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Southla1
December 4, 2001, 07:48 PM
As some of you know I have been out of country for the last month or so working in the oil fields. I missed the opening of deer season here and now its between splits so I have a week to go. Today I did get one though :D! He was a good one! A wall hanger but I am afraid that the load of shot from the old 16 gauge tore him up too bad to mount. He was close to 4 1/2 feet long..............you see the problem it wasn't a deer but a cottonmouth moccasin that had the total NERV to sun himself with impunity on the bank of the bayou in MY BACKYARD! I forgot what a load of #6 would do to one at the range of 20 feet. He will sun no more (WICKED EVIL GRIN)

CD1
December 4, 2001, 09:04 PM
The nerve of some snakes! They don't get along well with birdshot do they?

HankL
December 8, 2001, 09:23 PM
Carlyle, At least some of us old snakes are happy that you are home:)

Bowser
December 9, 2001, 03:11 AM
Sounds like it was a glorious hunt indeed. Sporting too.