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Posted by Pat Bizich on 05-11-2019 04:32 PM:

Tick protection when hunting

Curious as to what everyone does or uses to keep ticks off yourself when hunting.
With all the diseases they carry and Lymes so bad .To me it is important to keep them off. I hate them.

Myself, I spray permethrin on my boot tops and clothing up to my knees. They still seemed to at times still get on to me from brush so I started using Deet products on my wrists and part way up my sleeves .Then I spray around my waist and on my clothes there too. When I get home I still check myself for them. Clothes and skin.
I have heard of some using cider vinegar .
Some eating garlic and garlic gell tablets. Claim to have actually seen them on their self but never dug in.
Some use thinned down kerosene.

So would like to hear what you use and how well it works for you.

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Posted by ov_blues on 05-12-2019 04:54 AM:

A drop of tea tree oil on each wrist does a good job of keeping them from latching on.

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Posted by barkeater on 05-12-2019 09:23 AM:

Interesting, we never had ticks up here when I was growing up. Only last 10 years or so. I am going to try the tea tree oil thing. Worth a shot. Right now I just use regular bout spray. I'm hairy enough I can usually feel them crawling around. Lol. Actually I think I can right now. Eeeww.


Posted by jdgher on 05-12-2019 09:42 AM:

Off

Backwoods off. The green bottle, pump spray kind. Spray it real good on my hunting chaps, all around them. . Also spray my long sleeve hunting shirt. It helps a lot, but you will still need to check yourself for ticks.
Absorbine, we use this for those summer time biting knats. Seems like mosquito's and ticks don't like absorbine much either.

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Posted by Larry D Walker on 05-12-2019 10:05 AM:

Re: Tick protection when hunting

quote:
Originally posted by Pat Bizich
Curious as to what everyone does or uses to keep ticks off yourself when hunting.
With all the diseases they carry and Lymes so bad .To me it is important to keep them off. I hate them.

Myself, I spray permethrin on my boot tops and clothing up to my knees. They still seemed to at times still get on to me from brush so I started using Deet products on my wrists and part way up my sleeves .Then I spray around my waist and on my clothes there too. When I get home I still check myself for them. Clothes and skin.
I have heard of some using cider vinegar .
Some eating garlic and garlic gell tablets. Claim to have actually seen them on their self but never dug in.
Some use thinned down kerosene.

So would like to hear what you use and how well it works for you.



Why do you stop at your knees with the permetrin...just curious

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Posted by rick brocious on 05-12-2019 01:50 PM:

https://gamehide.com/why-gamehide/elimitick/ This is what I wear and I never get a tick on me . Been using it for around five years now and won't go without it .


Posted by STROKIN on 05-12-2019 02:51 PM:

I bought some medicated cattle tags. Not sure if that will work but going to try it. I plan on placing them on the straps on my boots. If it works on dogs and cattle, I would think it would work on me too


Posted by Pat Bizich on 05-12-2019 03:56 PM:

Re: Re: Tick protection when hunting

quote:
Originally posted by Larry D Walker
Why do you stop at your knees with the permetrin...just curious


Couple reasons. You are not really supposed to let permethrin contact bare skin. Permethrin will kill ticks after crossing less than 10 inches of treated clothing so it is not really needed to go higher for the ones that get on you at the leaf litter/ ground level . I don't want to just repel them I want to kill them .

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NtChGrCh Dryfork Little Blue Baby Doll
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Gr.Ch. Make My Day Sunny
2018 Pa. Show Dog Of Year
Gr.Ch. Batman's Poison Ivy
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2011&2013 Overall Hunt For The Cure
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Posted by Pat Bizich on 05-12-2019 03:58 PM:

quote:
Originally posted by rick brocious
https://gamehide.com/why-gamehide/elimitick/ This is what I wear and I never get a tick on me . Been using it for around five years now and won't go without it .

Thanks for info.
Never heard of that . That looks crazy the way those ticks jump off .Got me looking .
After checking it out though this is what I read or found out about it
Elimitick clothing is treated with Permethrin. The particular treatment that they use is referred to as INSECT SHIELD

Any body interested in checking this out here is a link I found. Really interesting reading others experience with this.

https://forums.bowsite.com/TF/bgfor...44&forum=36

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NtChGrCh Dryfork Punkin
NtChGrCh Dryfork Little Blue Baby Doll
2009 Pa Show Dog Of The Year
GrCh Dryfork Little Black Book

Home of:

2009,2013,2018 Pa. State
Show Handler Of The Year
GrCh Dryfork Black Dog Raine
Gr.Ch. Black Dog Black Cherry
Gr.Ch. Make My Day Sunny
2018 Pa. Show Dog Of Year
Gr.Ch. Batman's Poison Ivy
2011&2013 WTDA Pa State Champion
2011&2013 Overall Hunt For The Cure
Ch. Jay's Greenridge Heidi
In memory of my best friend "Jay"


Posted by ahallada on 05-12-2019 05:22 PM:

You have to spray your clothes with a good tick product or repellent. Here is a good article explaining this. Your clothes should be sprayed with permethrin designed for this until damp but not soaked. Let dry on the line before wearing. Reapply after washing. Or buy the pretreated clothes as mentioned above. You will also need to treat your skin with something safe like 30% lemon of eucalyptus or a Deet product made for skin.

https://www.consumerreports.org/ins...lothing-safely/

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Posted by SLR on 05-13-2019 04:19 AM:

Tick

Gamehide elimtick for me

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Posted by Nathan Phenix on 05-13-2019 04:30 AM:

quote:
Originally posted by STROKIN
I bought some medicated cattle tags. Not sure if that will work but going to try it. I plan on placing them on the straps on my boots. If it works on dogs and cattle, I would think it would work on me too


I heard a story!! Guy done what your talking about got real sick went in hospital couple days got better went back hunt got sick again before figured out it was fly tags no his boots. I have used them on my dogs most never had problem. But had 1 get real sick because of fly tag.

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Posted by POTOMAC on 05-15-2019 09:14 PM:

Permmithian on my frog legs and anything woth deet in it preferably 100% will keep Mosquitos and other bugs off and ticks aswell


Posted by Toad Hill on 05-16-2019 05:15 PM:

LD-44Z Fly and Dairy spray .
Kind of expensive but it dont take much .
I Spray my frog legs ONLY front and back of them.
Not recommended for skin application but theres
no need to apply it anywhere else than on your chaps.


Posted by James Garrison on 05-17-2019 01:40 PM:

ticks

Rick that information you posted is very interesting, might have to try some of it, if it does what they say it would be well worth the money. Here in Mo. ozarks the little bitty ones latching onto your privates or other places have been the worst I can remember in my 50+ years in the brush following hounds.

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Posted by rick brocious on 05-17-2019 10:44 PM:

Re: ticks

quote:
Originally posted by James Garrison
Rick that information you posted is very interesting, might have to try some of it, if it does what they say it would be well worth the money. Here in Mo. ozarks the little bitty ones latching onto your privates or other places have been the worst I can remember in my 50+ years in the brush following hounds.
James i assure you that you will be well pleased by it's effectiveness . I was at my wit's end using sprays and still getting those nasty things on me that I was about ready to quit going to the woods . It's really been a game changer . Will absolutely not go out without wearing them .


Posted by Lone Pine JB on 05-18-2019 12:59 AM:

we send out our work clothes to Insect Shield to get treated. This stuff works!

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Posted by Larry Atherton on 05-21-2019 05:23 PM:

I use Sawyers to spray my outer clothes. I use Deep Woods Off for my skin. Ticks climb up small trees, brush, and etc. Then in addition to that, the buggers jump!

In the summer I also shower right after getting home.

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Posted by pamjohnson on 05-21-2019 06:12 PM:

I prefer to not use anything. I guess maybe we don't have as many ticks as some the other places. I do have some get on me but most I just pick off when I feel them. I don't sit down in the leaves cause that's not very smart to do. I hunt almost every night and usually only have a couple a year bite in. I figure that's better than killing myself with bug spray. I don't see how some people spray that stuff all over them and think that's going to be fine.


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