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Offline jennabug

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Re: Bear - kill kit question
« Reply #25 on: September 05, 2017, 11:28:12 AM »
Carry a bottle of white vinegar with you. If you get one rub your exposed skin with it and rub some on the bear. It will keep the bees hornets and wasps away

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Interesting! I'll have to try this... especially since a person I plan on hunting with has a pretty severe bee allergy.
Ha! Yes I do! I saw this tip in another thread and took note of it. ;) :tup:
http://hunting-washington.com/smf/index.php/topic,217302.0.html
It also was a good reminder that the wasps will be out for early season, which I hadn't considered.

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Re: Bear - kill kit question
« Reply #26 on: September 05, 2017, 11:32:25 AM »
Doesn't soaking the bags in vinegar give off a smell for the animals? Will it come from your pack and spook them?

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Re: Bear - kill kit question
« Reply #27 on: September 09, 2017, 06:36:48 AM »
Carry a bottle of white vinegar with you. If you get one rub your exposed skin with it and rub some on the bear. It will keep the bees hornets and wasps away

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Cool tip, thanks!

We always carried black pepper, but you still have a few ornery yellow jackets.
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