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The top-rated mosquito and bug repellents on Amazon: 'I can finally enjoy my patio again!'

One of the best parts about summer is spending more time outdoors. But whether you’re camping, hiking, swimming or lounging by the pool, pesky bugs are ready to attack so protection is key.

From Zika-carrying mosquitos to Lyme-carrying ticks, a reliable bug repellent is a must for the summer season. Some of the more popular options include ingredients like DEET or picaridin, which are approved with the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

But which brand is the best?

We turned to the shoppers at Amazon and rounded up the best mosquito repellents and bug sprays that fall into the best-seller and top-rated categories. Shop the top repellents to keep those pesky bugs away all summer long, below.

Read the full article by Adrianna Barrionuevo on Yahoo Sports' website here.

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December 3, 2023

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Personally, I use Sawyer’s Fabric Treatment–available in pump or spray–for my hunting and hiking clothes.

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Casserly’s favorite water treatment is a squeeze filter like the SAWYER SQUEEZE filtration system ($29, sawyer.com), which screws onto the included flasks or a plastic water bottle. Squeeze filters are ideal for individual use. They’re light and inexpensive, and you can drink the water immediately through the filter.

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While young babies should be protected with clothing and netting (not chemicals), older babies and children should use a suitable repellent to help avoid bites, discomfort, and insect-borne illnesses.

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