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Old 06-11-2019, 03:58 PM   #1
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Just wondering what do you use around your campsite to keep the mosquitos away?

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Old 06-11-2019, 05:52 PM   #2
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We just left the gulf cost yesterday morning we got ready to drag up the mosquitoes where thick our clothes where covered. I got raid out and sprayed our self even then we carred some inside the truck.

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Old 06-11-2019, 06:47 PM   #3
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We use a propane fogger around the trailer and a generic type "yard guard" if they are especially bothersome. We also have a 12x12 Coleman screen room that serves as a "refuge" when needed. In the boat, we use the spiral wrist bracelets. They seem to work as long as there's no wind to blow the aroma away from the boat.

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Old 06-11-2019, 10:21 PM   #4
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Take HW with me. I’m evidently “sour” and they love her!

In all truth, we bought some bracelets of Amazon and they seemed to work good.

I also have bought the UV sunblock sleeves and neck (Blackstrap) and put the in a zip lock, then spray a bunch of deep wood off in there and seal tight till I need them.

Or used the neck to cover my face, no deep woods. California says it causes cancer
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Old 06-12-2019, 02:07 AM   #5
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My best defense is to stick close to DW because they chew her to bits and leave me alone! Same topic came up on another forum last week and several folks suggested the Thermocell devices. We bought a personal device for her to carry around and and one that looks like a lantern for the porch - but both will travel with us when we camp. So far she gives it good reviews.
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Old 06-12-2019, 05:07 AM   #6
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Build a good smokey campfire.your neighbors will love you for it and you will also be protecting them from the bugs.
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Old 06-12-2019, 06:42 AM   #7
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The thermocell units seem to work well. They seem to like the wife better then me too . When i was young and going to school , I worked several summers on the railroad fixing track on the prairies. The water beside tracks was a breeding haven for mosquitos. I was bit so many times that I don't even get a bump anymore when they do bite? So maybe they bite me more then i think. LOL
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Old 06-12-2019, 08:25 PM   #8
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Stinger bug zapper (with mosquito bait), Tiki lights, citronella candles and campfire.
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Old 06-12-2019, 08:56 PM   #9
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Alaskan mosquitos are the size of a Piper Cub and will carry you away. Two simple solutions are baby oil and Bounce dryer sheets they don't like either, they may buzz around you but will not bite. A Mosquito patch which is basically a heavy dose of Vitamin B1 Thiamine is another solution. I use a combination of all three of these working in the Oilfield . I put a dryer sheet in my hard hat, a patch on my arm and baby oil for exposed skin
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