vid, fishing for pede

cacoseraph

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we've fished 'em WC a few times... sometimes when they are in a hole you can get them to grab your fingers with their terminals and catch them that way. of course, i probably wouldn't want to do that with anything other than the relatively wimpy CA pedes. a full heros bite is probably not worth it for using the method =P


is that your youtube channel, gala?
 

Galapoheros

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Ya, dats me Youtube. I'm insane enough that I thought of sticking some hissers in a blender, straining out a clear juice, putting it in a spray bottle, dropping it in a cooler and head out to the desert, Spray a mist in cracks to see if it gets any to come out. I'm not that desperate though, at one time I think I was lol.
 

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Ya, dats me Youtube. I'm insane enough that I thought of sticking some hissers in a blender, straining out a clear juice, putting it in a spray bottle, dropping it in a cooler and head out to the desert, Spray a mist in cracks to see if it gets any to come out. I'm not that desperate though, at one time I think I was lol.
Stifling my gag reflex. If we ever get the chance to talk shop over drinks, it won't be at your house;)

Actually, your "Roacherade" might be great for indoor plants!
 

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we talk about attaching crickets to string and using them to fish out bugs from burrows when we are hunting
 

Terry D

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Galapo, Nice vid! :clap: I spilled my water when the pede jumped out :wall:.

we talk about attaching crickets to string and using them to fish out bugs from burrows when we are hunting
This is the usual method of fishing for A hentzi in burrows here. Joey (Possumburg) and I tried it the other day in 20+ burrows at one of the largest area colonies I know of- without a single taker. If they're in the mood they'll hit like a 5 lb bass. The annual fall emergence of mm's should be any day now. I'm guessing most members of that colony were in premolt at the time. We're also planning on sniffing out a few colonies soon near Tommy's neckothewoods. It's likely we'll chance on a few mm's out for a stroll as well. Hoping so, anyway. M. giganteus has also been reported for our general area and would be a nice addition to the list in a day afield. To date, they're reveling yet in their phantom status. {D Cheers,

Terry
 

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Very nice pede.
Every asian pede I mess with while they are eating just runs for it and swings their heads crazy.
But it's the only times I've ever handled them. {D
 

cacoseraph

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we occasionally use MM's to "sniff" burrows to see if anyone is home. but you always risk losing the MM to attack or just plain running down the whole


i am reading a book about bugs that is giving me all sorts of (probably impractical) ideas :)
 
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