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Questions regarding Weather, Bugs, Northern Lights and other "natural" phenomena.
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We are headed over to the island Monday. Does anyone know if the flies and mosquitos are bad yet? Of course, we waited until late to pack. Now I trying to decide if I should take time to treat our clothes.
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I would be on the safe side and treat them. The spray lasts a few washes so they will be good for your next trip after the island if bugs end up not being a problem. Better to be safe then sorry.
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I was on the island from the 2nd to the 7th and didn't see a single mosquito, and could count the black flies on one hand.
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Just returned yesterday. Mosquitos are out, but not horrible. The nights in the low to mid 40s really helped.
Didn't see a single black fly, but heard from someone they saw a couple. None-the-less, not a bad hatch, yet.