Mosquito Magnet® Independence Mosquito Trap

Model #: MM3202

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  • Attracts and captures mosquitoes and other biting insects
  • Battery-operated
  • Covers 1 acre - perfect for backyards and other large outside areas
  • Comes with a 1 year warranty
Cannot Ship To: NL

Mosquito Magnet® Independence Trap

The Mosquito Magnet® Independence is easy to setup and operate, so it's easier for you to relax and enjoy your yard free from mosquitoes. The Independence's one-touch operation is powered by 4 "C" batteries (not included) that will last for months of mosquito protection.

The Mosquito Magnet® Independence traps protects one full acre of land and is backed by Mosquito Magnet's 360° Customer Support program, so you can confidently win your battle against mosquitoes. Heavy duty plastic and marine-grade materials make this trap ideal for even the harshest environments.

Key Features:

1. Convenient Cordless Design

This cordless trap is powered by 4 "C" batteries. This convenient feature allows for proper placement of the trap without needing an electrical outlet nearby or using extension cords that can interfere with lawn maintenance.

2. Convenient Drawstring Net

The Independence's net is engineered to maximize unblocked airflow, which is critical to the performance of the trap.

This net allows for easy disposal and replacement without requiring any direct contact with dead insects. Change net every 21 days for optimal trap performance.


3. Easy Assembly

Mosquito Magnet® traps are truly easy-to-set and operate. Assembling is done in just 3 quick steps. Once started, your trap will begin working immediately with noticeable results in 7-10 days. Allow a 4-week time frame to see significant reduction in your mosquito population. For optimal results, run your trap 24 hours a day initially in order to break the breeding cycle of the mosquitoes.


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.


Mosquito Magnet® Independence 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® Independence is ideal for larger yards – protects up to 1 acre
  • Cordless – Runs on 4 “C” batteries
  • Operates 24 hours a day for optimal performance
  • Silent, odorless. Dual-tone color design is proven to attract more mosquitoes
  • Self-Contained net secures and eliminates interaction with insects
  • Easy assembly. All-weather performance. Heavy duty construction with reinforced base for added durability. Includes wheels to move unit.
  • Easy to maintain. Refill propane tank and replace attractant cartridge and net every 21 days.
  • One-Year Limited Warranty

What's in the Box:

  • Mosquito Magnet® Independence Trap
  • Attractant - Octenol (1)
  • Self-Contained Net (1)
  • 4 "C" Batteries
  • Instructional DVD
  • Product Manual
  • Maintenance Schedule
  • Instruction Hang Tags
  • NOTE: Propane tank NOT included

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Most Recent Customer Reviews

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Review posted on
June 11, 2019
Satisfied with Mosquito Magnet By Raymond

Out of stock items appear to be a problem. After removing all items on the first order and missing out on the 20% discount the second order went through without the attractant. Expect to see at least a 10 min. Delay on the help line. Independence unit working well. Noticeable difference when propane ran out.

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Review posted on
July 28, 2018
Working well. By Cliff

Seams like a good product, no problems after first tank of fuel. I was hoping for more mosquitos but it is having an impact on the population.

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Review posted on
June 11, 2018
Breakdowns and poor repair service equals poor value By Pat Garrity

I owned older models and when they died after many years of good service and mosquito catching, I decided to upgrade and bought two cordless Independence models. When they turn on, they catch mosquitos quite well, but they both would not ignite after not being used over the winter. BOTH OF THEM! Last year, I had them "repaired" by the local rep, only to encounter the same problem again this year. Coincidentally, Woodstream issued a recall notice on this model for a separate problem, so I shipped them back on the promise they'd fix both issues "within 5-7 days of receiving the machines". That was three weeks ago and when I called to see where my machines were at, after waiting for 20 minutes on hold, they said they got them but won't even look at them for another two weeks! Of course by that time, the mosquito population will be peaking! So, for both product reliability AND customer service, I'd rate Woodstream a 1 out of 5.

Response From Woodstreambrands
Jennifer : Consumer Relations Representative

Hello Pat,

Thank you for providing this feedback! We are very sorry for this unusual experience and are working as quickly as possible to get it resolved. These comments have been shared with our Product Managers.

Please feel free to contact our Consumer Relations Team at (800) 953-5737 with any questions or for additional assistance.

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Review posted on
August 12, 2017
Update By lj

Updating my previous review - it only worked for 1 month. Sent it back to be replaced, but have been out of stock since end of June. I was not advised and didn't find out until I phoned wondering where my replacement was. My purchase was refunded quickly, but I'd rather have the machine. I will probably give it another try, since it worked so well in the 1st month (plus I have a lot of supplies for it)

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Review posted on
June 18, 2017
great product By lj

I have owned this model for less than 1 month, and the number of mosquitoes it's trapped is amazing. I have an older model as well (15 yrs) and it's still catching mosquitoes. My property backs onto a swamp, so the addition of the independence trap is allowing me to spend more time outside.

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Review posted on
August 17, 2015
Bye Bye Mosquitos By Zuke
I had bought a couple of Liberty machines originally, and now I have exchanged them for the battery operated Independence, which attracts and kills even more mosquito's than the Liberty models. We can now use our backyard at night, and only a few rogue mosquito's fly by, the swarms have been taken away by the Mosquito Magnet!
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Q.We assembled our Independence model of Mosquito Magnet today. The directions indicate that the Quick Clear Cartridge is included. We found one Octenol package, but no Quick Clear Cartridge. I do not see QCC for sale in the accessories either. Please respond, Sincerely, WL Hamilton

We no longer recommend the use of quick clear cartridges.  Our traps will operate well for many years by following the other maintenance steps provided in the manual. Due to this, the adapter is no longer included with the purchase of a new trap and the cartridges can no longer be purchased online.

Q.what is the minimum size yard required for the Magnet?

While we do not have a minimum yard size recommendation, we recommend reviewing the placement suggestions to determine if this product will be a good fit for the property. Please click here for more information on proper placement.

Q.How long will the unit run on the four C cells when operated 24 hrs / day ?

When used as directed, the trap will run for one season on one set of batteries.

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Mosquito-Borne Diseases mosquito-borne diseasesMany people believe that mosquitoes are simply annoying insects that bite and leave an itchy bump that will simply disappear in a few days.  What they don't realize is that these tiny pests can carry deadly diseases that cause thousands of illnesses and deaths each year.  With the increase in international travel, no one is immune.


Maximizing the Performance of Your Mosquito Magnet® Independence 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 Maintenance

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


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Attractants 101

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