Long Range Hunting Online Magazine


Go Back   Long Range Hunting Online Magazine > Hunting > Coyote Hunting - From 10 Yards to over 1,000 Yards

Coyote Hunting - From 10 Yards to over 1,000 Yards Techniques For Coyote, Fox and Cat Hunting


Reply

Thanksgiving night coyote

 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
  #1  
Old 12-01-2013, 08:11 AM
Junior Member
 
Join Date: Aug 2013
Location: Nebraska
Posts: 19
Thanksgiving night coyote

Headed out at about 10:00 pm thanksgiving night for some coyote calling. We walked into our first stand quietly in the dark. The moon was not out so it was nice and dark. Started calling with my foxpro and at about 5 minutes I had a bobcat creeping on me at 50 yards. Bobcat season starts Dec 1 so it got a pass. At 15 minutes this nice little female charged right in to some rabbit distress. She stopped at about 60-75 yds out for a nice shot. It was so calm that my breath was blocking my view of her through my scope. She looked at me for a second then she turned to run away. I shot as she was leaving and put a 53gr V max up her backside. She spun and went down. I continued calling for a couple minutes. I looked over and she sat up and started crawling away. I had to shoot her again. On to the next stand. Got set up in a treeline watching some pasture with trees bordering it. Started calling and got eyes immediately at 200 yds to the west. Only saw them for a second. He didn't like me as he started challenging me a minute later. We talked back and forth for 20 minutes. Just about when I was going to give up on him I hear my buddy shoot. He is 40 yds to my east. My attention is on him now. I looked up in time to see a coyote do a fly by in front of me at 20 yds. My first shot missed and the second one hit him on a full run at 50 yds. He spun and went down for a second before blasting off into the darkness. My buddy had a coyote come right to him at 25 yds but had some issues with his rifle and when he finally got it figured out he must have missed a rushed shot. I went out and found blood from mine but couldn't find him. Went back the next morning and still couldn't find him. Anyway we had a fun night of calling. Here's a pic.

.
__________________
Remington R-15 .223 18" Swarovski 4-12x50
AA GSR 6.5 Grendel 24" Vortex Viper 4-16x50
Savage model 10 .308 Bushnell Legend 4-12x40
Winchester SX3 Burris FF3
Reply With Quote
  #2  
Old 12-01-2013, 10:44 PM
SPONSOR
 
Join Date: Jun 2010
Location: Oregon
Posts: 461
Re: Thanksgiving night coyote

Good action. Looks like a nice pale coyote.
__________________
Tim Titus
No Off Season
Predator and Varmint Gear and Hunts
www.no-off-season.com

"No crowds, no limits, no seasons...no bad days."
Reply With Quote
  #3  
Old 12-02-2013, 07:26 AM
Junior Member
 
Join Date: Aug 2013
Location: Nebraska
Posts: 19
Re: Thanksgiving night coyote

Yes, most of the coyotes around here are lighter colored. I think I'm going to have to get out again tonight. I have a couple spots I haven't called in a while.
__________________
Remington R-15 .223 18" Swarovski 4-12x50
AA GSR 6.5 Grendel 24" Vortex Viper 4-16x50
Savage model 10 .308 Bushnell Legend 4-12x40
Winchester SX3 Burris FF3
Reply With Quote
  #4  
Old 12-02-2013, 02:37 PM
Platinum Member
 
Join Date: Jun 2011
Location: New Mexico
Posts: 1,283
Re: Thanksgiving night coyote

Very nice. I want to get a light set up on my AR as well.
Reply With Quote
Reply

Bookmarks

Thread Tools
Display Modes


Current Poll
Do you archery hunt for elk?
YES - 32.04%
66 Votes
NO - 51.46%
106 Votes
Not yet, but I plan to. - 16.50%
34 Votes
Total Votes: 206
You may not vote on this poll.

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 11:16 AM.


Powered by vBulletin ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Content Management Powered by vBadvanced CMPS
All content ©2010-2014 Long Range Hunting, LLC