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Hunting Man 11-12-2011 09:40 AM

Tick report
PA certainly demonstrated why lyme disease is a big concern. First walk through the woods looking for deer sign, 8 ticks on me and 4 on buddy. Each day produced several ticks on clothing that was previously sprayed with repellent. One member of the hunting group had to remove 2 imbeded ticks. I hate ticks.

gfdeputy2 11-12-2011 10:48 AM

it amazes me we never had ticks here in NH or at least in my area & now everytime I go in the woods I come back with at least one on me but what I don't understand in never got one on me in western NY they claim they don't have any I never had one on a deer I have killed there either & the have roughly the same or warmer weather then we do here?

Hunting Man 11-12-2011 12:00 PM

the buck was full of various size and two different kinds of ticks.

VolHunter 11-15-2011 10:52 PM

Just remember, it takes about 48 hours for you to get Lyme Disease from an infected tick. So if you can find em and get em off every afternoon/night, you're in the clear (not true for the many other diseases ticks carry)

Predator 11-15-2011 11:05 PM

Last year when I took my son out to scout the area we would be hunting and set up the camera, they were jumping all over him as well as a few on me. this year, I have yet to see the first tick. Knock on wood!!

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