YIKES, Snake on the water!!!

Discussion in 'Off Topic' started by Weedy, Sep 26, 2008.

  1. Weedy

    Weedy Well-Known Member

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    I've seen this in pictures and read online about this. I've even seen snakes in water in little creeks, but NEVER in saltwater! This Diamond back is about 2'-3' and tried to head towards either my or Dans classic when we got to close. It was in Pine Island Sound heading towards mainland!!!!

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  2. captnron

    captnron Guest

    Pretty cool. What I always found amazing was how high they float in the water. :-?
     

  3. iMacattack

    iMacattack busy, too busy

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    floats like a cork. Looks tippy though.
     
  4. Brett

    Brett > PRO STAFF <

    You know, if we gave him a tow rope to hang onto
    with his mouth, and took the boat up to about 20 mph,
    That'd be a snake on a plane!



    Sorry, couldn't resist, and if we did it we could check
    his running angle and draft too!
     
  5. skinny_water

    skinny_water Well-Known Member

    I have seen them 6 miles out in the gulf....just wandering around. [smiley=spanish-inquisition.gif]
     
  6. tom_in_orl

    tom_in_orl Founder of Microskiff, Member of the Gheenoe Army

    Hahahahahha, I wonder if I can get that shallow by covering the bottom of my hull in snake skin? ;D
     
  7. Brett

    Brett > PRO STAFF <

    I wanna film you catching the snake with a skin big enough to cover your boat!  ;)


    There's a mental image: Diamondback camo!
     
  8. aaronshore

    aaronshore Well-Known Member

    But then what would Comber be left to do? ;D
     
  9. Weedy

    Weedy Well-Known Member

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  10. captnron

    captnron Guest

    X2 :D
     
  11. Un-shore

    Un-shore Well-Known Member

    Poor thing needed a dry spot and you didn't help it out? Shame on you!
    :'(
     
  12. deerfly

    deerfly Opinicus iracibilus

    yeah, besides they can't bite you when they're swimming. :)
     
  13. Brett

    Brett > PRO STAFF <

    We've all missed an obvious bonus to the situation.
    What is the IGFA record for eastern diamondback on fly?
    What would you throw, a grey mouse fly? Chatreuse frog fly?
    Brown Wooly booger? And after you got it to the boat, who's gonna
    volunteer to get the hook out? Catch and release could become a
    whole new thrill! As to the cleanin' and eatin', snake ain't half bad.
    Makes a good chili or sloppy joe.
    And with enough skins we could epoxy 'em to Tom's hull.

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