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Clothing created to keep ticks out, mosquitoes off

Mar. 1—Hunters' options for avoiding bothersome bugs now include fabrics woven to thwart mosquitoes' best efforts and treated to drive away ticks bent on burrowing beneath clothes.

Sitka Gear has helped pioneer a number of areas of technology in the high performance garment world. Though quite pricey, their clothing is indisputably very well made. Along with keeping their wearer warm, dry and concealed from game, items in their Equinox Guard line deter mosquitoes and repel ticks as well.

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