Get Rid of Fruit Flies {DIY Fruit Fly Trap}

We have had a fruit fly outbreak, so instead of using the sticky fly traps that we've used in the past to get rid of fruit flies, I gave this fruit fly trap method a try. It worked perfectly! Learn how to get rid of fruit flies: All you need is a jar, a piece of paper, apple cider vinegar, and liquid dish detergent!

DIY Fruit Fly Trap made with a jar, piece of paper, apple cider vinegar and liquid dish detergent.
Look at all those dead fruit flies. This trap really works!
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  • D. D. on Dec 05, 2015
    Clay, please tell. What is a coddling moth? Thank - you, -D.

  • Rita Calhoun Rita Calhoun on Sep 03, 2018

    Will reg. vinger work

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  • Jeannette Raynes Jeannette Raynes on Aug 21, 2016
    How about grasshoppers?

  • Rebecca Lidberg Rebecca Lidberg on Oct 04, 2016
    take clear plastic bottle(tonic water bottle best),don't rinse,cut top within 2inches,invert as funnel,tape together if too much cut..put small,piece of banana,or banana peel in bottom..great fly catcher,last for weeks. on patio table..great fly catcher,even catches wasp,lizzards...throw away or run hot water inside,to reuse in a pinch..