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Have not caught a swarm yet. First set of scouts moved on. Started seeing scouts again yesterday. Maybe this time?
 

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That’s awesome. I have never had any success searching for swarms. I have only found them by chance. In fact, I think I have only stumbled onto one swarm without being tipped off by someone else. I used to ride an electric scooter to work. I was just heading home, still on work property, when a couple of bugs bounced off my helmet in quick succession. It took me a second to realize that the impact sounded bee-sized. I looked up to see that I had just grazed the bottom of a swarm cloud. I watched for just a few minutes as the settled on a bush. That was probably my second year keeping and I had no clue about collecting swarms. I called a friend, who showed me how to make the grab. That’s how I got started catching swarms.
 
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