Annual snake hunt concludes today

SINNEMAHONING – The Sinnemahoning Sportsmen’s Association in Cameron County held its annual snake hunt on Saturday. It concludes today.

The hunt is organized by the Keystone Reptile Club.

The event is free and will be held rain or shine.

Today’s features include:

Pit opens at 7 a.m. Attendees of all ages can enter the pit and handle any nonvenomous snake.

Kid’s Pit opens at 10 a.m. Question and answer sessions will be held at 10 a.m., noon and 2 p.m.

  • Noon, chicken barbeque

2 p.m. – All snakes must be turned into pit.

3 p.m. – Trophies awarded for overall hunt. Awards given for longest rattlesnake, second longest rattler, most rattlers, longest and second longest copperheads and longest snake in the hunt.

Pets and outside food and beverages are prohibited.

Food will be sold, as will commemorative T-shirts and hats.