Mozzies...!! Where did they come from??

adriang

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Spend a few hours on the Glos canal on Sunday afternoon.. Armchair fishing and I can take the wife with me to avoid her nagging.

I was eaten alive by mozzies the size of lancaster bombers.. before I'd even mixed up ground bait and realised what was happening my arms and head were attacked.!

One day later, I've scratching like I've got fleas..

Recently returned back to the UK after spending many years abroad.. I don't recall ever being bitten in the UK before! Just having a whinge!
 

Dave

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Take a daily Zinc supplement tablet and bites will be a thing of the past
 

adriang

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Take a daily Zinc supplement tablet and bites will be a thing of the past
I've lived in Australia and spent a lot of time in Asia and tried every remedy. Only thing that works for me is a deterrent like citronella. I just didn't expect it to be needed in the UK!
 

rd115

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I never go anywhere fishing without jungle formula max strength. Don't care if my eyes are burning and lips tingling as long as I don't get bit :LOL:
 

banksy

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Gathering together under the trees for the draw at a recent club match, several of us were bitten.
I was the only one with Jungle Formula spray, and ended up supplying the whole bloody club!
Not cheap, when you use a whole tin every session. But it does work.
 
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