June 27, 2011
Smokin' Bug Dope
Some old timers say fish don't really start biting until the mosquitoes hatch. Whether or not this is true, there's no argument that flying pests are a part of summer fishing.
Now, you already know that DEET-based bug dope is tough on equipment components such as line and leaders—not to mention its power as fish repellent, too. But, there are ways to minimize this! Check out three better ways to stay virtually bug-free and catch fish!
Scientific Anglers' Ultrathon Insect Spray
comes in a pump bottle, reducing the chance of getting repellent all over your hands and fingers. Plus, it's time released for extended protection.
Skip bug sprays entirely and go with a "green"
that'll put the brakes on annoying—and potentially disease-spreading—vermin.
Get hip to the latest trend in insect repellents:
. From rugged fishing shirts, pants, and shorts to headbands with added UV protection,
Insect Shield technology
just plain works.
And say goodbye to bugs.
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