Rattlesnakes are most active between early spring and mid-fall. In the winter, they hibernate. Rattlesnakes are most active and aggressive during the spring and early summer, just following their hibernation period. When a rattlesnake rattles its tail, it is doing it in order to warn you away, not to bite you. Be cooperative by gradually withdrawing. When a snake is shocked or cornered, it is most likely to bite. Allow enough space for it to creep away. Rattlesnakes are not aggressive creatures, yet they are fast to defend themselves. According to some, the fact that a rattlesnake rattles at all... Read More