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by Matt Arnold
July 8th, 2016, 10:36 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Aruba 2015
Replies: 5
Views: 2745

Re: Aruba 2015

Enjoyed the post as always, Tim. I think when I go herping I need to bring less socks
by Matt Arnold
July 7th, 2016, 6:59 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Arizona Sistrurus
Replies: 8
Views: 3527

Re: Arizona Sistrurus

Great shot! And 33 snakes? I think i'd have a heart attack. :D
by Matt Arnold
July 7th, 2016, 6:54 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Some stuff
Replies: 6
Views: 2178

Some stuff

I'll save the commentary for my end of the year post, but here's some pics from mid-late april to current, around Alabama/GA https://c6.staticflickr.com/2/1668/26115549853_dc148be3bc_b.jpg Two Black Racers by Matt Arnold , on Flickr https://c3.staticflickr.com/2/1637/26021736234_8f6ef5307c_b.jpg Eas...
by Matt Arnold
May 22nd, 2016, 7:35 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Alabama thus far 2016
Replies: 5
Views: 4306

Re: So Far, So Good!

Three species of kingsnake in one state! It's just not fair!!! What fun it must be driving to different places in the state, experiencing the different species along the way. I've never seen a Black nor Speckles Kingsnake ever, for sale or in any collection. Must be nice living in the South, y'all....
by Matt Arnold
April 21st, 2016, 4:40 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Alabama thus far 2016
Replies: 5
Views: 4306

Alabama thus far 2016

Last post: http://www.fieldherpforum.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=2&t=22601 Been a while since i've posted here. (about 6 months it seems). First, towards the end of last year while hiking my favorite power line I stumbled across a few rookery rocks featuring mom's + babies: https://farm1.staticflickr....
by Matt Arnold
February 6th, 2016, 8:39 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Post your 1 best photo from 2015!
Replies: 61
Views: 24786

Re: Post your 1 best photo from 2015!

Favorite find:
ImageTimber Rattlesnake + Northern Copperheads by Matt Arnold, on Flickr

Favorite shot:
ImageTimber Rattlesnake by Matt Arnold, on Flickr
by Matt Arnold
November 8th, 2015, 8:15 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Second half of 2015
Replies: 9
Views: 4185

Re: Second half of 2015

Incredible post Bill and fantastic photography!
by Matt Arnold
October 8th, 2015, 4:07 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Coralfest.
Replies: 6
Views: 2445

Re: Coralfest.

Hans Breuer (twoton) wrote:Wow, the mist on the forest floor! Nice snakes, too :-)
This. Sweet habitat shots, really enjoy your wide angle photography.
by Matt Arnold
September 23rd, 2015, 1:43 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: A few snakes from North Alabama/GA(same as main)
Replies: 1
Views: 1068

A few snakes from North Alabama/GA(same as main)

Last post: http://www.fieldherpforum.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=2&t=22370 Just a quick update of the last couple months, I haven't been out herping much but I have had some quality finds. Not much narrative here, but a quick trip up to the mountains produced some Timber Rattlesnakes and Northern Copp...
by Matt Arnold
September 23rd, 2015, 1:43 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: A few snakes from North Alabama/GA
Replies: 1
Views: 1912

A few snakes from North Alabama/GA

Last post: http://www.fieldherpforum.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=2&t=22370 Just a quick update of the last couple months, I haven't been out herping much but I have had some quality finds. Not much narrative here, but a quick trip up to the mountains produced some Timber Rattlesnakes and Northern Copp...
by Matt Arnold
September 12th, 2015, 4:55 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Post photos of wild herps feeding
Replies: 56
Views: 23836

Re: Post photos of wild herps feeding

This past May, a friend and I got to observe this Ribbon Snake feeding on a Leopard frog. I was able to capture some video as well as get a shot or two. We heard the frog crying and immediately knew it had been caught: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WXjaYzfNTns https://farm6.staticflickr.com/5453/1...
by Matt Arnold
September 7th, 2015, 4:59 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Alabama, Mississippi visit- re water moccasins, copperheads
Replies: 10
Views: 2011

Re: Alabama, Mississippi visit- re water moccasins, copperhe

Sounds good, I live in Huntsville, and I know Bankhead very well. Let me know, we can probably turn up several species
by Matt Arnold
September 5th, 2015, 4:34 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Alabama, Mississippi visit- re water moccasins, copperheads
Replies: 10
Views: 2011

Re: Alabama, Mississippi visit- re water moccasins, copperhe

You can find both throughout the majority of Alabama, if you happen to make it to the northern part of Alabama, I could probably show you both species in one night. As for Mississippi, not too sure.
by Matt Arnold
September 4th, 2015, 6:29 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Your all-time best rattlesnake shots
Replies: 37
Views: 9016

Re: Your all-time best rattlesnake shots

I'm partial to these.. https://farm4.staticflickr.com/3675/19794287138_72f382d491_k.jpg Timber Rattlesnake by Matt Arnold , on Flickr https://farm4.staticflickr.com/3746/20028280079_92e04c9961_k.jpg Timber Rattlesnake by Matt Arnold , on Flickr https://farm1.staticflickr.com/362/19303871574_5a718b6d...
by Matt Arnold
August 18th, 2015, 3:39 pm
Forum: FHF Image Lab
Topic: It's been too long since we've had an in situ theme thread..
Replies: 212
Views: 131674

Re: It's been too long since we've had an in situ theme thre

Here's a few from the last month or so https://farm4.staticflickr.com/3697/19865560468_ee06ccc156_k.jpg Timber Rattlesnake + Northern Copperheads by Matt Arnold , on Flickr https://farm1.staticflickr.com/444/20028193538_76f71d9a7d_k.jpg Timber Rattlesnake by Matt Arnold , on Flickr https://farm1.sta...
by Matt Arnold
July 28th, 2015, 7:46 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Late spring / early summer in North Alabama
Replies: 5
Views: 3034

Late spring / early summer in North Alabama

Last post: http://www.fieldherpforum.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=2&t=21918 I've been able to get out herping quite a bit this spring / summer. Also, in the middle of my year I got a promotion at my job which has limited my time but the increased pay helped me to splurge a bit and finally buy a nice DS...
by Matt Arnold
April 27th, 2015, 9:25 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: The past few years in Alabama (and the southeast)
Replies: 5
Views: 2429

The past few years in Alabama (and the southeast)

Wow, I haven't posted anything on here in a couple years. A have posted a lot of my findings in the facebook group, but i'll go ahead and post on here as well. I did not get out a lot in 2013 and 2014 due to being so busy, but i'm off to a pretty good start in 2015. Some of the stuff was found in la...
by Matt Arnold
April 25th, 2015, 8:59 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: My FIRST in situ photographs - POST YOURS
Replies: 33
Views: 8213

Re: My FIRST in situ photographs - POST YOURS

Here's my favorite of my short herping career so far - https://scontent-iad.xx.fbcdn.net/hphotos-xpa1/t31.0-8/10658819_967269576632508_6878640872308288675_o.jpg https://scontent-iad.xx.fbcdn.net/hphotos-xaf1/v/t1.0-9/384649_501836526509151_1808322617_n.jpg?oh=f22145ddaf83cec4ef0c9fa739d9f23f&oe=55D9...
by Matt Arnold
February 2nd, 2014, 8:49 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: 2014 NAFHA Spring trip: ANF!
Replies: 132
Views: 18873

Re: 2014 NAFHA Spring trip: ANF!

I should be there.
by Matt Arnold
December 13th, 2013, 5:42 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Indigo hunts in Conecuh 2014
Replies: 68
Views: 10761

Re: Indigo hunts in Conecuh 2014

Someone bring me. Pls
by Matt Arnold
December 10th, 2013, 10:36 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Everglades herping tips
Replies: 4
Views: 983

Re: Everglades herping tips

I'd recommend finding a decent trail and just hiking, you'll find a lot of stuff just by doing that this time of year. I found corns, kings, garters, ribbons, pythons, pygmies, cottons, water snakes, gators, and more just doing this. And road cruise at sunset, or if youre looking for EDBs cruise dur...
by Matt Arnold
August 27th, 2013, 1:59 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Timber Rattlesnakes mating in a drainage ditch
Replies: 12
Views: 2501

Re: Timber Rattlesnakes mating in a drainage ditch

I agree that they were males. I just made the topic the title of the article.
by Matt Arnold
August 27th, 2013, 1:38 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Timber Rattlesnakes mating in a drainage ditch
Replies: 12
Views: 2501

Timber Rattlesnakes mating in a drainage ditch

http://blog.al.com/breaking/2013/08/2_r ... lle_c.html

This happened in my hometown the other night, pretty cool. Unfortunately i didnt get a chance to witness it!
by Matt Arnold
April 18th, 2013, 10:41 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Tips on road cruising this time of year?
Replies: 11
Views: 1390

Re: Tips on road cruising this time of year?

For this time of year, ive had more success day cruising than night. Morning 10am-12 and late afternoon 4pm-sunset
by Matt Arnold
December 9th, 2012, 5:31 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: ELECTIONS - ELECTIONS - ELECTIONS for all Chapter Officers
Replies: 48
Views: 6037

Re: ELECTIONS - ELECTIONS - ELECTIONS for all Chapter Office

Yay to all... and jesus christ this is dumb
by Matt Arnold
November 17th, 2012, 11:18 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: A MUST read for everyone.
Replies: 53
Views: 7294

Re: A MUST read for everyone.

I understand its his forum, but this is the stupidest idea.
by Matt Arnold
November 17th, 2012, 9:46 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: End of the Year, Let's Keep it Going... #1 - FAVORITE FIND
Replies: 23
Views: 3472

Re: End of the Year, Let's Keep it Going... #1 - FAVORITE FI

Not a member of this chapter, but heres mine!

Image
Timbersandcopperhead by tnmha2346, on Flickr
by Matt Arnold
November 9th, 2012, 5:25 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Alabama salamander id help
Replies: 4
Views: 886

Re: Alabama salamander id help

Nice, Chris, your shots turned out a lot better than mine. Good seeing you as always.. also, the ones I found in the spring were def. this too, just adults. Much easier to tell now that your pictures are blown up. Post up the shots of the little rat and racer too!
by Matt Arnold
October 28th, 2012, 8:11 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: NAFHA members - An opportunity to help on an Indigo hunt
Replies: 93
Views: 8731

Re: NAFHA members - An opportunity to help on an Indigo hunt

I would like to join for the Feb. dates
by Matt Arnold
October 23rd, 2012, 8:02 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: I call random (With Results)
Replies: 13
Views: 2012

Re: I call random

Awesome! Cant wait to see what you find, Josh
by Matt Arnold
October 8th, 2012, 4:36 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Snake Road?
Replies: 11
Views: 1960

Snake Road?

It's Monday... CMON! Where are the pics!?!? :lol: :lol: :lol: :thumb:
by Matt Arnold
September 19th, 2012, 2:36 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Apalachicola; Places to stay?
Replies: 4
Views: 1314

Apalachicola; Places to stay?

A friend and I are planning a trip to ANF next month, mid-late October, for 7 days/6nights. Looking for a cheap place to stay (don't want to camp), would prefer a condo nearby(within an hour drive to the forest) with a cheap weekly rate, or a cheap motel, or somewhere close that has cabins, or a lod...
by Matt Arnold
August 14th, 2012, 3:29 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Altitude of Timbers in the Appalachians
Replies: 2
Views: 732

Re: Altitude of Timbers in the Appalachians

Good stuff.. how many snakes did you find while you were up there? If you found more than one than it was in all likelyhood a den site. Sheds are also indicative. I dont know of any that are 4200, but most of the sites I know in that area are above 3000ft. It would not surprise me to find them that ...
by Matt Arnold
August 6th, 2012, 3:40 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Birthday Timbers (and a few other things)
Replies: 10
Views: 1882

Re: Birthday Timbers (and a few other things)

Great post! I'm only a little jealous, :lol: :mrgreen: Now thats the way to spend a birthday! Looks like you had a great birthday! :beer: It was awesome! Matt, Your finds and photos are outstanding! Thanks! Happy birthday a little late. That shot of the timber and copper together is priceless!! Def...
by Matt Arnold
August 6th, 2012, 7:37 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Birthday Timbers (and a few other things)
Replies: 10
Views: 1882

Birthday Timbers (and a few other things)

My 23rd birthday was this past Saturday, so I decided to celebrate by taking the weekend off and heading up to the lower appalachian region to look for Timbers. It turned out to be a pretty good weekend. 12 horridus were found along with a few Black Racers, and a bunch of Copperheads. Most of the sn...
by Matt Arnold
July 31st, 2012, 5:52 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: June and July- White Sands, West Texas, Arizona.
Replies: 42
Views: 11753

Re: June and July- White Sands, West Texas, Arizona.

Wow, im speechless. Great post! :thumb:
by Matt Arnold
July 24th, 2012, 8:48 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Alabama; The past few months
Replies: 11
Views: 1965

Re: Alabama; The past few months

Nice series of pics. I was just in Guntersville for my brother's wedding this past weekend and was hoping to do some roadcruising in the area, but didn't get a chance. These pics make me really regret that. You were in a great area! I live about 45 minutes from there. If you are ever down this way ...
by Matt Arnold
July 21st, 2012, 9:22 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Alabama; The past few months
Replies: 11
Views: 1965

Re: Alabama; The past few months

You have some truly beautiful shots, Matt. I'll be looking at this post again. Thanks Tamara! Hope to see you and Raymond again soon I love the milk and timber shots. They really make me miss the South, though. Keep up the good work! The milks were a pleasure, I have only found one prior in the spr...
by Matt Arnold
July 19th, 2012, 5:03 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: 2nd Quarter 2012 (in part)
Replies: 26
Views: 1968

Re: 2nd Quarter 2012 (in part)

Matt, Corn snakes below the 7 mile bridge are/were considered "Rosey rats." I only recently became somewhat interested in them...I like their "long" faces and big, suboc-looking eyes. Yeah, Tim.. Kevin Messenger told me about them.. I believe he said unlike regular Corn Snakes, their underside cont...
by Matt Arnold
July 18th, 2012, 10:25 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: 2nd Quarter 2012 (in part)
Replies: 26
Views: 1968

Re: 2nd Quarter 2012 (in part)

Nice Tim! I love those Keys Corns (are they considered Rosy Rats?), the Terrapin, and the Dback shot. Good stuff, looking forward to the Wisconsin post!
by Matt Arnold
July 18th, 2012, 9:54 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: last few weeks in NC and SC, shark and birds ID
Replies: 16
Views: 1891

Re: last few weeks in NC and SC, shark and birds ID

He does it again.... incredible post
by Matt Arnold
July 18th, 2012, 9:42 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Alabama; The past few months
Replies: 11
Views: 1965

Alabama; The past few months

link to my last post: http://www.fieldherpforum.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=11&t=11437 Now that it's pretty much too damn hot, i've limited my hiking/flipping and really started doing as much road cruising as I can...afford. These pics are not in any real order.. http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7258/742...
by Matt Arnold
July 15th, 2012, 11:00 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: ...
Replies: 23
Views: 4404

Re: Is Florida really that slow herping wise lately? My find

Josh, are you hearing the same pattern from others? Normally, if snakes are really out moving around, I tend to see more dors. And I'm not seeing many at all. This could bring up another topic/post but there's been a few dors I've found that when I later passed by where they were, they were gone. I...
by Matt Arnold
July 15th, 2012, 8:57 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: SE Chapter use of android app
Replies: 3
Views: 628

Re: SE Chapter use of android app

What's that app called Chris? I wasn't aware that there was one and id love to try it..
by Matt Arnold
July 14th, 2012, 10:18 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: So far in SoCal - 2012
Replies: 34
Views: 6844

Re: So far in SoCal - 2012

Posts like these really make me wanna go out west... so much gold in here :thumb: ! Thanks for posting!
by Matt Arnold
July 9th, 2012, 3:30 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Alabama
Replies: 10
Views: 2320

Re: Alabama

Good stuff, you got some nice shots Noah. I had a blast and it was nice meeting you and your dad. Let me know if yall ever make it back up this way. I'll show you some Cave Sallies

-Matt
by Matt Arnold
July 2nd, 2012, 7:36 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: 2nd quarter 2012
Replies: 22
Views: 2587

Re: 2nd quarter 2012

Nothing in particular, just excited to see everyone again. We should have some good lucky with road cruising in particular, because we just got some storms FINALLY (was dry for almost 3 weeks) and more are expected throughout the week. Not sure what we might find in habitat, I haven't been out in th...
by Matt Arnold
June 30th, 2012, 1:16 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: 2nd quarter 2012
Replies: 22
Views: 2587

Re: 2nd quarter 2012

Good stuff Tamara :thumb: ! Cant wait to see you guys next weekend, hope we find some cool stuff :D