DEET works well if you can stand it. SSS Avon is also pretty good. Skeeters are just about the worst critters out there. Tiny, noisy, hard to see, stings, blood thirsty little buggers - cant say enough about them. Rum seems to work for me. Either they don't like the smell or I just don't care.
Brenda and John
'14 Ram 3500 MCSB 6.7L HO PullRite 16K S/G, Grey Columbus 320RS Camped '14 - 146 days/'15 - 196 days
USN-EOD(Ret), Master Chief, 30 yrs,
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