Insect Repellent Socks For Africa


Do you really need insect repellent socks for hunting in Africa?


Insect repellent socks are made with material impregnated with an insect repellent such as permethrin

A Permethrin Insect Repellent Socks Are Useful...

  • If you wear them in the evenings when most malaria-carrying and non-malarial mosquitoes bite. Most hunters shower before dinner and prefer to keep their feet bare, just wearing soft shoes or sandals. Also having washed all the day's grime away, many hunters are loath to put on more insect repellent just at the time they need it most. Big mistake...it will not just be you enjoying your meal - under the table in the dark, mosquitoes will be dining out too on your feet and ankles.
  • Wearing insect repellent socks while out hunting will also deter ticks which usually start their upward journey on your body from your feet or ankles.
  • If you are going to hunt in a malarial area of Africa and want to take every possible precaution.
  • Certainly, if you are hunting in swamp areas, rainforests or thick damp vegetation near water, where swarms of mosquitoes can make your life a misery, permethrin-impregnated socks and industrial quantites of deet smeared on exposed skin may help.

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These high-performance wool blend socks come with odourless Insect Shield technology keeps ticks and other bugs away. Arch support and spandex promise a secure, snug fit while wool regulates temperature and wicks away moisture. Odour resistant and quick drying, these comfortable socks also offer UPF 30+ sun protection. Buy Now
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These multifunctional striped socks for women have Insect Shield technology to keep mosquitoes, chiggers and ticks at bay. The moisture-wicking properties and UPF30+ protect from blisters and sunburns. Antimicrobial treatment prevents odours; built-in compression supports your arches. Buy Now

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These men's performance socks protect in the most bug-harrowing conditions. Utilizing Insect Shield technology, they ward off mosquitoes and ticks. Moisture-wicking and quick-drying, they keep your feet cool and dry. Antimicrobial treatment prevents odours. UPF30+ sun protection. Built-in compression supports your arches. Buy Now

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These Browning Insect Shield socks are proven to repel mosquitoes, ants, ticks, flies and midges. Permethrin repellent provides odourless protection. Lightweight, over-the-calf boot sock. Buy Now


These hiking socks are made from a recycled polyester and wool blend, and provide long-lasting, effective and convenient insect protection. Permethrin, the active ingredient in Insect Shield, is invisible, odourless, and tightly bonded to the fabric fibres, and lasts the expected lifetime of the garment (70 washes). It repels mosquitoes (including those carrying West Nile virus and malaria), ticks, ants, flies, chiggers and midges. Buy Now


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