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#6421110 - 08/23/16 12:40 PM Beware of the ground hornets!
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Registered: 04/22/10
Posts: 816
Loc: Longview, TX
They got me this weekend whilst plowing my food plot. The little *********'s didn't bother me when I hooked up the harrow setting right on top of their lair, (I found this out later bang). I did the dirt work and came back to unhook and BAM, I was set upon by the little fiends. Up my shirt, in my beard, and under my hat I have knots everywhere above the belt.

BOLO for them, they are there! realmad

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#6421150 - 08/23/16 01:21 PM Re: Beware of the ground hornets! [Re: Spent Brass]
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Registered: 12/29/14
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Loc: Conroe, TX
Had me a decent battle with them suckers a few years ago while clearing some property. Ended up pouring gas down the holeSSSSSS (there were TWO) and then covered each hole with a few 5 gallon buckets full of dirt.
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#6421216 - 08/23/16 02:32 PM Re: Beware of the ground hornets! [Re: Spent Brass]
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Had some too. Mixed up a bucket of water and dish washing liquid waited til dark and poured it down the hole. Next day not a one flew out. Dug it up and was surprised how big the hive was.
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#6421756 - 08/23/16 10:04 PM Re: Beware of the ground hornets! [Re: Spent Brass]
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They do hurt like hell but I have only been stung by one getting it out of the house. They are normally good creatures eating cicadas.

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#6422706 - 08/24/16 03:13 PM Re: Beware of the ground hornets! [Re: Spent Brass]
Cass Offline
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Registered: 12/17/07
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Loc: Arlington

Had a similar thing happen a years ago, but with bumble bees in a ground nest. Moved a stack of cattle panels so we could mow the area. Under the last panel was a hole that looked like it was moving. Next thing I was trying to out run a whole cloud of bumble bees.

Cass

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