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Discussion in 'The Lounge' started by Gone Wishin, Sep 10, 2017.

  1. Sorry for category, didnt know where to post. I was hanging tree stands and trimming some branches and found this. The branch is covered in snowlike "things". Up close they have a little black center dot and they are wiggling. Really strange. [​IMG]
     
    Last edited: Sep 10, 2017
  2. Beech blight aphids Grylloprociphilus imbricator. They feed on the sap of beech trees.
     
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  3. Yep thats them. Weird little things.
     
  4. Maybe cooties? I used to hear about them a lot when I was a kid but I thought only people could get cooties.
     
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  5. buckeyebowman

    buckeyebowman On the back 9 and loving it!

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    I have never seen those before in my entire life! Learn something new everyday.
     
  6. JamesF

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    Stay away from them, :eek:. Cooties are contagious:p. The deer may have them too!
     
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  7. Saugeye Tom

    Saugeye Tom River Pilgrim & Sojourner

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    Baby...BLACK CRAPPIE
     
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  8. Shaun69007

    Shaun69007 Bag'em and Tag'em

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    I have seen them on my beech trees where i hunt. The appear to stand up and sit down. they are Nasty
     
  9. carp

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    There everywhere in the woods this year,,, look like baby white spiders!
     
  10. JamesF

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    Probably another invasive species, with the climate change we may end up in a new tropical environment:eek:.
     
  11. After seeing that branch i looked around and saw alot more. They were all over once i knew what i was looking for.
     
  12. ezbite

    ezbite the Susan Lucci of OGF

    whitye snapper
     
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