Main Menu
Advertisement
Affiliates
Advertisement
Newest Members
cmercertx, Texoma Striper Fishing, Paw17, RTYWER, shanester
105898 Registered Users
Top Posters
TexDawg 86318
hopalong 78529
Pilothawk 75150
JDavis7873® 67382
John175 ® 65046
FattyMcButterpants 60793
Derek 🐝 58485
Tritonman 57642
LoneStarSon® 53399
SkeeterRonnie 53007
facebook
Forum Stats
105898 Members
60 Forums
854662 Topics
12169160 Posts

Max Online: 36273 @ 01/23/13 02:34 PM
Page 1 of 2 1 2 >
Topic Options
#12331261 - 07/09/17 04:56 PM Grasshoppers
uncle_bagster Offline
Extreme Angler

Registered: 01/12/07
Posts: 2562
I'm in SW,OK, and haven't seen a single grasshopper this year. Anyone else experiencing a "hopper" shortage?

Top
#12331330 - 07/09/17 05:48 PM Re: Grasshoppers [Re: uncle_bagster]
sae Offline
Outdoorsman

Registered: 06/12/17
Posts: 20
Normaly ouerun by now in a hot dry summer.I don't see any big or small.We have way more than normal summer rain in DFW ?

Top
#12331380 - 07/09/17 06:56 PM Re: Grasshoppers [Re: uncle_bagster]
BrandoA Online   content
TFF Team Angler

Registered: 06/09/11
Posts: 3004
Loc: Marble Falls
Now that you mention it havent seen as many at our place in mills Cnty

Top
#12332096 - 07/10/17 09:52 AM Re: Grasshoppers [Re: uncle_bagster]
fmrmbmlm Online   content
Extreme Angler

Registered: 01/27/14
Posts: 1102
Be thankful.

Top
#12332245 - 07/10/17 11:14 AM Re: Grasshoppers [Re: uncle_bagster]
Mark C Offline
TFF Team Angler

Registered: 07/08/02
Posts: 3319
Loc: Fence Post Creek
Haven't seen a one yet this year.
_________________________
Originally Posted By: TexasBlonde
You are not a good or nice person.






Top
#12332268 - 07/10/17 11:29 AM Re: Grasshoppers [Re: uncle_bagster]
Crankalot Online   content
Angler

Registered: 06/01/12
Posts: 458
Loc: San Antonio, Texas
Originally Posted By: uncle_bagster
I'm in SW,OK


Sorry to hear that

Top
#12332417 - 07/10/17 12:48 PM Re: Grasshoppers [Re: uncle_bagster]
T Bird Offline
TFF Team Angler

Registered: 03/07/10
Posts: 4770
Loc: Temple, Texas USA
Got plenty and your welcome to them.

Top
#12335300 - 07/12/17 03:27 AM Re: Grasshoppers [Re: uncle_bagster]
Chris Webster Offline
Outdoorsman

Registered: 06/28/17
Posts: 21
You fish with it? laugh

Top
#12335597 - 07/12/17 08:54 AM Re: Grasshoppers [Re: uncle_bagster]
phototex Offline
Extreme Angler

Registered: 02/13/14
Posts: 1335
Loc: Coppell, TX
The young wild turkeys must be getting hungry, as that's one of their primary foods.
_________________________
PB: 10-01 on a Ribbit frog

Top
#12335618 - 07/12/17 09:06 AM Re: Grasshoppers [Re: uncle_bagster]
fouzman Online   content
Methuselah

Registered: 01/20/09
Posts: 45529
Loc: Houston, TX
Saw my first yesterday. He was trying to escape a grackle but the grackle won.
_________________________
"Things turn out best for those who make the best of the way things turn out" - Zachary Troy Schrah - a young man with vision far beyond his years.

Top
#12336347 - 07/12/17 05:14 PM Re: Grasshoppers [Re: Chris Webster]
uncle_bagster Offline
Extreme Angler

Registered: 01/12/07
Posts: 2562
Originally Posted By: Chris Webster
You fish with it? laugh


Yes, these are the best variety:

http://www.insectidentification.org/insect-description.asp?identification=Differential-Grasshopper

Top
#12336404 - 07/12/17 05:55 PM Re: Grasshoppers [Re: uncle_bagster]
Mo Online   content
TFF Guru

Registered: 10/08/01
Posts: 12126
Loc: Lake Palestine/Cherokee co
Originally Posted By: uncle_bagster
Originally Posted By: Chris Webster
You fish with it? laugh


Yes, these are the best variety:

http://www.insectidentification.org/insect-description.asp?identification=Differential-Grasshopper


Those are super baits for channel cat

MO
_________________________

MY BACKYARD , 20,000 ACRES , NO MOWING smile

Top
#12337036 - 07/13/17 07:19 AM Re: Grasshoppers [Re: uncle_bagster]
bassmanrudy Offline
Pro Angler

Registered: 01/30/15
Posts: 660
Loc: Bossier City, LA
Grasshoppers make Great baits! Almost anything will eat them without thinking twice! Used em all the time as a kid along with crickets.

And I can't say I've seen any this year so far in NW Louisiana. Barely have heard a cicada either which is rare this time of year.


Edited by bassmanrudy (07/13/17 07:20 AM)
_________________________
"I'd Rather Be Fishing" smile
Rudy

Top
#12367632 - 08/01/17 10:40 AM Re: Grasshoppers [Re: sae]
Sumfish Offline
Angler

Registered: 12/11/06
Posts: 414
Loc: Weatherford
Originally Posted By: sae
Normaly ouerun by now in a hot dry summer.I don't see any big or small.We have way more than normal summer rain in DFW ?


Exactly the problem. Thought about it a couple of weeks ago and have not seen but a couple, but again my birds run free all day and they keep the numbers down. Even last year it seemed to be a shortage of hoppers.
_________________________
?t=1342397301

Top
#12368112 - 08/01/17 05:01 PM Re: Grasshoppers [Re: uncle_bagster]
1961Yaloo Offline
Outdoorsman

Registered: 01/12/15
Posts: 114
Loc: Lampasas
Im like T Bird. We have plenty in central TX. We used to put a minnow net on the grille guard of the truck and drive thru the pasture. Grasshoppers would stick to it and we would have plenty of bait.

Top
Page 1 of 2 1 2 >



© 1998-2017 OUTDOOR SITES NETWORK all rights reserved USA and Worldwide