CENTRAL FLORIDA CRITTER OF THE DAY: Yellow Fly of the Dismal Swamp (Diachlorus ferrugatus)
Natural repellent tip: stripped off some fresh bayberry leaves and rubbed them on your extremities.
Order: Diptera. Subfamily Tabaninae – Horse Flies
I take exception to the common name chosen by Bugguide. My swamp is HARDLY dismal LOL https://bugguide.net/node/view/50378