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PostMon Jul 08, 2019 6:35 pm 
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Well, as of the last couple of days, they have all decided to visit my back yard. Even the dog has some bites.  shakehead.gif

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PostMon Jul 08, 2019 7:14 pm 
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Veronika, no fun. A few, but not unusual in Olywa.

Lots of skeeters near Jackpot Lake Sunday. They went after my Spouse by the dozen, and a few got me too. Strangely very little rash or itch from bites.

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PostMon Jul 08, 2019 10:07 pm 
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Just got back (Jul 3-6) from Scatter Lake up the Twisp River drainage...  Just a few and only a few skeeters and no bites...   no deet used...   Strange...  usually this is a peak time...  but I am not complaining...    smile.gif

P.S.  3 friendly goats that were urine addicted but didn't bother tents/gear.    hockeygrin.gif

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PostMon Jul 08, 2019 10:20 pm 
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Ten days ago near Washington Pass.  The bloated mosquitoes where taking so much blood they could barely fly.  It was like a horror movie, somebody was light headed enough from the blood loss we had to carry him out.

Ok it wasn't that bad, but a swarm of mosquitoes is nasty and relentless.
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PostTue Jul 09, 2019 5:20 am 
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veronika wrote:
Well, as of the last couple of days, they have all decided to visit my back yard. Even the dog has some bites.  shakehead.gif

Where might the back yard be?
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PostWed Jul 10, 2019 10:50 am 
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Sky Hiker wrote:
veronika wrote:
Well, as of the last couple of days, they have all decided to visit my back yard. Even the dog has some bites.  shakehead.gif

Where might the back yard be?

In Mountlake Terrace.

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PostWed Jul 10, 2019 11:44 am 
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Very nice can you please keep them there as the more they get into the mountains the more I get bit.
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PostWed Jul 10, 2019 2:16 pm 
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FWIW: Mosquitoes present,  but not onerous at Lake Wenatchee
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PostThu Jul 11, 2019 11:15 am 
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In mid-June, several of us hiked up Rock Mountain from the US 2 side. Going up, in the middle section the mosquitoes were the worst I'd ever seen in Washington state. That record stood until we went down, when the lower two-thirds was unbelievable. Must have gotten into a hatch of some sorts.

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PostThu Jul 11, 2019 11:20 am 
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The worst you say?
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PostThu Jul 11, 2019 12:19 pm 
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Absolutely. On par with my home state.

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