So, who can identify this Lake McIntosh snake?

So, who can identify this Lake McIntosh snake?

This slithery fish catcher was itself caught in a photograph taken by Elise Headenstrom at the dock and launch ramp at the new Lake McIntosh at about 5 p.m. July 27.

Her grandfather, Edward C. Ragen of Peachtree City, emailed the photo to us, and we’re curious:

What kind of snake is this that has one of the first documented fish catches out of the newly opened but still officially unstocked lake on the border between Fayette and Coweta counties?

Looks like nature is getting ahead of county officials.

Post your conclusions below.