That is, they put it in a bag after nearly stepping on the snake while retrieving a downed duck.

From the Toledo Blade:

_“The action was slow. . . . But I shot a duck and was going to get the boat when I walked up through the weeds and nearly stepped on a coiled snake – a BIG snake!

“I thought to myself, that is the biggest fox snake I’ve ever seen. Then it hit me. That isn’t a fox snake.”_