The Best Fly Bait for Fly Traps
In some climates flies can become an unbearable pest, especially as they increase rapidly in numbers. Although they have short life cycles, they gravitate to areas of human habitation and won’t go away without intervention.
It’s well known that flies transport a wide range of disease and disease-causing organisms. So dealing with them should be high on your list of priorities.
Keeping their numbers under control can become an ongoing war, unless that is you start fighting smarter. Using the best fly bait for fly trap’s isn’t just a good idea, it’s the best idea.
There are a couple of different ways to formulate the best fly bait, and it depends on a few factors. You need to take into account the severity of your fly problem, where the worst affected areas are, and your budget.
In this article I will cover the best fly bait for fly trap’s that you can buy online, and the most effective homemade formulas proven to deal with flies.
Two of the best fly bait for fly trap’s commercially available:
Starbar Gold Malrin Fly Bait, one of the best fly bait for fly trap’s.
If you prefer to buy a commercial fly bait instead of making your own, this product from Starbar is one of the best on the market.
You can use it in your fly traps or scatter it over the floor outside. It lures in flies and they die shortly after coming into contact with the product.
While it has advantages of being a powerful fly removing product, the downside is that it’s not safe to be around the home where you’ll come into contact with it.
Maxforce Fly Spot Fly Bait, one of the best fly bait for fly trap’s.
This Maxforce product is ideal for those who like to use a sprayer. You can add the product to a spray bottle and apply it directly to areas where flies frequent.
Again, it’s not recommended for indoor use. But you can cover some areas outdoors like bin lids and window sills. The flies are attracted to the product, then die after ingesting it.
Some of the more popular Fly Traps are:
Sterling Rescue (2 Pack) Outdoor Disposable Fly Catcher
Fly Web Fly Trap
Electronic Indoor Insect Killer Zapper
Many many others to choose from by clicking HERE
Two of the best fly bait for fly trap’s with homemade ingredients:
A Vinegar and Sugar or Syrup Mix
Vinegar mixed with either sugar or syrup is very effective at catching flies, and it couldn’t be any easier to make. Just follow these basic steps:
Step 1 – Pour one cup of vinegar into a bowl or pre-made fly trap.
Step 2 – Add either two spoons of sugar, or one cup of syrup.
Step 3 – Add a piece of fruit such as some banana or orange slices (optional).
Step 4 – Place the trap near the worst affected area.
This mixture works by luring the flies with the sweet scents and promise of fruit. Then the fly’s wings become very sticky and it prevents them flying away.
A Sugar and Soap Mix
Another highly effective fly bait is a mix of sugar and soap. Again, it’s an easy and safe formula to have around the home. Just follow these basic steps:
Step 1 – Pour half a cup of water into a fly trap or bowl.
Step 2 – Mix in two spoonful’s of sugar.
Step 3 – Add around 5-6 drops of dish soap.
The sweet sugar draws in the flies, and as the flies touch the mixture their wings grease up from the soap. This prevents them from flying away.
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