2011 coyote hunting trip to Newcastle, WY

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  1. Len Backus

    Len Backus Administrator Staff Member

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    Well, I just got back from a 2nd hunting trip hosted by the Newcastle boys --- Seth hunter and Justin Stevenson.

    We hunted Saturday all day and Sunday morning. We had about 10 sets and called in 14 dogs. Shot some, missed some. We heard howling in so many spots it was amazing.

    Justin and Seth are very experienced and it's a big advantage to me in learning more about how to hunt coyotes. My technique questions probably wear them out after a while but they pretend they don't mind. :)

    Justin and I started out Friday late afternoon sighting in our rifles at 100 yards and then at 670 yards. Then we met Seth for supper at a great Italian restaurant. Saturday noon we ate at a different spot. I had a wonderful sandwich with fresh cut fries. But then things went downhill for my meal.

    They made me try a deep fried chicken gizzard! Yuck..... I snuck the half-eaten portion into my pocket and I don't think they noticed. But I'll be going back next year anyway.

    I left for home at noon on Sunday so I could listen on my Sirious satellite car radio to my 13 and 0, undefeated Green Bay Packers. By the time I was past Rapid City, SD, my undefeated GB Packers were defeated. I should have kept hunting and skipped the game.

    The bucks in the bottom picture were located less than 100 yards off the road while we drove between sets.
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  2. Korhil78

    Korhil78 Well-Known Member

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    Thats awesome. I think coyote hunting is one of my favorite hobbies. That and reloading. Year around hunting with no licsense. Can't beat that in New Mexico. Tons of dogs here in Southern New Mexico.
     

  3. szeitner

    szeitner Well-Known Member

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    next time you're that close, saunter on up here to Miles City, and I'll get you onto some dogs up here...lots of them!
     
  4. tt35

    tt35 Well-Known Member

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    Ahh, chicken gizzards ain't that bad.... Looks like a great trip. And, that one buck is a dandy!
     
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    sendero72 Well-Known Member

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    KFC gizzards are the best! Those guys know good food!
     
  6. Justin2111

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    Len, we where happy to have ya! Wish u would of stayed the rest of the day cause we went out and made that number 18, shot 2. It was a very fun weekend! To bad about our packers!
     
  7. Rabbiddog

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    Sounds like a blast, Wish I could go calling in Wyoming. Gizzards I think I could do with out though.
     
  8. Len Backus

    Len Backus Administrator Staff Member

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    Justin, thanks so much. I enjoyed it immensely, except the chicken parts.
     
  9. prkrgrp

    prkrgrp Well-Known Member

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    nice job .
    It's always nice to call em in even if you don't get em all.
    I hunted an area for 9 months before i finally killed a dog.

    the more you go the more you learn about the song dogs instincts.
     
  10. Broz

    Broz Well-Known Member

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    I am with ya on that Len. Don't do Guts or Nuts.

    Jeff
     
  11. szeitner

    szeitner Well-Known Member

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    Come on Jeff, the testicle festival is just over the pass from you towards Missoula....come on! lol
     
  12. Broz

    Broz Well-Known Member

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    Ha! I know but I would only go for the beer. I will never say never, but I aint that hungry yet and the freezer is full.

    Jeff :D
     
  13. Justin2111

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    Well me and Seth bought a Foxpro jack attack decoy, went out and gave it a try today in an area called a lot and called in 2 shot 1 at 500! Got another one driving down a county road, all in all it was a good day! The Jack attack decoy is very light weight and quickly deploys!
     
  14. szeitner

    szeitner Well-Known Member

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    Well, when you come on over to this end of the state to do some dog hunting, the beers and nuts will be on the table! lol