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Old 10-07-2014, 05:33 AM
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I am curious what everyone else is doing to repel those lovely winged parasites. I use citronella based repellent. I spray my body with it but I wear a leafy suit over my clothes and I do not spray the suit. I use scent away on my suite. I got busted by a doe yesterday right at dark. She walked out and was looking right at me. I was sitting 20 feet up in a hang on stand. For starters she knew stand was there because she kept looking up and walking. She paused and then blew and ran back the direction she came from. There was some commotion in the field behind me so not sure if I spooked her or the commotion. Just curious what everyone else does.
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Old 10-07-2014, 06:32 PM
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Thermacell!!!
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Old 10-08-2014, 04:01 AM
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I'm from the school of not believing scent control works, so I rely on keeping the wind in my favor.

So, I just use strong Deet to control mosquitoes.

Thermacell doesn't work at high altitude. Not enough oxygen to fire it up. Otherwise, I might try it.
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Old 10-08-2014, 05:03 AM
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I try to stay down wind. Especially on the ground hunting. I do not know if the scent a way products actually work or not. I guess it would depend heavily on area and population. In central Texas I stalked up on a group go 5 does to within 10 yards. I needed about two more steps to have a clear shot. When the sixth doe to my right almost hit me as she blew and ran. But alas hunting the piney woods is not the same. I know there are plenty of deer but they are like ghost.
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Old 10-08-2014, 05:36 AM
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Ive heard the Thermacell is great. Usually in my neck of the woods deer season and mosquitoes only coincide for a couple weeks so I just deal with it.

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Old 10-09-2014, 06:41 AM
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Thermacell bought
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Old 10-09-2014, 08:00 AM
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Originally Posted by Centxrecurve
Thermacell bought
I never leave home without it.
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Old 10-09-2014, 10:32 PM
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Deet .
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Old 10-10-2014, 03:43 AM
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We find snow to be very effective.



A wool coat works too
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Old 10-10-2014, 05:20 AM
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Originally Posted by Centxrecurve
Thermacell bought
Money very well spent!
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