- Get a jar or large cup.
- Put a piece of banana at the bottom.
- Make a funnel from a piece of paper. Ensure that the bottom part is almost closed but not quite. The idea is for the flies to fly in and not out.
- Put the funnel in the jar so it rests on the rim.
- Tape the funnel in place
- But not too closely. You don't want to scare them away.
how to hunt a fruit fly
'Tis the season. Here's some advice for those of you, like me, suffering from a fruit fly epidemic: build a trap. A fruit fly trap is economical and rather fun to build. Plus it makes you look like a friggin' genious/problem solver.