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Old 16-04-2012, 14:26   #16
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I spent some time trekking through the Amazon during 'get eaten alive' season and I only got bitten once - the remedy:
  • Linen and long-sleeved shirts, saturated in insect repellent and then allow to dry (this repeated every 3 days).
  • Oil of lavendar (the real stuff, not EsteeLauder) on the exposed parts of the skin: neck, upper chest, ears, cheeks, ankles and lower legs (you get it on your hands anyway) - just remember not to rub your eyes for an hour or so after application.
The good thing about the OoL was that it was rain-proof to some extent, so I could suffer the daily deluge without having to re-apply.

I agree with the comment earlier about netting and reducing the probability in the first place.
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Old 16-04-2012, 23:14   #17
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Marmite? never heard that one before. Do you eat it or rub it on?
Hi you eat it, best on buttered toast. The mozzies do not like the smell
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Old 17-04-2012, 04:46   #18
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Hi you eat it, best on buttered toast. The mozzies do not like the smell
Thatís stuff can kill ya! itís the cousin to Vegemite
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Thatís stuff can kill ya! itís the cousin to Vegemite
Marmite, you either love it or hate it

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Hi you eat it, best on buttered toast. The mozzies do not like the smell
You're just winding him up . Fishtail just use it like suncream only at night time, its soon absorbed into the skin

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Old 17-04-2012, 07:48   #21
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Funny video. When I had my first child, I was giving him the old airplane ride a little too soon after he'd "eaten". Got it all right in the kisser too. Lesson learned.
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They are attracted to light like other night time critters.
Go to wally world or your local cemetery and obtain about 4 solar lights.
Put them on your neighbors boat........telling him he needs more light.Problem solved.
If they are the daytime zombie ones a shotgun works well.Be cautious of your backstop.Do not shoot out neighbors night lights.....
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Ok..I wanna anchor next to you,,cos i might get eaten alive,,but i will get plenty of laughs with your antics.

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They are attracted to light like other night time critters.
Go to wally world or your local cemetery and obtain about 4 solar lights.
Put them on your neighbors boat........telling him he needs more light.Problem solved.
If they are the daytime zombie ones a shotgun works well.Be cautious of your backstop.Do not shoot out neighbors night lights.....
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I've tried it. Think I'd rather take my chances with the mozzies.
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A lot of the fishermen and hunters down here in the marshes of Louisiana(plenty mozzies down here) use a electric mozzie killer works on a co2 attracter to a killing chamber they seem to work in hunting blind or in an open boat! they sell whole yard sizes They are at Cabelas and Bass Pro Shops never used one but my hunting partner swears by em, and after this years hunting Im gonna have one next yr for sure!!
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The Co2 traps work great as long as you put them out strategically and start them early,,takes them a while working before you notice the real difference.

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Ok..I wanna anchor next to you,,cos i might get eaten alive,,but i will get plenty of laughs with your antics.
Who.......
Looks around......antics
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they have there facts all wrong.Was only one brodside of bottle rockets fired so i am told......
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When my Son comes aboard,,i am so gonna pat him down for all of his paint ball stuff!!!!
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A lot of the fishermen and hunters down here in the marshes of Louisiana(plenty mozzies down here) use a electric mozzie killer works on a co2 attracter to a killing chamber they seem to work in hunting blind or in an open boat! they sell whole yard sizes They are at Cabelas and Bass Pro Shops never used one but my hunting partner swears by em, and after this years hunting Im gonna have one next yr for sure!!
would it work for -no see ums_??
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You're just winding him up . Fishtail just use it like suncream only at night time, its soon absorbed into the skin

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I reckon that someone is winding me up,it's just that I haven't quite figured out who it is!
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