Texas Fish & Game

The National News of Texas

June 5, 2018

Is It a Cottonmouth Or Not?

Cottonmouths are the most frequently misidentified snake in Texas. A true cottonmouth is not a snake to be toyed with. They can deliver a deadly bite of hemotoxic venom that destroys tissue. Unlike their reputation of […]
September 26, 2017

Have you ever seen a cottonmouth do this?

The cottonmouth is the most feared snake of the American South. With a reputation for a short temper, this stout pit viper often flashes the white of its mouth to say “Don’t Tread On Me”. Wise […]
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