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#3058727 - 12/01/12 07:27 PM Cottonmouth in December
ronnycl
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Walked up on a cottonmouth today at 2 pm under deer stand, I was not looking for one but he found me. Almost stepped on him and I heard his tail twitching and saw him trying to strike me. I am glad I decided to hunt this spot in a stand and not on the ground. Keep an out out with these warm temps....
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#3058734 - 12/01/12 07:32 PM Re: Cottonmouth in December [Re: ronnycl]
BACKWOODS BOY
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seen a snake today as well while i was looking for my deer it resembeld a cotton mouth or copper head about 16 inches long
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#3058781 - 12/01/12 07:51 PM Re: Cottonmouth in December [Re: BACKWOODS BOY]
Dolan82
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I was thinking about mr no shoulders on the walk in today. Figured they would come lay out with the warm weather.
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#3058981 - 12/01/12 10:21 PM Re: Cottonmouth in December [Re: Dolan82]
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Yep...careful guys and gals.
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#3059196 - 12/02/12 07:58 AM Re: Cottonmouth in December [Re: CBU93]
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#3059277 - 12/02/12 09:13 AM Re: Cottonmouth in December [Re: BMan]
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The one time my snakeboots saved me was in early January (cottonmouth sunning himself on a pond's earthen dam).
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#3060012 - 12/02/12 06:47 PM Re: Cottonmouth in December [Re: BSK]
Treestand Troubadour
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[quote=BSK]The one time my snakeboots saved me was in early January (cottonmouth sunning himself on a pond's earthen dam).
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it only takes one time to justify havin them, good thing you actually had them on in jan
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#3060086 - 12/02/12 07:24 PM Re: Cottonmouth in December [Re: Treestand Troubadour]
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Seen cotton mouth in half froze lake in Jan. while duck hunting
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#3060328 - 12/02/12 08:50 PM Re: Cottonmouth in December [Re: A.Hall]
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Go down to the big sandy river.......you'll see a cotton mouth in a snow storm
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#3060736 - 12/03/12 07:17 AM Re: Cottonmouth in December [Re: Treestand Troubadour]
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 Originally Posted By: Treestand Troubadour
 Originally Posted By: BSK
The one time my snakeboots saved me was in early January (cottonmouth sunning himself on a pond's earthen dam).

it only takes one time to justify havin them, good thing you actually had them on in jan


I ALWAYS wear them while working in the woods, year-round. I actually find them quite comfortable, and they provide good ankle support.
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