SWARM CATCHERS

This page has a listing of beekeepers that are willing to catch swarms.  Please provide your name, location, phone number, and any restrictions (ie, no ladder, does not remove bees from walls, weekends only, etc.)  The blog editor (fredransome@aol.com) will add you to the list.

Fond du Lac area

Denise Palkovich, Phone 920-539-0139
Est. response time: 35 minutes
Restrictions: Open swarms only, no ladder so swarms should be lower than 8 feet

Jerry Lulloff, Phone 920-579-0071
Est. Response time: 1 1/4 hours
Restrictions: Open Swarms, Wednesdays, Saturdays, Sundays and evenings
Added capabilities: Bee vacuum and removes swarms from structures

Donald Butzke  Phone: 920-979-4245
Est. Response Time: TBD
Restrictions: Will collect swarms from low bushes, trees, fences, etc lower than 15 feet.

Fond du Lac & Waupun area

Mike & Laurie Koeck, Phone:920-948-9794
Restrictions: Open swarms only.  Weekends and evenings.

Fond du Lac/Plymouth Area

Craig Schueneman  Phone 920-254-7791
Est. Response Time: TBD
Restrictions: Open swarms only.  Will not cut out from within walls.


Oshkosh area

Gerard Schubert 920-639-0752
Est. response time-60 minutes
Evenings (after 5PM) and weekends
Restrictions: Will collect from low bushes, trees, fences, etc. lower than 6 feet.  Will not collect from with-in walls.

Princeton/ Green Lake/Montello/Berlin area

Fred Ransome, 920-229-2204,
Est. response time: 3/4 hour
Restrictions: 8AM to 8PM, does not remove bees from walls, swarm should be lower than 15 feet,

Bill Epley  920-470-7853
Est. Response time: TBD
No restrictions


Ripon/Waupun area

Jesse Nodolf  920-229-6587
Est. response time-TBD
No restrictions

POYSIPPI/OMRO/WINNECONNE/REDGRANITE area
Gerard Schubert 920-639-0752
Est. response time-30-60 minutes
Evenings (after 5PM) and weekends
Restrictions: Will collect from low bushes, trees, fences, etc. lower than 6 feet.  Will not collect from with-in walls.


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