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Attracting flies
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Posted on 24-08-2006 15:43
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I was thinking if someone ever uses certain liquids or food to attract flies. My interest is mainly to rapidly find more flies to photograph easily on a place I decide when I'm outdoors ... Cool
 
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Hi Crex, it all depends on what species of flies you want to photograph.
 
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Posted on 26-09-2006 09:13
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The really rare ones Wink ... No I was thinking generally. I have no real preferences. Just to quickly attract flies. I know sh*t attracts some flies very quickly, but it's not pleasant to photograph up close Pfft
 
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Well, wine is perfect to attract Drosophilidae, and it comes in handy when you're on a terrace enjoying the autumn sun! Smile

The Aster flowers also attract many flies and other insects at this time of the year, and you may be able to buy them when they're not growing anywhere near your home.

Best. louis
 
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