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Making a Mosquito Trap

This guide is about making a mosquito trap. To keep mosquitoes from ruining a picnic or camping trip, it is nice to have an enticing trap to lure them away from you.
  • Sandy Rogert Wlaschin

    This guide is about making a mosquito trap. To keep mosquitoes from ruining a picnic or camping trip, it is nice to have an enticing trap to lure them away from you. I need this for this summer!

  • Niamh Hughes-Boileau

    DIY MOSQUITOE TRAP: This guide is about making a mosquito trap. To keep mosquitoes from ruining a picnic or camping trip, it is nice to have an enticing trap to lure them away from you.

  • SS

    Great idea! This guide is about making a mosquito trap. To keep mosquitoes from ruining a picnic or camping trip, it is nice to have an enticing trap to lure them away from you.

  • Sharon Pettaway

    Homemade mosquito trap. I will probably be happy I pinned this in a few months. This guide is about making a mosquito trap. To keep mosquitoes from ruining a picnic or camping trip, it is nice to have an enticing trap to lure them away from you.

  • Kayla Williams

    Really need this today after being a banquet for the mosquitos in my back yard. This guide is about making a mosquito trap. To keep mosquitoes from ruining a picnic or camping trip, it is nice to have an enticing trap to lure them away from you.

  • Annie Singer

    Hmmm...haven't read this yet but hope it works! This guide is about making a mosquito trap. To keep mosquitoes from ruining a picnic or camping trip, it is nice to have an enticing trap to lure them away from you.

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This guide is about making a mosquito trap. To keep mosquitoes from ruining a picnic or camping trip, it is nice to have an enticing trap to lure them away from you.

Because mosquitoes are attracted to the CO2 we breathe out, I started looking for ideas that used CO2 as the bait for the mosquito trap. I did think of dry ice but it does dissipate fairly quickly.

Take that mosquitos!- Mosquito trap - Cut the top off a 2 liter bottle. Invert the cone and place it inside the straight part of the bottle. Glue the two pieces together. Add 1 tsp yeast and 1/2 cup sugar to some luke warm water, and pour the mixture into the bottle. Mosquitoes are attracted to the carbon dioxide that you exhale. The yeast feeds off the sugar and emits the same gas, so the mosquito enters the bottle, thinking she will find food there.

Because mosquitoes are attracted to the CO2 we breathe out, I started looking for ideas that used CO2 as the bait for the mosquito trap. I did think of dry ice but it does dissipate fairly quickly. I found a cached link on Google here. It seems to be active again now. I've rewritten the instructions some and hopefully it will work as well. Thanks to the students for their hard work on this project. I've used some of their photos for illustration. Supplies: 1 2 liter soda bottle a sharp knife bl

Making a mosquito trap from a 2 liter soda bottle and ingredients you probably have in your pantry......might have to try this.

Mosquito trap!

Mosquito Repellant, Bite Relief, & Flies
Jenny Lawson
Mosquito Repellant, Bite Relief, & Flies

Mosquito trap - No more mosquitos!! Cut the top off a 2 liter bottle. Invert the cone and place it inside the bottle. Glue the two pieces together. Add 1 tsp yeast and 1/2 cup sugar to some luke warm water, and pour the mixture into the bottle. Mosquitoes are attracted to the carbon dioxide that you exhale. The yeast feeds off the sugar and emits the same gas, so the mosquito enters the bottle, thinking she will find food there. FLIES LOVE THIS!!! Have caught 1000's of flies!!

by Susan Sanders-Kinzel on ThriftyFun - Mosquito trap how to, with kitchen ingredients

Mosquito trap...just tried it, let's see if it works...

cleaning and tips
Tiffany Cavicchia
cleaning and tips

How to make a DIY Mosquito Trap. We made this trap and it works on all sorts of flying pests (like fruit flies)!