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Old 06-21-2019, 01:46 PM
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Hey campers, how do you deal with mosquitoes?
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Old 06-23-2019, 07:27 AM
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You don't. I first came across them when visiting the Highlands of Scotland. Camped on the shores of Loch Ness (no, before you ask, we didn't see any sign of Nessie).


They thrive in moist warm areas. Me and OH were also bitten when visiting Tombstone in Arizona. We found out that the motel owners had put us in a lovely room, but very close to their air-conditioning place, which uses water, which attracts mossies (that's what the Scots call them, we in England, don't suffer from them). I couldn't believe it when mossies shown up in Arizona though, it being desert. You will probably have to use mosquito repellent. May be someone on the site can help you?
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Old 06-23-2019, 08:53 AM
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I always use mosquito patch, it's working well for me.
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Old 07-05-2019, 10:37 AM
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I use Natrapel repellent, either the towelettes or spray. For the campsite itself I use a Thermacel. Between the two I don't get bothered by skeeters.
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Old 07-26-2019, 01:05 AM
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A propane fogger is probably your best option. They're much more effective than the citronella torches in for the traps to be effective they have to be at them.
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Old 07-27-2019, 04:10 PM
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Pretty wide choice..I'll get armed and hope I won't poison myself :-0
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Old 08-14-2019, 12:11 AM
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I use Mosquito Patch to avoid Mosquitos and it worked well for me.
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Old 08-14-2019, 05:20 PM
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We use Thermocells, and Sawyer mosquito spray.
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Old 11-11-2019, 04:12 AM
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I use smoke free mosquito coils. Worked great for me.
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Old 11-13-2019, 05:06 PM
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'Skin So Soft' liquid works well...put in a spray bottle and spray yourself and the objects around where you'll be. My woman friend sprays it on her above ground pool and the mosquitoes won't bother her. She as a bug zapper too and it's busy.
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Old 01-31-2020, 02:59 AM
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As long as I have my mosquito repellents I'm fine camping, I also use mosquito nets in my tent.
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Old 03-05-2020, 10:13 AM
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Quote:
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I always use mosquito patch, it's working well for me.
Agree
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Old 06-01-2020, 07:37 PM
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Mosquito patch and citronella never worked. What works is off spray, not the lotion one but the spray.
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Old 06-12-2020, 11:45 AM
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Just always apply bug spray before leaving your tent/hammock. I also sleep in a hammock with a mosquito net.

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Old 06-22-2020, 07:28 PM
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this is not a big problems we all are troubling with the same problem so need to know that how to take precautions to stay away from mosquitoes, clean your house by vacuum cleaner everyday and wash the floor with cleaners.
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