Snake catcher Gary Bright has already been busy in the warm spring weather.
Call outs to Goornong and Ironbark have results in Mr Bright capturing three Eastern Brown snakes.
"They're out and about in the spring weather. When its lovely days you can usually find them," he said.
"At Goornong I found two from near where they are building the trains station and I had one up near the Bethlehem aged home in Ironbark.
"They are coming out from hibernation into the warm weather."
Mr Bright has been a snake catcher for almost eight years.
He turned to the profession after being fascinated with reptiles as a child.
"When I was young I was petrified of snakes but I went to a pet shop in Bendigo and held a young python and overcome my fear of snakes," he said.
"After that I had two of them as pets. The chap I was buying food off showed me the venomous side of them and I became snake catcher."
Mr Bright said if people spot a snake in the yard or home they should leave it alone but keep an eye on it.
"Keep a good eye on it and ring a snake catcher as soon as possible," he said. "Make sure you stay out of its way."
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