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by Mike Waters
June 19th, 2013, 7:54 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Yay for craigslist...
Replies: 9
Views: 2671

Re: Yay for craigslist...

I texted the guy about the shovel nose and night snakes, he didnt respond. I would really like to know his asking price.
by Mike Waters
May 28th, 2013, 8:21 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: what some hikers said...
Replies: 37
Views: 4226

Re: what some hikers said...

He was trading off more then crotes Jim.
by Mike Waters
May 20th, 2013, 7:00 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Kingsnake
Replies: 17
Views: 1465

Re: Kingsnake

blah... its just a kingsnake :sleep:
by Mike Waters
May 12th, 2013, 7:45 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: What are the odds Anery and Hypo in one week?
Replies: 6
Views: 1260

Re: What are the odds Anery and Hypo in one week?

I found one last night that looks identical to that oreganus. Ill look for some gophersnake pictures from there. Ill have to look hard as they were from my pre dslr days.
by Mike Waters
May 12th, 2013, 7:09 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: What are the odds Anery and Hypo in one week?
Replies: 6
Views: 1260

Re: What are the odds Anery and Hypo in one week?

Did you find the oreganus there last night? That is pretty typical for the gopher snakes in that area.
by Mike Waters
March 31st, 2013, 4:05 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: B.S. phony names and accusations
Replies: 14
Views: 1519

Re: B.S. phony names and accusations

FunkyRes wrote:Now I'm not saying I am batman, but have you ever seen me and batman in the same room at the same time?
LMAO

Hubbs aint going nowhere. He needs this place to advertise his books.
by Mike Waters
March 24th, 2013, 2:04 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Look what I flipped!
Replies: 19
Views: 1811

Re: Look what I flipped!

Super cool find Bill! I would take that over a boa any day.
by Mike Waters
March 22nd, 2013, 7:45 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Best hand held gps
Replies: 43
Views: 9291

Re: Best hand held gps

Well since this thread has been resurrected and i have been using the 60csx for a few months now i figured i should give a product review. This thing is great, i have hiked through canyons and deep forest with great reception. I added the topo maps that shows all the streams and most trails. It is a...
by Mike Waters
March 20th, 2013, 7:13 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: NEW CDFW REGULATIONS
Replies: 130
Views: 18990

Re: NEW CDFW REGULATIONS

That is truly disappointing. So many of those animals do not belong on that list. I guess i should entered all 300457939000 arizona elegans that i found the last few years in kern county. Glossys are probably the most common snake we have in the KC desert. Sheesh
by Mike Waters
March 19th, 2013, 4:59 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: New to San Luis Obispo County
Replies: 21
Views: 1216

Re: New to San Luis Obispo County

Nothing about the carrizo plain is isolated. Almost all of the taft animals look lutosis. They are oreganus, or maybe helleri or both.
by Mike Waters
March 18th, 2013, 8:03 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: B.S. phony names and accusations
Replies: 14
Views: 1519

Re: B.S. phony names and accusations

I heard Mr. Woolery was upset that people thought you were him. Why dont you stop and consider his feelings.
by Mike Waters
March 17th, 2013, 5:15 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: New to San Luis Obispo County
Replies: 21
Views: 1216

Re: New to San Luis Obispo County

Jim, you have been talking about this for years and I still have not seen or heard anything to support your theory. What would make these crotes any different from the heleri or the oreganus? There is no genetic barrier so where does it start or stop? If any thing it is an interesting intergrade zon...
by Mike Waters
March 8th, 2013, 6:12 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Kids' Day 2013 Update
Replies: 9
Views: 854

Re: Kids' Day 2013 Update

My two boys and i will not be going.
by Mike Waters
February 8th, 2013, 8:56 pm
Forum: Board Line
Topic: For Discussion--the Future of Herp Organizations
Replies: 197
Views: 63955

Re: For Discussion--the Future of Herp Organizations

Gerry, I love reading your posts. Keep up the good work! :thumb:
by Mike Waters
February 8th, 2013, 8:06 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Saturday March 23rd is Kids’ Day!
Replies: 15
Views: 1381

Re: Saturday March 23rd is Kids’ Day!

Yes and dont forget your rock rakes or other board turning devices. i wont flip boards with out one after watching Tobler try and stick his thumb in a crotes mouth :lol:
by Mike Waters
February 7th, 2013, 7:57 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Northeast Vs. California Chapter Challenge
Replies: 42
Views: 2314

Re: Northeast Vs. California Chapter Challenge

I entered no data for last year so my entries are doubled? Even if i enter finds from last year?


Hubbs, fundad, JBass and JimM and owen. Send me all your entries for the year and i will enter them for double points and we will keep our average down.
by Mike Waters
February 1st, 2013, 8:51 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: South Cal in March
Replies: 10
Views: 849

Re: South Cal in March

PM'd
by Mike Waters
February 1st, 2013, 2:30 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: NAFHA parents: we want your input on a Kids' Day event
Replies: 40
Views: 2037

Re: NAFHA parents: we want your input on a Kids' Day event

You mean we have to watch our own kids? My three year old could out hunt half the adult members of this chapter. Lol
by Mike Waters
February 1st, 2013, 8:25 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: NAFHA parents: we want your input on a Kids' Day event
Replies: 40
Views: 2037

Re: NAFHA parents: we want your input on a Kids' Day event

why is it 5-17? does that mean my 3 year old is not welcome? If it is on a saturday i will be there, with both kids, 3 and 5. Unless 3 year olds cant go. http://i724.photobucket.com/albums/ww241/mwaters0222/boyssnakehunt2.jpg http://i724.photobucket.com/albums/ww241/mwaters0222/boyssnakehunt1.jpg I ...
by Mike Waters
January 28th, 2013, 10:07 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Simatus
Replies: 8
Views: 1057

Re: Simatus

Of course i struck it rich, i was enjoying the outdoors with my wife and kids. Thats as golden as it gets. Lol i will be returning to work though.

Phone is a droid X2 the camera on it is terrible. I had to prop the phone up on a rock to keep it perfectly still then edited the picture in photo shop.
by Mike Waters
January 28th, 2013, 9:59 am
Forum: N.A.F.H.A. - Announcements/Inquiries
Topic: Missing ssp. In the naherp data base.
Replies: 2
Views: 1690

Missing ssp. In the naherp data base.

The ssp list in the drop down for batrechoseps is missing bramei and alta sierrae.
by Mike Waters
January 28th, 2013, 9:56 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Simatus
Replies: 8
Views: 1057

Re: Simatus

The two simatus recorxs from tulare county are actually bramei. I dont know why they were changed but we are missing a couple subspecies in the the data base. There is no Bramei or alta seirrae.
by Mike Waters
January 27th, 2013, 10:12 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Simatus
Replies: 8
Views: 1057

Simatus

I was out doing some gold panning after the rain yesterday up in the kern canyon when i found this little guy under a rock. Wasnt planning on seeing anything worth photographing so i didnt have my camera. This is the best i could do with my Cell. Batrechoseps Simatus http://i724.photobucket.com/albu...
by Mike Waters
January 4th, 2013, 7:53 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Yellow-eyed Ensatina post relating to 'typical' color
Replies: 24
Views: 2987

Re: Yellow-eyed Ensatina post relating to 'typical' color

And you feel as though you are making a contribution? To what?
by Mike Waters
January 4th, 2013, 7:15 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Yellow-eyed Ensatina post relating to 'typical' color
Replies: 24
Views: 2987

Re: Yellow-eyed Ensatina post relating to 'typical' color

Gerry, i applaud you as the master troll of the universe. Have you ever posted in a thread and not started a debate? When or clique finally gets our forums moved as me and my conspirators are so diligently working towards i hope that you will join us. You are nuttier the squirrel poop.
by Mike Waters
December 29th, 2012, 4:09 pm
Forum: Board Line
Topic: One of our own could use a hand...
Replies: 62
Views: 20713

Re: One of our own could use a hand...

A forum member offered up his opinion here and you responded by calling him a troll. I simply sugested to you that the real troll here is you. See if you had nit reaponded to indigo's slightly incensitive post by namecalling then i would have no reason to post here other then saying sorry for your u...
by Mike Waters
December 29th, 2012, 2:20 pm
Forum: Board Line
Topic: One of our own could use a hand...
Replies: 62
Views: 20713

Re: One of our own could use a hand...

Gerry calls other people trolls! Makes me laugh super hard. If indigo is a troll then gbin is a megasupertroll.
Jim, sorry about your situation. Karma is a bitch
by Mike Waters
December 7th, 2012, 8:10 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: 2013 California Nominations
Replies: 39
Views: 3097

Re: 2013 California Nominations

I second Jims declination
by Mike Waters
December 4th, 2012, 11:34 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Just a Few Boas..
Replies: 20
Views: 2522

Re: Just a Few Boas..

Yes, please post the peak boa. Remember i forgot my compact flash card on that trip.
by Mike Waters
December 4th, 2012, 7:24 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Just a Few Boas..
Replies: 20
Views: 2522

Re: Just a Few Boas..

Fun times Brian!
The "found by Mike Waters" boa, is that the one we found on the peak?
by Mike Waters
November 23rd, 2012, 9:57 am
Forum: Board Line
Topic: Troll on Craigslist
Replies: 12
Views: 15055

Re: Troll on Craigslist

I used to see hundreds of sliders in the canals around me house here in Ca. Yesterday i only saw around 80. I believe this is reason for concern

You guys are way too gullible
by Mike Waters
November 22nd, 2012, 11:43 pm
Forum: Board Line
Topic: Troll on Craigslist
Replies: 12
Views: 15055

Re: Troll on Craigslist

How can you just laugh it off. The beheading of a baby turtle is no laughing matter. Not to mention that it was probaby red eared slider. Due to the pet trade selling them so cheaply to irresponsible pet owners the are now on the decline and could go extinct.
by Mike Waters
November 22nd, 2012, 4:16 pm
Forum: Board Line
Topic: Troll on Craigslist
Replies: 12
Views: 15055

Re: Troll on Craigslist

It specifically says "do not injest" on a bottle of bleach. Thats how we now not to drink it. I think all animals sold in pet stores should have similar warnings tatood on their bellies for human safety.
by Mike Waters
November 13th, 2012, 10:08 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: San Mateo County Outting- November 2, 2012
Replies: 88
Views: 11114

Re: San Mateo County Outting- November 2, 2012

I think he thinks the troll is hubbs. If so, not true
by Mike Waters
November 13th, 2012, 6:48 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: How Data collection is killing my love to herp
Replies: 32
Views: 3591

Re: How Data collection is killing my love to herp

Your really trying to make something out of nothing. If you dont want to enter data then dont. I dont enter data any more. Brian is a huge advocate of dat entry, he and i are really good friends. He doesnt push me to enter data. We discuss it and share different opinions of the data base at the mome...
by Mike Waters
November 13th, 2012, 8:46 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: How Data collection is killing my love to herp
Replies: 32
Views: 3591

Re: How Data collection is killing my love to herp

Lmao, data collection is a choice, your welcome to enjoy nature as you wish, enter or dont enter. And this is kinda hard for me to believe coming from someone that collects everything he sees. Yeah yeah its for your lecture or whatever. Get off your high horse Jim, get out there and poach some herps.
by Mike Waters
November 11th, 2012, 7:42 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: San Mateo County Outting- November 2, 2012
Replies: 88
Views: 11114

Re: San Mateo County Outting- November 2, 2012

accuser=woolery, woolery=?
Dont accuse just suggest possibilities.
by Mike Waters
November 10th, 2012, 9:45 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: San Mateo County Outting- November 2, 2012
Replies: 88
Views: 11114

Re: San Mateo County Outting- November 2, 2012

Who is the accuser?
by Mike Waters
October 15th, 2012, 6:49 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: can you find rosy boas in the fall?
Replies: 39
Views: 4257

Re: can you find rosy boas in the fall?

hellihooks wrote:I think the only boas out in Oct. are either desperate or confused, jim
If your good it can be done.
Image

not hungry or confused or desperate. Just doing boa stuff.
by Mike Waters
October 15th, 2012, 6:40 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Snake poacher busted!!!
Replies: 51
Views: 8314

Re: Snake poacher busted!!!

Biker Dave wrote:Brandon

What is the hypocrisy sir?

Dave
Do the math
by Mike Waters
October 15th, 2012, 6:40 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Snake poacher busted!!!
Replies: 51
Views: 8314

Re: Snake poacher busted!!!

Brandon La Forest wrote:LOL there is some hypocrisy here.....
:lol:
by Mike Waters
September 14th, 2012, 10:22 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Wasted Time
Replies: 17
Views: 2519

Re: Wasted Time

Drive or walk at night
by Mike Waters
August 26th, 2012, 6:52 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Smart Elgaria and the Kern Plateau
Replies: 8
Views: 1216

Smart Elgaria and the Kern Plateau

My Oldest boy and I were hiking around when we saw a Lateralis cruising near a wood pile. We stopped to watch the unaware snake when he darted in to the shrubs, after a minute of struggling he pops out with this elgaria in his mouth. I ran to the truck to get me Camera so i could capture this anti d...
by Mike Waters
July 20th, 2012, 3:32 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Poison Oak- The Terror of the Outdoors
Replies: 13
Views: 2160

Re: Poison Oak- The Terror of the Outdoors

Wierd, Poison Oak does nothing to me. I have crawled through it with no consequence. Why does it affect people differently?
by Mike Waters
July 11th, 2012, 7:39 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: This may or may not be a great question to ask but WTH
Replies: 23
Views: 2711

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

:lol: Kids these days, Carmen, its too bad your not old enough to drink, you could be buying my beers all night like Tony did back in september.