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« on: September 14, 2012, 08:02:06 AM »

A routine swarm call turns into an entirely awesome experience!


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« Reply #1 on: September 14, 2012, 08:32:09 AM »

Amazing!  Another great video ….now that’s living the life!

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« Reply #2 on: September 14, 2012, 08:53:13 AM »

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« Reply #3 on: September 14, 2012, 07:15:33 PM »

JP what can I say, another great video. You my friend are a special person, and you have a gift, thank you!
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« Reply #4 on: September 14, 2012, 08:28:23 PM »

JP, that was fun to watch!

If I was there, I could have taken my bare hands and scooped them up for you and placed them inside that box.  lau Yea, Right!

Good video! June and I enjoy them.

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« Reply #5 on: September 14, 2012, 08:56:17 PM »

I shared it on FB.  another great one....and with your phone?
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« Reply #6 on: September 15, 2012, 09:59:20 AM »

Kathy, this was with my iphone.

Keep on dreamin' Larry.  grin


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« Reply #7 on: September 15, 2012, 02:04:39 PM »

For this one I called Aron over to watch with me because this was so, so sweet. You make it so much fun JP and I agree with Babcock Farms, you are gifted.

I just love this one, has to be one of my favorites.

Thanks so much for sharing this fine video Jp

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« Reply #8 on: September 15, 2012, 08:05:39 PM »

Awesome video JP. After experiencing the exact same thing just recently myself I know how cool it is to be there with them swarming around like that.

Thanks mate.
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« Reply #9 on: September 16, 2012, 12:46:06 PM »

JP, That's another awesome video. And once again your choice of music is spot on....imo.
How late in the year do you get swarm calls? 
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« Reply #10 on: September 17, 2012, 01:09:01 AM »

Wow, nice video!
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« Reply #11 on: September 17, 2012, 10:06:43 AM »

Wow, nice video!


Thanks man!

You ever hear of this guy? http://www.wildmanwildfood.com/

I did some filming with him last summer in New Orleans. It was a great experience!


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« Reply #12 on: September 17, 2012, 10:07:58 AM »

JP, That's another awesome video. And once again your choice of music is spot on....imo.
How late in the year do you get swarm calls? 

Late October early November would be the absolute latest unless its an abscond.


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« Reply #13 on: September 17, 2012, 10:54:27 AM »

Nice one Jp , I guess I am thru for this year, here in NC little late to get one to survive, would leave till March or April.  JPP.
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« Reply #14 on: September 26, 2012, 12:08:50 PM »

JP,
Another great video, You sounded like a kid with his hand in the cookey jar while mom was out of the kitchen. If you listen carefully you can hear your self giggling.
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« Reply #15 on: September 29, 2012, 01:01:45 PM »

Hey JP, I have not heard of that guy with the link that you posted. He's doing some great stuff. Looks like hes in your area and is foraging some things that I cannot. Hope he inspired you!
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« Reply #16 on: September 29, 2012, 05:11:18 PM »

He was in my area last summer but hails from the U.K. Really good guy.


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« Reply #17 on: October 09, 2012, 04:01:45 PM »

YAYYYY JP!!!! You really got the video works figured out since last time I saw you!! way to go!!
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« Reply #18 on: October 10, 2012, 02:43:43 PM »

The Bigfish is back!!!!


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« Reply #19 on: October 22, 2012, 12:17:29 AM »

Hey JP, As a fellow bearded dude I have a question for you. I see your avatar pic and you have the bee beard thing rockin' . I've always wanted to do that but was thinking that the bees wouldn't be to keen on my facial hair. How do you get them to go on your chest only? Maybe I need a tutorial on how to "Make" a bee beard in general. I've heard about keeping a caged queen on a string around your neck. Is that how you did it? Maybe this needs a new thread.......
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« Reply #20 on: October 22, 2012, 09:11:03 AM »

That's exactly what I did. Queen cage hanging from my neck. We were just sitting around shooting the breeze and this swarm ensued. Thought we'd have a little fun passing the time.


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« Reply #21 on: October 23, 2012, 10:23:23 AM »

Cool!!
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