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Old 07-30-2021, 11:53 AM   #51
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What is your realtors number? I would be calling him... Dang!!!

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Old 07-30-2021, 11:56 AM   #52
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I have a buddy that buys them. There was a guy on here buying copperheads and stuff to snake break dogs with a while back.
I think SNAKEHUNTER would ask for any and all snakes close to him. he is Royse City, or was

i would have had to send my Snake Killer after them ( the Wifa )
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Old 07-30-2021, 12:08 PM   #53
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Dang! That's a lot of wasted hat bands and bow limb covers all chopped up like that. $$$$$ down the drain.
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Old 07-30-2021, 12:26 PM   #54
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We have 3 indoor/outdoor cats. I bring them in at night bc we have lost several others overnight. I forgot to let them out that morning.
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Old 07-30-2021, 12:26 PM   #55
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I kid you not, we killed over 40 and wounded another 50+ Copperheads in one night. It was absolutely insane! There were so many you could smell them. This was in Palo Pinto Co. about 20 years ago.
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Old 07-30-2021, 12:31 PM   #56
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One question….is the house pier & beam?
Ummmm yes….and now you’ve got me worried about something I hadn’t thought of yet.
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Old 07-30-2021, 12:34 PM   #57
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Man this is a nightmare thread!!!! One of those burn everything down scenarios!!


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Old 07-30-2021, 12:53 PM   #58
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About 2months ago we got a cat that is a stone cold killer...I hate cats, but I love my 5 year old little girl ..the cat ironically enough has been taking on the cicadas, but now I'm thankful we go her after reading this!
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Old 07-30-2021, 12:59 PM   #59
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You must live on Copperhead Road!
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Old 07-30-2021, 01:20 PM   #60
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Wow! Throw em in some chili!
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Old 07-30-2021, 01:37 PM   #61
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We had 2 cats show up here about 2 years ago. Both are females, so we are up to a total of 7 feral cats now. They aren’t as wild as they used to be, still can’t touch any of them, but we feed them just enough to hang around. They come and go from my place to my neighbor. I haven’t seen a copperhead for a while now. By this time of the year, my neighbor would have already killed a dozen of them. She hasn’t seen a one yet this summer.
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Old 07-30-2021, 01:45 PM   #62
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I would look all around your property to make sure you don't have a den somewhere. For there to be that many in so many various sizes, I hate to say it but you might have one. Nothing a little tannerite can't handle.
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Old 07-30-2021, 01:47 PM   #63
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Turn some feral hogs loose - they will keep the snake population down! On second thought, that might not be the cool thing to do!!!!
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Old 07-30-2021, 01:56 PM   #64
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Nope! Pretty sure I would have died in that nightmare


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Old 07-30-2021, 02:20 PM   #65
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About three years ago my neighbor to the north killed 9 Copperheads in his front yard in one night. Last year I killed 7 Rattlesnakes in in 24 hours in the side yard of my ex-lease house near Throckmorton. They had a den under the house.
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Old 07-30-2021, 02:29 PM   #66
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Cat's are stone cold killers to snakes. I watched our sweetheart of a cat turn into killer mode one year when a gopher snake made the mistake of coming into our yard. It wasn't even a semi-fair fight. That cat was 10 times faster than the snake. Then when the cat decided to stop playing, she went straight to KILL and just ****!
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Old 07-30-2021, 02:30 PM   #67
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pure devil right there
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Old 07-30-2021, 02:32 PM   #68
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Cicadas are out now.
This, they eat them. .
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Old 07-30-2021, 02:50 PM   #69
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I wish I had not read this . . .
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Old 07-30-2021, 02:58 PM   #70
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Old 07-30-2021, 03:01 PM   #71
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holeeeee schnikeeeesss!
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Old 07-30-2021, 03:27 PM   #72
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Sounds like a good time to me. I love to go snake hunting.
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Old 07-30-2021, 03:40 PM   #73
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Holly crap. To bad that wasnt on video lol
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Old 07-30-2021, 03:49 PM   #74
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I killed 4 in one night in somewhat same fashion, killed one, then two....then got to looking around and found 2 more!!

We moved shortly after that!
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Old 07-30-2021, 03:50 PM   #75
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You had the copperhead version of fighting zombies in the Walking Dead. Impressive. How long do you think it’ll take to get your underwear from between your cheeks?


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Old 07-30-2021, 03:57 PM   #76
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Just pulled up at the house and I could here Cicadas calling all over the place.
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Old 07-30-2021, 04:11 PM   #77
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I would have needed a change of shorts after that! Completely agree on the machete being to close for comfort. Choot 'em!
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Old 07-30-2021, 04:17 PM   #78
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Man, just think. . .you probably got 10% of them. Sleep tight. :-)
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Old 07-30-2021, 04:29 PM   #79
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The cicada hatch has been really strong around here this year. Quite loud in the evenings but I enjoy it - reminds me of childhood summers. They must be reaching the end of their cycle as I’m seeing lots of dead ones. No copperheads so far!
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Old 07-30-2021, 04:35 PM   #80
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You missed the chance to spell "SNAKE" using actual snakes on your tailgate.

My thoughts exactly.
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Old 07-30-2021, 04:50 PM   #81
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all I can say is one way ticket to New Zealand.
no snakes there.
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Old 07-30-2021, 04:55 PM   #82
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.22 rat shot any good for snake killing?
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Old 07-30-2021, 05:11 PM   #83
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Ummmm yes….and now you’ve got me worried about something I hadn’t thought of yet.
Bahahaha, now the wheels are all greased up
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Old 07-30-2021, 05:12 PM   #84
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Wow….. that is a ‘b’ movie horror flick story. And I agree with the other guy….. a machete is to close and personal. Give me a pump shotgun every time.


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The man would be deaf right now with all the rounds he would've had to fire lol
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Old 07-30-2021, 05:20 PM   #85
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.22 rat shot any good for snake killing?
Head shot from about 4 feet from the muzzle, yes.
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Old 07-30-2021, 05:35 PM   #86
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Let's see... possible den under the house. Yep, that's a recipe for a good nights sleep. Makes me think of those movies where the snake comes up out of the toilet!
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Old 07-30-2021, 05:50 PM   #87
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You're a better man than I am. Scatter gun would have been my approach.
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Old 07-30-2021, 06:30 PM   #88
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Dang!!!
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Old 07-30-2021, 06:41 PM   #89
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You live in hell!!! Burn it to the ground!!
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Old 07-30-2021, 07:05 PM   #90
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Oh hell no! One is too many!
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Old 07-30-2021, 07:08 PM   #91
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Don’t kill and possums around the place, they help with them to.

Plan for the weekend:

Step one - get a 410 with some rat shot
Step two - borrow a FoxPro caller
Step three - download this audio file for it locust.wmv
Step four - crack brew and wait
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Old 07-30-2021, 07:10 PM   #92
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I don't know why, but I always look under my desk after reading a snake thread.
Same response as me, but I start looking DURING reading!
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Old 07-30-2021, 07:31 PM   #93
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This time of year, they congregate anywhere there are trees at night to eat cicadas as they emerge. I can guarantee you that's why there were there.
Yep. Bet you have a large oak near your front porch.
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Old 07-30-2021, 07:33 PM   #94
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Don’t kill and possums around the place, they help with them to.

Plan for the weekend:

Step one - get a 410 with some rat shot
Step two - borrow a FoxPro caller
Step three - download this audio file for it locust.wmv
Step four - crack brew and wait
Snakes don't have ears.
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Old 07-30-2021, 07:34 PM   #95
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When I was a kid the neighbor got bit by one on her porch. The next day her son killed 57 copperheads under the house.
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Old 07-30-2021, 08:01 PM   #96
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Sell the house
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Old 07-30-2021, 09:27 PM   #97
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There are no whacks in my nightmares. Just bangs!!!
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Old 07-30-2021, 09:32 PM   #98
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Cicadas. Not much you can do.
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Old 07-30-2021, 10:09 PM   #99
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Cicadas and baby gulf coast toads bring them in.

I’m not sure what would happen if you got you a snake stick to live catch them and just toss them in a feed tub to relocate them. I’d guess until the food sources are gone you’re going to have them.

I got a buddy that kills lots during the “food sources are by his house” season. Makes you wonder just how many are in the pasture. There’s a couple of 1000 acres of live oak scrub brush on the place and he kills all his in less than a acre around his house. I think it’s the lights that attracts all the toads and cicadas I guess are just there too.
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Old 07-30-2021, 10:13 PM   #100
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I am going to have to show this to my wife. She will be a lot more careful walking around outside at night. Yesterday evening, I was in the house on the phone, my wife was outside watering her plants. Then I hear her screaming and yelling for me. So I dropped the phone, ran outside. Then she tells me there was a copper head, that went up under the steps of the deck. She went and got a flashlight. I looked around under the steps, sure enough, there was one coiled up under the steps, waiting for me.

So I went and got the flounder gig out again, went back found the snake, drug him out and popped him in the head with the gig. I am sure we have a mess of them, but right now, everywhere but our yard, is very thick jungle of brush and or weeds. Then all of the leaves under that stuff, it would be hard to find them, until they come slithering across our yard.

I have seen enough videos on guys catching lots of copper heads in traps, last night I decided I am going to start putting out some traps for them.
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