Fairies being particularly active in the period between Midsummer and St. Peter's Day, now is a good time to bind them to your service: but if you do see the fairies, be sure you never tell.
Kightly describes the best way to catch a fairy, and it involves a large crystal, hazel rods, holy water, and the blood of a white hen...um...no thanks! I think I'll let the fairies run (flit?) free.
There is a video that was locally famous last year, the scientist in it being a Corvallis school child of 8 years old. I think her grandfather was the videographer. The two of them made the local paper when Disney (just coming out with Tinkerbell and the Great Fairy Rescue) took interest in little Lydia's project: fairy research. Having just read Knightly's description of fairy hunting, I had to take another look at Lydia's video. Was it as adorable as I remembered?
Yep. It is: