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It is that time any worms? I want to restock. ANY SIGN OF WORMS??????????Looking for catalpa worms to seed my trees. I had worms in the past but they have all disappeared since 2000 dont know what happened. anyone who has worms i am willing to pay and pickup live worms. My trees have had worms in late april to late july. any help to buy on internet or anywere.
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   popo139
i had about 30 trees on my grandpa's place but when he died my grandma had them all cut down. if you find any for sale or anything please let me know. they freeze well and imo are the best catfish bait there is. also do nurseries sell the trees?
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   duckie
start watching your trees. you might have a rain crow problem. i don't know the birds real name. but it does not take them long to clean a tree.
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   jhancock
The rain crow is a yellow-billed tree cuckoo. We have always called them a rain crow for some reason. They come up from south/central america to nest. The catalpa caterpillar and other caterpillars are a good food source for them. Haven't seen the rain crows around here yet. They do have a unique call.
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   E--man
ive seen mocking birds and blue jays and black birds eat catalpa worms out of the trees. they are food for lots of birds
Bob
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   ruger109
Ditto on that, if anyone has Catalpa trees for sale drop me an e-mail. Would love one at my camp.
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   PHILL
I think I remember seeing the worms for sale at either Miller's or Vernon's (225-272-0955) hardware store in Baton Rouge. You definetly won't find them at Home Dept or Lowe's. That's why when I can afford it, I try to buy from the little guys as often as possible, even if they are a few dollars more on price. You can't get that type of service from Walmart, Lowe's, or any other big stores.

This is the same reason I'll stick with my local tackle shop as much as possible when Basspro & Cabela's come to town.
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I'm told that cotton pesticide is responsible for the dearth of catalpa worms. My one catalpa tree is situated 30' from a cotton field, so it's possible, but that doesn't explain the few worms on trees away from agricultural fields. If you're ever in Central La, take Hwy 107 btw Marksville and Pineville, and you'll see dozens of Catalpa trees that are nowhere near any agricultural fields, and thus should have some worms. To buy a tree, try this link: http://www.arborday.org/shopping/trees/TreeDetail.cfm?ID=130
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In my business, I spend a lot of time on the roads out in the country. For some reason I always keep an eye out for catalpa trees. If I see a tree somewhere that is not in someone's yard, I'll give it the once over for worms. If I can catch them small enough, I'll pick the leaf of of the tree with the new hatches on it and bring them home and put them on my tree. I keep a cricket bucket in the back of my truck to put the leaf in and keep the worms contained.
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   gauger
Does it have to be a "catalpa" tree or can I seed any tree with worms? Say a bradford pear?
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   E--man
must be a catalpa tree
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Steven at the Bait and Tackle Barn in Franklinton has Catalpa trees for sale. The # is: 985 795-2248. He is only open on the weekends.
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You can also take a limb from a catalpa tree and propagate it into many. They almost grow like a weed!
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   head duck
i have noticed even the squirrells eat the worms off of my trees.shoot me with a e-mail of your name and phone number and as soon as i start having some i give you a call.
preston
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   popo139
how do you propagate a limb/tree? help a brother out. i'll try it
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POPO139--just cut off one of the branches from a healthy tree and then cut it into several 6-8 inch sections. Then put them in a bucket and put water about half way up the sticks. I use a rock in the bucket to support the sticks and keep them in an upright position. Within a week the sticks will start sprouting and will look like mini trees. I usually let the root system get a good start (about 3 weeks) before I transplant. After the roots are going good on the sprouts, I dip them in root tone--Hometown Ace has it. This takes the shock of the transplant away and be sure and water well after you plant. You will have a 6-10 foot tree before the fall. If you do it now, the tree will support worms this year.

If I remember right from one of your previous posts that you are near Holliway pond--the lost dog report....anyway follow that road on around and before you get to the tracks in Roseland look to your right. You will see a big stand of catalpa trees there.

Go to town during the weekday in uniform and talk to Miss Candy at the Shell station on the corner by the APD station. Tell her that you should would like to get a couple of limbs off of her and her brother's trees. She may even let you pick a mess of worms from the trees. She is a most kind lady and loves everyone!

Email me if you need to! Enjoy.

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is this tree by a light? I was told by Mr. Woodson(owner of Woodson's landing) at the Saline Larto complex told me that the moths will not lay the eggs at a tree that has light on at night...
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just wonderin if you did what i told you to by the way you to get off the computer and get back to work spartinamarsh
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   cordgrass
go to school and quit drinking beer all day.
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i am almost finish for the semester tryin to make a trip to saline you ready
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   cordgrass
When you want to go.
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I have them, if you are still (years later) wanting some. Lol
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   cordgrass
where you located?
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offer still stand on the catalpa worms. Send me an email, I'd like a few to try to get them started on my tree. glynnjones1958@yahoo.com
Thanks in advance
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Looking to buy some catablas worms or pupa to restock my trees. In central Louisiana. Mdbordelon318@gmail.com
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I'm looking to restock my trees. I'm in the central Louisiana area. If anyone know of someone who has some catalpa worms for sale or the pupa, please let me know.. mdbordelon318@gmail.com or 318-264-5970

thanks !!
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I know this is an old post, but I would like to restock my old tree, do you have worms and pulpa, or can you give a contact to help me out?
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   ronaldo
I have worms and pupae for sale@ 25 cents each.. I'm located in Flora MS.
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   Randy T.
We have catalpa worms [$25.00 per hundred] and also catalpa Larvae or pupa [$2.00 each] for sale. Serious inquiries only; call 985/981/6999 for more information and directions. The larvae is what you plant under your trees to produce the moth that lays the eggs.
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   Randy T.
I found this online
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   ronaldo
I have catalpa pupa and live worms available to ship. Located in Flora MS.
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   pyscho
Start keeping an eye on your trees. You could have an issue with rain crows stick merge. I'm not sure what the bird's true name is. However, cleaning a tree does not take long for them.
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