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Have you eaten coyote?

Discussion in 'Northwest Hunting' started by Joe Link, Jan 27, 2013.

  1. Joe Link

    Joe Link Portland, OR Well-Known Member Staff Member Lifetime Supporter 2015 Volunteer 2016 Volunteer

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    A couple buddies want to go coyote hunting this weekend. I think I'd like to see what it's like to eat a bit, and I'd feel a lot better about the kill. I'm curious to hear from people who have had it (or haven't, and why).
     
  2. Solomon

    Solomon Vancouver Active Member

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    I've not yet been that hungry. Back in Missouri they're a nuisance animal and have killed several of my family member's pets. I never feel bad about putting down a 'yote.
     
  3. Sgt Nambu

    Sgt Nambu Oregon Bronze Supporter Bronze Supporter

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    Eaten dog overseas but not coyotes. I suggest that if you do try it dice it small, cook it thoroughly (scavenger at times) and season it heavily. Good luck!

    Also, a nice presentation makes any meal taste better! "The feast of the eyes is more than half of the pleasure!"
     
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  4. Burt Gummer

    Burt Gummer Portland Completely Out of Ammo

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    I've gone 5-6 days without eating. Thought about stealing a little kid's food at the beach when his back was turned. Also considered dumpster diving or even eating insects, but a Coyote? Bleech!
     
  5. daiello91

    daiello91 NW Oregon Active Member

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  6. JAFO

    JAFO OR, USA Silver Supporter Silver Supporter

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    I don't think I'm interested. They eat anything. Garbage in, garbage out.
     
  7. drew

    drew OR Well-Known Member

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    I've never tried tried it. I heard it was similar to venison but most people I knew killed them for the hide or because they were being a pest.
     
  8. skydiver

    skydiver Sandy,OR Well-Known Member

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    If you do eat it, I can guarantee one thing...it will taste better than my cooking! :laugh:
     
  9. Silver Hand

    Silver Hand Southern Oregon Coast Well-Known Member

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    No but I have considered the lambs killed and left behind in my field. At times it seams they enjoy just killing. Once they start many sheep and lambs can be left to waist with broken necks.
    Don't to feel sorry for them Joe When hungry I would lay odds they would kill a calf.
     
  10. Grunwald

    Grunwald Out of that nut job colony of Seattle, WA Well-Known Member

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    Send an email to Obama. He might have some family recipes to share.
    :laugh:
     
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  11. Trailboss

    Trailboss Vancouver, WA Well-Known Member

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    I know some Chinese families that have eaten it.
     
  12. clambo

    clambo Vancouver, Wa. Well-Known Member

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    I reckon I'd do it if I were hungry enough. It would probably be the best meal in the world after living caveman style for 6 or 8 months in a lean to after the economy collapses and I lose my house, possessions, electricity, etc. Sorry about the run on sentence, it's 3:50 a.m.

    P.S. Mountain lion is delicious. " Cougar ! The Other White Meat ! " " Coyote ! It's What's For Dinner ! "
     
  13. mrblond

    mrblond Salem OR Well-Known Member

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    my guess is that it will stink.
     
  14. RVTECH

    RVTECH LaPine Well-Known Member

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    Never even considered eating any of the many I have shot over the years. Good to leave for their brethren, vultures, bears etc. to eat.
     
  15. skydiver

    skydiver Sandy,OR Well-Known Member

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    Anything goes better with beer! :beer:
     
  16. coyoteman5

    coyoteman5 North south east west Active Member

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    I have read coyotes will eat things that will make a Vulture vomit I don't think I'll be eating coyote anytime soon. Because one day I watched a vulture eating a skunk that I shot and it sat in 90° weather for four days before it decide to eat it. It would comeback every day and check on it before it ate it. And a coyote will eat things that will make a vulture vomit ugh!
     
  17. Blitzkrieg

    Blitzkrieg WA Well-Known Member

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    No, we keep the biblical food laws and one of them is anything that "spreads the toe" is verboten

    Those laws were written with our health in mind
     
  18. Blitzkrieg

    Blitzkrieg WA Well-Known Member

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    They are just undersized wolves and have actually killed people.. recently a 19 year old Canadian girl was killed by a pair of them
     
  19. mpmax

    mpmax Woodburn Active Member

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    Hind leg, remove the bone, dice, flour, season, sear, deglaze pan (google it), add more wine, beef stock, diced root vegetables, simmer over medium heat 4-6 hours. Serve with a starch, beverage of choice and take pics.
     
  20. Blitzkrieg

    Blitzkrieg WA Well-Known Member

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    And enjoy the parasites that will infest your body :p