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by Tim Borski
June 26th, 2017, 9:09 am
Forum: Board Line
Topic: chapters.
Replies: 3
Views: 4856

chapters.

Are all the chapters gone? I only see the forum.

Thanks in advance,
Tim
by Tim Borski
February 11th, 2017, 12:27 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Waiting for Herps - herping while staying still
Replies: 7
Views: 3227

Re: Waiting for Herps - herping while staying still

For the past few years a friend and I have spent a lot of time on lawn chairs watching a large rock wall in the upper midwest. It's great fun with a good set of binos and a luke warm 6-pak of PBR's. We see tons of Fox, Milk and Garters and always have a bet on the first species to show. Whoever gues...
by Tim Borski
December 21st, 2016, 3:43 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Why You Dont Collect
Replies: 279
Views: 64774

Re: Why You Dont Collect

i apologies if this is off topic but I don't collect/breed because I choose not to. It can't be more simple.

Tim
by Tim Borski
December 21st, 2016, 3:03 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Everglades Herping Questions
Replies: 9
Views: 4997

Re: Everglades Herping Questions

The park is solid 24/7/365. Try to stay in front of moon rise and if the temp is over 73F you are good to go. Josh is correct. Scarlets are abundant west of West lake. A couple days after the full is gravy...it goes downhill from there and reaches a low movement time on the new moon...but any night ...
by Tim Borski
August 26th, 2016, 10:33 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: 'Kinda thinking of a Sept herp quicky
Replies: 7
Views: 3437

Re: 'Kinda thinking of a Sept herp quicky

Thanks all for the input! I've decided to go to MX instead. I'll visit WI again this year at first ice for some fishing...I'm truly excited!!

Great Fall to all.

Tim
by Tim Borski
August 19th, 2016, 7:08 am
Forum: Fish Forum
Topic: Wow, nobody has been on the water?
Replies: 4
Views: 6831

Wow, nobody has been on the water?

I visited expecting to find new and exciting posts. Nope, but it's my fault as well. I'll try to put something up over the next few days...

Tim
by Tim Borski
July 22nd, 2016, 1:14 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: 'Kinda thinking of a Sept herp quicky
Replies: 7
Views: 3437

Re: 'Kinda thinking of a Sept herp quicky

Knightkrawler5 wrote:Weird that you didn't see Milks...Sept. is great for them in the Driftless area. Ben and I found over 60 in one day.
60?!! I've seldom seen that many in a day in June. You two kick butt!
Tim
by Tim Borski
July 12th, 2016, 5:17 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: 'Kinda thinking of a Sept herp quicky
Replies: 7
Views: 3437

'Kinda thinking of a Sept herp quicky

Am I nuts? I visited WI one September several years ago and found nothing beyond browns and redbellies on the roads after dark, smooth greens, hognose and some garters during the days and a few spotted sals, red backs and blue spots in the mornings. Are the milks all under ground and/or should I jus...
by Tim Borski
July 12th, 2016, 4:57 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: January-May critters
Replies: 6
Views: 2752

Re: January-May critters

That mole skink is a beauty!! (The Kings are too.)

Tim
by Tim Borski
July 12th, 2016, 4:53 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: 2016 First Half Review: Herping the Southeast
Replies: 6
Views: 2745

Re: 2016 First Half Review: Herping the Southeast

You've kept busy. Nice job on all counts. I really like the look of the last Coppers.
Tim
by Tim Borski
July 12th, 2016, 4:40 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Aruba 2015
Replies: 5
Views: 2513

Re: Aruba 2015

Yes, she's a "hoot."

Yes, less socks = more better.

Yes, the little skunk gecko was very handsome.

Yes, places with crotes always deliver the goods.

Tim
by Tim Borski
July 7th, 2016, 4:31 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Aruba 2015
Replies: 5
Views: 2513

Aruba 2015

A couple years ago my wife Jill sent an application to the Wheel of Fortune. It’s a game show with a woman named Vanna and some guy. She applies to everything from the Amazing race to Jeopardy, Cuttysark tall ship stuff and beyond and gets accepted…’no idea how she does it but we support/accept her ...
by Tim Borski
March 8th, 2016, 4:46 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Female herpetologists or herp enthusiasts
Replies: 90
Views: 25376

Re: Female herpetologists or herp enthusiasts

One of the best posts ever. I hope you all have a great time and look forward to the pics. For the first time ever, I wish I was female.

Tim
by Tim Borski
February 10th, 2016, 4:20 pm
Forum: Fish Forum
Topic: crazy times
Replies: 137
Views: 72825

Re: crazy times

Years ago in northern WI Musky Magnet and I would go to this butt hut in Eagle river in the far north of that dynamic state he still lives in. They held the world championship of snowmobile races there every year. We'd get there early in the morning while the strippers were still drunk and they'd ha...
by Tim Borski
February 10th, 2016, 3:20 pm
Forum: Fish Forum
Topic: Bass for Pete
Replies: 1
Views: 4002

Bass for Pete

Image

Here ya go Pete. One of three over ten in one aft. Hope spring comes soon for you.

Tim
by Tim Borski
January 29th, 2016, 5:54 pm
Forum: Fish Forum
Topic: Tens
Replies: 1
Views: 3867

Tens

So awhile ago I posted a long winded story involving our hunt for an "honest ten pound bass" from far south FL. We did it in spades...in one afternoon. I'll write the post when I get a chance. Maybe it'll give this forum a little kick in the pants. I'm sure no one wants to hear an ice fishing story ...
by Tim Borski
January 29th, 2016, 5:47 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Lamps (yawn) from your neck of the woods.
Replies: 5
Views: 4709

Re: Lamps (yawn) from your neck of the woods.

I find them on several sites in central belt of the state but there doesn't seem to be any defining factor...one here, two there, one here, etc. They are only where you find them. I lik'em and wish I had an answer, but I don't.

Fox snakes coming when I get a chance.

Tim
by Tim Borski
January 28th, 2016, 9:04 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: florida herp activity question
Replies: 14
Views: 3955

Re: florida herp activity question

Cane fields = better chance at snakes of interest as opposed to hiking during the day in ENP. Jmo
The weather this far south looks kind of "tweener" at present.

Tim
by Tim Borski
January 24th, 2016, 4:19 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Lamps (yawn) from your neck of the woods.
Replies: 5
Views: 4709

Re: Lamps (yawn) from your neck of the woods.

Thanks you two. I'll put up some pretty Western fox when I get the chance. My P-bucket has changed formats so that explains my frustrations...got it wired now.

Tim
by Tim Borski
January 8th, 2016, 7:34 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Lamps (yawn) from your neck of the woods.
Replies: 5
Views: 4709

Lamps (yawn) from your neck of the woods.

http://i640.photobucket.com/albums/uu123/Tborski/Milk%20snakes/Milk%20on%20rock%202_zpsie6vxgo9.jpg http://i640.photobucket.com/albums/uu123/Tborski/Milk%20snakes/Basking%20Milk%201_zpsz0yn7be1.jpg http://i640.photobucket.com/albums/uu123/Tborski/Milk%20snakes/Stilo%20phase_zps6sn8n7n6.jpg http://i...
by Tim Borski
January 8th, 2016, 7:09 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: From your neck of the woods. Caution...Lamp heavy.
Replies: 9
Views: 4737

Re: From your neck of the woods. Caution...Lamp heavy.

JF. I just can't do it from my machine. I don't get it at all!!! Zanti did it handily from her end.

I can't even repost the whole damned thing and put an "ignore post" on this one.

I'll maybe try to repost the whole thing and hit review before submit...

Thanks and ignore the (yawn) Lamps.

Tim
by Tim Borski
January 8th, 2016, 9:25 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: From your neck of the woods. Caution...Lamp heavy.
Replies: 9
Views: 4737

Re: From your neck of the woods. Caution...Lamp heavy.

I'd go back and correct or delete but that's not an option. oh well/sigh

Tim
by Tim Borski
January 8th, 2016, 5:28 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: From your neck of the woods. Caution...Lamp heavy.
Replies: 9
Views: 4737

Re: From your neck of the woods. Caution...Lamp heavy.

wow. 'guess I didn't. wtf :x
by Tim Borski
January 8th, 2016, 5:25 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: From your neck of the woods. Caution...Lamp heavy.
Replies: 9
Views: 4737

From your neck of the woods. Caution...Lamp heavy.

I'm sure most of you are wrapped up in the hard water fishery at present but some may be looking forward to Spring. This is for them. [img] [IMG]http://i640.photobucket.com/albums/uu123/Tborski/Milk%20snakes/Milk%202015_zpsnpewoouk.jpg[/img] [img] [IMG]http://i640.photobucket.com/albums/uu123/Tborsk...
by Tim Borski
December 17th, 2015, 5:21 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Where do snakes winter if there isn't a rocky den place?
Replies: 35
Views: 10054

Re: Where do snakes winter if there isn't a rocky den place?

Telephone poles. Think about it...buried below the frost line so they don't "shift." With the correct substrate surrounding them they are golden.

Tim
by Tim Borski
November 29th, 2015, 6:58 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: From your your neck of the woods. Caution...Thamnophis heavy
Replies: 16
Views: 6733

Re: From your your neck of the woods. Caution...Thamnophis h

Ben, I might post some pretty Fox and Milks next but I doubt you'll dig them. How are you?

Tim
by Tim Borski
November 15th, 2015, 8:26 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: The past several months...'short version. (Pics added 11/8)
Replies: 27
Views: 7266

Re: The past several months...'short version. (Pics added 11

byrns wrote:Great post....Van Staal's are the best :thumb: :thumb:

Yes VS's are the best.

Tim
by Tim Borski
November 15th, 2015, 7:57 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: From your your neck of the woods. Caution...Thamnophis heavy
Replies: 16
Views: 6733

Re: From your your neck of the woods. Caution...Thamnophis h

Ok, I'll put together a couple more posts of Fox and Milks but it'll prob be after turkey day when I get back home. Happy you all liked the Thams.

Tim
by Tim Borski
October 13th, 2015, 3:56 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: From your your neck of the woods. Caution...Thamnophis heavy
Replies: 16
Views: 6733

Re: From your your neck of the woods. Caution...Thamnophis h

I hate not being able to edit any more. Originally I had grandiose ideas of putting up 50 or 60 different animals and then do another post solely of attractive Western Fox and another of unique Milks but it's just too time consuming. Sorry about the duplicate Tham and have a nice Fall.

Tim
by Tim Borski
October 13th, 2015, 3:36 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: From your your neck of the woods. Caution...Thamnophis heavy
Replies: 16
Views: 6733

From your your neck of the woods. Caution...Thamnophis heavy

I’ve been meaning to do a post like this for a while now but sometimes life gets in the way. For the past few years I’ve traveled to the Midwest to visit family and old friends. The first couple of trips my boys and I chased inverts…they loved all the Sphinx and large Silk moths, especially the Luna...
by Tim Borski
October 5th, 2015, 5:54 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Second Gaboon of 2015!
Replies: 10
Views: 4261

Re: Second Gaboon of 2015!

I'd LOVE to see a pic of it stretched out on a road...got one?!

Tim
by Tim Borski
September 14th, 2015, 4:29 pm
Forum: Board Line
Topic: Drift Fence Designs w/ OR w/o Traps & Trap Designs
Replies: 14
Views: 12597

Re: Drift Fence Designs w/ OR w/o Traps & Trap Designs

Put them in an "X" pattern with an opening in the middle. Fill the opening with ac....you'll never have to close traps and worry about that kind of stuff while you are absent and everything is happy. (Get permission in writing first...I always make a point of that.)

Tim
by Tim Borski
September 14th, 2015, 4:06 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Post photos of wild herps feeding
Replies: 56
Views: 22079

Re: Post photos of wild herps feeding

Ringer with Narrow mouth. http://i640.photobucket.com/albums/uu123/Tborski/Ringer%20eating%205_zpsyqpzlmts.jpg Coral with Yellow rat snake. http://i640.photobucket.com/albums/uu123/Tborski/Coral%20eating%20YR%20on%20road_zpsrqtvbq9m.jpg Ribbon with Narrow mouth. Tim http://i640.photobucket.com/album...
by Tim Borski
September 10th, 2015, 12:00 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Who on the forum would you most like to meet in person...
Replies: 44
Views: 11760

Re: Who on the forum would you most like to meet in person..

krisbel, this about people you haven't met. I would've mentioned a few of your choices but have been fortunate enough to have crossed paths with them before. Many people I would've mentioned are disqualified, but only because of that.

Tim
by Tim Borski
September 10th, 2015, 9:26 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Who on the forum would you most like to meet in person...
Replies: 44
Views: 11760

Re: Who on the forum would you most like to meet in person..

Three really is about 50 too small. I'll add (it's my post)

Chad from KS
Berkeley Boone from GA
Rich in reptiles from TN
Dell Despain from wherever he's at nowadays.
by Tim Borski
September 9th, 2015, 5:04 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Who on the forum would you most like to meet in person...
Replies: 44
Views: 11760

Re: Who on the forum would you most like to meet in person..

Cole Grover, Natalie McNear and Brian Hinds come to mind also. Anybody else have another member here they'd like to meet down the road at some point?

Tim
by Tim Borski
September 9th, 2015, 1:00 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Who on the forum would you most like to meet in person...
Replies: 44
Views: 11760

Re: Who on the forum would you most like to meet in person..

Kyle Loucks is a good one, the other two I'm not so sure of...
by Tim Borski
September 9th, 2015, 10:52 am
Forum: Board Line
Topic: Drift Fence Designs w/ OR w/o Traps & Trap Designs
Replies: 14
Views: 12597

Re: Drift Fence Designs w/ OR w/o Traps & Trap Designs

Put them in a "X" pattern with an opening of about 50 yards square in the middle. Fill the middle with AC (plywood. tin. carpet, etc... and check it when conditions are favorable. Walk the fence with a light after dark when you care to or conditions are favorable for movement...make sure to shine ar...
by Tim Borski
September 9th, 2015, 10:37 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Who on the forum would you most like to meet in person...
Replies: 44
Views: 11760

Who on the forum would you most like to meet in person...

I've been thinking about this for about ten minutes. And have some time while paint dries outside in the sun down here in far south FL. I've been on here from pre-crash (2010.) Many have visited, stayed/ visited, left over that period. If you had 3 people on here you'd like to meet in person someday...
by Tim Borski
September 8th, 2015, 8:45 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Your all-time best rattlesnake shots
Replies: 37
Views: 7935

Re: Your all-time best rattlesnake shots

These are only the best on account of locale. Crotalus unicolor http://i640.photobucket.com/albums/uu123/Tborski/unicolor%201_zpssgiuvub1.jpg Crotalus catalinensus http://i640.photobucket.com/albums/uu123/Tborski/Cat%202_zpsbcsplhxt.jpg A 9 year old showed me how to do this...so bad... Tim
by Tim Borski
September 7th, 2015, 4:15 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Python challenge (Jan-Feb) 2016, WILL INCLUDE ENP
Replies: 5
Views: 2341

Re: Python challenge (Jan-Feb) 2016, WILL INCLUDE ENP

There are in all probability thousands and thousands of pythons in south FL that will never see a road or human being during their life span. Dispatching one only effects the animals it would've consumed over that period of time. I don't know the answer and apparently no one else does either. Happy ...
by Tim Borski
September 7th, 2015, 3:58 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: ANF let me in on it's secret.
Replies: 9
Views: 3186

Re: ANF let me in on it's secret.

Josh only runs over Corn snakes. Him and them have a past as checkered as the animals' bellies.

Tim

Btw, Nice find!
by Tim Borski
August 17th, 2015, 11:43 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Excellent weekend
Replies: 7
Views: 1935

Re: Excellent weekend

From my understanding they are all lumped together as Florida kings. It doesn't matter what the band count is any more.

Hearty congrats on your first!

Tim
by Tim Borski
August 17th, 2015, 10:48 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Foetus and Fossil
Replies: 19
Views: 3835

Re: Foetus and Fossil

We have tons of oolithic lime stone down here in the Florida keys and all have fossil coral and/or sea fans. They are so common as to be of no interest. I once found a fossilized Star fish on a step of the capital building in Madison Wisconsin. I'm sure it's still there. Sorry, that's all I've got. ...
by Tim Borski
June 27th, 2015, 4:01 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Most Herps Found in a 24-hour Period?
Replies: 17
Views: 4259

Re: Most Herps Found in a 24-hour Period?

A few years ago while being 'brushed" by a large tropical storm in central Florida I had 166 snakes by 9:30AM. (They were cruised on roads and hiked along margins.) I "changed zip codes" and ended the outing at 11:50pm with 205 or so of 13 species. Another time much more recently myself and a couple...
by Tim Borski
May 29th, 2015, 4:39 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Floridian visiting the Midwest
Replies: 12
Views: 5079

Re: Floridian visiting the Midwest

Never mind. It was gone but no longer. Whew.
by Tim Borski
May 29th, 2015, 4:38 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Floridian visiting the Midwest
Replies: 12
Views: 5079

Re: Floridian visiting the Midwest

Um, where'd my avatar go?

Tim
by Tim Borski
May 14th, 2015, 1:32 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Floridian visiting the Midwest
Replies: 12
Views: 5079

Re: Floridian visiting the Midwest

Howdy Ben, good to hear from you!! Here's my plan: If you take me hunting snakes I'll let ya take me fishing afterwards, ok?

Tim