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by seanchilders
July 30th, 2014, 10:24 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Northern Illinois Herpers
Replies: 6
Views: 2796

Re: Northern Illinois Herpers

You are right in my area, who is this?
by seanchilders
August 30th, 2012, 3:51 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Roll call for NAFHA Snake Rd.
Replies: 88
Views: 17592

Re: Roll call for NAFHA Snake Rd.

I will be there
by seanchilders
May 24th, 2012, 7:18 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Herping in Grundy County, IL
Replies: 4
Views: 1193

Re: Herping in Grundy County, IL

nice post, i know that building behind your wife in the pic with the foxsnake, i live very close there, pm me if you want to get out sometime.
by seanchilders
October 6th, 2011, 1:57 pm
Forum: Board Line
Topic: Opinions on Swamp Brothers
Replies: 14
Views: 5848

Re: Opinions on Swamp Brothers

anything pro reptile industry on tv is fine by me........things that go down with glades herp farm "off camera" not so much......
by seanchilders
September 25th, 2011, 4:48 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Snake road-Goals
Replies: 15
Views: 1936

Re: Snake road-Goals

I will be heading down this wed, will let you know what we come across.
by seanchilders
September 16th, 2011, 8:06 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Snake Road Question
Replies: 27
Views: 4490

Re: Snake Road Question

i made my first venture to snake rd late last year, on oct 28th....and found this.
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not the heartiest timber, but he was out......good luck
by seanchilders
September 10th, 2011, 5:46 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Planning fall trip to Snake Road part 2
Replies: 12
Views: 2529

Re: Planning fall trip to Snake Road part 2

i will be making a few trips down that way, durring the week before oct 8-9, and again the week after.......if anyone cares to know.
by seanchilders
July 18th, 2011, 7:53 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Schtuff
Replies: 11
Views: 1756

Re: Schtuff

schweet!!!
by seanchilders
June 17th, 2011, 7:24 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Let's get Herp Nation magazine in more stores!
Replies: 6
Views: 1344

Re: Let's get Herp Nation magazine in more stores!

we could use some at the chicago reptile house......got them for a few months, then it stopped
by seanchilders
April 21st, 2011, 7:31 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: April Showers....
Replies: 1
Views: 735

Re: April Showers....

i will be heading down that way tomorrow morning, with the same hopes as you..........not quite sure what to expect going this late into the spring......but im confident it will be a good trip.
by seanchilders
April 15th, 2011, 6:17 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Larue for the rest of the spring
Replies: 3
Views: 881

Re: Larue for the rest of the spring

That's quite a bummer, I will be there a week from today, maybe this cold front will buy me a week..........regardless I'm sure ill see something. But fair warning is appreciated.....
by seanchilders
April 5th, 2011, 7:25 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: When is everyone going to LaRue?
Replies: 10
Views: 1245

Re: When is everyone going to LaRue?

the weekend of april 22-24
by seanchilders
March 17th, 2011, 2:01 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: st. patricks day
Replies: 2
Views: 1081

Re: st. patricks day

i wish it would just rain already!!! i was just out and could hear peepers calling for the first time this year, will try again tonight. should really get moving this week with rain in the next few days.
by seanchilders
March 15th, 2011, 5:40 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: big snakes in Everglades
Replies: 19
Views: 3899

Re: big snakes in Everglades

im fairly certain that the burmese python problem mostly fixed it self these past 2 winters, below normal temps for longer periods of time.....they have sort of froze off..... now i am not a florida herper, and cannot say for sure, but have heard that the problem is dwindling..
by seanchilders
March 12th, 2011, 2:55 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Herping sites in Chicago area?
Replies: 3
Views: 986

Re: Herping sites in Chicago area?

i live in the chicago area, pm me, id be happy to show you around.
by seanchilders
March 12th, 2011, 8:36 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Snake Road
Replies: 19
Views: 3037

Re: Snake Road

yeah, if people what to try and set up a group outing to larue, lets throw some dates around.....id move my trip back a week or two, to be able to cross paths with some you!!!
by seanchilders
March 8th, 2011, 6:54 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: march 4th chicago suburbs....
Replies: 15
Views: 2411

Re: march 4th chicago suburbs....

sure thing guys...i will be out in that area again tomorrow night if the rains hold up.
by seanchilders
March 8th, 2011, 6:42 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: march 4th chicago suburbs....
Replies: 15
Views: 2411

Re: march 4th chicago suburbs....

i would love to say i had a hunch they were there.......but they were found by accident.
by seanchilders
March 7th, 2011, 8:55 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: march 4th chicago suburbs....
Replies: 15
Views: 2411

Re: march 4th chicago suburbs....

yes i do believe its the first smallmouth found there, at least first reported. i did find another dor smallmouth that night in the same area. cannot wait for another warm rainy night! hope to find many more...
by seanchilders
March 7th, 2011, 4:27 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Snake Road
Replies: 19
Views: 3037

Re: Snake Road

I will be making the trip down around mid april........and cannot wait!!!
by seanchilders
March 6th, 2011, 8:02 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: march 4th chicago suburbs....
Replies: 15
Views: 2411

Re: march 4th chicago suburbs....

thanks Carl!! we have to get together sometime, and find some herps....
by seanchilders
March 6th, 2011, 3:42 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: march 4th chicago suburbs....
Replies: 15
Views: 2411

Re: march 4th chicago suburbs....

i am happy to share this post, and of course your own pics are very welcome.......the only thing i ask is that sometime you consider coming on out this way, Id be happy to show you around the site, or have me tag along with you sometime "lol" if thats ok...........thanks for the good words fellas, v...
by seanchilders
March 5th, 2011, 2:11 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: march 4th chicago suburbs....
Replies: 0
Views: 646

march 4th chicago suburbs....

hey everyone, had a chance to kick off our 2011 herping season last night. with daytime high of 61 degrees and late afternoon/evening rains I hit my local road cruising stretch of will and grundy county back roads...better results than i had expected with 5+ northern leopard frogs, a green frog, wes...
by seanchilders
March 5th, 2011, 2:10 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: march 4th chicago suburbs....
Replies: 15
Views: 2411

march 4th chicago suburbs....

hey everyone, had a chance to kick off our 2011 herping season last night. with daytime high of 61 degrees and late afternoon/evening rains I hit my local road cruising stretch of will and grundy county back roads...better results than i had expected with 5+ northern leopard frogs, a green frog, wes...
by seanchilders
March 2nd, 2011, 8:48 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Mid March?
Replies: 24
Views: 3874

Re: Mid March?

I am not far from there either......if the temps hold up you might have luck around the goodenow grove forest preserve, in eastern will county, its within an hour of the airport.......the only reason i share this info is #1 its protected forest preserve, and the chicago herp society host an event th...
by seanchilders
February 28th, 2011, 2:36 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Northern, IL Hotspots?
Replies: 20
Views: 3333

Re: Northern, IL Hotspots?

worth a shot right??? i live in your area,.....message me, we can hit a few spots
by seanchilders
February 22nd, 2011, 9:31 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Plethodon petraeus: Ferreting out a Georgian Gem in February
Replies: 8
Views: 1476

Re: Plethodon petraeus: Ferreting out a Georgian Gem in Febr

awesome carl!!.....im jealous. few more weeks and we will get them around here. great start to your season!!
by seanchilders
February 22nd, 2011, 9:25 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: February 17th salamander activity
Replies: 6
Views: 1702

Re: February 17th salamander activity

very cool matt!!! was a nice brief tease we had last week.......
by seanchilders
February 21st, 2011, 9:24 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Spring Migrants: Vernal Pool Activity
Replies: 5
Views: 1157

Re: Spring Migrants: Vernal Pool Activity

I am just south of chicago, nothing in the pools yet, but we had one warm night with a tiny bit of movement.........should be about 2-3 weeks
by seanchilders
January 14th, 2011, 1:51 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: seeking advice....
Replies: 4
Views: 709

seeking advice....

hey everyone, A neat thing happened yesterday at work. Well let me first say that alot of neat herp related things go down at my work, because i work at the chicago reptile house. yesterday a man came into the shop with a bucket claiming he had found a bunch of ball pythons breeding!! and he put the...
by seanchilders
January 9th, 2011, 8:29 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Virginia 2010 season
Replies: 6
Views: 2188

Re: Virginia 2010 season

good shots dane!!!!
by seanchilders
January 9th, 2011, 8:26 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: 2010, part 2
Replies: 9
Views: 2502

Re: 2010, part 2

just say the word, and I will be on my way up!!!!!
by seanchilders
January 4th, 2011, 8:11 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: 2010, part 2
Replies: 9
Views: 2502

Re: 2010

what a year!!!! truly awesome finds, those spadefoots are beautiful , and the shots of the hognose in defensive positions are amazing.
by seanchilders
December 14th, 2010, 9:31 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: There & Back Again (Same as the Main Forum)
Replies: 7
Views: 5960

Re: There & Back Again (Same as the Main Forum)

great season!! and very nice pics. if I am lucky I will see 1 massasauga next year.
by seanchilders
November 5th, 2010, 2:33 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Herper Bios
Replies: 92
Views: 54718

Re: Herper Bios

Hey everyone, my name is sean, IM from the chicago area. I am 23 years old and married to my wife toni. As long as i can remember I have loved reptiles, and ever since i could walk i would look for frogs and snakes in the yard, As I grew up i got into keeping and breeding reptiles in captivity, and ...
by seanchilders
November 5th, 2010, 10:03 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: recap of my 2010....
Replies: 9
Views: 2058

Re: recap of my 2010....

thanks chris, I will give it a quick edit and add the names of each species, I myself am not good with scientific names yet, but i will add the common names.
by seanchilders
November 4th, 2010, 5:50 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: recap of my 2010....
Replies: 9
Views: 2058

Re: recap of my 2010....

thanks, yes i think its just a dark garter now, some other folks cleared it up for me........and btw your pics are truly awesome!!!
by seanchilders
November 4th, 2010, 1:54 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: recap of my 2010....
Replies: 9
Views: 2058

recap of my 2010....

hey everyone, its getting pretty cold up her in northern il. heres a few snapshots from this years herping adventures. This was ther first year we really kept up with pics and records, i hope you enjoy the pics...... http://i990.photobucket.com/albums/af28/seanchilders/IMG_5135.jpg queen snake^ http...