Only good snake is a.......watch your step guys

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  1. Slugger

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    Look what i almost stepped on today 20190728_110939.jpeg

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    The copper head scares me more than any other snake. They blend in perfectly with dead leaves.[​IMG]

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    I effing hate any snake.....Kill it
     
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    O he gone!
     
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    Why kill it? They have their part in the ecosystem. Statistics show that anyone who was bitten by a snake was close to it.
     
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    Statistics also show that if a snake is dead, he cannot bite you.
     
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    Poisonous snakes have no part in my ecosystem. I don't harm non poisonous snakes. I've killed around 30 cotton mouth snakes so far this summer. A few water snakes by mistake.

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    Kill 'em all!!
     
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    w33kender Die Hard Bowhunter

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    I give 'em a pass unless there's some extreme circumstance.

    This was on my back fence on Friday morning.
     

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    I’ve always wondered how many I’ve almost stepped on! I never see them in the woods so I know just not seeing them!


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    Thank god we don't have any of those here!
     
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    All of us have walked past more copperheads than we have ever known. One anecdote I offer as proof is a buddy of mine put a rubber one on a path he knew I'd be coming down one day in the woods and I never saw it.
     
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    Slayer!
     
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    Hell you release carp, so there is that....
     
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    Where I hunt it was infested with cotton mouths. You never heard a bull frog. This is in the swamp. Now after 5 years of actively hunting these things we see and hear the big frogs again. Hearing the frogs, seeing their eggs and only killing 30 cotton mouths is proof I am making progress. Can't let up.

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    Consider what poisonous and non-poisonous snakes eat. I never had killed a snake, never had to, never needed to.
     
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    I'm sure the TWRA has valid reasons for not allowing them in the WMAs.
     
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