Welcome guest, is this your first visit?
Results 1 to 6 of 6
Like Tree1Likes
  • 1 Post By mamabear

Thread: copperhead bite kills MO man

« Prev Thread | Next Thread »
  1. #1
    Feb 2008
    SE Missouri
    garage sale oldie
    860 times
    TH'ing, fishing, reading, cooking

    copperhead bite kills MO man

    Snakebite death only state's 2nd from copperhead - KFVS12 News & Weather Cape Girardeau, Carbondale, Poplar Bluff I have always been told copperheads don't kill. my neighbor was bitten & said it was the most painful thing she's ever experienced. but this man was bitten on the thumb & died from it. so be careful out there. no complacency!
    dancing in the fire!

  2. #2

    Dec 2003
    Western Schuylkill County
    MINELAB EXPLORER SE PRO ....... Garrett Pro Pointer…… Sovereign XS-2 Pro ....... Deteknix Xpointer Diver.... Fisher F19
    24054 times
    All Types Of Treasure Hunting
    Honorable Mentions (1)
    probably an allergy.

    people don't die from Bee stings either.


  3. #3
    Feb 2008
    SE Missouri
    garage sale oldie
    860 times
    TH'ing, fishing, reading, cooking
    that was my thought too, but who wants to find out if you're allergic to them.
    truckinbutch likes this.
    dancing in the fire!

  4. #4
    Nov 2010
    North Carolina
    BH LoneStar AT PRO
    145 times
    All Types Of Treasure Hunting
    yes they are 'our biggie' down here to be concerned about. usually no death but if you have 'other medical' troubles you sure could die.

    and length of time to get help.

    we killed off most in our areas but they are around. on the farm. killed one on the road a few years ago. We let all non poisonous live, we 'sadly' have to kill the others. No way I am taking that chance with my kid around. rare we have to do it, but when we do, we just do it.

  5. #5
    Apr 2005
    531 times
    My wifes uncle was bitten on the thumb picking cucumbers from his garden a couple years ago. His thumb turned black then the flesh rotted off of it. He ended up having to have it amputated to save the rest of his hand. Copperheads can be dangerous, especially if getting bitten on or near a main artery. rockhound

  6. #6

    Apr 2012
    Clark County Washington
    Tiger Shark 8" coil, Tejon 8"x9" and 5.75" WS, clean sweep coil, Gray ghost deep woods headphones Whites TRX pointer Minelab Quattro, Garrett gold stinger
    230 times
    All Types Of Treasure Hunting
    Killing snakes is more general accepted than dangerous critters with legs. Reintroducing the wolf, preventing bear and cougar hunting with dogs, contribute to the unacceptable though rational killing of some problem animals near homes.
    It's no wonder truth is stranger than fiction. Fiction has to make sense. Mark Twain



Remove Ads

Sponsored Links

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts

Similar Threads

  1. Copperhead Badge?
    By Woodland Detectors in forum What Is It?
    Replies: 51
    Last Post: Nov 13, 2013, 01:16 AM
  2. Copperhead Road
    By Acutely Treed in forum New Member Introductions
    Replies: 3
    Last Post: Jun 21, 2012, 11:49 AM
  3. Copperhead Road II
    By CMDiamonddawg in forum Today's Finds!
    Replies: 43
    Last Post: Feb 27, 2011, 08:59 AM
  4. Is this a Copperhead? ***SOLVED***
    By ModernMiner in forum What Is It?
    Replies: 73
    Last Post: May 26, 2009, 04:31 PM
  5. Tic Bite ? Spider Bite ?
    By jeff of pa in forum Everything Else
    Replies: 82
    Last Post: Jun 23, 2008, 08:57 PM

Search tags for this page

copperhead bites that have killed in missouri

copperhead kills missouri man

copperheads around mark twain lake
killing copperheads in mo

missori man killed by snake bite

pahunting forum copperhead
rattlesnake killed at mark twain lake

snake bites mark twain lake

tiger shark copperhead
what kills cottonmouths in mo
Click on a term to search for related topics.

Tags for this Thread

Powered by vBadvanced CMPS v4.3.0