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by hellihooks
June 16th, 2010, 6:02 am
Forum: Board Line
Topic: What crote would you rather be bitten by?
Replies: 44
Views: 14055

Re: What crote would you rather be bitten by?

My 1st 2 bites were 30+ yrs ago, when I was a dumb teenager, doing dumb stuff. 2 months ago, in a moment of carelessness, I caught a fang in my index finger, through a bag. I documented it pretty well and plan to post it soon. jim
by hellihooks
June 16th, 2010, 5:51 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Sierra San Pedro Martir
Replies: 12
Views: 3812

Re: Sierra San Pedro Martir

Cool stuff Hef,
was the rosy your target, or were you looking for Z's? Either way... nice uni... jim
by hellihooks
June 15th, 2010, 5:05 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: A trip out WEST
Replies: 25
Views: 4950

Re: A trip out WEST

Killer post! Almost from pic to pic...I'm like...NOW what state is he in... :roll: I know what state i was in... CONFUSION... :lol: till someone mentioned UT. Dosen't really matter, I guess...GREAT pics of AWESOME herps... :thumb: jim
by hellihooks
June 15th, 2010, 4:10 pm
Forum: Board Line
Topic: What crote would you rather be bitten by?
Replies: 44
Views: 14055

Re: What crote would you rather be bitten by?

helleri is the obvious answer. scutulatus is the most dangerous snake north of a bushmaster. While that may be true, Scutes are one of the venoms used to make the polyvalent Crofab, so Crofab is very effective for scute bites.... and is notoriously ineffective for helleri bites... so I guess the re...
by hellihooks
June 15th, 2010, 2:02 pm
Forum: Board Line
Topic: What crote would you rather be bitten by?
Replies: 44
Views: 14055

Re: What crote would you rather be bitten by?

Three missionaries are stranded on a desert island, and are captured by the natives. The chief tells them that their presence has angered the gods and that the missionaries must be punished to appease them. The chief walks up to the first man and says,"Unga Bunga, or death?" The missionaries don't ...
by hellihooks
June 15th, 2010, 1:39 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: InSitu
Replies: 11
Views: 2576

Re: InSitu

That pic of the pre-combat and/or mating helli's rocks!! jim
by hellihooks
June 14th, 2010, 7:41 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Guess what bit me
Replies: 17
Views: 5139

Re: Guess what bit me

Your a lot closer. It was a bite from one of my captive Coastal Giant Salamanders. It was a glancing blow, I dont want to feel a bite from one of the big guys full on. Well at least you picked a good crote to get bit by. lol. At least you got to herp on your way home, that is the important thing. A...
by hellihooks
June 14th, 2010, 5:24 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Guess what bit me
Replies: 17
Views: 5139

Re: Guess what bit me

Oh... Great White North, ehhhh? Aboreal Sally?
BTW... my tag was from my namesake...1st one in 34 years...and pretty minor :oops: I went herping on the way home from the hsp... :mrgreen: jim
by hellihooks
June 14th, 2010, 5:16 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Camouflage
Replies: 17
Views: 4126

Re: Camouflage

My thx as well...that was a pretty cool little knowledge-nugget! Guess It's time to go check out my local Arroyo spot... :thumb: jim
by hellihooks
June 14th, 2010, 5:02 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: A quick escape yesterday...
Replies: 4
Views: 1676

Re: A quick escape yesterday...

That 1st little pit is smoking!! and the little crote looks pretty nice too... :thumb: jim
by hellihooks
June 14th, 2010, 4:53 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Guess what bit me
Replies: 17
Views: 5139

Re: Guess what bit me

hard to even guess, not knowing where you live... but I'm gonna go Coachwhip... :D
Here's one for you to guess... :oops: :mrgreen:
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by hellihooks
June 14th, 2010, 4:34 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Washed up rosy
Replies: 8
Views: 1985

Re: Washed up rosy

Dang Bill... seems all you do anymore is videos... guess I'll have to hook my speakers up... :shock: nice to SEE some rosys, at least. Srry bout that night...I fell asleep waiting for that guy to call... any luck? jim
by hellihooks
June 14th, 2010, 8:59 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Bay Area Summer Trip
Replies: 13
Views: 5528

Re: Bay Area Summer Trip

Goog job Jon, My 2 trips up to SCruz this year only produced 2 snakes...(pit/contia) but lots and lots of slenders and yellow-eyeds. Looking for sallies actually sounds like a welcome break, right about now... gotta beat the heck outta walking a hot wash looking for Zebs... :roll: :lol: But now... I...
by hellihooks
June 13th, 2010, 12:24 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Whatta Tale!!!
Replies: 10
Views: 2883

Re: Whatta Tale!!!

Fundad wrote:
Wow... never had a girl say that to me before... :lol: :lol: :lol:

Thats TOO BAD.. LOL

Fundad
yeah...it's funny cause it's NOT true... :shock: but you know me...anything for a laugh... :roll: :lol: :lol: jim
by hellihooks
June 13th, 2010, 11:06 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Whatta Tale!!!
Replies: 10
Views: 2883

Re: Whatta Tale!!!

Damn, that's the longest one I've seen! (TWSS) Wow... never had a girl say that to me before... :lol: :lol: :lol: I think, like sharptails, there are 2 varieties... long tails and short tails. not saying they're two Ssp or anything... just regional differences. The ST's seem to run bout 1 1/2 SVL, ...
by hellihooks
June 13th, 2010, 7:37 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: A good ol' fashion Cali critter post -Updated w/ more photos
Replies: 40
Views: 5963

Re: A good ol' fashion Cali critter post -Updated w/ more ph

Great post! that 1st LB SAL is trippy... :shock: :) jim
by hellihooks
June 13th, 2010, 7:18 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Whatta Tale!!!
Replies: 10
Views: 2883

Whatta Tale!!!

I know...I know... another provacative title to get ya to look... but I can't resist the chance to make a bad pun... :roll: http://i209.photobucket.com/albums/bb4/hellihooks/Dscn2338.jpg This LA co SAL, in addittion to having an unusually long tail, was quite gravid, and very green, which is not tha...
by hellihooks
June 12th, 2010, 3:28 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Field herping in DREAMS?
Replies: 11
Views: 2827

Re: Field herping in DREAMS?

For several years after my Helli bites in 75/76, I had this recurring nightmare bout walking into a bathroom...the door locks behind me so I can't get out, and there's like a 20 ft bright green crote curled up, (like 4 ft high, curled up)... it start ratteling, and then bites me right in the face. T...
by hellihooks
June 10th, 2010, 3:11 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: San Diego County freaks - why I go out when nobody else does
Replies: 43
Views: 9830

Re: San Diego County freaks - why I go out when nobody else

AND... he gets to make a good living from herps.... :shock: :x There... now everyone hates you even more... :lol: :lol: :lol: jim
Maybe one day I'll see a clarus-phase longnose...DOH!!!
by hellihooks
June 10th, 2010, 11:05 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Im so jealous of all you guys finding 'shovelnose" !!!!
Replies: 42
Views: 8854

Re: Im so jealous of all you guys finding 'shovelnose" !!!!

I haven't seen an AOR shovelnose this year either... just DORs... :cry:
For cruisen AZ, use a rechargable spotlight, and if pulled over, pull the plug... :thumb: Am I wicked smaaart, or what... :o :D
BTW... nice pic of you and your boy Mike.... :lol: :lol: :lol: jim
by hellihooks
June 10th, 2010, 8:46 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Zilicious
Replies: 49
Views: 14132

Re: Zilicious

My 1st Z ever...last week, riding with Fundad. I've posted it several times on the So Cal Chapter, but cmon,...gotta post it again on a Z thread... :D SB Co. http://i209.photobucket.com/albums/bb4/hellihooks/Dscn2280.jpg http://i209.photobucket.com/albums/bb4/hellihooks/Dscn2283.jpg http://i209.phot...
by hellihooks
June 10th, 2010, 7:08 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Alright, time for something different (DUW)
Replies: 34
Views: 7299

Re: Alright, time for something different (DUW)

How came everything bites you Nat? :lol: :lol: :lol: cool post...jim
by hellihooks
June 10th, 2010, 6:52 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: California Kingsnake Morphs
Replies: 91
Views: 24424

Re: California Kingsnake Morphs

I was at Bob Howards house one day, back in like 75? when he bought what he told me was like one of the 1st albino kingsnakes ever found. The guy brought it all the way from Davis Ca. and Bob paid like $600 for it. Cool little banded albino king, but the point (I guess) is, Nor Cal has had it's shar...
by hellihooks
June 10th, 2010, 5:57 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Snake Eats Mouse
Replies: 14
Views: 5154

Re: Snake Eats Mouse

Wow LOU...Thats awesome... :thumb: When I saw the title, I figured it would be one of your kings eating a mouse...DOH!!! Rattlesnakes lie in wait along rodent trails and ambus/strike passing rodents... the venom causes a change in the blood which the snakes can smell, and they track the prey to wher...
by hellihooks
June 9th, 2010, 3:30 pm
Forum: Board Line
Topic: Message from Scott.......please read........
Replies: 54
Views: 22692

Re: Message from Scott.......please read........

I like all the new user avatars... but miss the old icons...WHERE"S MY DOH!!!! I need it like every other line... :lol: :lol: :lol: jim
by hellihooks
June 9th, 2010, 3:19 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: California Kingsnake Morphs
Replies: 91
Views: 24424

Re: California Kingsnake Morphs

It REALLY sucks you can only keep one Mt King... jim Jim-remember that's per fishing licence in you house. Take in some adult boarders and buy them a licence :lol: ...John...OGR!! Oh yeah... :o I do have my 17 yr old twins living with me... :idea: They'll probably both be moved out before I find an...
by hellihooks
June 9th, 2010, 12:22 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: California Kingsnake Morphs
Replies: 91
Views: 24424

Re: California Kingsnake Morphs

I wish I would check boards more often for getula. I set them up, and then a lot of times don't get back to check them. Jeff Don't worry Jeff... I been checking them for ya... :D Here's that little 'fly-down' king right from the border between SB and Riv... http://i209.photobucket.com/albums/bb4/he...
by hellihooks
June 9th, 2010, 9:16 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Anyone Ever seen an Albino Sidewinder?
Replies: 25
Views: 5826

Re: Anyone Ever seen an Albino Sidewinder?

"We know dude, we like you for who you are" That's why I love my friends :P Besides, she married me anyway :shock: Damn, now I sound like Helli...........shoot me, please :!: Now Shawn, as a guy who's friends with Bob... thats really something you shouldn't be saying... :shock: :lol: :lol: You do a...
by hellihooks
June 9th, 2010, 9:01 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Rosy Boa Localities
Replies: 8
Views: 5565

Re: Rosy Boa Localities

Thx Brian, If you got the gas...I definantly got the time... :oops: :D Being my 1st Z, and having not read your book... I know practically nothing bout Z's. FD was saying that with the black belly, high band count, and very little red, it reminded him of a sierra Z. It seems to me that MOST of the S...
by hellihooks
June 9th, 2010, 6:59 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: California Kingsnake Morphs
Replies: 91
Views: 24424

Re: California Kingsnake Morphs

we had a hypo desert king, but he didn't make it through brumation... I think he just died of old age. And I have a little partially unzipped king from N. riverside...seems to me that the further north you go, the less morphs you find...but perhaps thats just my experiance. While not a Ca King, this...
by hellihooks
June 9th, 2010, 5:40 am
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Rosy Boa Localities
Replies: 8
Views: 5565

Re: Rosy Boa Localities

Most of those localities are comercially availible, or on 'locality' pages elsewhere, where people can puruse 100's of localities. This IS a DATA-collecting site, and locality is the #1 piece of data.... actually... the WHOLE POINT of this forum. Some people are more 'sensitive' than others, is all,...
by hellihooks
June 8th, 2010, 5:10 pm
Forum: The Forum
Topic: Yeah...
Replies: 24
Views: 5827

Re: Yeah...

jdustin wrote:lol, nice.
And here I was, thinking this was orange. :lol:
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Is that that one boa, or some other boa? :shock: :lol: :lol: :lol: jim
Shades of Yorby, Man... :P
by hellihooks
June 8th, 2010, 11:48 am
Forum: Board Line
Topic: Detailed note about what happened, and the future of FHF....
Replies: 49
Views: 15730

Re: Detailed note about the data loss, and the future of FHF

Scott.. I bet if you threatened the server Co with a class action lawsuit, by several thousand people wanting their data/achives back... they'd find a way to retrieve it... :D Where's the 'DOH!!!' icon...I seem to need it the most... :oops: :roll: :D ... jim " There is no such a thing as a problem.....