The snake hunting being referenced is about western diamondback rattlesnakes that are being legally harvested and sold. Not really about controlling numbers, but that's why landowners let them hunt.
I know, that's why I specified that I was just referring to my own experience in my particular area.
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---Enlightenment is the ability to take infinite pains---