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by fangmaster
January 28th, 2018, 4:15 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Ruber day ( red diamond rattlesnakes)
Replies: 3
Views: 8649

Ruber day ( red diamond rattlesnakes)

Found several cooperative ruber last week
by fangmaster
October 5th, 2017, 12:29 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: NEED OF Rattlesnake Avoidanse Training For Dog - So.Cal area
Replies: 3
Views: 3408

Re: NEED OF Rattlesnake Avoidanse Training For Dog - So.Cal

Message jim bass, he is affiliated with a certified trainer
by fangmaster
June 20th, 2017, 1:53 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Pyramid Lake Whiptails
Replies: 2
Views: 1923

Re: Pyramid Lake Whiptails

Not great basin , coastal whiptail, a. Tigris
by fangmaster
April 9th, 2017, 9:58 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Tejon Ranch Trips for 2017
Replies: 23
Views: 8164

Re: Tejon Ranch Trips for 2017

So, how did today go? What was found?
by fangmaster
March 19th, 2017, 2:46 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Tejon Ranch Trips for 2017
Replies: 23
Views: 8164

Re: Tejon Ranch Trips for 2017

Great day found alot
by fangmaster
March 15th, 2017, 12:03 am
Forum: N.A.F.H.A. - Announcements/Inquiries
Topic: Please contribute to the H.E.R.P. database!
Replies: 35
Views: 23836

Re: Please contribute to the H.E.R.P. database!

Actually after several tries, did manage to get the lat long in, but the last straw was of all things humidity. Tried all kinds of combos, finally just gave up, it was a long day of herping, and just lost patience
by fangmaster
March 14th, 2017, 10:59 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Tejon Ranch Trips for 2017
Replies: 23
Views: 8164

Re: Tejon Ranch Trips for 2017

Hey Todd, sent you a message about Saturday check your fb messages
by fangmaster
March 14th, 2017, 10:55 pm
Forum: N.A.F.H.A. - Announcements/Inquiries
Topic: Please contribute to the H.E.R.P. database!
Replies: 35
Views: 23836

Re: Please contribute to the H.E.R.P. database!

Unfortunately i tried to enter data, and it kept telling me to enter it in certain formats, i tried and it kept rejecting it, saying it wasn't entered right, after several tries i gave up frustrated. If data needs to be formatted, the program on the site should convert it automatically, a shame that...
by fangmaster
March 10th, 2017, 11:11 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Tejon Ranch Trips for 2017
Replies: 23
Views: 8164

Re: Tejon Ranch Trips for 2017

We are interested in all 3, depending on weather conditions
by fangmaster
May 13th, 2016, 2:57 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Need Expert Opinion On Panamint Rattlesnake ID
Replies: 56
Views: 16996

Re: Need Expert Opinion On Panamint Rattlesnake ID

Hard to tell from this picture, but looks like a mitchelli
by fangmaster
May 5th, 2016, 3:32 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Needed: So Pacific Rattlesnakes - San Diego/Orange Counties
Replies: 4
Views: 3215

Re: Needed: So Pacific Rattlesnakes - San Diego/Orange Count

I have a densite in the cuyamacas, how many adults do you need?
by fangmaster
May 4th, 2016, 4:46 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: 2016 Tejon Ranch - May 28 Trip Cancelled
Replies: 50
Views: 15417

Re: 2016 Tejon Ranch - May 14 Trip - Sign Up Now if Interest

Count me and Lynda in for the 14th
by fangmaster
April 12th, 2014, 8:32 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Tejon Ranch in 2014 and Highlights from Previous Years
Replies: 47
Views: 11436

Re: Tejon Ranch in 2014 and Highlights from Previous Years

Sorry I missed it, hope it was a success, was really exhausted from my sierra trip, slept right thru the alarm!
by fangmaster
April 10th, 2014, 1:18 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Tejon Ranch in 2014 and Highlights from Previous Years
Replies: 47
Views: 11436

Re: Tejon Ranch in 2014 and Highlights from Previous Years

I would like to go this Saturday, let me know if there is space available, thanks Jeff
by fangmaster
September 3rd, 2013, 3:19 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Atrox or Scute?
Replies: 5
Views: 969

Re: Atrox or Scute?

atrox
by fangmaster
September 3rd, 2013, 3:14 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Case Closed, its a ruber.
Replies: 10
Views: 1224

Re: Case Closed, its a ruber.

if it came from takowitz, it's a ruber
by fangmaster
May 13th, 2013, 12:12 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Some recent desert finds from the past month or so!
Replies: 16
Views: 1985

Re: Some recent desert finds from the past month or so!

I found baja collards past whitewater, up to banning, the road to idlwyld has them on the lower slopes, but whitewater canyon would be a record, never heard of them on that side of the freeway! The roadkill does look baja though!
by fangmaster
May 13th, 2013, 12:02 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Flippin' more rocks than a crack dealer
Replies: 10
Views: 1567

Re: Flippin' more rocks than a crack dealer

that last lateralis I believe is an intergrade, or it could be a regular lateralis, I found similar snakes in san luis obispo, quite a distance away from you.
by fangmaster
May 3rd, 2013, 9:21 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Texas: animal cruelty and neglect report
Replies: 62
Views: 10920

Re: Texas: animal cruelty and neglect report

As A reptile keeper, I am outraged by this! This type of thing gives groups like peta more ammunition to destroy our hobby, and way of life! Please people, take care of your animals, or at least refrain from keeping them if you can't do it right!
by fangmaster
April 10th, 2013, 11:40 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Tejon Outing 4/6
Replies: 17
Views: 2010

Re: Tejon Outing 4/6

nice shots! I'd like to see more, a lot was found that day, the rattlers are pure oreganus, the variability was awesome! the lightest one reminded me of a virdis, the prarie rattler! It was great to see the condors, never seen them in the wild before, and to have one land 60 yards away was just amaz...
by fangmaster
April 8th, 2013, 11:44 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Tejon Outing 4/6
Replies: 17
Views: 2010

Re: Tejon Outing 4/6

It was a pretty awesome day!
by fangmaster
April 3rd, 2013, 11:03 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Prescott area
Replies: 9
Views: 2125

Re: Prescott area

prescott is a nice area to herp, found pyrro there, as well as cerebus, clarkii, and there is a population of san diego alligator lizards there!
by fangmaster
April 3rd, 2013, 10:59 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Attention Crote guys
Replies: 5
Views: 1546

Re: Attention Crote guys

bloody tiger mate!
by fangmaster
March 28th, 2013, 10:45 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Look what I flipped!
Replies: 19
Views: 2095

Re: Look what I flipped!

I love the baja coachwhips! Saw plenty in baja, including one that was so big it looked like an indigo! Never saw one north of the border, as least not yet! lol!
by fangmaster
March 26th, 2013, 7:55 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Tejon Ranch: April 6, 2013
Replies: 17
Views: 2929

Re: Tejon Ranch: April 6, 2013

Thanks Todd pm sent!
by fangmaster
March 26th, 2013, 3:08 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Tejon Ranch: April 6, 2013
Replies: 17
Views: 2929

Re: Tejon Ranch: April 6, 2013

Hi Todd, I'd like to go, count me in! sorry, just got back into town, I hope I'm not too late!
by fangmaster
January 21st, 2013, 12:09 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Kingsnake elevation limit?
Replies: 37
Views: 7479

Re: Kingsnake elevation limit?

Telescope is over 9000' mat hit 10000, I flipped one in baja at abiut 6300-6500, I thought it might be a release, but still not sure about that!
by fangmaster
January 20th, 2013, 11:48 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Not-so-normal Lyre?
Replies: 16
Views: 1839

Re: Not-so-normal Lyre?

I found one like that in western AZ like that, they are really nice looking from there!
by fangmaster
January 20th, 2013, 11:46 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: A Major Find!
Replies: 8
Views: 821

Re: A Major Find!

I find lots of those in my dad's pool after it rains!
by fangmaster
October 25th, 2012, 12:42 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: USGS Desert Tortoise Project: Part 5
Replies: 31
Views: 12313

Re: USGS Desert Tortoise Project: Part 5

Rattlesnakes can and do hybridize regularly in the wild where their ranges overlap, I have personally witnessed the following: Scute X Atrox, Scute x Molussus, scute X helleri, helleri x mitchelli, Helleri x Oreganus, Others have found, Helleri x Ruber, Ruber x michelli.
by fangmaster
September 4th, 2012, 3:28 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Arizona S12
Replies: 36
Views: 6004

Re: Arizona S12

No Joshua, it wasn't me, I wasn't there. It is unfortunate that the snake got bit, but you must know Atrox are known for their nasty attitude, but what I heard the bitten snake was fine. What nobody seems to get here that the snakes were released in their home territory, not miles away, so everythin...
by fangmaster
September 4th, 2012, 2:13 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Western Yellow Bellied Racer
Replies: 10
Views: 2779

Re: Western Yellow Bellied Racer

what? no one has ever found them there? they w
ere around the Lutosis dens.
by fangmaster
September 4th, 2012, 2:00 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Arizona S12
Replies: 36
Views: 6004

Re: Arizona S12

Ok Josh, I do understand the arguement here, but as I stated before, she is new, so protocol should be taught in a positive way, she felt attacked, so she reacted. So did you. I'm trying to mediate here, and like I said before, what's posted here should be watched as not to give the wrong impression...
by fangmaster
September 3rd, 2012, 7:42 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Western Yellow Bellied Racer
Replies: 10
Views: 2779

Re: Western Yellow Bellied Racer

I found them on rocky hillsides in Idaho!
by fangmaster
September 3rd, 2012, 5:06 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Foothills of Santa Anna's
Replies: 28
Views: 4148

Re: Foothills of Santa Anna's

2 out of 3 local crotes, not bad! I agree zonata aren't common there, I suggest getting off trail and hike along the streambeds, your odds will increase tenfold! I've never roadcruised a zonata, but I have found a lot hiking. Yes, Tantilla are there, but are another secretive snake.
by fangmaster
September 3rd, 2012, 3:07 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Arizona S12
Replies: 36
Views: 6004

Re: Arizona S12

You guys shouldn't draw conclusions on someone you don't know! Katiya Is well educated, and experienced, she has herped all over the world and is working on her doctorate degree! So she names a few snakes she finds? Its kind of cute, so what? She possesses all licenses and permits she needs under th...
by fangmaster
September 1st, 2012, 1:00 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Foothills of Santa Anna's
Replies: 28
Views: 4148

Re: Foothills of Santa Anna's

Awesome! You live in an area with 3 subspecies, Ruber, Helleri, and Mitchelli, one down, 2 more to go! :thumb:
by fangmaster
September 1st, 2012, 12:41 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Not a terrible month, considering...
Replies: 28
Views: 4068

Re: Not a terrible month, considering...

Love the oreganus, but the whipsnake is the best! Almost caught one in Bridgeport a few years ago, had it pinned down in a bush, it was striking like crazy at my face, so I shifted my hands for the grab, but that released the pressure holding it there, and it was gone in a flash! :shock:
by fangmaster
September 1st, 2012, 12:32 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Foothills of Santa Anna's
Replies: 28
Views: 4148

Re: Foothills of Santa Anna's

Nice ruber, is that the one you and David found?
by fangmaster
July 27th, 2012, 9:35 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Which snakes need more protection in California?
Replies: 50
Views: 3335

Re: Which snakes need more protection in California?

As far as I'm concerened the whole state is in danger of going extinct, but that's another matter entirely! :lol: Someone mentioned the speckled rattler as needing protection? :lol: they're tons of them out there, while you're at it why not protect the san diego gopher! :lol: Glossy snakes? really? ...
by fangmaster
July 1st, 2012, 2:30 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: ID Help
Replies: 5
Views: 1379

Re: ID Help

Light phase great basin.
by fangmaster
June 26th, 2012, 3:54 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Lifer No More
Replies: 29
Views: 2823

Re: Lifer No More

Congrats! Seeing that candycane for the first time when you lift that rock is one of the biggest highlights of herping! :thumb:
by fangmaster
June 26th, 2012, 3:43 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: 2nd Attempt @ Cali lutosus
Replies: 3
Views: 965

Re: 2nd Attempt @ Cali lutosus

Hi Matt, I will give you one helpful tip: stay away from the owens valley and south of mono lake, lutosis don't range there. go north of Bodie, I'm planning a trip up there in around 3 weeks, I have a spot that I find them at.
by fangmaster
June 26th, 2012, 3:31 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Any SoCal residents interested in these herp trips?
Replies: 21
Views: 1875

Re: Any SoCal residents interested in these herp trips?

Sounds like fun, I was planning to go find some pyrros when the monsoons hit, just post the times you are planning to go.
by fangmaster
June 8th, 2012, 3:13 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Beautiful Coluber
Replies: 8
Views: 1339

Re: Beautiful Coluber

They have black ones like that in Baja, pink belly and all!
by fangmaster
May 25th, 2012, 3:42 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Where to find Atrox??
Replies: 41
Views: 4214

Re: Where to find Atrox??

I found a roadkill near coachella, I wouldn't mind seeing a live one in ca, but I've found plenty out of state!
by fangmaster
May 25th, 2012, 2:58 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: 2012 - Shades of oreganus
Replies: 31
Views: 4960

Re: 2012 - Shades of oreganus

Cool northerns!
by fangmaster
May 25th, 2012, 2:47 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Green heleri a morph? or sub species
Replies: 13
Views: 1828

Re: Green heleri a morph? or sub species

Like northerns, southerns are variable all over their range, but they are all helleri!
by fangmaster
May 25th, 2012, 2:41 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Lake Tahoe Vacation, Help needed:
Replies: 3
Views: 657

Re: Lake Tahoe Vacation, Help needed:

Try looking at the rock outcroppings along 395, I've seen striped whipsnakes and great basin rattlers as well as lots of different lizards out there. good luck!