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#2876622 - 07/15/12 07:23 PM
Raid window fly tape for deer flies
nubbin Offline
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Registered: 11/21/08
Posts: 94
Loc: longville
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I HATE deerflies!!!!! Here is what I did today while spraying the trees. I strapped a few solo cups to my hat and attached i window fly strip to each cup. After an hour I didn't think the flies where to bad until I took off my hat and had a look at my catch. I would see a fly as it zipped passed my face and that would be it . I didn't get bit one time and I didn't use any bug spray. Purple was the winner.

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#2876944 - 07/16/12 10:28 AM
Re: Raid window fly tape for deer flies [Re: nubbin]
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Registered: 02/15/07
Posts: 2892
Loc: Hanover, MN
Dang that is a lot of little buggers
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#2877992 - 07/18/12 07:24 AM
Re: Raid window fly tape for deer flies [Re: BartmanMN]
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Registered: 01/03/04
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Loc: Carlton , MN
Good little invention you have there and it works !!!

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#2878016 - 07/18/12 08:04 AM
Re: Raid window fly tape for deer flies [Re: Jim Almquist]
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I am going to have to remember this little trick wink. Thanks for sharing this with us.

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#2881055 - 07/24/12 05:58 AM
Re: Raid window fly tape for deer flies [Re: nubbin]
magnum mike Offline
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Registered: 01/02/01
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Loc: Hibbing MN
Necessity is the mother of invention. That is the coolest bug defense I have ever seen!
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#2885117 - 08/01/12 02:32 PM
Re: Raid window fly tape for deer flies [Re: magnum mike]
TruthWalleyes Offline
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Registered: 11/13/08
Posts: 5418
Loc: Minnesota
Stylish too! wink I may need to find a method of using this in the boat when my ankles are being eaten!
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#2886612 - 08/04/12 11:45 AM
Re: Raid window fly tape for deer flies [Re: TruthWalleyes]
Bobby Bass Offline
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Registered: 04/27/05
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Actually there is away to use this for ankle biters on the boat. I take the cardboard tube from a paper towel roll and paint them yellow, then wrap a fly strip around them. I then slide the tube over my boat seat pedestal, I am lucky enough that it fits perfectly. When I am done fishing for the day the whole mess just slides off and goes in the garbage. I got the idea using the yellow boards in the green house that we use for bug control. I might have to try some purple ones though. Total cost is about a quarter.

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#2888217 - 08/07/12 02:21 PM
Re: Raid window fly tape for deer flies [Re: Bobby Bass]
TruthWalleyes Offline
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Registered: 11/13/08
Posts: 5418
Loc: Minnesota
Originally Posted By: Bobby Bass
Actually there is away to use this for ankle biters on the boat. I take the cardboard tube from a paper towel roll and paint them yellow, then wrap a fly strip around them. I then slide the tube over my boat seat pedestal, I am lucky enough that it fits perfectly. When I am done fishing for the day the whole mess just slides off and goes in the garbage. I got the idea using the yellow boards in the green house that we use for bug control. I might have to try some purple ones though. Total cost is about a quarter.


That is a must try for my next trip to the MN River.
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#2899305 - 08/28/12 01:04 PM
Re: Raid window fly tape for deer flies [Re: nubbin]
Finlander Offline
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Registered: 03/08/02
Posts: 2328
Loc: Maple Grove Mn,
Great idea! Trying to put tree stands in trees is tough to do with the deer flies buzzing your head! Got to get some of those strips!

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#2906824 - 09/11/12 08:04 PM
Re: Raid window fly tape for deer flies [Re: Finlander]
Gordie Online   crackup

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Registered: 07/24/06
Posts: 12273
Loc: Zimmerman Minn
Great ideas guys.
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#2929798 - 10/23/12 07:52 PM
Re: Raid window fly tape for deer flies [Re: Gordie]
delcecchi Offline
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Registered: 04/23/02
Posts: 10048
Loc: Rochester, MN/Wakemup Village
I am totally going to do this in the boat next summer. I hate those things.

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