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Besides bugspray, was wondering what everyone uses to help control the mosquitos around your campsite?


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avon skin so soft is supposed to be good.


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If you have a fire, that will dissipate some of them. Add some sage or rosemary to the fire to boost the power of the smoke.

Otherwise, long sleeves, citronella (added cedar will help) oil burning in some lamps, a fan moving the air will keep them at a minimum, staying inside during dusk or until it gets completely dark will also assist.


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Thermacell works better then anything I've used. If it's hot you can also use a fan as they don't fly well in wind.

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Nothing works. You can keep insects away with netting. Or you can keep from being bitten with Deet.

Spraying the area will last for only a few minutes. Bug zappers attract moths, not mosquitos. Citronella might be of some value but only when there is no breeze and the smell hangs in the air so that it is more annoying than the bugs.

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We use citronela candles and also on the kerosene lamps, the candles are always up wind so that the smell waffs over the area that we are in, I place two to three candels on the floor and a coulpe of lanters hanhing from the awning about a foot down and a couple of lanterns on the table, they love my wife and hate me they bite her I bite them ??!

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Thermacell is the best thing going for mosquitoes and no-see-ums.

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We set up our chairs under the awning and put an oscillating fan in between them. Bugs are seldom an issue.


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TexasShadow wrote:

avon skin so soft is supposed to be good.

This or Ultrathon from Amazon. Look at the reviews.

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fire......... kill them with fire


If it moves and it shouldn't..... duct tape
if it doesn't move and it should.....WD40
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