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by Judson
October 20th, 2013, 9:40 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: NAFHA National Meeting 2014
Replies: 14
Views: 3499

Re: NAFHA National Meeting 2014

SW New Mexico Silver City area with Peloncillos south and Gila NF north. -I
by Judson
October 2nd, 2013, 10:06 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Member Biographies
Replies: 44
Views: 25166

Re: Member Biographies

I'm Isaac originally from Southern California and now living in Las Cruces, NM. I'll be out here for a few years and looking forward to herping the land of enchantment! I have yet to run into anyone down here, so it looks like I have the whole southern section of the Rocky Mtn Ch. to myself!! I'm ho...
by Judson
October 2nd, 2013, 9:32 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: NM Herp Book - Hemidactylus? Really?
Replies: 3
Views: 1516

Re: NM Herp Book - Hemidactylus? Really?

My thoughts exactly! Horrible cover!
by Judson
August 14th, 2013, 8:01 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: 2013 Monsoon Outing
Replies: 24
Views: 6426

Re: 2013 Monsoon Outing

Sweet pics! It was pleasure meeting you and Bob, the boys and I had a great time and look forward to future outings. Thanks for putting this together. -Isaac p.s. I'm still cracking up about that girl from TX lost out in the middle of AZ desert looking for hoo-ra-caroo-ka city!!! hahahah "her: you b...
by Judson
December 25th, 2012, 9:18 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Best place to live for herping and every day life
Replies: 114
Views: 42746

Re: Best place to live for herping and every day life

I'm with Dan on this one, and would pick somewhere in the L.A. basin close to the San Gabes. Rancho Cucamonga, Sierra Madre Pasadena or one of the other foothill communities along the 210 freeway. Less than an hour drive from the beach, 3 hours from Vegas, 7 hours from SE Arizona, 4 hours to NW AZ, ...
by Judson
December 25th, 2012, 8:55 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Happy Holidays from Afghanistan
Replies: 6
Views: 775

Re: Happy Holidays from Afghanistan

Merry Christmas to you too!

I'm currently in Afghanistan too at FOB Shank in Logar Province. Any chance you are on this FOB??

-Isaac
by Judson
November 21st, 2012, 5:20 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: 3 Hours In Dubai
Replies: 7
Views: 2722

Re: 3 Hours In Dubai

I'm currently in Afghanistan and will be heading home in Dec., I too have a layover in Dubai and was thinking of doing the same! Nice post! -Isaac Here is a snake I found a couple months ago. Logar Province, Afghanistan http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8348/8182911371_5a3b085002_z.jpg AfghanySnake by J...
by Judson
July 9th, 2012, 3:30 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: This may or may not be a great question to ask but WTH
Replies: 23
Views: 3882

Re: This may or may not be a great question to ask but WTH

i love my fenix tk 35 it works well for cruising or hiking and at 830 lumens it works as a spotlight too. :thumb: I too use the Fenix TK35 and love it. It will run you about $130 with batteries, but well worth the price! I know for a fact I've seen waaaaaaay more snakes this season because of my TK...
by Judson
June 18th, 2012, 6:27 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Northwest Arizona, finds, pics from early season..
Replies: 25
Views: 3149

Re: Northwest Arizona, finds, pics from early season..

Good stuff! :thumb: That was a good time, I'm glad my boys and I were able to get out to Bill's ranch this spring! Looking forward to the next trip!

-I
by Judson
April 26th, 2012, 10:10 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: 77 Years To Find A Boa
Replies: 33
Views: 3259

Re: 77 Years To Find A Boa

I agree with Michael, Gopher snake.

-I
by Judson
April 23rd, 2012, 7:03 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: one day DFW area, advice?
Replies: 1
Views: 726

one day DFW area, advice?

Hey ya'll, My name is Isaac and I normally post in the California chapter where I'm a NAFHA member and reside. I'll be in DFW area for one day only 4/24(tomorrow) where I'll be driving to McKinney from DFW airport for some meetings and will have the afternoon to herp a bit. I then fly back to Los An...
by Judson
April 13th, 2012, 1:11 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Los Angeles Kings ....and other snakes
Replies: 21
Views: 6667

Re: Los Angeles Kings ....and other snakes

damn you guys killed it, nice work Danny and Matt! I really like that last newporter!

-I
by Judson
April 1st, 2012, 4:15 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Another area lost
Replies: 11
Views: 856

Re: Another area lost

I was there recently too and saw a few animals, really is a bummer to see all the development. -Isaac http://farm7.staticflickr.com/6042/7036831639_13aba16743_b.jpg LBRacer by Judson Heloderma , on Flickr http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7040/6890732138_70e6322a03_b.jpg LBGopher by Judson Heloderma , o...
by Judson
March 22nd, 2012, 9:26 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: I'll play the morph game
Replies: 29
Views: 5580

Re: I'll play the morph game

Thanks guys! Funny thing is my youngest boy was upset because his older brother found a nicer looking SD gopher snake and all he found was an ugly kingsnake!

Happy Herpin' -I
by Judson
March 21st, 2012, 7:51 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: I'll play the morph game
Replies: 29
Views: 5580

I'll play the morph game

Disclaimer: I don't give two $hits about grammar on an open forum talking about herps. If you do, I'd stop reading here. It's been pretty slow up here in L.A. county but I have worked hard and pulled 4-5 Kings this year. This latest king my 7 year found with my 8 year old while I told them to stay p...
by Judson
March 17th, 2012, 4:39 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Tubular Trip
Replies: 27
Views: 4591

Re: Tubular Trip

That Boa is a beauty! Come on Josh throw up a better pic of that GB Gopher!

-Isaac
by Judson
March 9th, 2012, 12:13 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Band count
Replies: 14
Views: 1748

Re: Band count

I guess I should have been more specific on the vent location. I added a "X" where the vent started. Thanks for the help.
-I
Image
O.C. Band count? by Judson Heloderma, on Flickr
by Judson
March 8th, 2012, 6:21 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Band count
Replies: 14
Views: 1748

Band count

Can Hubbs' give us a band count lesson? I've counted 36? http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7040/6819604942_8a132c0720_z.jpg O.C. Bands by Judson Heloderma , on Flickr http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7049/6819605212_8f11883173_z.jpg O.C. baby King Closeup by Judson Heloderma , on Flickr Few other finds my ...
by Judson
March 6th, 2012, 10:39 pm
Forum: Herpetoculture Forum
Topic: My Three Kings
Replies: 9
Views: 2276

Re: My Three Kings

Great lookin' animals! thanks for sharing.

-I
by Judson
February 25th, 2012, 9:42 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: I have *spotted* a King!
Replies: 53
Views: 9767

Re: I have *spotted* a King!

EPIC! Love that dotted King, what a beauty!

-I
by Judson
February 21st, 2012, 10:36 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Lets Talk Bandeds and "Favorite" Color
Replies: 68
Views: 12700

Re: Lets Talk Bandeds and "Favorite" Color

I'm with Fundad on this one. Dark brown/Bright Yellow! Sorry not a full banded it is a little aberrant...

Image
by Judson
February 21st, 2012, 10:32 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Moved to California!
Replies: 6
Views: 992

Re: Moved to California!

Welcome to California! Really enjoyed your other posts, great work on the python record! I believe Kent has some future survey working coming up, that would probably be a good time to meet some people. Good luck this season and I'm looking forward to future posts if they are anything like the ones p...
by Judson
February 20th, 2012, 1:17 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Ouch! I Had No Idea This Was Happening...
Replies: 64
Views: 6096

Re: Ouch! I Had No Idea This Was Happening...

"Hunting generates up to $2 million a year in revenue for the company, with hunters paying up to $20,000 to shoot elk." "Tejon Ranch agreed to pay $100,000 in penalties, $21,500 to the fish and game department to cover the costs of its investigation, and $15,000 in restitution" I'm no math genius bu...
by Judson
February 11th, 2012, 8:17 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Herpin' with Bob
Replies: 10
Views: 1038

Re: Herpin' with Bob

5 kitties in one day! what, were you hiking through a bobcat refuge or something?! that's crazy considering I've only ever seen one in 30+ years...love them cats :beer:

-I
by Judson
February 9th, 2012, 2:29 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Name that herper
Replies: 23
Views: 1748

Re: Name that herper

#4 looks familiar, is it Todd B.?
by Judson
February 8th, 2012, 3:54 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Name that herper
Replies: 23
Views: 1748

Re: Name that herper

:lol:

#1 Paul L.
#2 helli
#3 fundad
#6 Hubbs :?:
#8 Rocky billboa :?:
by Judson
February 4th, 2012, 11:34 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Habitat destruction and redemption in L.A.
Replies: 38
Views: 5403

Re: Habitat destruction and redemption in L.A.

Redemption indeed.. :thumb: Here's a photo from a gloomy day, that shows interesting contrast.. http://i326.photobucket.com/albums/k408/danlaw333/IMG_1208.jpg I was doing some research a while back and found this neat herp write up, from the 40's. The head biologist Jack C.vonbloeker, describes a p...
by Judson
February 1st, 2012, 5:28 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Don't noose snakes!
Replies: 18
Views: 2192

Re: Don't noose snakes!

good work on the snake!

did you let that kid know that herping around them rocks and tall grass in workout shorts and no socks was a bad idea?!?! hahah

-I
by Judson
February 1st, 2012, 5:22 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: 2011 California Contest Final Results
Replies: 25
Views: 4023

Re: 2011 California Contest Final Results

Brian Hubbs wrote:Well...7 out of 8 lists ain't bad...I'll try to do better this year... :lol:
nice hubbs!

61 cal kings!
87 gopher snakes!
0 zonata??

449 fence lizards
151 side blotched

Your scelops and uta numbers(600) put you in the top 5!
by Judson
January 31st, 2012, 6:37 pm
Forum: Herpetoculture Forum
Topic: I realized something just now...
Replies: 28
Views: 5263

Re: I realized something just now...

hell yeah!! great lookin' bull! that news anchor isn't bad either :thumb:
by Judson
January 31st, 2012, 1:51 pm
Forum: Herpetoculture Forum
Topic: Just jani
Replies: 13
Views: 3540

Re: Just jani

Brilliant animals! Bummer about your female, I'm glad she has recovered for ya. Love all the babies, keep us updated on their growth!

-I
by Judson
January 31st, 2012, 1:44 pm
Forum: Herpetoculture Forum
Topic: Are pinkies really fatty? Nutritional analysis of...
Replies: 336
Views: 92370

Re: Are pinkies really fatty? Nutritional analysis of...

psyon wrote:
Kelly Mc wrote:psyon! Is it really a problem
...so I click it again wondering who else contributed to the conversation, and it is just you again.
:lol:
by Judson
January 24th, 2012, 9:05 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: socal rainfall totals
Replies: 8
Views: 1167

Re: socal rainfall totals

What about Ventura County ...is it like I DON'T EXIST? ;) I haven't forgotten about you. :thumb: THE FOLLOWING ARE RAINFALL TOTALS IN INCHES FOR THIS EVENT SUNDAY NIGHT THROUGH TUESDAY MORNING. VENTURA COUNTY COASTAL CAMARILLO (KCMA).................. 0.69 CSU CHANNEL ISLANDS............... 0.48 LE...
by Judson
January 24th, 2012, 10:55 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: socal rainfall totals
Replies: 8
Views: 1167

Re: socal rainfall totals

Brian Hubbs wrote:You forgot L.A....
last 24HR 0.68 downtown L.A.
by Judson
January 23rd, 2012, 7:34 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Ready for Spring (long)
Replies: 23
Views: 3795

Re: Ready for Spring (long)

This post may have just motivated me to make a trip over to Kansas while i'm in Colorado later this year!

-I
by Judson
January 23rd, 2012, 7:24 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Last weekend's storm
Replies: 10
Views: 1120

Re: Last weekend's storm

Pics look good by my standards :thumb:

just curious to why a rancher would want to eradicate all the sallys? are they some sort of harm to livestock or crop? what am I missing here?

-I
by Judson
January 19th, 2012, 6:49 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: 2012 California Field Research Invite
Replies: 24
Views: 3496

Re: 2012 California Field Research Invite

Brad,

We talked a little about this a couple months back. As long as it doesn't fall on the same weekend as my Fantasy Baseball draft/auction in the bay area(SF), count me in!

-Isaac
by Judson
January 17th, 2012, 4:45 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Some recent San Diego fun
Replies: 34
Views: 5763

Re: Some recent San Diego fun

Hey Jeff, The pictures really came out nice! The boys and I had a great time Saturday and it was defiantly one of my herping greatest moments when we found them specks! On the drive home that night, Jude was asking for "snake guards for his legs" gaiters, a hook and a backpack with a water hose like...
by Judson
January 6th, 2012, 7:58 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: A few of my favorite milk entries...
Replies: 87
Views: 9884

Re: A few of my favorite milk entries...

That's very nice ...but don't forget where it all started ... http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NRw00jaFgo4&feature=results_main&playnext=1&list=PL9B5DD4DEFA15714C So, who would be the good, who the bad and who the ugly? Fundad, Waters, and Hubbs? ...of course the gold is just a metaphor for milksnake...
by Judson
January 6th, 2012, 7:41 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: does this remind you of anyone?
Replies: 6
Views: 948

Re: does this remind you of anyone?

Defiantly Rocky Billboa! great drawing

-I
by Judson
January 2nd, 2012, 11:18 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Horned Lizards of 2011
Replies: 25
Views: 5093

Re: Horned Lizards of 2011

Brilliant! I love the Phrynos! they have the best little faces and remind me of my Boston Terrier! hahah

-I
by Judson
December 29th, 2011, 11:20 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Work and Play 2011
Replies: 13
Views: 1618

Re: Work and Play 2011

what a year! That old farm house looks like a great spot to do some herping. from the looks of your whitney trip you ran into the same storm that hit me on my backpacking trip in early September. I got caught in a bad storm on the High Sierra Trail at Kaweah Pass and turned around back to Lodgepole....
by Judson
December 29th, 2011, 11:04 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: A few of my favorite milk entries...
Replies: 87
Views: 9884

Re: A few of my favorite milk entries...

captain uta wrote:...he thinks hes the biggest guy on the forum
I heard he is pushin' 8ft and close to 400lbs, basically a living giant. any truth to this?
by Judson
December 24th, 2011, 2:06 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: thank you!
Replies: 14
Views: 2023

Re: thank you!

the boys and I had a blast and are looking forward to getting out with you next year! Happy Holidays!

Isaac, Jude and Sonny

Image
Josh, boys and chuckwalla. by Judson Heloderma, on Flickr
by Judson
December 20th, 2011, 8:58 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: An ophidian for every month of 2011
Replies: 18
Views: 1896

Re: An ophidian for every month of 2011

I hope I can do this next year, something for every month! That weird rock formation looks like a human skull or sorts. Love them banded geckos!

-I
by Judson
December 15th, 2011, 11:36 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: for the gopher guys
Replies: 11
Views: 1100

Re: for the gopher guys

I'm one of them gopher guys and I approve this message! beauty! :thumb: :thumb:

-I
by Judson
December 14th, 2011, 12:16 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Fish and Game Press Release.. Way to Go CDFG
Replies: 12
Views: 1653

Re: Fish and Game Press Release.. Way to Go CDFG

Looks like some nice funding for northern california, anything for southern california??

-I
by Judson
December 14th, 2011, 12:13 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Ringtail Cats
Replies: 131
Views: 22489

Re: Ringtail Cats

love them bobcat shots! I've only ever seen one bobcat and it was last spring near Big Sur. I guess I need to get out more.

-I
by Judson
December 14th, 2011, 12:39 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Cleaning up the database: Imperial County
Replies: 37
Views: 2327

Re: Cleaning up the database: Imperial County

no one biting on the baja rat found only 3 miles off higway 2 in mexi or the mnt springs dor would like to hear peoples thoughts on those? I'd like to believe they are there and to me it makes sense that they would be there since some of the other baja species make it up into california along the p...
by Judson
December 9th, 2011, 4:25 pm
Forum: Herpetoculture Forum
Topic: Questions about building a rack and heat tape.
Replies: 16
Views: 4203

Re: Questions about building a rack and heat tape.

psyon, that is nice. If I add more snakes I'll probably build yours. The one I built is heavy, so If it has to be moved that would be the only downside.

-I