First I don't have a pic, so You'll have to go with my description.
I was walking around a pond, looking for reptiles and cp's. I found some nice D.intermedia and a glass lizard. Anyway I was walking about 4 ft from the water edge because of some heavy vegetation at the waters edge. I saw the tail of a very stocky snake. It quickly disappeared into the bushes beside the water. It was a smokey black color with some yellow dots. Now if it wasn't for the yellow dots I would have little doubt that it was a cottonmouth.
I poked around in the bushes looking for it but there was no sign of it.