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by mikemike
June 17th, 2013, 8:23 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Snakedays, Sanderson Texas
Replies: 11
Views: 2433

Re: Snakedays, Sanderson Texas

Definitely a fun trip, B.
I miss Cooper's already.
by mikemike
May 16th, 2013, 7:31 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: The Islands of Bimini
Replies: 23
Views: 5800

Re: The Islands of Bimini

Great post, man. Looks like you guys had a hell of a trip.
by mikemike
May 9th, 2013, 8:12 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Spring in south Arkansas...
Replies: 6
Views: 1817

Re: Spring in south Arkansas...

We definitely got the shaft on the weather that weekend... but then again, it could have been like last weekend when we got the shaft even deeper... That was a fun trip for sure... and no we can be much more prepared next time, especially since we know where the only DQ is. Here are a couple of my s...
by mikemike
April 17th, 2013, 8:59 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Early Crotes and High desert in the Pacific Northwest
Replies: 7
Views: 1774

Re: Early Crotes and High desert in the Pacific Northwest

Awesome, dude.

I've been busy as balls these past couple weeks. I'm gonna give you a call here in an hour or two.
by mikemike
March 21st, 2013, 11:21 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Striped gopher snake from today
Replies: 21
Views: 3770

Re: Striped gopher snake from today

Nice man. Here's a similar one found not to far from yours. I've found a few over the years, a buddy cruised a pair one night in my same area a couple years ago and another friend cruised one last year, I think on the same road I sent both of 'em to. http://sphotos-b.xx.fbcdn.net/hphotos-prn1/33790_...
by mikemike
January 27th, 2013, 7:01 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: When it rains, it pours. San Mateo and Santa Clara 1/26/13
Replies: 7
Views: 1320

Re: When it rains, it pours. San Mateo and Santa Clara 1/26/

You're killin' it already, man!

Go cruise with Dev in May or June, you'll get your nightsnake and keep trying the SC's or PM me and I'll get you on some lateralis.
by mikemike
January 19th, 2013, 9:41 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: A few late/early season 'manders
Replies: 6
Views: 869

Re: A few late/early season 'manders

Good stuff, and great pictures as usual, bud.
by mikemike
January 12th, 2013, 9:09 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Of New Stomping Grounds & Old: East Coast to West. My 2012
Replies: 11
Views: 2821

Re: Of New Stomping Grounds & Old: East Coast to West. My 20

I completely agree with triple D - awesome post!! Love all the variety, and the photo quality is top-notch. Thanks for sharing! Jeff Thanks Jeff! I was diggin' your recap as well, man! You got to herp all over the place this year mike! Awesome shots as always, Look forward to herping with you again...
by mikemike
January 11th, 2013, 7:27 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: 'AFRICA'
Replies: 13
Views: 2117

Re: 'AFRICA'

Just like they did with Planet Earth and Life.... both of which are far superior with the original Attenborough narrations. I mean Sigourney Weaver and Oprah? Come on America. Sigourney was okay. As was Mike Rowe. Beyond that, their choices in narrators have been the biggest disappointment in the s...
by mikemike
January 11th, 2013, 7:26 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: October 2012 to January 2013 in Southern California
Replies: 12
Views: 2971

Re: October 2012 to January 2013 in Southern California

Good stuff, Jeff! Congrats on all the late season lifers!
Looking forward to seeing what 2013 brings out for you, man!
by mikemike
January 11th, 2013, 5:23 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Of New Stomping Grounds & Old: East Coast to West. My 2012
Replies: 11
Views: 2821

Re: Of New Stomping Grounds & Old: East Coast to West. My 20

Daniel D Dye wrote:Wow, awesome stuff here, Mike! I enjoyed entire post! :thumb:

DDD
Thanks a lot, Daniel!
by mikemike
January 10th, 2013, 8:08 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Of New Stomping Grounds & Old: East Coast to West. My 2012
Replies: 11
Views: 2821

Re: Of New Stomping Grounds & Old: East Coast to West. My 20

Awesome. LOVED the milks and those California amphibians. That coiled Batrachoseps attenuatus photo is bad-ass. -Cole Thanks Cole. I've seen a lot of Batrochoseps do it over the years, but this is the first time I've ever bothered shooting one in action. Great post! Thanks. :Mark Thanks a lot, Mark...
by mikemike
January 10th, 2013, 6:04 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: How do you guys make time for family while herping?
Replies: 55
Views: 3734

Re: How do you guys make time for family while herping?

Single life, man. I don't have to clear herping with anyone.
by mikemike
January 10th, 2013, 5:50 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: 'AFRICA'
Replies: 13
Views: 2117

Re: 'AFRICA'

Maybe you were kidding about whether David Attenborough was still alive, but just in case... This is his series; he narrates the original BBC version, but the American producers have decided that they can get better ratings with an American narrator. John Just like they did with Planet Earth and Li...
by mikemike
January 10th, 2013, 4:45 pm
Forum: FHF Image Lab
Topic: Going underwater in a creek. Made me a lens port.
Replies: 15
Views: 5605

Re: Going underwater in a creek. Made me a lens port.

Looks like I have a new project to get done before spring! This is awesome, Owen! Great shots with it!
by mikemike
January 10th, 2013, 3:05 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Highlights from my 2012 season from Mo. and a lil bit of Ks.
Replies: 16
Views: 1943

Re: Highlights from my 2012 season from Mo. and a lil bit of

Good stuff, Brandon. Love all the PK's. I didn't find a single one in Arkansas or Oklahoma this year.
by mikemike
January 10th, 2013, 1:58 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Of New Stomping Grounds & Old: East Coast to West. My 2012
Replies: 11
Views: 2821

Of New Stomping Grounds & Old: East Coast to West. My 2012

While I didn't get to herp as often in 2012 as I did the year prior, I managed to visit a number of new places, herp some new habitats, and find some new species, and spend some time with some awesome people. I'm going to try and keep the narration light, but we'll see... In typical Arkansas fashion...
by mikemike
January 10th, 2013, 10:50 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: First snakes of the Year- San Mateo County, CA 1/4/2013
Replies: 8
Views: 1621

Re: First snakes of the Year- San Mateo County, CA 1/4/2013

Awesome stuff, dude! Glad to see you're getting out there early. Keep it up!
I was in CA October to December. I was planning on hitting you up, but never made it down to the SF area to herp. Nat, Dev, and I were going to try and herp down that way.
by mikemike
January 10th, 2013, 10:47 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: An Unexpected Journey: 2012 in East Texas
Replies: 34
Views: 12779

Re: An Unexpected Journey: 2012 in East Texas

Damn dude. You killed it down there!
by mikemike
January 10th, 2013, 10:45 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: New girl here, first year of herping post
Replies: 51
Views: 5153

Re: New girl here, first year of herping post

Brian Hubbs wrote:I'm not the best speaker...especially when I don't prepare (just ask Edgar about my fiasco talk a few years ago in Manteca :lol: )...but I might do it...we'll see... :roll:
I'll vouch for this.
by mikemike
January 10th, 2013, 10:35 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Amphibians Finds of 2012
Replies: 19
Views: 2550

Re: Amphibians Finds of 2012

Excellent post and photos, Daniel! Thanks for sharing!
by mikemike
January 10th, 2013, 10:31 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Winter Weekend in Apalachicola National Forest
Replies: 13
Views: 2150

Re: Winter Weekend in Apalachicola National Forest

Good stuff, Daniel! I've seen a few of Dan's shots pop up on FB over the past few days.
by mikemike
January 10th, 2013, 10:28 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Found a few coachwhips in 2012
Replies: 9
Views: 1932

Re: Found a few coachwhips in 2012

Awesome stuff, Gary! I didn't find nearly as many in Arkansas/Oklahoma this year, compared to last year. I did get a giant tan guy in Florida this year though.
by mikemike
January 10th, 2013, 10:25 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Borneo Dispatches #63: Scraping The Barrel
Replies: 13
Views: 3851

Re: Borneo Dispatches #63: Scraping The Barrel

Great post as per usual, Hans! I'm a sucker for little fat faced slug eaters of all genera!
by mikemike
January 10th, 2013, 10:20 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: My yard is infested with herpetofauna!
Replies: 34
Views: 5244

Re: My yard is infested with herpetofauna!

This is a truly epic post. Hope you have a guest room because you're about to be flooded by herpers!
by mikemike
January 10th, 2013, 10:15 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: CSRA Georgia 2nd half of 2012!
Replies: 16
Views: 1994

Re: CSRA Georgia 2nd half of 2012!

Good stuff, man!
by mikemike
January 10th, 2013, 10:12 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: 2012 in the carolinas
Replies: 24
Views: 3154

Re: 2012 in the carolinas

Great post, man. Looks like you had a good year over there.
by mikemike
January 10th, 2013, 10:02 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: A Little Bit of Utah
Replies: 23
Views: 2922

Re: A Little Bit of Utah

Awesome stuff, Thomas! Looks like you had a pretty good year!
by mikemike
December 5th, 2012, 11:33 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Lowcountry Herping 2012 (mostly SC and GA)(DUW)
Replies: 27
Views: 4561

Re: Lowcountry Herping 2012 (mostly SC and GA)(DUW)

That Scarlet is just ridiculous.
by mikemike
December 5th, 2012, 11:13 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Borneo Dispatches #61: Boiga jaspidea "Black Velvet"
Replies: 11
Views: 3648

Re: Borneo Dispatches #61: Boiga jaspidea "Black Velvet"

Awesome, Hans! That's gotta be the first time that particular Boiga sp. has been posted.
by mikemike
September 28th, 2012, 7:28 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Borneo Dispatches #50: Boiga-Bitten
Replies: 15
Views: 3494

Re: Borneo Dispatches #50: Boiga-Bitten

Awesome shots, as usual, Hans! One of my favorite Boiga!

Was there any swelling, itching, or other reactions common to some other Boiga sp.?
by mikemike
September 28th, 2012, 7:13 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Emergency trip home... anyone in Dallas free Tuesday 10/02?
Replies: 0
Views: 803

Emergency trip home... anyone in Dallas free Tuesday 10/02?

Unfortunately, I've been dealing with a lot and haven't been nearly as active as I'd like to be around here this year. Now, due to a (kinda) unforeseen event, I'll be making an emergency trip to Northern California. Unfortunately, it involves taking a bus from here in Fort Smith, Arkansas, to Dallas...
by mikemike
September 11th, 2012, 4:48 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Borneo Dispatches #49: Wolf Snakes & Trans-Borneo Highway
Replies: 18
Views: 6325

Re: Borneo Dispatches #49: Wolfsnakes & The Trans Borneo Hig

You've done it again, good sir.
by mikemike
September 11th, 2012, 4:39 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Young of the Year (YOY) – theme post
Replies: 52
Views: 14213

Re: Young of the Year (YOY) – theme post

Your little Thamno is a California Redsided garter, T. sirtalis infernalis . They're extremely common in some places in Mendocino County. Here's one I forgot.... Left to Right: Stinkpot, Common Snapper, Spiny softshell http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7219/7092440889_a8487683c8_c.jpg Trio of Tiny Turtl...
by mikemike
September 11th, 2012, 3:19 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Mountain Kingsnakes in Arizona
Replies: 49
Views: 17690

Re: Mountain Kingsnakes in Arizona

Good looking Pyros... and Knobs!
I've had two big trips to AZ the past two years and failed on them both times.
by mikemike
September 10th, 2012, 7:46 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Young of the Year (YOY) – theme post
Replies: 52
Views: 14213

Re: Young of the Year (YOY) – theme post

Little Midland water flipped under a rock along the river a couple weeks ago. http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8430/7785301532_a233b09f1c_z.jpg Nerodia sipedon pleuralis by michaelrayspencer , on Flickr Neonate Red roadcruised in Oklahoma last weekend. http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8452/7923672360_6d5b...
by mikemike
September 10th, 2012, 7:39 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: A couple from Arizona
Replies: 5
Views: 1808

Re: A couple from Arizona

Good stuff, Gordon. Huge bummer on the green rat!
by mikemike
September 10th, 2012, 7:30 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Trip to Costa Rica, August 2012
Replies: 25
Views: 6806

Re: Trip to Costa Rica, August 2012

Good stuff, David! The Puma must have been awesome. I've seen them in California, but seeing one in the rainforest would be an awesome experience.
by mikemike
September 10th, 2012, 7:19 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: More from the Monsoon Season
Replies: 10
Views: 3937

Re: More from the Monsoon Season

Great pics, Mike! I was hoping to be able to hit AZ again this year and knock out a couple more targets but it never ended up happening.
by mikemike
September 10th, 2012, 7:16 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Roll call for NAFHA Snake Rd.
Replies: 88
Views: 10333

Re: Roll call for NAFHA Snake Rd.

Our Arkansas Herp Society fall survey/field trip is happening the same weekend unfortunately. I don't think anyone from down here will be making it, as much as we'd like to.
by mikemike
September 10th, 2012, 7:14 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: August in New Mexico
Replies: 27
Views: 6905

Re: August in New Mexico

Good stuff, Travis
by mikemike
September 9th, 2012, 9:26 pm
Forum: FHF Image Lab
Topic: PHOTO ESSAY - September 1-15 - "Bits and Pieces"
Replies: 45
Views: 11100

Re: PHOTO ESSAY - September 1-15 - "Bits and Pieces"

This one shouldn't be too hard...


Image
Untitled by michaelrayspencer, on Flickr
by mikemike
September 7th, 2012, 5:47 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Grab-U-One - on balance is this good or bad?
Replies: 20
Views: 3846

Re: Grab-U-One - on balance is this good or bad?

I was just about to post on this.... glad someone beat me to it.
Anyhow, I see no good coming from this... at all.
by mikemike
September 3rd, 2012, 11:23 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: ...
Replies: 10
Views: 2032

Re: Full moon herping can be productive...somewhat.

Good stuff, man. Usually a full moon is a bust here in western Arkansas and eastern Oklahoma, but last night turned out pretty damn good. We ended up with a timber, 4 pygs (3 live, 1 DOR), a neonate milk, and a Smooth earth last night. The timber was found just before the moon rose above the treelin...
by mikemike
August 17th, 2012, 11:01 am
Forum: FHF Image Lab
Topic: PHOTO ESSAY - August 16-31 - Warnings and Threat Displays
Replies: 47
Views: 10540

Re: PHOTO ESSAY - August 16-31 - Warnings and Threat Display

Image

Crotalus atrox from last year, exhibiting that good ol' rattle.
by mikemike
August 12th, 2012, 8:11 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Aussie Snakes
Replies: 28
Views: 8345

Re: Aussie Snakes

AWESOME post and some great shots of some lesser seen animals on the forum. Thanks for posting
by mikemike
August 9th, 2012, 1:31 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: China 2012 photo teaser
Replies: 34
Views: 5992

Re: China 2012 photo teaser

Good stuff, Kevin. Looking forward to seeing more!
by mikemike
August 9th, 2012, 1:30 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Huge Picture Post from Northern California
Replies: 19
Views: 5816

Re: Huge Picture Post from Northern California

Damn, Ben! You killed it out there this year!
We'll have to meet up again when I make it back out that way...