Despite our amazing 20,000+ word article that we still brag about being the most comprehensive blog post on US venomous snakes, or the follow up articles about how to identify a coral snake or copperhead look-alikes, there were still apparently plenty of questions remaining about venomous snakes. In fact, we receive plenty of e-mails asking what are actually some pretty good … [Read more...] about Rattlesnake FAQ: Do Rattlesnakes Hibernate & More!
There are plenty of specialty items built for outdoor adventurers who might have a different idea of a good time from the majority of us. One classic example of a really important piece of outdoor equipment that you absolutely want to be perfect if you need them are snake tongs. Also going under related names of snake sticks, reptile grabbers, or snake grabbers, a good pair … [Read more...] about Best Snake Tongs & Reptile Grabbers
What's The Story with Snake Bite Kits? The idea seems like a good one in theory, but are snake bite kits a helpful way to minimize the potential damage or are they a harmful con that causes people to spend money on equipment that actually makes the overall situation worse? As someone who has a pretty strong fear of snakes, and my brother shares the same fear (he almost … [Read more...] about Snake Bite Kits: Do They Help Or Hurt?
Whether it's on the prairies of North Dakota, in the timbers of the Rocky Mountains, or down by the Mississippi River basin, one of the last things you want to hear when going through the wild is the sudden sound of a loud rattle. While running into venomous snakes is generally going to be a rare occasion, and it is never a good situation out in the wilderness, you are going to … [Read more...] about The Best Snake Boots for Men Reviewed
There are many basic fears or phobias a lot of us have, and I'm not ashamed to admit that snakes are a big one for me. Venomous pit vipers, big constrictors, or just a tiny harmless non-venomous snake - it doesn't matter. The anti-snake fear/instinct is extremely strong in this one. Spiders? No problem, but when it comes to snakes this is a major fear for me, and although I … [Read more...] about Best Snake Proof Gaiters Reviewed