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    Things to do or not to do when in snake country: definitely helpful. I was talking about all the stories probably aren't helping his fear of snakes.

    But then again the best way to deal with a fear is to immerse yourself in it. Face it head on!

    Good thread MM!

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    Everyone lived to tell their stories so they should be helping him lol

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    Quote Originally Posted by Sawfish View Post
    If you ever lived in any of the Gulf Coast states, you have a lot of snake stories. I was squirrel hunting one time, and saw too big fox squirrels cutting cones in a tall cypress tree. I eased around where I could get a shot and killed the first one. The second one retreated to the back side of the tree. While trying to keep my eye on him, I was reaching down to pick up his fallen partner, but he was not where he fell. I looked down, and a big cottonmouth was trying to make a meal out of my squirrel. If anyone ever tells you that you cannot shoot a snake in the head with a .22 rifle offhand, while airborne, it is simply not true.
    I lived outside of Beaumont Texas for a while.... way too many creepy crawly things than I care to remember. Snakes everywhere, spiders were so plentiful you got de-sesitized, and anthing else you can imagine crawling. For a Wyoming kid, it was a shock to say the least. I'm with dearhunter... don't like them a bit.

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    I bet Beaumont was a real eye-opener....especially Crockett Street.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Musket Man View Post
    Have you considered an up armored HMMWV?

    I did not think of armor but its a great idea!! I love the stories guys keep them coming! Most of my stories involve very small non poisonous snakes and a lot of girlish screaming !!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Alabama View Post
    Things to do or not to do when in snake country: definitely helpful. I was talking about all the stories probably aren't helping his fear of snakes.

    But then again the best way to deal with a fear is to immerse yourself in it. Face it head on!

    Good thread MM!
    Last time I tried to face my fears was at a local outdoor show. I was there doing a bird dog demo and the booth I had was near a conservation group had snakes for kids to handle. After a few hours of watching little kids handle snakes I figured I can do this. I walked over and asked a girl that looked to be about twelve that was holding a corn snake to but its tail in my hand. The tail hit my hand, I started to shake and retreated almost knocking over a group of kids. I considered it a victory since I did not scream lol! No more facing my fear!

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    Majority of our hunting shows/expos have rattlesnake pits. You can't help but go back there and take a look.

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    DH, maybe you should start with a toy snake. lol

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    This is not the size snake to hold the first time if you have a fear of snakes lol.

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    Only one way to get over that fear.....

    http://m.neatorama.com/2007/11/07/si...snakes/#!zZjZd

 

 

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