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#5677083 - 03/30/15 09:12 PM Snakey ID(s)
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Loc: Greenville, TX
Here's a couple of springtime snakes I've had the pleasure to see so far this year. Who can identify them?
Snakey#1
Snakey #2
Snakey#3
Snakey #4
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#5677096 - 03/30/15 09:18 PM Re: Snakey ID(s) [Re: ImTheReasonDovesMourn]
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Snakey #2 sure look like a copper head scared
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#5677100 - 03/30/15 09:22 PM Re: Snakey ID(s) [Re: Hunter-Steve]
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Originally Posted By: Hunter-Steve
Snakey #2 sure look like a copper head scared


If it were up to me, snakey #2 would be a very dead snake.

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#5677101 - 03/30/15 09:23 PM Re: Snakey ID(s) [Re: Hunter-Steve]
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Originally Posted By: Hunter-Steve
Snakey #2 sure look like a copper head scared


That is a southern copperhead, or Agkistrodon Contorix. Good call, Steve.
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#5677119 - 03/30/15 09:29 PM Re: Snakey ID(s) [Re: ImTheReasonDovesMourn]
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Registered: 06/24/12
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Loc: Austin County
#1 ribbon snake
#2 copperhead
#3 coachwhip
#4 immature, looks like a diamond back water snake to me?

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#5677123 - 03/30/15 09:36 PM Re: Snakey ID(s) [Re: ImTheReasonDovesMourn]
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#3 could be a hog nosed snake, looks thick to be a coach whip. rifle

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#5677124 - 03/30/15 09:37 PM Re: Snakey ID(s) [Re: hermano W]
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Originally Posted By: hermano W
#1 ribbon snake
#2 copperhead
#3 coachwhip
#4 immature, looks like a diamond back water snake to me?


Very good guessing sir. Snakey #3 is only the second western coachwhip I've caught. That was a couple weeks ago on a mule deer lease, far west of where I live and catch eastern coachwhips. The western ribbon snake I caught today. Snakey #4 is a water snake, but not a diamondback. It is a juvenile which makes it harder to identify. I do respect your ability to identify these snakes. Thank you for being a real outdoorsman.


Edited by ImTheReasonDovesMourn (03/30/15 09:38 PM)
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#5677129 - 03/30/15 09:38 PM Re: Snakey ID(s) [Re: ImTheReasonDovesMourn]
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Was thinking 4 was blotched.

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#5677136 - 03/30/15 09:41 PM Re: Snakey ID(s) [Re: rifleman]
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Originally Posted By: rifleman
Was thinking 4 was blotched.


#4 is a juvenile blotched. Y'all all win a dove breast, marinated and grilled to perfection. Come on over to claim your prize. Disclaimer: there will be beer.
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#5677157 - 03/30/15 09:48 PM Re: Snakey ID(s) [Re: ImTheReasonDovesMourn]
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Sounds like a deal!
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#5677250 - 03/30/15 10:39 PM Re: Snakey ID(s) [Re: ImTheReasonDovesMourn]
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Loc: Grayson County
Garter Snake, Copperhead, coachwhip, rat snake
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#5681183 - 04/02/15 11:55 AM Re: Snakey ID(s) [Re: ImTheReasonDovesMourn]
JaredD Offline
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Registered: 09/09/11
Posts: 60
Ribbon Snake
Copper Head
Coach Whip
Blotched Water Snake

Caught a few of each of these in 2014. Coach whip was my first, found it in Mineral Wells State Park.

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#5681206 - 04/02/15 12:14 PM Re: Snakey ID(s) [Re: ImTheReasonDovesMourn]
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Registered: 09/22/11
Posts: 27689
Loc: Normangee/Navasota TX
1,3,4 good snakes

#2... hope it didn't make it. One of the most aggressive snakes around here
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#5681279 - 04/02/15 12:55 PM Re: Snakey ID(s) [Re: ImTheReasonDovesMourn]
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Registered: 08/11/14
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At my old place in Parker County I had copperheads that would wreck my dogs at least once a month. They usally don't do much damage to dogs but I had my Champion Show APBT get tangled with the biggest one I had ever seen. It measures 4 ft and damn near killed him. Needless to say his show career was over and is left with two nasty scars where the skin had died even with antibiotics, hydrotherapy and dex.

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#5681390 - 04/02/15 01:56 PM Re: Snakey ID(s) [Re: ImTheReasonDovesMourn]
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a pleasure ? i dont think so ,,, well i guess it would be a pleasure to shoot them .

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