Bonide Captain Jacks Deadbug Brew

Unfortunately we do not ship to California addresses



A Proven & Effective Product for a Wide Variety of Pest Insects - The Choice of the Pros!

Captain Jacks Deadbug Brew® is an insecticide from Bonide that targets beetles, moths, mites, and others with its active ingredient, Spinosad. Spinosad is derived from a naturally occurring soil-dwelling bacterium that was collected from an abandoned rum distillery in the Caribbean in 1982, hence the name of this product. It is available in a liquid concentrate and a ready-to-use dust formulation. Great for Armyworms!

Captain Jack's Deadbug Brew Benefits

  • Controls a wide variety of insect pests.
  • This product does not significantly impact predatory beneficial insects, predatory mites, and spiders while controlling target pests.
  • Concentrated and Ready-To-Use formulations.
  • Naturally derived ingredient.
  • Captain Jack's Deadbug Brew is Safe For Use on: fruiting vegetables, Cole crops, leafy vegetables, tuberous vegetables, stone fruits, apples and other pome fruits.  See labels for full list.

Captain Jack's Deadbug Brew Insect Controlled Include

  • Armyworms
  • Bagworms
  • Borers
  • Beetles (Japanese beetles, Flea beetles, Asparagus beetle)
  • Codling moth
  • Earworms
  • Emerald Ash Borer
  • Flea beetle
  • Fireworms
  • Gall midges
  • Gypsy moth
  • Loopers
  • Leaf miners
  • Leaf Rollers
  • Peach twig borer
  • Pecan nut casebearer
  • Sawfly larvae
  • Sod webworm
  • Spider mites
  • Thrips
  • Worms, various caterpillars (including Tent caterpillars)
    ...See labels for full list

Captain Jack's Deadbug Brew Active Ingredient

Spinosad (a mixture of spinosyn A and spinosyn D) ....................... 0.5%

Spinosad (a mixture of spinosyn A and spinosyn D) ....................... 0.001%

Captain Jack's Deadbug Brew Application Instructions

  • Apply when pests are present. 
  • For the concentrate only: Add 2 oz. (4 Tablespoons) of Captain Jack's Dead Bug Brew per Gallon of water and mix thoroughly. Mix only as much spray as needed for a single treatment.
  • Apply uniformly to both upper and lower surfaces of plant foliage.
  • In vegetable gardens, for best results, do not use more than 3 gallons of spray for 1000 sq. ft. of area. 

Captain Jack's Deadbug Brew Sizes and Coverage


  • 1 Quart Ready-To-Use (As Needed).
  • 1 Quart Hose-End-Sprayer (As Needed).
  • 1 Pint Concentrate (Covers 2,666 sq. ft.).
  • 1 Quart Concentrate (Covers 5,332 sq. ft.).


  • 1.5 lb. (Covers 1,500 sq. ft.).
  • 4 lb. (Covers 4,000 sq. ft.).

Need larger size or a higher concentrate of the top organic insecticide, spinosad? Try Conserve SC, which can be ordered through us by CLICKING HERE. Call (866) 374-5101 or e-mail us at for pricing or more information on spinosad bulk sizes.  

Product Information

Label (Concentrate)
SDS (Concentrate)
 Label (Dust)
SDS (Dust)
Label (RTU)
 Label (Hose End Sprayer)
Shipping Information

Unfortunately we do not ship to California addresses

We offer a 30 day return policy from the date of shipment

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For items with free shipping, we have the right to choose the carrier, either the US Postal Service or UPS.  Please e-mail us if you require a PO Box only or other shipping requirements.  If one carrier is required and it is not the most cost-effective means, we reserve the right to charge additional shipping fees.  

Return Policy:
Please email us at prior to making any returns so we know how to credit and return product payments.  We inspect all returns prior to making any refunds; refunds are only made after product is returned in good condition.  Products may not be returned if the seal has been broken.  Shipping charges are not refundable. All returns must be in new, unused, and mint condition.  Product must be returned to us prepaid in the original manufacturer’s packaging. is not responsible for any shipping damage in transit or packaging failures, leaks etc.  The buyer is responsible for any return shipment costs, including products that shipped to buyer with "free shipping".

Please make sure that your return is packaged securely and shipped via UPS, FedEx, or the USPS and note the tracking number.  All packages should be insured in case of breakage or loss. is not responsible for returned items damaged or lost in transit.

If you order an item and then decide you do not want the item, it is your responsibility to return the purchase to us prepaid. Refusing delivery does not constitute a waiver of your responsibility and the return shipping charges will be deducted from any refund.

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