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Thermacell: Focus on the Bite, Not the Bugs

No one likes bug bites. Though the itchiness can be annoying, the real fear is the diseases that can arise from mosquitos. Bug repellents are a necessary tool for health and safety.

The annual number of people sickened by mosquitos or tick bites has more than tripled since 2004, according to the CDC.

However, many bug repellents offered today have harmful chemicals like DEET. Thermacell is a bug spray alternative that offers protection and safety from mosquitos and chemicals.

Thermacell’s products are out of this world useful for the fisherman. In the age-old battle of bug vs fisherman, the bug has usually won. Mossy Oak Fishing and Thermacell have partnered up to fight back and provide relief so you can focus on the bite that matters.


With 15-feet of mosquito protection, no harmful chemicals, and refills available, Thermacell has everything you could need for a comfortable day on the water, bug-bite and DEET-free. 

In fact, it’s no secret that DEET is harmful for the skin and body. People who have left the chemical commonly found in insect repellent sprays on their skin for extended amounts of time have experienced redness, skin irritation, and swelling on the applied area. 

More side effects of DEET include nausea, upset stomach, vomiting, and in the most serious cases, seizures. It’s certainly no chemical to mess around with.

Did you know that DEET also harms fishing lines, waders, and breathable fabrics?

That’s right! According to Harvard Health, “DEET is a strong chemical that can damage plastic, rayon, spandex, leather, and painted or varnished surfaces. People who fish must be careful to wash DEET off their hands because it can dissolve fishing line, wader material, and related gear.”

So if you want to protect your gear, it’s important to stay away from harmful chemicals that’ll ruin your favorite fishing shirts, waders, and, most importantly, your line!

Some people even speculate that DEET also deters fish, as the spray often gets on the lures and bait and fish can smell the chemical. 

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Thermacell offers a safe alternative to DEET products by creating a 15-feet radius of mosquito repellent without having to use harmful chemicals. It works by using heat activated repellent mats that provide a zone of protection.

Try Thermacell--you’ll see the difference it makes out on the water. Especially if you’re taking loved ones with you, you want them to have as much fun as possible! 

They even offer a 100% guarantee on their products--that’s how much they believe in them. 

Thermacell provides the perfect alternative to DEET products, but we know that you may still have some questions about how it works. 

We’ve taken the liberty of answering the most common questions to how Thermacell works.

How does Thermacell work?

The fuel cartridge provides heat, which activates the repellent in the top mat. The repellent forms a protection zone of up to 15 feet.

How long does the Thermacell zone last?

The fuel cartridge that lasts up to 12 hours and repellent mats last up to 4 hours each.

Does Thermacell require any cords or batteries?

Nope! It’s totally portable and wireless. Refills of the fuel cartridge are available online!  

Does Thermacell contain DEET?

No! It is DEET free, which means no damage to your skin or fishing equipment. It’s also completely scent free!

Is Thermacell easy to use?

Yep! It takes just one click of a button to create a wall between you and mosquitos.

And there you have it! Stay bug-bite free while keeping those bites on the end of your line.

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