Watch where you walk is a good rule, it’s just not the only one. Probably just ‘Watch Out’ is a little better.
I’m pretty sure this is a Brown Water Snake, but a Cotton Mouth with some mud on it is real close. And you don’t want to hit your head with a Cotton Mouth, oh no.
We had 4 people, the last person in line spotted him at shoulder high. That means 3 of us walked right by… me being first in line of course.