Red coachwhip FTW!
Originally Posted by sumguy
I thought it was a corn snake at first, too. The coloring is close, but the patterning doesn't match. In addition, corn snakes tend to have the same coloring from head to tail. And, as someone else pointed out, they're not native to California.
That's a Red Racer or Red Whipsnake.I've been "into" sankes for 36 years. Had one as well. Fast buggers and rather "bitey".
That looks like a Cottonmouth or a Water snake.Hard to tell in the pic
Originally Posted by RubenX