Yes, I would run like an Olympic sprinter even in that knee-deep mucky mud and scream like a girl on a Wes Craven movie set being chased by a horrifying zombieman with a chainsaw hungry for brains if I came across this critter.
I’m not afraid of snakes. I have a healthy respect for them. But I’m not all yippie-ki-yay gung ho about them, either. A .45/.410 Taurus Judge would be just fine to have on my hip, thank you, in much of the Southeast when I’m hunting or fishing.
Is this the world’s most terrifying water moccasin? As Richard Dawson would have said on Family Feud, “Survey says … YES!”
The good folks at Mossy Oak posted this video in 2013…