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Offline boneaddict

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Re: Ticks
« Reply #25 on: March 25, 2017, 09:22:40 AM »
Hard to believe this will be a bad year for them, after the winter we had.   
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Re: Ticks
« Reply #26 on: March 25, 2017, 03:02:55 PM »
One of my pups picked one up today in our yard.  Burrowed into the top of her head

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Re: Ticks
« Reply #27 on: March 26, 2017, 08:08:22 AM »
.....then again, there aren't any deer to hop on to
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Re: Ticks
« Reply #28 on: March 26, 2017, 10:12:25 PM »
Iv had one tick in my life.   a couple years ago i found one in my belly button hole while taking a shower after a day of hunting.  after i coaxed him outa there i couldn't believe how i never felt it.  you can feel the smallest sliver but not a big ol fat tick. :dunno:

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Re: Ticks
« Reply #29 on: March 27, 2017, 12:18:55 AM »
I had one bite me today and found one crawling on my dog in SW Washington.
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Re: Ticks
« Reply #30 on: March 27, 2017, 01:00:30 AM »
A couple of years ago after coming back from turkey hunting I saw several on the ceiling of my truck. I sprayed it down with flea and tick killer, didn't matter every time I got in that truck I felt like I had one crawling on me. I eventually had to sell the truck (cheap) to someone that didn't care about them.

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Re: Ticks
« Reply #31 on: March 27, 2017, 04:52:01 AM »
Lyme disease is carried by black-legged ticks west of the Cascade crest.

https://depts.washington.edu/ceeh/downloads/FF_Lyme_Disease.pdf

East of the crest, there is little to worry about. After climbing Snow Creek Wall in May or June, we used to go to Gustav's in Leavenworth for burgers and beer. I remember pouring beer in an ash tray, then finding ticks (scalp, neck, you name it) and placing them in the beer bath. Great entertainment while we waited for the burgers and fries. On the west side of the slope, the first few warm (70+ degrees) days are when you generally need to be cautious, although I'm hearing from multiple sources that ticks are out early this year.

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Re: Ticks
« Reply #32 on: March 27, 2017, 06:59:52 AM »
probably not as early as the past couple years since they were way milder.