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Re: new to herpin' and have some questions


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Posted by snakeguy88 on April 13, 2003 at 13:15:53:

In Reply to: new to herpin' and have some questions posted by compasscreek on April 13, 2003 at 12:38:46:

I am not in Cali, but I believe you need a fishing license or hunting license to be able to collect. There are probably limits on top of that as well from species to species. As for looking for snakes, there are a few different methods. Two are big, road cruising and flipping. Road cruising involves driving slowly down roads (usually at night) searching for snakes crossing the roads or picking up the last amount of heat from the asphalt. The other method is like you said, going out into the field and checking likely spots. Flipping boards, tin, and other pieces of debris is a rather universal idea, but sometimes you can just find snakes lying out sunning or as you said, in cracks or crevices. I am not sure on the books, but I am sure there are some that pertain especially to Cali and I know there are many that are just on Western herps in general. I am sure someone can enlighten you with more of the specifics. Andy


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