The organizers of area snake hunts released the following results for champion hunters, who are determined by snakes brought in at the Morris, Sinnemahoning, Noxen and Cross Fork hunts.
Champions are determined by the total combined inches of snakes at each of the four hunts. Rattlesnake and copperhead hunters were allowed one snake at each hunt. Nonpoisonous snake hunters were allowed one of each species of snakes.
Champion Rattlesnake Hunter - Ron Andrus, 187 inches;
Champion Nonpoisonous Snake Hunter, Nathan Kime, 756 inches
At the Cross Fork hunt, the following received trophies on June 25:
Gerald Kime - Heaviest Copperhead, 12 ounces.
Longest Rattlesnake of the hunt, Robert Heintz, 50.5 inches.
Second Longest Rattlesnake of the hunt, David Schwechtje, 49 inches.
Most Rattles, Tina Gallagher, 14 rattles.
Ultimate Snake Hunter, Keaton Bender.
Sixty-four people registered for the hunt. They found three copperheads, 12 rattlesnakes and 19 nonpoisonous snakes.