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Diamondback water snake??? #7670706 11/23/19 10:47 PM
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This guy snuck up on me at the bank of our lake at our lease. Is it a diamondback water snake?

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Re: Diamondback water snake??? [Re: ChadTRG42] #7670709 11/23/19 10:50 PM
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Yes
They’re fearless I’ve had them follow after my dogs swimming in the tank until they got a load of #7 1/2’s.

Re: Diamondback water snake??? [Re: ChadTRG42] #7670710 11/23/19 10:51 PM
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Ok, that's what I thought. Thanks!



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Re: Diamondback water snake??? [Re: ChadTRG42] #7670759 11/24/19 12:10 AM
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Been bit a few times deservedly so by a few of those when I was catching them long time ago in the creeks.


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Re: Diamondback water snake??? [Re: ChadTRG42] #7670783 11/24/19 12:57 AM
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Shoot the trashy thing.

Re: Diamondback water snake??? [Re: ChadTRG42] #7670851 11/24/19 02:37 AM
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That should be a dead diamondback water snake!

Re: Diamondback water snake??? [Re: scalebuster] #7670857 11/24/19 02:45 AM
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Originally Posted by scalebuster
Yes, They’re fearless........


That is one fine specimen. Thanks for the picture. I love playing with them. They will put the bite on you for sure.

Re: Diamondback water snake??? [Re: ChadTRG42] #7670861 11/24/19 02:54 AM
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Oddly enough they smell like hell too.

Re: Diamondback water snake??? [Re: ChadTRG42] #7670940 11/24/19 08:55 AM
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Yeppers....most often confused as a cottonmouth....cottonmouths are usually very docile and mild mannered whereas most watersnakes and especially diamondback watersnakes are very aggressive...


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Re: Diamondback water snake??? [Re: SnakeWrangler] #7671092 11/24/19 04:14 PM
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Originally Posted by SnakeWrangler
Yeppers....most often confused as a cottonmouth....cottonmouths are usually very docile and mild mannered whereas most watersnakes and especially diamondback watersnakes are very aggressive...


Pretty wild. An expletive or two...so be forewarned.



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Originally Posted by SnakeWrangler
Yeppers....most often confused as a cottonmouth....cottonmouths are usually very docile and mild mannered whereas most watersnakes and especially diamondback watersnakes are very aggressive...


Pretty wild. An expletive or two...so be forewarned.





Been to his tank, the pipeline i worked on ran right behind his little pond.




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That’s a pretty good size snake....


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Re: Diamondback water snake??? [Re: ChadTRG42] #7671210 11/24/19 06:49 PM
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Well, I had just taken off my 10mm and went to our dock for cell signal. He lived. Had I had my pistol, probably not. But I saw his head and knew he was non venomous.

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Foul hook one with a big top water bait and see how aggressive they are.

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Crazy video. I don’t think venomous or not I’d let him that close.


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He would be a dead snake!

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Originally Posted by bigjoe8565
Foul hook one with a big top water bait and see how aggressive they are.


LOL Did that once cause the damn thing was trying to climb in the back of my boat. Swated at him with my rod and foul hooked him about mid body. Only had about 12 inches of line released but the snake was trying to climb the rod. Just saying I could have won America's Funniest with that.

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