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  1. Disaster Preparedness General Discussion
    Some of you may call them red bugs. Last year at this time I was helping plant food plots at my hunt club. Forgot to use insect repellent. 61 chigger bites. This Year I used more repellent than BP spilled oil. No chigger bites but pulled off two ticks. I advocate we include in our preparations...
  2. Wilderness Survival, Hiking and Camping Forum
    While not as bad a health threat as ticks these insects from hell are designed to torment mankind and will get in places on your body even you cannot reach. I always go into the woods with long sleeves and long pants as well as socks. I tuck in sometimes but always wipe my wrists neck and legs...