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Old 09-16-2015, 10:04 AM   #1
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Is this now Fruit Fly season????

Wow -- we have been traveling up the western side of Lake Michigan in Wisconsin (Spring Green, Door County Peninsula) to the UP (Munising) then through the UP to Mackinaw City now and then down the eastern side of the lake to Traverse by the weekend. We have been inundated by fruit flies for a lot of our trip!

All food carefully stored in sealed containers and nothing is being left out. We can't figure out why the plethora of these pests.

Just wondering: Anyone else having this problem in these areas? Is it that time of year for them??? My, are they an annoying problem!

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Old 09-17-2015, 07:41 AM   #2
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Have the same problem in our sticks and bricks home in Minnesota. Not only fruit flies everywhere but bees and yellow jackets. We have taken all the precautions also but they keep coming. I guess it's a good year for the insect world everywhere. Like my Dad used to say, " bugs is where mugs is".
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Old 09-18-2015, 04:58 AM   #3
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Fruit fly trap - small glass jar with plastic wrap across top. Punch a small slit / hole in the wrap. Put a little cider vinegar or left over wine in the bottom of the jar.
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Old 09-18-2015, 08:09 AM   #4
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How do you get inundated with fruit flies inside a motorhome.

Not drain flies are they?

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Old 09-18-2015, 01:17 PM   #5
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Fruit fly trap - small glass jar with plastic wrap across top. Punch a small slit / hole in the wrap. Put a little cider vinegar or left over wine in the bottom of the jar.
This was our solution and it worked.
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We are having the same problem in North Carolina. Hopefully, they will go away when it gets colder.
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In PA, and same problem here, know many people with them in the house. We use the same trap.
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