Sagebrush Metal Fly Trap For 5 Gallon Bucket

Perfect for Catching Those Pesky Flies

Brand: Sagebrush    Item Number: PIT781


In Stock! Ships from Northern CA.


In Stock! Ships from Northern CA.

Mix and Match Discount on Sagebrush Fly Traps
  • Buy 5 for $44.99 each
  • Buy 10 for $39.99 each


These Sagebrush Company metal fly traps used in agriculture, food processing, livestock operations, waste management, horse ranches, recreation, and home. The traps are of the cone style type or modifications of this basic design. The operation of these traps is a simple process.
  • Bucket Trap is 12 3/4" diameter x 10" tall and fits on top of a 5 gallon bucket (not included).
  • Simply place bait inside the 5 gallon bucket to catch massive amounts of flies or yellowjackets. Our Fly Trap Bait, a mix of active dry yeast and ammonium carbonate, works well attracting flies to the trap.
  • The flies enter the trap in an effort to access an odorous bait (not included).
  • Then the flies travel towards the light through a hole in a cone into a containment within the top of the trap.
  • The flies then die of dehydration. Yellow Jackets (meat bees not paper wasps) are also easy to catch with these traps.

In mountainous regions good results catching flies have been observed baiting with salami peels, spoiled shrimp, and canned mackerel. Yellowjackets (sometimes called meat bees) are an easy catch when baiting with meat scraps, chicken bones, or cat food.

Catching flies in the presence of horses or livestock usually requires using commercial baits, such as our Fly Trap Bait. Commercial baits may need to be replaced every 4-6 weeks or so depending on the climate. Baits work best when moist because water mixed with a bait concentrate can produce a large vapor plume.


Application Season Fall, Spring, Summer Insect Control Flies, Yellowjackets
Application Season Fall, Spring, Summer
Insect Control Flies, Yellowjackets

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Cannot ship via USPS. Cannot ship via SmartPost. Cannot be combined with other items in a package, due either to its size or manufacturer packaging.

Shipping Weight: 8.27 lbs. Dimensions: 13"L x 13"W x 11"H


Best catcher ever

If you have a barn or a field with animals you need this. Best one I have ever bought!! I have three more of the more expensive one coming plus the two of these on 8 acres.

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Finally found something that works!

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Love it

This trap works great. In less than a month it caught and killed over a gallon of flies and moths. I would like to try the fly bait. I used water, yeast, sugar and fish emulsion.

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Catches Alot of Flies

Loved the simplicity of putting the bait in the 5 gallon bucket and putting the Sagebrush on top of the bucket. Easy to move around the property and really attracts the flies. The only disadvantage is that you do get a lot of flies just drowning in the bait. But many more flies are trapped in the top of the trap. An easy fix to this is just find a scrap of screening material and put it over the top of the bucket, then set the trap on top. But by far one of the most effective traps I have used.

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Great fly trap

With the open bucket more odor is given off which attracts more flies. I found that using a fine mesh sieve over the bucket works better then the more expensive version.

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