So you’re outdoors enjoying a beautiful day hunting, hiking, or maybe just doing some yard work when IT happens!
You feel a sudden compressions and stinging pain in your leg. You look down in time to see a snake retreating quickly into the bushes…
The stinging sensation becomes a burning sensation that shoots up and down your leg. Plus, the bite area is throbbing like crazy.
And you’re starting to wonder, “Is this what it feels like as you begin to succumb to death by snakebite?”
The first thought that enters your mind following that overwhelming fear of dread is, “Don’t panic.” Although it’s perfectly good advice, it’s also useless because you can’t NOT PANIC.
It’s at precisely this point where you could really use some practical step-by-step regarding what the heck to do after you or a buddy has been bit by a snake. Whether you’re the bite victim or a buddy, the best practices are exactly the same.
Here are the most up-to-date recommendations for how to survive a venomous snake bite.