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What's your caliber of choice, for coyotes?

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Unread 04-09-2010, 05:28 PM
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Re: What's your caliber of choice, for coyotes?

Nah, I don't think your crazy. 243 would be my choice, simple but effective, a 270 sounds like it would be ok. The 300wm...you'll have to let us know how that works for ya.
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    Unread 04-13-2010, 05:17 AM
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    Re: What's your caliber of choice, for coyotes?

    243 using 70 grain Nosler BTs or Sierra BKs.
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    Unread 04-20-2010, 12:51 AM
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    I use a 223 for coyotes until i purchased a 243. Love it for coyotes. I shoot 70 gr Nosler and Sierra BT for them. Great knock down power and father reach than my 223. I carry my 243 more because my hunting buddy carries a AR15 for coyotes and he carries more ammo if needed to finish the job with his AR. I also have a 25-06 i was going to use for coyotes but had problems with the chamber so i am waiting for it to return with a new barrel. I am going to reload the 06 with 85 gr pills for coyotes. Well let us know what kind of load you come up with for your 25-06.
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    Re: What's your caliber of choice, for coyotes?

    6/284 with 88 Bergers rules! Over 150 shot last year in our group. 70+ with 6/284. Thanks Dave T.
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    I can not wait to put an 87 grain Speer TNT into a coyote in Pennsylvania naxt month. You are not allowed to wood chuck hunt until after 12:00 PM, so calling coyotes will be a morning treat. I havent ever done it before.
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    Mike, pics are always welcome. Good luck with the hunting let us know how it goes.
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    Re: What's your caliber of choice, for coyotes?

    I also have a 25-06 i was going to use for coyotes but had problems with the chamber so i am waiting for it to return with a new barrel. I am going to reload the 06 with 85 gr pills for coyotes. Well let us know what kind of load you come up with for your 25-06.[/QUOTE]


    I had a problem with my chamber in my first barreled action on my Remington Sendero, I had to return it, the new one has an out of round chamber too - I can only reload full length sized cases in it.
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