This is my first post here but I have been a member since 2010. I don't frequent here much but I am getting into coyote hunting
in south Mississippi where I live. I hunt on 400+ acres and can hear the coyotes cutting up at night.
I have attempted over the course of the past 4 months to call them in, unsuccessfully might add, at night. I have night vision and this has been my primary way of night hunting while attempting to call them. I have an el-cheapo electronic call (the manufacturer slips my mind as of now & may be one of my problems). I have had ZERO success! The only time I see coyotes is during the day when I am walking to my deer stand or scouting for deer as it is currently deer season.
If anybody is familiar with south Mississippi then you know it is fairly dense and has few open areas. This can be doubly said for where I hunt as the only real clearings are power lines, dirt roads and the food plots which have been planted for deer season.
I usually end up setting up on the ground (with in 75 yards of my call) and calling from there. My main concern is that I don't see anything...This could be a number things to include them winding me or me not utilizing the electronic call properly. Due to the denseness of the surrounding woods I am unable to create any sizable "standoff" (as noted above) from my electronic call.
My question is, " would I be better served attempting to hunt out of an elevated stand (hide) and obviously upgrade my electronic call to say a 'fox pro' to give me more stand off?"
Any help/recommendations would be much appreciated.