No Profanity *** No Flaming *** No Advertising *** No Anti Trappers *** No Politics
No Non-Target Catches *** No Links to Anti-trapping Sites *** No Avoiding Profanity Filter


Home~Trap Talk~ADC Forum~Trap Shed~Wilderness Trapping~International Trappers~Fur Handling

Auction Forum~Trapper Tips~Links~Gallery~Basic Sets~Convention Calendar~Chat~ Trap Collecting Forum

Trapper's Humor~Strictly Trapping~Fur Buyers Directory~Mugshots~Fur Sale Directory~Wildcrafting

Trapper's Tales~Words From The Past~Legends~Archives~Kids Forum~Lure Formulators Forum~ Fermenter's Forum


~~~ Dobbins' Products Catalog ~~~


Minnesota Trapline Products
Please support our sponsor for the Trappers Talk Page - Minnesota Trapline Products


Joe Goodman Prints
Please support Joe Goodman because he supports us with donations

Print Thread
Hop To
Page 1 of 3 1 2 3
Bee's sob"s #6594777
08/14/19 06:21 PM
08/14/19 06:21 PM
Joined: Dec 2006
Posts: 4,799
Rock Springs, WI
Z
Zim Offline OP
trapper
Zim  Offline OP
trapper
Z

Joined: Dec 2006
Posts: 4,799
Rock Springs, WI
Well there was a post on here a little while back concerning ground bee's, yellow jackets if you will.
I still get out on the ground as a land surveyor every chance I get and today was no different.
Was hacking just a little bit with a machete off the corner of a corn field to set a property corner when suddenly
things got exiting. I got stung about 30 times in the time it takes to type this. I never was a track star but between
bee's, cattle and irate property owners I have been known to set some land speed records.
Had to come home and rest after that today, dam near made me go to a hospital.
I have a plan for them guys very early tomorrow morning, although it will be 26 miles out of my way to work...…
It involves a pint of 90 octane gas , a match and raucous laughter.

Zim

Re: Bee's sob"s [Re: Zim] #6594788
08/14/19 06:30 PM
08/14/19 06:30 PM
Joined: Jan 2019
Posts: 831
North central Iowa
B
Bob_Iowa Offline
trapper
Bob_Iowa  Offline
trapper
B

Joined: Jan 2019
Posts: 831
North central Iowa
They’re nasty, where I work they had two nest, we tried cobalt straight down the hole didnt kill them finally had to take brake cleaner to them. The match that was dropped down the hole afterwards may have helped. grin

Re: Bee's sob"s [Re: Zim] #6594793
08/14/19 06:34 PM
08/14/19 06:34 PM
Joined: Apr 2017
Posts: 1,610
TN
R
RM trapper Offline
trapper
RM trapper  Offline
trapper
R

Joined: Apr 2017
Posts: 1,610
TN
I feel your pain, I own a tree service and climb daily. Last year in August I went up a oak tree and topped it and repelled down right on top of a hornets nest, and since I was still roped off to the tree they got me 42 times. I was on a mission the next morning and they got the worst end of the deal. Lol. Revenge is sweet



Re: Bee's sob"s [Re: Zim] #6594797
08/14/19 06:37 PM
08/14/19 06:37 PM
Joined: Dec 2013
Posts: 2,413
Southeast Ohio
amspoker Online content
trapper
amspoker  Online Content
trapper

Joined: Dec 2013
Posts: 2,413
Southeast Ohio
It's that time of year. I rolled over a tarp to have a yellow jacket nest come at me. Thankfully they only got me once, past the glove on my wrist. I was backpedaling to make a land speed record. Smothered them with a backhoe bucket of cinders.

Re: Bee's sob"s [Re: amspoker] #6594804
08/14/19 06:46 PM
08/14/19 06:46 PM
Joined: Dec 2006
Posts: 4,799
Rock Springs, WI
Z
Zim Offline OP
trapper
Zim  Offline OP
trapper
Z

Joined: Dec 2006
Posts: 4,799
Rock Springs, WI
Well I'll tell ya, a 64 year old man can still run a pretty quick 40, and I mean 40 acres when he steps on a yellow jacket nest.


Zim

Re: Bee's sob"s [Re: Zim] #6594809
08/14/19 06:50 PM
08/14/19 06:50 PM
Joined: Nov 2011
Posts: 11,748
New Hampshire
N
Nessmuck Offline
trapper
Nessmuck  Offline
trapper
N

Joined: Nov 2011
Posts: 11,748
New Hampshire
Originally Posted by Zim
Well I'll tell ya, a 64 year old man can still run a pretty quick 40, and I mean 40 acres when he steps on a yellow jacket nest.


Zim


I would have paid good money .....to see that !


It is better to die on your feet than to live on your knees.
Re: Bee's sob"s [Re: Zim] #6594829
08/14/19 07:16 PM
08/14/19 07:16 PM
Joined: Apr 2009
Posts: 4,934
SE Georgia
S
Swamp Wolf Offline
trapper
Swamp Wolf  Offline
trapper
S

Joined: Apr 2009
Posts: 4,934
SE Georgia
Match not needed. Let that fuel soak in...


Thank God For Your Blessings!

Re: Bee's sob"s [Re: Zim] #6594860
08/14/19 07:42 PM
08/14/19 07:42 PM
Joined: Oct 2014
Posts: 453
Wisconsin
8117 Steve R Online content
trapper
8117 Steve R  Online Content
trapper

Joined: Oct 2014
Posts: 453
Wisconsin
One time I was cutting brush around my bow blind with one of those folding saws and I ran into a nest of them. As they were biting, I was swatting my arm with the blade of the saw. Saw did more damage than the bees.


Steve
Re: Bee's sob"s [Re: Zim] #6594863
08/14/19 07:44 PM
08/14/19 07:44 PM
Joined: May 2013
Posts: 3,668
Northern Michigan
J
J.Morse Offline
trapper
J.Morse  Offline
trapper
J

Joined: May 2013
Posts: 3,668
Northern Michigan
A pint of 90 octane.....hmmmm, the old Revenge Bar BEE Q method!


Re: Bee's sob"s [Re: Swamp Wolf] #6594922
08/14/19 08:27 PM
08/14/19 08:27 PM
Joined: Aug 2012
Posts: 3,942
Arkansas
J
J Staton Offline
trapper
J Staton  Offline
trapper
J

Joined: Aug 2012
Posts: 3,942
Arkansas
Originally Posted by Swamp Wolf
Match not needed. Let that fuel soak in...

May not be necessary but it sure is sweet letting them burn....


Romans 8: 38-39
Re: Bee's sob"s [Re: Zim] #6594923
08/14/19 08:29 PM
08/14/19 08:29 PM
Joined: Aug 2012
Posts: 3,942
Arkansas
J
J Staton Offline
trapper
J Staton  Offline
trapper
J

Joined: Aug 2012
Posts: 3,942
Arkansas


Romans 8: 38-39
Re: Bee's sob"s [Re: Zim] #6594938
08/14/19 08:49 PM
08/14/19 08:49 PM
Joined: Dec 2006
Posts: 5,267
Central Pennsylvania
Nittany Lion Online content
Don't call me Mister, Mister
Nittany Lion  Online Content
Don't call me Mister, Mister

Joined: Dec 2006
Posts: 5,267
Central Pennsylvania
Prayers sent.


I want to grow my own food but I can't find bacon seeds.
Re: Bee's sob"s [Re: Zim] #6594954
08/14/19 09:03 PM
08/14/19 09:03 PM
Joined: Mar 2011
Posts: 5,868
Montana ,Rocky Mtns.
Sharon Offline
"American Honey"
Sharon  Offline
"American Honey"

Joined: Mar 2011
Posts: 5,868
Montana ,Rocky Mtns.
Wow Zim, youre one tough cookie.

That many stings would have had me in ER.

I watch for them like a hawk when Im in the bush, especially on a horse.

Glad you are ok.

They chase honey bees too.

Kill em all........

Re: Bee's sob"s [Re: J Staton] #6594965
08/14/19 09:10 PM
08/14/19 09:10 PM
Joined: Apr 2009
Posts: 4,934
SE Georgia
S
Swamp Wolf Offline
trapper
Swamp Wolf  Offline
trapper
S

Joined: Apr 2009
Posts: 4,934
SE Georgia
Originally Posted by J Staton
Originally Posted by Swamp Wolf
Match not needed. Let that fuel soak in...

May not be necessary but it sure is sweet letting them burn....

Lighting the gas may only top kill and leave most of the underground nest not burned..as the fire burns off the fuel.

Dont set the woods on fire.


I hate yellowjackets!!!!


Thank God For Your Blessings!

Re: Bee's sob"s [Re: Zim] #6595055
08/14/19 11:27 PM
08/14/19 11:27 PM
Joined: Dec 2008
Posts: 3,081
Manitoba
N
Northof50 Offline
trapper
Northof50  Offline
trapper
N

Joined: Dec 2008
Posts: 3,081
Manitoba
Originally Posted by Zim
Well I'll tell ya, a 64 year old man can still run a pretty quick 40, and I mean 40 acres when he steps on a yellow jacket nest.


Zim

Well I guess if you were holding the chain................it will be a stretched by now.
thank god for geomatic surveying now...Right.....you don't have to re-trace your steps tomorrow.

Re: Bee's sob"s [Re: Zim] #6595085
08/15/19 05:21 AM
08/15/19 05:21 AM
Joined: Jan 2012
Posts: 1,338
Warren co Mo
H
hrdtoflw Offline
trapper
hrdtoflw  Offline
trapper
H

Joined: Jan 2012
Posts: 1,338
Warren co Mo
The last time I got nailed by them, I was 2 miles from my truck, digging ginseng. When they are fired up, they are like mini fighter jets, with bayonets! Glad you’re ok Zim.


If your mind draws a blank, turn off the sound, because ya can't learn a thing if you're doin all the talkin
Re: Bee's sob"s [Re: hrdtoflw] #6595101
08/15/19 06:02 AM
08/15/19 06:02 AM
Joined: Dec 2006
Posts: 4,799
Rock Springs, WI
Z
Zim Offline OP
trapper
Zim  Offline OP
trapper
Z

Joined: Dec 2006
Posts: 4,799
Rock Springs, WI
Left eye swollen shut this morning, left ear is on fire, wrists and hands swollen and stiff. Going to miss a day of work for the first time in 35 years.
Going to have to wait another day to exact my revenge on those guys.

Zim

Re: Bee's sob"s [Re: Zim] #6595112
08/15/19 06:35 AM
08/15/19 06:35 AM
Joined: May 2010
Posts: 21,104
potter co. p.a.
P
pcr2 Offline
"Twerker"
pcr2  Offline
"Twerker"
P

Joined: May 2010
Posts: 21,104
potter co. p.a.
heal up Zim

i took 2 stings to the throat while clearing land about a month ago.was in my skid-steer.talk about no where to run.


quality over quantity

Hickory Garden Farms

Re: Bee's sob"s [Re: Zim] #6595119
08/15/19 06:48 AM
08/15/19 06:48 AM
Joined: Mar 2013
Posts: 539
Western Wisconsin
T
TraderVic Offline
trapper
TraderVic  Offline
trapper
T

Joined: Mar 2013
Posts: 539
Western Wisconsin
Yeah, I've gotten the same program several times cutting firewood. Both times I was focused on cutting with my chainsaw and suddenly felt the initial stings. At first it almost felt like a burn, then realized what was happening, then dropped the saw and ran.
A good "dab" of chainsaw gas and a match took care of them. Darn good thing I'm not allergic to bee stings as some folks are.

Re: Bee's sob"s [Re: Swamp Wolf] #6595122
08/15/19 06:50 AM
08/15/19 06:50 AM
Joined: Apr 2008
Posts: 2,199
Albany, NY
B
bobsheedy Offline
trapper
bobsheedy  Offline
trapper
B

Joined: Apr 2008
Posts: 2,199
Albany, NY
Originally Posted by Swamp Wolf
Match not needed. Let that fuel soak in...


At night, put the gas/diesel fuel on a rag and put it in/over the hole. It will get them all.

Page 1 of 3 1 2 3
Previous Thread
Index
Next Thread