[Cross post... figured it deserved it's own thread!]
It was just brought to my attention that many are not aware of this, so I thought I would pass it on.
In regard to keeping bugs / mosquitos / bees at bay:
Thiamine, or Vitamin B-1 gets excreted in sweat and is an offensive aroma to bugs, yet not detected by humans.
An extra dose of 50 mg a day should suffice, but PLEASE - check with your doc and pharmacist regarding any meds you may already be taking or any other possible reasons to steer clear from this age old Rx.
Not a medical reference, but a link:
And, for those who wish to pay more $$ to NOT swallow an inexpensive pill:
NO affiliation, just a 'fee-free' bene...
Happy pest-free hunting and fishing!