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Wood Ticks

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We got into a large amount of wood ticks during our last camping trip. They were thick even in the short cut grass, walking to the fire pit and back would get you 2 or 3. Besides wearing bug spray, is there anything else you can do about them? Thanks for any suggestions.

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Wear long underwear and tall socks. That's about all I could do last weekend in Canada. We stopped for shore lunch on an island and were covered in a matter of minutes.

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Buy some permethryn spray. Had a big problem with ticks and that took care of it right away.

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The wood ticks this year have been the worst that I can ever remember, I really don’t think that there is much one can do to keep them off, they will thin out as soon as it warms up some.

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They have been bad this year.

I took the dog out for a little run in the wood and we both where covered.

Sifty

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Not so bad up here. I have only had two on me this year. Last year was awful up here.

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