Mosquito Magnet® Patriot Plus Mosquito Trap

Model #: MM4200

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  • Attracts and captures mosquitoes and other biting insects
  • 3x larger bug bag
  • Operates on a 50 ft power cord
  • Covers 1 acre - perfect for backyards & other large outside areas
  • Comes with a 1 year warranty

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Cannot Ship To: NM

Mosquito Magnet® Patriot Plus Trap

Featuring a design that is simple to set up and operate, the Mosquito Magnet® Patriot Plus makes it easier for you to sit back and enjoy the peace of a mosquito-free yard. This unique mosquito trap is backed by 15 patents and over 2 decades of research and innovation. The technology in Patriot Plus is proven to effectively break the breeding cycles of mosquitoes.

Constructed of heavy duty plastics and marine-grade materials, this trap is designed to withstand even the harshest of environments. The Mosquito Magnet® Patriot Plus trap is able to protect up to one acre of land. It is also backed by our 360° Customer Support program, allowing you to succeed in the endless battle against mosquitoes.


Key Features:

1. Self-Contained Rigid Net

The Patriot Plus features a larger-than-ever insect net to allow for increased performance and reduced emptying frequency. It is specially-engineered to maximize unblocked airflow, which is a critical component of the trap’s performance. In addition, this net allows for effortless disposal and replacement without having to come in direct contact with dead insects. For optimum performance, you should change your net every 21 days.


2. Extra-long Power Cord

For your convenience, the Mosquito Magnet® Patriot Plus unit comes equipped with a 50-foot, 12-volt power cord. This handy feature allows for proper placement of your trap, so that it is separated from your outdoor living areas and adjacent to mosquito breeding and nesting areas. To properly secure your power cord, Patriot Plus comes with lawn clips which help to reduce the potentially hazardous conditions that could be caused by a loose cord in your lawn.


3. Quick and Easy Assembly

Mosquito Magnet® Patriot Plus trap requires very little assembly, making it easy to set up and operate. In just 3 quick steps, you’re ready to begin operating your trap! Once turned on, the trap begins immediately targeting your mosquito problem, with noticeable results in as little as 7-10 days. You should begin to see significant reduction in your mosquito population in just 4 weeks. Running your trap 24/7 in the beginning will help break the mosquito breeding cycle to produce the best results.


Increase Your Catch Rate With The Right 2-Month Accessory Bundle

Using the proper secondary attractant is proven to increase your mosquito catch rate by up to 10 times. These attractants lure mosquitoes to the trap by mimicking human skin scents and other natural odors.

Mosquito Magnet® attractants are the only brand to be EPA-registered and proven effective. This buying guide assists you in making the right decision based on your location and other factors.


The Mosquito Magnet® Advantage

CounterFlow™ Technology

Mosquito Magnet® traps are backed by over 20 years of research and 15 patents that make our traps technologically advanced.

Mosquito Magnet® traps work by mimicking the way humans attract mosquitoes. Through its exclusive patented CounterFlow™ technology the trap converts propane into CO2, mixes it with the precise level of heat, moisture and attractant to lure mosquitoes to the trap and then vacuums mosquitoes into the net where they dehydrate and die.

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How It Works


Startup & Assembly


Patented Technology

Mosquito Magnet® – Taking Back Neighborhoods One Yard at a Time.™


Mosquito Magnet® Patriot Plus Mosquito Trap Specs

Product Features:

  • Features the Mosquito Magnet® patented Catalytic Converter – converts propane into carbon dioxide (CO2), heat, and moisture to simulate human presence
  • Features the Mosquito Magnet® patented CounterFlow™ Technology - emits a plume of CO2, heat, and moisture - attracts mosquitoes, keeping them away from people and pets within target area
  • The Mosquito Magnet® Patriot Plus is ideal for large yards – covers 1 acre
  • Quick start-up. Operates 24 hours a day for optimal performance
  • Silent, odorless
  • Easy 3-step assembly. Includes 50 ft power cord and lawn clips. Includes wheels to move unit
  • Heavy duty construction. All-weather performance
  • Self-contained net secures and eliminates interaction with insects and allows for easy disposal
  • Easy to maintain. Refill propane tank and replace attractant cartridge and net every 21 days
  • One-Year Warranty

What's in the Box:

  • Mosquito Magnet® Patriot Plus
  • Attractant - Octenol
  • Net (1)
  • Quick Clear Adapter
  • Lawn Clips
  • Product Manual
  • Maintenance Schedule
  • Instruction Hang Tags
  • 50 ft Power Cord
  • NOTE: Propane tank NOT included

Disclaimer: Mosquito Magnet® does not endorse any information contained in product reviews. Please follow all label instructions for your specific use.

Most Recent Customer Reviews

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Review posted on
July 10, 2017
Hoping it picks up speed By Bitten Ankles

Received it 2 and a half weeks ago and have been running it continuously. Trapped mosquito yield has been less than expected. I'm hoping it picks up soon.

Response From Mosquito Magnet®
Patty : Consumer Relations Representative

We appreciate the time taken to provide this feedback and apologize for the experience.  

Placement of the trap and can make a big difference in the catch rate. More information about placement can be found at the link below.  Feel free to contact our Consumer Relations Team at 1-800-953-5737 with any additional questions.

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Review posted on
July 2, 2017
Great results from night one By MinnesotaMark

Located in Minnesota. Took about 10 minutes to set up. Very straightforward instructions. Started unit up and let it run overnight. I was skeptical, but check the unit this morning when I went to go run the dog. First thing I noticed is that I didn't have to swipe away any mosquitoes like I normally do. I wandered over to the unit that was still running to check out through the glass window. Lowband behold I could see hundreds of mosquitoes and other small flying insects inside the container. Unbelievable. I have no doubt that if I run this for the next for five days I will have no mosquitoes and will be able to finally enjoy my patio in the evening. I am probably going to move this unit further away from my house and closer to the edge of the property in a couple days to make sure everyone in the neighborhood feels the joy !

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Review posted on
July 1, 2017
Waste of money By Yom

I purchased a patriot plus last may 21. It didn't work as advertised. Set it up again June 1 this year. Went to change the propane tank June 21 and the led light on the switch was still blinking, the magnet never turned on. I've blown it out, turned it off and back on to reset it, all to no avail. Called the service center today. I'm told it's out of warrantee so I'll have to purchase a new one . Purchasing this looks like a waste of money

Response From Mosquito Magnet®
Patty : Consumer Relations Representative

We are sorry to hear about this recent experience and appreciate the feedback regarding this product.

This trap is covered by a one year warranty.  Out-of warranty repairs can be obtained through any of our Certified Service Centers.  Our Consumer Relations Team is available six days a week.  We can be reached at 1-800-953-5737 and encourage customers to call us directly for assistance if the trap is not performing as expected.

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Review posted on
June 29, 2017
Highly recommended By Palle

I live in an area with a LOT of mosquito and I have to say that it works REALLY REALLY well.. I am very impressed about how many mosquito's it actually catches.. I will highly recommend to anyone who lives in areas where mosquitos are an annoyance..

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Review posted on
June 17, 2017
Why is there only 1 review in 2017? By Beverly

A little spooked that there is only one review so far in 2017 and it is almost the 4th of July with the height of the mosquito season in full swing.

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Review posted on
June 6, 2017
Not working as advertised. By Jay

I've had it for a little over 2 weeks and considering a return if possible. I've changed the attractant as instructed since I live in the southern portion of the United States. The mosquito issue hasn't changed a bit and the trap barely catches anything. I haven't even had to empty it once yet. I opened the propane tank valve slowly as instructed and flipped the switch... it blinked for a few minutes and turned solid.

Response From Mosquito Magnet®
Lauren : Consumer Relations Representative

Hello Jay,

Thank you for sharing this feedback. When the trap is run continuously, it can take 7-10 days to begin to notice significant catches. It will take up to 3-4 weeks before the mosquito breeding cycle will be effected.

When the trap starts up, it will slowly flash a red light. Once it is operating, the red light will remain solid. The placement of the trap in the yard is also a key factor to achieving a higher catch rate.

Please contact our Consumer Relations Team at 1-800-953-5737 so we may learn more about the placement of the trap and offer troubleshooting assistance.

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Review posted on
May 9, 2017
Fantastic By Mosquito Killer

Im beginning to feel sorry for the mosquitos.This contraption just about demolished the Mosquitos in my 1.5 acre yard.Today I went around the property emptying any crevices that contained water.Tonight I sat outside for over an hour just to test the little devils and they were all gone.Tomorrow I might leave some water for them just to watch them die in my Patriot contraption.

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Review posted on
September 5, 2016
Review Update By Wild1

This is to update my previous review about the GFI outlet tripping for my Patriot+ trap. I found the issue and it wasn't the Patriot tripping the outlet. I fixed the problem and the unit seems to be working fine. The pwr supply still gets very warm to the touch though, even at night when no sun is out.

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Review posted on
August 30, 2016
Seem better, but time will tell By Wild

I bought this one to replace my old Patriot, which was nothing but problems since day 1. I kept the old one going because when it did work, it worked well at reducing my mosquito population. The new one started right away and doesn't have the screen with the PCB sitting right behind it (with no conformal coating or protection from the elements) like the previous model did, so I hope it lasts longer. I live next to the Bay and the salt air destroyed the unprotected electronics in the old model ..Twice. I have not been thru a tank of fuel, so I haven't pulled the basket out to see how many dead mosquitoes are in it to compare to the old model yet, but the new model has a much bigger basket that seals better when you close the lid too. I have notice that the AC/AC converter runs very hot and since mine is in the sun, it kept tripping my GFI outlet during the daytime. Not sure why since their is no and plug on the AC plug for it. I had to cover it with AL tape so that it would reflect the sun (instead of the black plastic case absorbing the suns heat) and not trip the outlet. Let's see how long this pwr supply lasts. The previous model went the 2x of them.

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Review posted on
August 27, 2016
one small change By Leonel

Pretty amazing work...there is only one small aspect which could be improved. The way the attractant (lurex) or the cap for the "scent tube" is attached is kind of flimsy..... I would engineer this to be a little more solid. The way it is right doesn't really click just kind of gets hooked so it does not fall. Maybe a screw in or better click and lock mechanism would be better.

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Q.If I understand correctly, the unit makes c02 from propane to attract Mosquitoes, so why is the lure attractant needed?

The Carbon Dioxide emitted from the trap is the primary attractant, which mimics human breath. Using a secondary attractant of either Lurex3 or Octenol (depending on geographical location) will help to increase the catch rate by 10 times as these attractants also mimic human scent and sweat.

Q.Can the unit be hooked up to a natural gas source rather than propane?

No. Mosquito Magnet® traps are designed to operate with propane. In cases where pure propane is not available then a mix of propane and butane may be used. In NO circumstance should natural gas be used.

Q.Why can't the Patriot Plus unit be shipped to New Mexico?

This trap is not registered for use in New Mexico, which is why it can not ship there.

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Maximizing the Performance of Your Mosquito Magnet® Patriot Plus Trap

Here are some helpful bits of advice to help you keep your Mosquito Magnet® trap performing at its peak 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

Trap Placement

Proper placement of your Mosquito Magnet® is crucial to its success. If placed correctly, mosquitoes will be drawn to the Mosquito Magnet® trap instead of you.

Trap Placement Assistant


Trap Maintenance

If maintained properly, the Mosquito Magnet® can run at its best for many years.

Trap Maintenance Tips

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Attractants 101

Increase your catch rate up to 10 times!!

Using an attractant is critical to the performance of your Mosquito Magnet®.

The choice of which attractant to use depends upon where you reside in the U.S.

Octenol     Lurex3     R-Octenol


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