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ALGonquin Bob 05-14-2021 05:09 PM

Headed up tomorrow. As always, I’ll bring bug spray & my Eureka tarp with mesh enclosure. Also bringing a Thermacell unit this trip. Destination undecided. Will pick a spot while on the road.

vchops 05-16-2021 06:04 PM

Back from Lila today and was there since Tuesday. We stayed on snell isl in hopes of wind. Well, it worked. Totally tolerable but the main land was a completely different story. They were plentiful but not really biting early in the week but started to on Saturday. Bug spray worked for now.

Enjoy everyone.

Buckladd 05-17-2021 05:52 PM

Went to check on our camp in Northern Warren County on Sunday. All I can say is "yikes" about the black flies.

Jwojcik1990 05-18-2021 12:20 AM

I am sure it has been brought up before, but I managed to beat back the Black Flies with nothing more than a portable Thermacell on my recent 4 day fishing trip. I know the pads and fuel can be a hassle, but was totally worth the room in my bag.

St.Regis 05-18-2021 06:59 AM

Good advice about Thermacells

FTHR&DAGHTR 05-18-2021 10:26 AM

Standard rule of thumb has always been you will encounter black flies in the north country from Mother's Day to Father's Day. PLAN ON IT HAPPENS EVERY YEAR!

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