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Flies in Antelope blind
Sunday I was covered up with flies in my blind. Like a hundred of them. I tried shutting all the nets beat them with my hat. But I final just had to deal with them. Any clues what would make them want to stay on the outside? I will tell you if they land on Leukotape they don't stick.
thermacell has always worked for me
I did not think a thermacell worked on flies
It has worked on all the bugs I have come across. I don't sit a blind without it anymore
What about hanging a fly tape?
They're usually attracted to the smell of shit.
Cazador you probably referring to me. But cattle were recently in pasture and plenty of it. One tank I consider had a truck load dumped from their feedyard about 50 yards away. Goats were using but when I pulled up by it truck was full of them in 10 seconds door was open.
fly tape I considered
Tractor Supply has fly tape going to try hanging in blind. Probably tape something to my bow at the moment of truth.
Get some venus flytraps.
More seriously....I use old spice products and that seems to attract some bugs. Ya could try changing your deodorant/antiperspirant.
What makes you think I use deodorant?
^^ absolutely nothing at all.
Flies and pronghorn hunting are synonymous. But Caz nailed it, the more the bs the more the flies...
Don't total disagree Stone but I can't even start to think how many days I spent in a blind hunting pronghorns. I've never had flies like I did last weekend. If any of you watch Naked and Afraid and see people almost go crazy do to the bugs that was me.
Reason #752 why sotting in blinds sucks.
Try picking up some road kill and set it downwind outside of your blind :) It's just like throwing corn out for deer.
Reason #753 all those top girls in other thread are in the mountains not on the plains with the antelope. May I could suggest they skinny dip in a stock tank and they won't clue into what a double bull blind is.
Went to Tractor Supply and found these. Report back after or during hunt. Probably after. #754 poor cell phone coverage
Having spent a few days in the box, I agree some days can be mind numbing. A good stiff wind can do wonders to displace them, albeit temporary. I have not had good results with fly tape, for me it was more of a mess to deal with. I would find your thermacell and be thankful they are not the little bastards that bite.
For just two dollars a day you can help John get through pronghorn season.
Thank you RT can you sent one of those fund me pages where everyone sends me 2 bucks if there are many bowsiters as Pat says I should do well.
Just buy a bug bomb. Let it go when you leave the blind. Kills everything's
Haha. You don't wear a head cover in the blind?
I don't wear anything in the blind...hot out there.
Do you take Diner’s Club on your GoatFundMe account, John?
Head cover? Hell last Sunday I was wearing nothing but boxers most the day and I was debating taking them off.
TEMPO Spray it on interior surfaces and the screens. It will take a while but it kills them dead, even after a week or more.
Costs about $8 per ounce and you mix it ounce per gallon. Shake well.
I use this for deer flies , but you could coat any object with this adhesive and keep them at bay! Note, it is a darn lifesaver for catching biting deer flies.
Have you tried pushing the 'Easy" button for relief? I think there's one inside each of these hot boxes ;?)
Try rubbing your blind down with that horse fly spray. I rubbed my house screen door down with it the other day and it kept them out if the area for quite a while.
It will be just a matter of time before that fly tape ends up in your hair. I think I would flatten the blind and smash everywhere I could smash and then get after setting it back up get in as quick as you can..
It is working. About 20 mins worth.
Nothing else it entertaining to watch them get stuck. About 80% stay stuck the rest get away. About 40 stuck in side facing me. Also finally had a 1st buck of day show up bedded about 400 yards away.