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  • Dispelling the Myth of Using Fly Predators/Parasites to Control Horse Flies

    Dispelling the Myth of Using Fly Predators/Parasites to Control Horse Flies

    In our travels and conversations over the past few years while introducing our horse fly trap to the market, we have spoken with many horse owners, riders, trainers, and other equine enthusiasts about their fly control problems.  We have heard which methods of fly control you favor and what works the best.    When it comes ... Read more
  • Horse Fly Trap Reviews  Heard Loud and Clear

    Horse Fly Trap Reviews Heard Loud and Clear

    As we near the end of Bite-Lite’s third full season as the exclusive distributor of the H-Trap Professional Horse Fly Control and Trap System in the United States, we would like to thank you for your purchases and your reviews of our horse fly traps.   Our horse fly sales now extend to 48 states, adding ... Read more
  • Is Equine Infectious Anemia Rearing Its Ugly Head in Your Area?

    Is Equine Infectious Anemia Rearing Its Ugly Head in Your Area?

    One of our customers who purchased an H-Trap Professional Horse Fly Control System told us how he discovered our new horse fly trap and why he bought our equine fly control product.   It turns out that the disease called Equine Infectious Anemia (EIA) had made news near where he lives in Cortland County, NY, and ... Read more
  • Calling All Horse Flies in Wellfleet, MA

    Calling All Horse Flies in Wellfleet, MA

    Campers, ages 11 to 13, are catching and counting horse flies at the Wellfleet Bay Audubon Sanctuary in Wellfleet, MA since the week of July 17th. These sixth through eighth graders are the oldest campers at the Sanctuary which has run a day camp for 60 years.  These campers are in the Ecology science program, ... Read more
  • From Mosquitoes to Horse Flies:  How Bite-Lite Got Started

    From Mosquitoes to Horse Flies: How Bite-Lite Got Started

    Bite-Lite LLC is a Connecticut based family business founded in 2010 to develop and market the best and most effective natural mosquito repellent candles and other insect control products that are inspired by nature.  It is committed to serving the public’s continuing needs for pest management and control. While there are a lot of pest control ... Read more
  • Thank You For Your Business!

    Thank You For Your Business!

    All of us at Bite-Lite want to thank you for your business in 2016, and hope that our nature inspired insect control products reduced the bites and presence of annoying pests. We wish you a happy, healthy, and joyous holiday and look forward to working with you in 2017. We’ll have plenty of inventory to ... Read more
  • Cape Cod, MA (2016) Results Are In!

    Cape Cod, MA (2016) Results Are In!

    Bite-Lite continued testing the efficacy of the H-Trap Professional Horse Fly Control System in Cape Cod this July. This summer was the third in which our horse fly trap tests were conducted by the Cape Cod Mosquito Control District and its division the Cape Cod Greenhead Fly Control Project under the watchful eyes of Gabrielle ... Read more
  • Bite-Lite to Help Sponsor Another Event for the Connecticut Food Bank to Help Hunger

    Bite-Lite to Help Sponsor Another Event for the Connecticut Food Bank to Help Hunger

    For the second time this summer, Bite-Lite will support the Connecticut Food Bank in its latest fundraiser to help alleviate hunger in Connecticut. The event taking place on Sunday, August 14th from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. is Hops for Hunger and there are a number of fun events planned for those attending the first ... Read more
  • Bite-Lite Savings Online through 4th of July

    Bite-Lite Savings Online through 4th of July

      With the barbeques and fireworks going during the 4th of July festivities and remaining summer events, the mosquitoes, horse flies, and other insect pests will be buzzing around too.  Bite-Lite always will have your back with its nature inspired insect control products! Save 20%  when you order our natural mosquito repellent candles, horse fly ... Read more
  • Bite-Lite H-Trap Giveaway for Advantage Horsemanship

    Bite-Lite H-Trap Giveaway for Advantage Horsemanship

    Congratulations to Betsy Bradley of Georgia who won the H-Trap Giveaway contest promoted by Advantage Horsemanship with Scott Purdum- Facebook.     About 500 entered the contest that began on June 9th, with the winner drawn today.   The prize  remained a surprise during an eight day countdown with three sets of clues given within that time ... Read more
  • Taking the Bite Out of Father’s Day!

    Taking the Bite Out of Father’s Day!

    Bite-Lite has the best way to protect the ones you love with its nature inspired insect control products. As a way to help you celebrate Father’s Day, Bite-Lite is offering a 10 percent discount on all its products, including its natural mosquito candles, horse fly trap, and indoor light trap. Whether you are outdoors at ... Read more
  • Connecticut Food Bank’s Inaugural Road Race a Success

    Connecticut Food Bank’s Inaugural Road Race a Success

    With 10 sponsors, including Bite-Lite, plus 225 preregistered runners, the Connecticut Food Bank raised $45,000 during its inaugural Meals for Miles road race on June 5th.  That amount will feed 4,500 people for a week, said the Food Bank’s Philanthropy Officer Cheryl Thompson.  Of those who registered, 216 finished the rainy 5K course in Norwalk, ... Read more
  • Bite-Lite Offers Free Shipping on Certain Pre-Season Orders through May 31st

    Bite-Lite Offers Free Shipping on Certain Pre-Season Orders through May 31st

    Bite-Lite wants to do its part to help get you prepared for the mosquito and fly season.       If you cannot find our nature inspired insect control products in a store near you, you can order them on our website where we’ll be offering free shipping from now until May 31st on purchases of $35 or ... Read more
  • Bite-Lite Horse Fly Trap Is First Giveaway Prize in Palm Beach Equine Clinic Contest

    Bite-Lite Horse Fly Trap Is First Giveaway Prize in Palm Beach Equine Clinic Contest

    The Palm Beach Equine Clinic kicked off the New Year by reinstating its monthly giveway contest with a special prize for equine enthusiasts interested in the health of their animals.   Bite-Lite agreed to provide a free H-Trap Professional Horse Fly Control System for the January contest.      Congratulations to Louise Jordan-Beam of Pennsylvania, the winner ... Read more
  • Exciting Results with Horse Fly Trap Testing (2015) in Cape Cod MA

    Exciting Results with Horse Fly Trap Testing (2015) in Cape Cod MA

    Testing of the H-Trap Professional Horse Fly Control System from Bite-Lite continued in several locations in Cape Cod, MA this summer with exciting results.   Compared to the stationary blue boxes seen on the Cape for nearly half a century, our one legged horse fly traps are easily moveable, and can be pulled out and transported ... Read more
  • 3 Horse Fly Traps Raffled at the PA World Horse Expo

    3 Horse Fly Traps Raffled at the PA World Horse Expo

    Bad snow conditions last weekend did not stop thousands of horse enthusiasts from attending the PA World Horse Expo in Harrisburg, PA, March 5-8! Nearly 130 attendees stopped by the Bite-Lite booth to get a firsthand view of Bite-Lite’s new horsefly trap called the H-Trap Professional Horsefly Control System, and enter our giveway raffle. Each ... Read more
  • Bite-Lite® Gets Spot on Horse Radio Station

    Bite-Lite® Gets Spot on Horse Radio Station

    The Horse Radio Network is the “Voice of the Horse World” and featured Bite-Lite® in its Stable Scoop Radio Show on February 13, 2015.   Our own Director of Sales Gail Bedoukian was interviewed by Host Glenn “the Geek” during an online podcast called the Metal Horses and Helping the Mustangs (Episode 339). As the show’s ... Read more
  • H-Trap Tops 2 Others in Horse Fly Trap (2014) Study in Florida

    H-Trap Tops 2 Others in Horse Fly Trap (2014) Study in Florida

    Comparison of Adult Tabanidae (Horse fly) Collections at a Wildlife Refuge Near a Horse Boarding Facility in Cedar Key, Florida; 2014. The USDA conducted testing in the summer of 2014, comparing horse fly collections from two commercial traps, the H-Trap and Horse Pal, and one standard surveillance trap, the NZI,  in a wildlife refuge that ... Read more