snake1 300MUHLENBERG COUNTY, Ky. (7/2/13) – While the avid outdoorsmen pictured here, Justin Haywood and Cody Mercer, were out checking their deer trail cameras for current pictures, they came across these two big Rattlesnakes.
 
Every summer, local bow hunters will set out trail cams to monitor their deer population and see how the bucks are growing their velvet racks. One might consider a trek to the trail cam to be a fairly easy task, with low risk. However, in years when the snake population is as high as it currently stands, this is not always the case.
 
If you’re out in the wilderness, it’s a good idea to keep one eye on the ground as you make your way through the woods. Rattlesnakes, among other breeds of snakes, are becoming more and more common in Muhlenberg and surrounding areas.
 
Take your time and be very careful while you are out in the great outdoors, and keep an eye on every step you take. You may be surprised to find out what is on the other side of that log.

snake2 500

snake3 500

Randy Adams
Outdoors with Big Country
Send your outdoor photos to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

e-max.it: your social media marketing partner

LIKE SurfKY on Facebook - Click here to LIKE us now.

© Copyright 2015 SurfKY News Group, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, or rewritten without permission. SurfKY News encourages you to share this story on social media.

Posted on 2/2/14
3/13 - 16
1 DOW 17,730.11
-27.80 (-0.16%)    
2 S&P 2,076.78
-0.64 (-0.03%)    
3 NASDAQ 5,009.21
0.00 (0.00%)    
3/13 - 16

Most Read This Week

July 02, 2015 14888

Emergency Response Team on Scene of Standoff on…

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
July 02, 2015 7312

Police: Stand Off Suspect in Critical Condition

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
June 29, 2015 5538

UPDATE: Victim of Home Invasion/Homicide Died of…

by SurfKY News
June 29, 2015 4265

Accused Synthetic Marijuana Traffickers Appear in…

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
June 29, 2015 3578

Alleged Breast Display Ends in Domestic Assault…

by SurfKY News

Most Read This Month

June 24, 2015 45505

Western Kentucky, Southern Indiana's Largest…

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
July 02, 2015 14888

Emergency Response Team on Scene of Standoff on…

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News

Stories Trending Now

July 04, 2015 1300

Happenings and Meetings – Hopkins County

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
July 04, 2015 1163

Heavy Rains Flood Streets Around Town

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
July 04, 2015 777

Kentucky Sees Sharp Rise in Newborn…

by Al Cross
July 04, 2015 647

Tips for a Safe, Healthy Summer Enjoying…

by Dick Brown
July 04, 2015 597

Annual Fireworks Display Heralds in Fourth of…

by Mike Groves, SurfKY News
July 04, 2015 549

KDA Marketing Chief Tells Panel Kentucky Proud…

by Ted Sloan
July 04, 2015 549

Kentucky's Drinking Water Annual Report Shows…

by Lanny Brannock
July 04, 2015 539

Keeping the Faith - 'Safer among the Christian…

by Ronnie McBrayer
July 04, 2015 529

Pet of the Day

by Natalie Ostrander
July 04, 2015 522

Recycling Equals Fun During iRecycling Regatta

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News