Non-Firearm Snake Getters
Lastly, we’d be remiss if we didn’t mention that you’re under no obligation to dispatch all venomous snakes you see with a firearm — if you choose to dispatch them at all.
Even the most ruthless venomous snake does not view a human as a meal. If given the chance, the snake with retreat almost without exception.
However, if you find a venomous snake coiled up underneath your children’s swing set, you probably won’t feel comfortable letting it go. Nine out of ten times, a shovel or a hoe will be just as effective as a firearm, and a heck of a lot quieter.