Baiting the trap for
Southern, Eastern, Common & German Yellow Jackets
(If you are west of Texas,
go further down this page to
"Baiting for Western Yellow Jackets")

1. Remove rain lid and top assembly from the trap body.
2. Remove the disposable liner, add water to fill line (25 oz).

a) Open one (of the two enclosed 2.6 oz) aluminum foil pouches of yellow jacket attractant and mix thoroughly with the water in the disposable liner.

b) The Yellow Jacket Attractant for the above species should be changed every 1 to 2 weeks.
 

3. Place the disposable liner containing the yellow jacket attractant in the trap body.
4. The addition of a protein supplement such as fish, ham or turkey-ham (very good) can improve yellow jacket catch, particularly in the early spring.

a) Place the protein source on the enclosed aluminum bait rod and place on top of the disposable liner that contains the yellow jacket attractant and water.

KEEP PROTEIN FRESH
 
5. Twist on top lid, insert rain cap on lid and hang trap.
   
 

Baiting the trap for Western Yellow Jackets
(Vespula pennsylvanica)
 

1. Remove rain lid and top assembly from the trap body.
2. Remove the disposable liner, add water to the fill line (25 oz).  Add 1 - 2 tablespoons of any liquid dishwashing detergent and mix with:

a) Add 2-1/2 oz of natural vinegar and mix thoroughly. (will increase catch 50% or better.)

b) Open the enclosed aluminum foil pack and place the enclosed Advantage Yellow Jacket membrane attractant on top of the water.  DO NOT OPEN THE MEMBRANE ATTRACTANT.  The membrane will float on top of the water.
 

3. Place the disposable liner back into the trap body.
4. The Advantage Yellow Jacket Attractant will last 30 Days.  However, it may be necessary to empty the trap 2 - 3 times during the 30 day period.  Save the 30 day membrane attractant and repeat the above instructions for each time the trap is emptied.
5. The addition of a protein supplement such as fish, ham, or turkey-ham (very good) can improve yellow jacket catch in the early spring and mid-summer.

a) Place the protein source on the enclosed aluminum bait rod and place on top of the disposable liner that contains the yellow jacket attractant and soapy water.

KEEP PROTEIN FRESH.
 

6. Twist on top lid, insert rain cap and hang trap.

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