Coyote/cat hunters ?

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  1. ron22250

    ron22250
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    Anyone here hunt the hunters ? What areas do you hunt ? Do you call ?
    Here's a pic of a kill at 40 FEET. This female was taken in a filbert orchard
    where all the barn cats from five neighbor's mysteriously disappeared.
    She came to a rabbit distress call.
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  2. borrowedsig

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    I absolutly believe in the thinning of predators like that. Especially when they are coming into human populated areas. What do you do with them? I have never hunted anything like that but i would love to sometime. Nice kill.

    Matt
     
  3. ron22250

    ron22250
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    Thanks Borrowedsig, she about ran me over when she saw my decoy, just that split second when she forgot to double-check that funny looking bump beside the tree........:) She was very bold for the last time ! I haven't kept any hides yet, but when I get a nice one this winter I may do something with it.
    You should try it. It's really exciting to call them in. And sometimes they come in really fast !
     
  4. Sun195

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    What's the gun? Do you always use a shotgun for this?

    I've never hunted these, but we've got them around my neighborhood. I keep hoping they'll take-out a few of the yippy-dogs in the area.
     
  5. ron22250

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    Sun195, it's a Rem. 11-87 Super Mag 12ga. with an ATI stock and super full choke. I used 3 1/2" #4's on her. When I'm set up where the shots are longer, I use a Rem. M700VSF in .22-250.
    Coyotes are notorious for taking out small dogs, so you may be in luck :D
     
  6. coyote223

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    The only Bobcat I've had come in. There I sat with a Shotgun, the Bobcat would not come any closer than 100 yds. Thats why I don't carry a Shotgun anymore, cost me a Bobcat.
     
  7. ron22250

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    Sure can't blame you there. I've had several bobcats come up behind me when coyote hunting in the coast range, but by the time I get turned around they're leaving the county. Can't shoot them, but sure would like to see more than just a blur.
     
  8. ZeroRing

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    Seriously... what DO you do with the carcass? Bury it?
     
  9. yotehunter

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    i have done some predator hunting in burns but nothing around here i would love to find a place around here to go i have all the equipment for day or night
     
  10. coyote223

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    The Coyotes I connect with. I just put them in the bushes, where someone won't stumble on them. Something will eat them. I've went back to a few kills to see if they were decomposing. There was nothing left anywhere, something carried the carcass off. Other critters have to eat too.
     
  11. Joe Link

    Joe Link
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    It'd sure be interesting to setup a camera attached to a motion sensor and see that.
     
  12. ZeroRing

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    Yeah it would be cool to see that vid! :thumbup:
     

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