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I usually don't bother them if they don't bother us; however, they were attacking us unprovoked.
OK, can we get back to yellow jackets?
That is awesome!
Because they were attacking my kids and myself UNPROVOKED. My teenager is still traumatized because of them and freaks out anytime a flying insect gets near him now. If the yellow jackets had not been near the house, I would not have had a problem with them, but they were aggressively coming after us every time we went outside.
YES! Can't tell you how many times I've used this for fruit flies. Works every time.
It wasn't bees hitting it. It was the yellow jackets. : )
Trust me. I know how it felt to be stung. Not fun. I made sure to let the trap sit a few days and looking for survivors before emptying them.
Yes, it is that time of year when they prefer meat.
The honey bees stay away from it and the only thing we ever caught were the yellow jackets. I've heard they don't go after the meat until later in the season.
I believe I still have the queen somewhere in a jar of alcohol. I'll search tomorrow and get back with you. This was made several years ago.
I would have thought so as well, but we have never seen any in our area. Of course, that doesn't mean they don't exist here.
It helps to break down their exoskeleton and coats their wings.
It helps to break down their exoskeleton which in turn helps suffocate them.
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