How Big Do Copperheads Get?

What is the biggest copperhead on record?

The largest copperhead ever recorded was 4 feet, 5 inches, according to the University of Georgia Extension.

Are copperheads aggressive?

Copperheads are not aggressive, but they are territorial, and will strike in self-defense if they feel threatened. So if you see a copperhead, give it wide berth and leave it alone.

What are copperheads attracted to?

Leftover seeds and nectar around their feeder can also attract rodents, bugs, and even smaller snakes that are the favorite prey for copperheads. Excess water around a pool or overwatering the plants may also attract bugs, frogs, snails, and other pests.

What time of day are copperheads most active?

Copperheads are most active from the late afternoon into the evening, and prefer cooler areas to hide. They hibernate in the winter, and emerge in the spring for mating season.