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Ftblover1
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 Catching a garter snake

how do i catch a garter snake and where are the best places to look. #00ee00



10/25/07  05:58pm

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Gottee guy
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  Message To: Ftblover1   In reference to Message Id: 1490336


 Catching a garter snake

they r hibernating this time of year



10/25/07  09:14pm

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Giosnake
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  Message To: Gottee guy   In reference to Message Id: 1490604


 Catching a garter snake

Im planning on catching one my self when the time comes. Ive seen them before in my yard. They like to hide under warm places like piled rocks. I found one once under my dogs house. I have also seen them go under my house along with some gopher snakes. I am not sure how to catch one, but I know if I dont want to get bit I should wear thick gloves.



11/17/07  01:27pm

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Colubrids
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  Message To: Ftblover1   In reference to Message Id: 1490336


 Catching a garter snake

well im gonna assume you live in canada or northern US, and so you cant catch them this time of year. they start coming out of their dens around may and your best chance at finding some would be june - september.
as for catching one; their isnt really much skill involved you just have to be carful not to hurt them as they tend to be fragile snakes. They also probably arent going to bite you, i spent my childhood catching garter snakes and i have never seen one even try to bite me or anyone.



11/26/07  08:24pm

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Inferno14
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  Message To: Colubrids   In reference to Message Id: 1527254


 Catching a garter snake

i catch em all the time, but now they are all hybernating. good way to catch em is to make no sudden movements, and slowly try to get behind it, but they may feel your vibrations when you walk and get away, but its really not thay hard, though they may poo on you, musk you, and possibly bite. its not bad though. im used to it, even though ive never had any of those things happen to me b4! been catching em since i was like three!



11/27/07  06:46pm

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Blix
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  Message To: Colubrids   In reference to Message Id: 1527254


 Catching a garter snake

Ive had a baby garter for almost a month and it bites me every time I take it out of its cage. All snakes bite.



12/02/07  07:05pm

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  Message To: Blix   In reference to Message Id: 1533777


 Catching a garter snake

Okay, I live in Northeast Indiana and Saturday and Yesterday I have seen garter snakes in the woods and it has been in the 60’s for the last few days. They are out on warm days, I usually look in the woods and under bark, or anything flat on the ground. I usually walk hiking trails and you will see them slither away. Don’t be afraid of them biting you..it hurts for a second or two but nothing painful. Look in semi tall grassy areas too.



04/07/08  02:08pm

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  Message To: Indianacornsnake_FW   In reference to Message Id: 1693033


 Catching a garter snake

I see your in Utah so you will need to make sure it is a garter snake and not something poisonous that you are trying to grab.



04/07/08  02:10pm

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  Message To: Indianacornsnake_FW   In reference to Message Id: 1693035


 Catching a garter snake

i’m from utah as well and the good news in utah is that if it doesn’t have a rattle it’s not venemous. there are no cottonmouths copperheads or coral snakes in utah.



04/07/08  10:09pm

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Indianacornsnake_FW
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  Message To: Kingfan   In reference to Message Id: 1693885


 Catching a garter snake

We have a few poisonous snakes here in Indiana but they are rare or hard to find and many of them are in Southern Indiana. Timber Rattler, Massasauga, I believe we even have copperheads but could be wrong.



04/09/08  12:32pm

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Memofdavid
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  Message To: Giosnake   In reference to Message Id: 1517103


 Catching a garter snake

what time do you think would be the like morning afternoon or late evening cause me and my brother have caught em b4 just been pretty long



08/14/09  03:57am

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  Message To: Memofdavid   In reference to Message Id: 2056667


 Catching a garter snake

not the middle of the day... around 1-5 is when they’re usually out.



08/17/09  11:14pm

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CapeCobra
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  Message To: Boabab95   In reference to Message Id: 2059259


 Catching a garter snake

Garter snakes usually don’t bite. They’re not out at the hottest part of the day, more in the evening. They live in brush-piles, in rocks, and under logs. If you find one, approach it slowly.



03/01/10  05:51pm


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