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    This rattler was beside the tree I was tring to hang my climber
    I never seen it but it rattled at me and needless to say I ran
    Until day light just wanna to post this so all hunter will be more cautious going into the woods when it's dark!! TO ALL HUNTERS PLEASE BE SAFE AND HAPPY HUNTING!!
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    BIG D**N SNAKE
    That right there is a full grown one! How did you kill it? I stumbled up on one a few years back and only had the bow, so I tried to shoot it but my nerves were so screwed up from almost stepping on it I couldn't draw back! After a few seconds I regained composure enough to draw but not enough to hit the dang thing! Ended up findin a good long sturdy stick and did away with him! He was right at the base of the tree where my trail camera was mounted otherwise I might have let him be!
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    Snake
    This was indeed my first bow kill!!
    This thing was 50 inches and it had
    13 rattles it was a scary snake
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    Rattler
    Dang thats a big snake congrats.
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    Makes you think!
    One of these Timber Rattlers crawled up on me back in Turkey season. It only had 7 buttons but it's easier to count them after they're dead....lol!

    Makes you think when you go crawlin' after a deer in the bushes after dark!
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    Gawd
    Man what a snake. I keep telling my son to look around real good when we are in the woods - gonna show him your snake.
    Good luck on the huntin'.
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    i be da*ned
    he coulda had the stand, the bow, the tree, an even my boots after i run up outta em. caint stand a dawg on snake. dead.alive. fake. I caint stand em.
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    Make a Belt!!!!
    Man, That's a Gooddun and some great eatin!!!! But with me being the odd one lol I don't kill snakes myself. I was taught they have a purpose here also but if I felt threatened then I probably would...Last 1 I cleaned and ate came from Montgomery County and was laying under my brothers feeder waiting on a easy meal I'm guessing and it had 12 rattlers and a button but congrats on your First Bow kill...I tanned the hide out from that 1 and have it hanging but I have tanned them and covered Turkey Call lids with the skins...Looks neat!!!! I'll share a pic if your care to see it.
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    Becareful
    Hard to believe that rattlesnakes are a protected species in NC!!!!
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    Snake
    Maybe so but it was either him or me
    And I'm sure NC picks me I pay taxes!!
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    Not pickin on ya
    I did the same thing. Put some pics in the country store. They busted my butt. The fine was more than Ive ever paid in taxes.
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    Endangered
    It's True Nance... They are protected in NC...Not sure about to what depth but I also got warned several times when I was talking about snakes..You could look it up on the web I'm sure...I wanted to say something earlier but decided Not to get anymore drama started lol But I would be careful also.
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    Snake
    Never new they were protected!! I protected
    Myself I have a baby girl that will be here in
    A week or two
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    congrats
    Congratulations on your baby girl. The snake I got in trouble with was a diamond back. Maybe the timber rattler isnt as bad.
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    Cool
    Congrats Nance on the Baby!!!!
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    Snake
    Thanks I can't wait till she arrives!!
    Diamond backs are super rare right?
    Don't see how poeple eat that kind thing
    This thing still has me spooked
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    Snakes
    It's actually Great eatin Nance but like we said, they are protected now so be careful..The Diamondback is very protected and that may have been the cause of the said citation?...Here's a little info I found on a NCWRC site, BTW, Don and myself encountered a Hognose snake during Turkey season and that was a Cool Cool Deal...I have a video if you would like to see it...Cool Snake no dount and we let it be...It's all in how people are raised I guess as far as being spooked of any snake...I don't mind them if they don't mind me but I have seen people turn around on the highway just to go back and run 1 over??? Senseless to me but like you, some only like Dead snakes lol:

    The addition of the timber rattlesnake and southern hognose snake to the state’s protected animal lists in NCAC 10I makes it 'unlawful to take or possess any of such species at any time.' Permits may be issued 'to take an endangered, threatened, or special concern species for the purpose of scientific investigation relevant to perpetuation or restoration of said species or as a part of a commission approved study or restoration effort'. It is now therefore appropriate to develop a policy to: 1) Address the current possession of timber rattlesnakes and southern hognose snakes; and, 2) Develop a policy for the issuance of permits for collection, possession, import/export and transfer of venomous and nonvenomous snakes on the state’s protected animal lists.
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    Snake
    Please share video!! I want be doing an snake eating!!
    I do not kill every snake I come across,only if I'm in harms way!!!
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    Baby girl
    Congrats on the baby girl man,is it your first?
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    Baby girl
    Yes my first!! Her name will be mariah jo'lee nance
    I'm so ready for my little angel!!! Thanks everyone!!
    My gf has a 2 year old that loves her ant ant!!!
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    Baby girl
    Congrats again man,idk about a boy but there is just something special about a girl,mine just turned 1 years old and i got a boy due in Dec.
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    county??
    man thats a big ole snake. congrats on ur baby girl. what county u kill it in?
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    Congrats!
    That's awesome man, I have to agree that if I couldn't get around killing it, it is what it is. I have a 2 year old son, and a 8 DAY old boy. Been some sleepless nights that for sure. Lil groggy still... LOL
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    Family
    That's cool everyone has a family I can't wait
    For all the great memories and the good times that
    Will be in store for me!!
    This a an anson county snake!!
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