012, 2:42 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Mountain Kingsnakes in Arizona
Replies: 49
Views: 23253

Re: Mountain Kingsnakes in Arizona

You know I was asking a serious question since I have some records from Mexico that I would like to know more about and you had to once again turn it into a book sale.

Sorry for the hijack Norm.

-B-
by Brandon La Forest
October 11th, 2012, 2:30 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Mountain Kingsnakes in Arizona
Replies: 49
Views: 23253

Re: Mountain Kingsnakes in Arizona

lol guess ill never know since I'm not buying your book.

-B-
by Brandon La Forest
October 11th, 2012, 2:02 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Mountain Kingsnakes in Arizona
Replies: 49
Views: 23253

Re: Mountain Kingsnakes in Arizona

Nice post norm!

Hubbs where exactly does pure nigrita start?

-B-
by Brandon La Forest
October 11th, 2012, 11:30 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Some 2012 Cochise County highlights..Part I
Replies: 24
Views: 6807

Re: Some 2012 Cochise County highlights..Part I

Norm you would be proud of me I found a couple pyros! hahahah love the hogs though!

-B-
by Brandon La Forest
October 11th, 2012, 8:40 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Some 2012 Cochise County highlights..Part I
Replies: 24
Views: 6807

Re: Some 2012 Cochise County highlights..Part I

Ahhh the hog dance....very hard to perfect but always fun to do! Nice job TC.

-Brandon-
by Brandon La Forest
September 27th, 2012, 9:54 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Best time to herp Arizona?
Replies: 61
Views: 11139

Re: Best time to herp Arizona?

AndyO'Connor wrote:Actually I'm glad this post didn't go as far south as some AZ help requests have in the past. OP - Good luck whenever you decide to go.
hahahahaha

-Brandon-