Mosquitos can make your life miserable. Between the itchy bites and the annual fears about insect-borne illnesses like West Nile Virus, it’s enough to make you hide indoors behind your screens. You can dress the part (long pants and sleeves) and slather on the Eau de Cutter, but if you live in a heavily infested area, even that might not be enough to escape the bites. Alternately, you can battle mosquitos by trying to kill them.
There are plenty of traps out there designed to do exactly this. Mosquito traps do indeed catch mosquitos — sometimes in large quantities — and are best used as a key feature in a broader set of mosquito control practices.