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This is a badge bit (BB) that is part of the PEP Curiculum.  Completing this BB is part of getting the straw badge in Homesteading

In this Badge Bit you will learn how to trap(drowning style) those fun loving flies who always want to be your friend and eat with you.  Or fly around when you are trying to read at night.  Better yet play tag near any light source.


Here are some videos for your inspiration:






To complete this BB minimum requirements are:

        - Flies are collected in a drowning style trap
        - About half of a 2 litre pop bottle is collected
        - Must be home made

To document your completion of the BB, provide proof of the following as pics or video (less than two minutes):

        - The fly trap being made
        - The fly trap empty and in its spot where it will be trapping the flies.
        - 1 pint of flies trapped (can be over multiple days)
        - (Optional) Picture showing content humans next to trapped flies :D
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Should mention these are good for more than flies simply change the bait.  Fruit flies a juice, yeast and sugar solution works.  Mosquitoes I have had the fruit fly mix really catch them one.  Never did figure out what I did different as no other batch did.  Sugar water solution and a bit of floral essential oil works or citrus juice for wasps.
 
Why does your bag say "bombs"? The reason I ask is that my bag says "tiny ads" and it has stuff like this:
Building Your Permaculture Property | Free Permaculture Summit | April 23-25
https://permies.com/t/159045/Building-Permaculture-Property-Free-Permaculture
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