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Old 10-10-2021, 11:07 PM   #1
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Old 10-10-2021, 11:08 PM   #2
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Old 10-10-2021, 11:09 PM   #3
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For sure
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Old 10-10-2021, 11:12 PM   #4
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Old 10-10-2021, 11:13 PM   #5
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Uh ya. Kill ASAP


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Old 10-10-2021, 11:15 PM   #6
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Kill!!!
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Old 10-10-2021, 11:15 PM   #7
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Thought so, thank y’all. He has been dealt with


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Old 10-10-2021, 11:18 PM   #8
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TBH is a great resource for snake IDs. I am somewhat confident in my ability to ID a few snakes but y’all are awesome and I appreciate the quick responses


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Old 10-10-2021, 11:25 PM   #9
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Yes and a dang good one too
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Old 10-10-2021, 11:36 PM   #10
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Yep. I think the whether has them moving, although lazily. I was on top of them before I noticed them. I jumped from point A to point B quicker ‘n spit and shot them with the gun Santa bought me for this very purpose.

Scared the bejeezus outta me.
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Old 10-10-2021, 11:42 PM   #11
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Beautiful fella, hope you released him back into the wild…
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Old 10-10-2021, 11:42 PM   #12
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Yep. I think the whether has them moving, although lazily. I was on top of them before I noticed them. I jumped from point A to point B quicker ‘n spit and shot them with the gun Santa bought me for this very purpose.

Scared the bejeezus outta me.

I will say I was shocked at how subdued he was


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Old 10-11-2021, 12:01 AM   #13
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Beautiful fella, hope you released him back into the wild…
Why in the world would you do that? Lol, that’s a venomous snake on what appears to be the porch, absolutely get a shovel to the head or a .22 to the head. Bad snake
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Old 10-11-2021, 12:05 AM   #14
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Why in the world would you do that? Lol, that’s a venomous snake on what appears to be the porch, absolutely get a shovel to the head or a .22 to the head. Bad snake

I released two water snakes last month unharmed…

My wife is due next month and my two pointers walked out on the porch with her and found that guy….

It was the shovel treatment for this one


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Old 10-11-2021, 12:07 AM   #15
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I'd release it back to the wild................Belly up and with a flat head.
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Old 10-11-2021, 12:32 AM   #16
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Yep. I think the whether has them moving, although lazily. I was on top of them before I noticed them. I jumped from point A to point B quicker ‘n spit and shot them with the gun Santa bought me for this very purpose.

Scared the bejeezus outta me.
I agree. Think the weather, or maybe its just a time of year thing. Don't know. But I actually touched a rat snake yesterday without knowing it. Couldn't believe it as I fancy myself to be very careful.

After the freak out dance (by both of us), a healthy dose of humble pie settled in.
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Old 10-11-2021, 12:40 AM   #17
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Beautiful fella, hope you released him back into the wild…
Your kidding, of course....
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Old 10-11-2021, 06:29 AM   #18
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I accidentally stepped on this one. About 50 times. I think it was juvenile

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Old 10-11-2021, 06:38 AM   #19
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stepped on
like the scarred jumping up and down snake dance, type of dance?
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Old 10-11-2021, 06:39 AM   #20
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I accidentally stepped on this one. About 50 times. I think it was juvenile

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That’s a cottonmouth.
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Old 10-11-2021, 07:20 AM   #21
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That’s a cottonmouth.
I'm not a snake guy but I don't think so

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Old 10-11-2021, 07:23 AM   #22
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Kill it and hang it on the fence
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Old 10-11-2021, 07:34 AM   #23
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100% young cotton mouth

Yellow tail, domino print patterns and it’ll have a dark stripe across its head through its eyes. As they age the turn darker, nearly black and make the pattern less distinct.

Copperheads patterns are more of a perfect hour glass on there back, where cotton mouths alternate and have the domino spots on them.

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Old 10-11-2021, 07:37 AM   #24
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The markings definitely look different too me...
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Old 10-11-2021, 07:46 AM   #25
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That’s a big copper head. Should have skinned it.

Killed this one few years ago it was 42”




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Old 10-11-2021, 07:56 AM   #26
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Old 10-11-2021, 08:26 AM   #27
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Copperhead bit my sisters dog last week. On the tongue!
Really small one.

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Old 10-11-2021, 08:44 AM   #28
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I hate those snakes in particular, rattlesnakes more times than not let you know your to close, cottonmouths are typically close to water but these things can be anywhere and if their in leaves you rarely see them and they absolutely love to climb up in cedar tree’s. I can’t even think about counting how many of them have fallen out onto a machine after bumping a cedar and it freaks me out every time. I’ll chase them down shredding them into pieces every time,
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Old 10-11-2021, 08:45 AM   #29
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Pretty Copperhead, hershey kisses on the side make it easy to identify.

Yup, baby moccasin.
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Old 10-11-2021, 08:47 AM   #30
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Man they were out this weekend. Killed three in my back yard. Our last dog got bit twice at the same time (throat and side of muzzle). This is war.
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Old 10-11-2021, 09:26 AM   #31
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knew i shouldnt have opened this thread. probably wont sleep for 3 days.
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Old 10-11-2021, 09:35 AM   #32
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Definitely a juvenile cotton mouth. crazy how different the color is compared to an adult.
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Old 10-11-2021, 09:37 AM   #33
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Baby rattlemouthcottonmoccasin. Glad you learned how to break dance properly.
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Old 10-11-2021, 09:54 AM   #34
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knew i shouldnt have opened this thread. probably wont sleep for 3 days.
So you're saying that mama needs to keep her feet on her side of the bed?
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Old 10-11-2021, 10:07 AM   #35
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So you're saying that mama needs to keep her feet on her side of the bed?
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Old 10-11-2021, 10:15 AM   #36
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OP posted a Copper Head

Snowflake posted a Cotton Mouth
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Old 10-11-2021, 10:19 AM   #37
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That’s a cottonmouth.
The man be correct
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Old 10-11-2021, 10:21 AM   #38
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That's a good one!
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Old 10-11-2021, 10:23 AM   #39
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They usually are unless provoked.
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Old 10-11-2021, 10:39 AM   #40
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Copperheads are pretty docile snakes. Waterhose will move them along if in the vicinity of your house.
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Old 10-11-2021, 10:42 AM   #41
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Juvenile cottonmouth. They get dark as they get older. The screaming face pattern on its sides is an ID factor. Copperheads and cottonmouths have the green tail when young
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Old 10-11-2021, 11:03 AM   #42
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Dreamt about snakes last night ((shudder))…
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Old 10-11-2021, 12:34 PM   #43
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Hope thats a copper no-head by now
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Old 10-11-2021, 01:02 PM   #44
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learned something on this thread I did not want to know.
Baby cottonmouth looks like a copperhead!
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Old 10-11-2021, 11:37 PM   #45
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Definitely a juvenile cotton mouth. crazy how different the color is compared to an adult.
Man I learned something new today. Well atleast it's dead

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Old 10-12-2021, 02:51 AM   #46
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learned something on this thread I did not want to know.
Baby cottonmouth looks like a copperhead!
Baby cottonmouths look like a pixelated copperhead. Both species with have that yellowtail as a juvenile.
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Old 10-12-2021, 05:00 AM   #47
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Dang kill them all.
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Old 10-12-2021, 08:05 AM   #48
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Alot of people still live under rocks.
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Old 10-12-2021, 11:15 AM   #49
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They might be venomous but they're sure cool lookin I think.

Copperheads and Water Moccasins are part of the same family. It's rare but they can breed with one another.
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Old 10-12-2021, 11:38 AM   #50
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I usually kill 4-5 copperheads around the house each year. Have only seen one this year. We had some old barns torn down and removed last summer. I think that may have helped
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