Lots of mosquitos....

Discussion in 'Camping Around Wildlife' started by ham fam, Jul 1, 2017.

  1. gladecreekwy

    gladecreekwy Well-Known Member

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    Sorry but spraying or sprinkling poison around your campsite is wrong. Put on a repellent
     
  2. Arlyn Aronson

    Arlyn Aronson Active Member

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    This spring we switched to the chemical picaridin since DEET sometimes makes us break out. Its kinda harsh! (I'm a sensitive guy) The UN ran independent tests on picaridin which found it was as effective as DEET for misquotes.
     
  3. jmkay1

    jmkay1 2004 Fleetwood/Coleman Utah

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    This year the masquitos we're out with a vengeance. Normally they don't swarm to me but this year my usual tricks were just not cutting it. Hevk even off wasn't working.
    When I was eaten alive on two different trips I broke down and bought a screen room. So when I'm sitting at camp I'm protected. On a hike I wear long pants and long shirt with off and don't have too many problems. It was just at camp when I was being bombarded by those bloodsuckers.
     
  4. cyndib

    cyndib Member

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    Try the citronella with bitefighter. It works well for us. We don't even have to spray the bug spray.
     
  5. Sjm9911

    Sjm9911 Well-Known Member

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    I brought a box fan with me , so that helped. If it was bad, into the screen room!
     
  6. joet

    joet Well-Known Member

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    I also use citronella with bite fighter . I use it in tike touches and lamps. We camp beside a river and haven't had any problems this year
     

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