Mosquito repellent

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SalmonAddict
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Mosquito repellent

Post by SalmonAddict » Sun Apr 29, 2018 6:36 am

Well its that time of season. Spring time pre spawn and im planning to camp this coming weekend in central/eastern WA.

Ive always wondered whats everyones go to for mosquito repellent, on or off the shelf.

Thanks in advance!

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Re: Mosquito repellent

Post by spokey9 » Sun Apr 29, 2018 11:10 am

We started using repel lemon eucalyptus when the kiddo was born cause the doc recommended we avoid using deet on her til she was older. Honestly it seems to work about as well as any other bug repellent I've used. With all of them it's more about reapplying before it wears off so even that Avon bath stuff will work decent if you lotion up every couple hours.
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Re: Mosquito repellent

Post by FishingFool » Tue May 15, 2018 3:39 pm

Nothing works for me, those buggers love me. Best to minimize bites so far is using our ThermaCell, Dr Bonners lavender soap, Deep Wood spray and wearing long/thick clothing if appropriate.

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Re: Mosquito repellent

Post by Let's_Go_Fishing! » Tue Jun 26, 2018 4:11 am

Avon's Skin So Soft (SSS) often works better than other products. I also keep some Deep Woods Off in my tackle box.

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Re: Mosquito repellent

Post by Storm84 » Thu Oct 25, 2018 3:03 am

I use Off! Deep Woods Insect Repellent.

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