Pick Your Community: | Hopkins | Muhlenberg | Daviess | Christian | Fayette | Henderson | Lakes | McCracken | Warren | Webster

Outdoors with Big Country – Snakes! Snakes!

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

© Copyright 2014 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 This material may not be published, broadcast, or rewritten without permission.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 by using one of the social media links below.

In Other News...

Owensboro Police Investigating Possible Rape, Kidnapping

OWENSBORO, Ky. (8/1/14) — Owensboro Police Department detectives are investigating a woman’s allegations that she was… Read More

‘The Network’ Business Spotlight - Blue Star Consultants Helps Veterans, Transitioning Military Find Jobs

OWENSBORO, Ky. (8/1/14) — Today marks the one-year anniversary of a job placement and recruiting firm whose focus is… Read More

Most Read This Week (Site-Wide)

July 30, 2014 4364

Three Arrested in Muhlenberg as Part of…

in Top Stories by GPD Officer Wes Miller
July 28, 2014 3635

Madisonville Woman Arrested for Being a…

in Top Stories by Madisonville Police Department
July 30, 2014 3622

UPDATE: Waide Responds to Allegations of…

in Top Stories by Rita Dukes Smith, SurfKY News Director
July 28, 2014 3148

Madisonville Man Arrested for Endangering…

in Top Stories by Madisonville Police Department
July 30, 2014 2701

UPDATE: Muhlenberg Man, Woman Arrested in…

in Top Stories by Sheriff Curtis McGehee

Most Read Stories from Hopkins County

July 28, 2014 3635

Madisonville Woman Arrested for Being a…

in Top Stories by Madisonville Police Department
July 28, 2014 3148

Madisonville Man Arrested for Endangering…

in Top Stories by Madisonville Police Department
July 28, 2014 2670

Disagreement Over Killing Snake in House…

in Top Stories by Madisonville Police Department
July 30, 2014 2108

Murder Charges Filed in Death of Hanson…

in Top Stories by Det. Jonathon Barnes
July 31, 2014 1950

Nortonville Man Accused of Stashing Drugs…

in Top Stories by Madisonville Police Department

Most Read Stories from Owensboro

July 28, 2014 1490

Zuberer Takes Over at Quarterback for…

in News by Steve LeMaster
July 28, 2014 1348

Dont Miss Out on a Howl of a Good Time

in News by Brittni Bunn
July 28, 2014 1209

Instant Admissions Day is Aug. 1, 2014

in News by Bernie Hale
July 29, 2014 1038

Happenings and Meetings - Daviess County

in News by Owensboro-Daviess County Convention & Visitors Bureau
July 28, 2014 501

Prosecutors Mull Over Whether to Charge…

in Top Stories by Dennis Beard, SurfKY News

Most Read Stories from Muhlenberg County

July 30, 2014 4364

Three Arrested in Muhlenberg as Part of…

in Top Stories by GPD Officer Wes Miller
July 30, 2014 2701

UPDATE: Muhlenberg Man, Woman Arrested in…

in Top Stories by Sheriff Curtis McGehee
July 28, 2014 1728

Foot Pursuit Ends with Arrest

in Top Stories by Christopher Rogers
July 29, 2014 1680

Muhlenberg District Court Fines Handed…

in Top Stories by Charles W. Riley II, SurfKY News
July 28, 2014 1648

Boys of Broad to Launch Video at Cinema 4

in Top Stories by Paul McRee, SurfKY News

SurfKY News Group, Inc. Central Office & Printing Division
1125 Nebo Rd.  •  Madisonville, KY 42431  •  270.452.2249 (fax)
Main Number: 270.452.2727 (phone)  •  Printing Division Direct Line: 270.821.8600 (phone)

SurfKY Owensboro News Bureau
920 Frederica St. / Suite 210  •  Owensboro, KY 42301  •  270.683-8060 (phone)


Contact a member of our staff: www.surfky.com/contact
Copyright © 2014 SurfKY News Group, Inc.  •  Terms of Use  •  Site Map

social 06social 21social 22social 04social 03