The North American Fly Fishing Forum


Go Back   The North American Fly Fishing Forum > >

Thanks Thanks:  0
Likes Likes:  6
Dislikes Dislikes:  0
Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
  #11  
Old 02-25-2013, 11:42 AM
silver creek silver creek is offline
 
Join Date: Feb 2011
Location: Rothschld, Wisconsin
Posts: 4,669
silver creek has a reputation beyond reputesilver creek has a reputation beyond reputesilver creek has a reputation beyond reputesilver creek has a reputation beyond reputesilver creek has a reputation beyond reputesilver creek has a reputation beyond reputesilver creek has a reputation beyond reputesilver creek has a reputation beyond reputesilver creek has a reputation beyond reputesilver creek has a reputation beyond reputesilver creek has a reputation beyond repute
Default Re: "Deet" loosing its puch with bitie-bugs?

I use Picaridin that is non toxic to fly lines and plastic.

Picaridin mosquito repellent and mosquito control

Icaridin - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Icaridin - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Natrapel Picaridin Insect Repellent - 5 fl. oz. at REI.com

Natrapel Picaridin Insect Repellent - 3.5 fl. oz. at REI.com

Amazon.com: picaridin insect repellent
__________________
Regards,

Silver



"Discovery consists of seeing what everybody has seen and thinking what nobody has thought"..........Szent-Gyorgy
Reply With Quote
Post Thanks / Like - 0 Thanks, 1 Likes, 0 Dislikes
Likes troutcomegetit liked this post
  #12  
Old 02-25-2013, 12:45 PM
dhayden's Avatar
dhayden dhayden is offline
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Dec 2010
Location: 406
Posts: 771
dhayden is a splendid one to beholddhayden is a splendid one to beholddhayden is a splendid one to beholddhayden is a splendid one to beholddhayden is a splendid one to beholddhayden is a splendid one to beholddhayden is a splendid one to beholddhayden is a splendid one to behold
Default Re: "Deet" loosing its puch with bitie-bugs?

Thanks silver - I might try that.. make me less paranoid about getting it on my fly line.
__________________
Dave
406
Reply With Quote
  #13  
Old 02-25-2013, 05:22 PM
troutnut4's Avatar
troutnut4 troutnut4 is offline
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Dec 2012
Location: Down East, EH!
Posts: 1,021
troutnut4 is a name known to alltroutnut4 is a name known to alltroutnut4 is a name known to alltroutnut4 is a name known to alltroutnut4 is a name known to alltroutnut4 is a name known to all
Default Re: "Deet" loosing its puch with bitie-bugs?

Has anyone checked out the UV Protect with Insect Shield from BUFF Sports as an alternative to lathering up with that foul chemical ?
Reply With Quote
  #14  
Old 03-11-2013, 10:52 AM
troutcomegetit troutcomegetit is offline
Member
 
Join Date: Mar 2013
Location: live in the south, but have a second home in Durango Co. Hope to be there full time some day!
Posts: 23
troutcomegetit is on a distinguished road
Default Re: "Deet" loosing its puch with bitie-bugs?

Funny thing, this article states that a lot of people just do not use Deet. I dislike Deet for all the obvious reasons too, but there are certain places and seasons that mosquitos can make a mornings fishing rather crummy. The article points out a couple alternatives, but alternatives have never held up to skeeters. Has anyone found alternatives to work where these new imune mosquitos live?

Beat Bugs Without DEET: U.S. Boosts 2 Alternatives
__________________
ditch, creek, stream or river...let me cast
Reply With Quote
  #15  
Old 03-11-2013, 11:15 AM
itchmesir's Avatar
itchmesir itchmesir is offline
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Jan 2012
Location: Driftless/MRV
Posts: 3,373
itchmesir has a reputation beyond reputeitchmesir has a reputation beyond reputeitchmesir has a reputation beyond reputeitchmesir has a reputation beyond reputeitchmesir has a reputation beyond reputeitchmesir has a reputation beyond reputeitchmesir has a reputation beyond reputeitchmesir has a reputation beyond reputeitchmesir has a reputation beyond reputeitchmesir has a reputation beyond reputeitchmesir has a reputation beyond repute
Default Re: "Deet" loosing its puch with bitie-bugs?

I like permethrin.... good for quite a few washings too before it has to be reapplied
Reply With Quote
Post Thanks / Like - 0 Thanks, 1 Likes, 0 Dislikes
Likes troutcomegetit liked this post
Reply

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
"SOUTH BEND" #24 - 8 1/2' "HCH or C" SPLIT BAMBOO FLY FISHING ROD "RASG" XLNT Ebay USA Fly Rods for sale 0 03-18-2012 02:10 PM
"split bamboo fly fishing rod" 8' 6" (3/2) "excellent++" "south bend # 55" Ebay USA Fly Rods for sale 0 03-03-2012 02:50 PM
"split bamboo fly fishing rod" 8' 6" (3/2) "excellent++" "south bend # 55" Ebay USA Fly Rods for sale 0 02-25-2012 03:11 PM
"split bamboo fly fishing rod" 8' 6" (3/2) "excellent++" "south bend # 55" ?? Ebay USA Fly Rods for sale 0 02-18-2012 01:20 PM
Is the 4 wt. loosing favor? Cool Hand Hodge General Discussion 29 10-24-2010 09:37 AM














All times are GMT -5. The time now is 05:30 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.9
Copyright ©2000 - 2017, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
Search Engine Optimisation provided by DragonByte SEO v2.0.40 (Pro) - vBulletin Mods & Addons Copyright © 2017 DragonByte Technologies Ltd.
Feedback Buttons provided by Advanced Post Thanks / Like v3.6.3 (Lite) - vBulletin Mods & Addons Copyright © 2017 DragonByte Technologies Ltd.
2005-2017 The North American Fly Fishing Forum. All rights reserved.