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Old 05-09-2019, 07:48 PM   #1
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Default Black fuzzy caterpilars

Sum bit$hes are crawling all over the place. Bout 2-3" long and fat and fuzzy. Dont have a pic to post. See hundreds of them on the roads and around the house. Anyone know what they are and/or what they will turn in to?
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Old 05-09-2019, 08:00 PM   #2
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Old 05-09-2019, 08:01 PM   #3
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They are caterpillars and will turn into butterflies or moths.
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Old 05-09-2019, 08:02 PM   #4
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They are caterpillars and will turn into butterflies or moths.
Cant sneak anything by you.....
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Old 05-09-2019, 08:03 PM   #5
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Thats them. Guess we will have a major moth issue before too long.
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Old 05-09-2019, 08:53 PM   #6
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Sum bit$hes are crawling all over the place.
I tell you what, they liked to have mowed my pea patch down!!!
They are every where here too.
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Old 05-09-2019, 09:18 PM   #7
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Army worms

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Old 05-09-2019, 09:22 PM   #8
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Leopard moths eventually
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Old 05-10-2019, 08:24 AM   #9
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They arent army worms, thank god. We had them last year and it was unbelievably brutal.......
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Old 05-10-2019, 08:30 AM   #10
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Careful for the green fuzzy ones, they hurt. lol
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Old 05-10-2019, 08:39 AM   #11
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They are literally everywhere here in Robertson county.
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Old 05-10-2019, 09:01 AM   #12
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I was driving home from work yesterday in Robertson Country as well and saw them all and a giant snapping turtle crossing the road...i thought the rapture was coming
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Old 05-10-2019, 10:52 AM   #13
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Thank God ,they can eat more than a heard of cows.

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Old 05-10-2019, 10:56 AM   #14
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Do these sting or is there another solid black fuzzy caterpillar that stings?
We have these everywhere at home. If i walk in a circle around the house, i can kill 20+ in a single trip. Its insane. My son (4) tried to pick one up before i could stop him. His hand turned red and stung for about 20-30 minutes. He was fine, no allergic reaction, but he howled for a good while.
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Old 05-10-2019, 11:33 AM   #15
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Thank God ,they can eat more than a heard of cows.

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I don't see how a little caterpillar can eat one cow, much less more than a whole heard.

The fish are biting, and there's hogs to be kilt. Gotta go!
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Old 05-10-2019, 11:48 AM   #16
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I don't see how a little caterpillar can eat one cow, much less more than a whole heard.

The fish are biting, and there's hogs to be kilt. Gotta go!
Army worms don't come by ones and twos, they come in the millions and millions!!!
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Old 05-10-2019, 01:48 PM   #17
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Army worms don't come by ones and twos, they come in the millions and millions!!!
I still wanna see one of-em eat a whole cow by itself.

The fish are biting, and there's hogs to be kilt. Gotta go!
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Old 05-10-2019, 01:51 PM   #18
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I did see some fellers clean up on catfish on lake Fairfield one time using web-worms on jug lines.

Maybe the OP could do the same?

The fish are biting, and there's hogs to be kilt. Gotta go!
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Old 05-10-2019, 02:01 PM   #19
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I was driving home from work yesterday in Robertson Country as well and saw them all and a giant snapping turtle crossing the road...i thought the rapture was coming


Im lol! That would be locust for me.


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Old 05-10-2019, 02:10 PM   #20
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Sha-nee is what we called them in creole Louisiana....never knew the real name......lol!!!
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Old 05-10-2019, 02:43 PM   #21
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Sha-nee is what we called them in creole Louisiana...…….never knew the real name...……...lol!!!
Well in Louisiana y'all probably ate them before they could tell ya.
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Old 05-10-2019, 02:57 PM   #22
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I don't see how a little caterpillar can eat one cow, much less more than a whole heard.
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Old 05-10-2019, 03:08 PM   #23
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I did see some fellers clean up on catfish on lake Fairfield one time using web-worms on jug lines.

Maybe the OP could do the same?

The fish are biting, and there's hogs to be kilt. Gotta go!
Might give that a try tomorrow..... we catch all we want using hotdogs and big red but these caterpillars might work as well.
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Old 05-11-2019, 12:39 PM   #24
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Well in Louisiana y'all probably ate them before they could tell ya.
Lmaooooo.....maybe b4 my time!!!

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