idea but I've not shot a snake yet.
A hoe (the garden tool), shovel
or just a large rock works best for me.
The pistol, like my .25 Baby Browning
or a Raven people like 'cause it is
so cheap you don't worry about taking
good care of it will dispatch most
yard varmints, though I have encountered
LARGE feral dogs when I lived way out
in the boonies. I had my 870 with 00
with me at the time, one dead the other
running away. Damn I hate dogs running loose.
My son shot a Black bear that was trying
to enter his house. 12ga with quail shot dusted
the bear's ass. It did not return.