Tag Archives: Swarm Trap

Los Altos Golf and Country Club Bee Removal

Last Sunday we did a bee removal at the Los Altos Golf and Country Club, which was only a few minutes from my place. Grace called after consulting with Art Hall who was busy removing bees in San Carlos, had … Continue reading

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Swarm Trap – First Inspection

It’s always a mystery on the swarm traps because you really don’t know how many bees have moved in. Sometimes it’s an after swarm with very little bees or sometimes it’s what my nephews like to say, “the motherload moved … Continue reading

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Swarm Trap Hive Inspection

Last week we broght home the swarm trap but never had time to go in to see what was really inside the hive. Yesterday we had a chance after installing a swarm in my yard and we were surprised after … Continue reading

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After Swarm With Two Queens

A week ago one of the large colonies at my parent’s place swarmed. A swarm cluster about 5  pounds of bees landed 30+ feet up and we couldn’t get to them since they were deep inside branches and leaves. We … Continue reading

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Bee Swarm Bait Hive – Huge Swarm Moved In

Every year at my sister’s place I catch a few swarms. Last year we caught three though one moved into the backyard deck because the bait hive we had there at the time was kind of small. We did a … Continue reading

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Swarm Trap Caught an After-Swarm

After my sister’s family informed me of scouts checking out the old hives on their balcony but left, I set out a swarm trap hoping to lure them back and into my trap. It has been about 1.5 weeks with … Continue reading

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