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 This material may not be published, broadcast, or rewritten without permission.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.

Most Read This Week

July 27, 2015 5909

Death of Central City Man in Dawson Springs Under…

by SurfKY News
July 27, 2015 3786

School System Announces Free Lunch/Breakfast at…

by SurfKY News
July 30, 2015 3310

Webster Man Leads Police on Chase through Parts…

by SurfKY News
July 31, 2015 3262

Miss Hopkins County Fair 2015 Chosen

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
July 28, 2015 2570

Hanson, Owensboro, Bowling Green Youths Win at…

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News

Most Read This Month

July 17, 2015 16301

Muhlenberg Most Wanted - Top 10

by SurfKY News
July 23, 2015 15256

UPDATE: Family Confirms Body of Missing Teen…

by Shawn Freels, SurfKY News

Stories Trending Now

July 31, 2015 3262

Miss Hopkins County Fair 2015 Chosen

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
August 01, 2015 2134

24th Annual Miss Teen Hopkins County Fair Pageant…

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
August 01, 2015 1979

Little Miss, Mister Hopkins County Fair Chosen

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
August 01, 2015 1367

'Diggers' Return to Find More Hatfield-McCoy…

by SurfKY News
July 31, 2015 1259

State Fair President Commends Hopkins County Fair…

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
July 31, 2015 1056

Hopkins District Court Fines Handed Down

by SurfKY News
August 01, 2015 938

Knight Crowned 2015 Miss Pre-Teen Hopkins County…

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
July 31, 2015 855

House of Onyx's Crystal Gallery Opens in…

by SurfKY News
July 31, 2015 791

Henderson Woman Faces Rape Charges

by SurfKY News
July 31, 2015 787

Hopkins County Sheriff's Reports Released

by SurfKY News