Is New Better?  Ole Time Woodsman Fly Dope

Is New Better? Ole Time Woodsman Fly Dope

Ole Time Woodsman has been around for over 130 years protecting outdoors people from biting insects. Science has finally caught up to what Obie Sherer instinctively knew back in 1910.  If a Native American could sit peaceably by a trout steam and not be attacked by a horde of blood thirsty insects, then there must be a smell that deterred the mosquitoes and black flies from biting.....or even swarming.

Using a camouflage  formula used by deer hunters back in 1882, Obie perfected a recipe for Ole Time Woodsman Fly Dope.  Little did he know that today scientists would support the fact that certain odors would interact with a biting insect's ability to detect a human or animals flume of carbon dioxide!

Obie learned by observation and trial that "If they cannot find you, the cannot bite you!"

Chemical insect repellents may be new, but they are not necessarily better! 


Sun, Jul 28, 2019 4:45 pm


Just took this camping this weekend, put some on a bandana just like when I was a kid. Not a bite! Thank you!

David C.

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