The Bisbee fly-catching contest of 1912

If you've ever been to Bisbee, Arizona in the summer, and have eaten outside, you know that flies love summer in Bisbee as much as the locals and visitors do. The fly problem isn't new – it goes way back, and in the summer of 1912, the Commercial Club in Bisbee came up with a way to try to control the flies. They set up a contest to see who could collect the most flies, with…

This story appeared on, 2023-01-25.
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