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#10879815 - 05/28/15 10:36 PM Snake ID
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I was riding the jet-ski in the Intracoastal Waterway today in Sargent, TX. Saw this snake and tried to shoot a video of it. Sorry for the [censored] and short vid. Very beautiful bronze color. [img]http://texasfishingforum.com/forums/pics/usergals/2015/05/full-65836-61643-image.jpg[/



Any help with ID is appreciated.
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#10879816 - 05/28/15 10:37 PM Re: Snake ID [Re: bclifford]
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#10879817 - 05/28/15 10:37 PM Re: Snake ID [Re: bclifford]
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#10879849 - 05/28/15 11:04 PM Re: Snake ID [Re: bclifford]
waitinforabite Offline
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Well the whole body appears to be floating which could mean cottonmouth. Lots of them around there too. Hard to say with the picture.
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#10879852 - 05/28/15 11:05 PM Re: Snake ID [Re: bclifford]
waitinforabite Offline
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Maybe they all float in saltwater though?
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#10879912 - 05/29/15 12:13 AM Re: Snake ID [Re: bclifford]
Tony from Oak Point Offline
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My guess is a diamondback watersnake.

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#10879934 - 05/29/15 01:07 AM Re: Snake ID [Re: bclifford]
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Too long and skinny for a cotton mouth
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#10880621 - 05/29/15 10:37 AM Re: Snake ID [Re: bclifford]
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Not a cottonmouth. More than likely a diamond back water snake
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#10881156 - 05/29/15 01:37 PM Re: Snake ID [Re: cephusjoe]
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Originally Posted By: cephusjoe
Too long and skinny for a cotton mouth


Yup, it's some kind of innocuous water snake.

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#10881478 - 05/29/15 03:40 PM Re: Snake ID [Re: bclifford]
Madfrog Offline
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White underside of head and body shape as well as swimming style tell me its a rat snake, most likely a Texas rat snake.
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#10882190 - 05/29/15 08:28 PM Re: Snake ID [Re: timwins31]
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Originally Posted By: timwins31
Originally Posted By: cephusjoe
Too long and skinny for a cotton mouth


Yup, it's some kind of innocuous water snake.

Cotton mouths are never skinny they are gonna be very fat most of the time

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#10883831 - 05/30/15 03:11 PM Re: Snake ID [Re: bclifford]
Fish Art Texas Offline
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too skinny for any kind of viper,prob a common watersnake
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