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#571496 - 07/29/18 01:03 AM Fontana Lake Rattlesnake  
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I assume many of you have seen this but I didn't see it posted here yet. Really quite a video!

https://www.greenvilleonline.com/st...ontana-and-climbs-aboard-boat/849057002/

I was amazed at how high it rode in the water while swimming.

We've always wanted to go up and boat on Fontana but have never made it with the boat, beautiful lake though.


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#571497 - 07/29/18 06:49 AM Re: Fontana Lake Rattlesnake [Re: athiker]  
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Had not heard of this yet. Thanks.

Curious title for his posting...

"Uninvited rattlesnake boards our boat on Fontana Lake"

"Uninvited" seems just a little superfluous. Who's going to send an invitation to a venomous snake to board their boat? ouch

funny


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#571498 - 07/29/18 11:26 AM Re: Fontana Lake Rattlesnake [Re: athiker]  
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An oar or a boat hook would've kept it at bay.

I want to go hunt rattle snake and bring some home to try. Just don't have much time to get out.


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#571499 - 07/29/18 12:27 PM Re: Fontana Lake Rattlesnake [Re: Silverbullet]  
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Originally Posted by Silverbullet
An oar or a boat hook would've kept it at bay.


So will an M4


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#571500 - 07/29/18 01:02 PM Re: Fontana Lake Rattlesnake [Re: athiker]  
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#571501 - 07/29/18 02:55 PM Re: Fontana Lake Rattlesnake [Re: MarkHB]  
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Originally Posted by MarkHB
Originally Posted by Silverbullet
An oar or a boat hook would've kept it at bay.


So will an M4

Shotty will be easier. Maybe a mossberg 590 mariner to keep it boating related.


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#571503 - 07/30/18 09:49 AM Re: Fontana Lake Rattlesnake [Re: athiker]  
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That is some scary stuff.


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