255 Yard Thermal Shot on Mangy Coyote

Discussion in 'Coyote Hunting - From 10 Yards to over 1,000 Yards' started by Double Naught Spy, Apr 6, 2017.

  1. Double Naught Spy

    Double Naught Spy Well-Known Member

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    I had spotted a group of hogs on the neighbor's property and set up the call to try to draw them across the fence. I set up under some trees and waited for the call to draw them into the open. Instead, a coyote showed up after about 10 minutes. He promptly busted me and took off...

    [ame]https://youtu.be/av5uFMZPA8M[/ame]

    The hogs stayed with the cattle on the neighbor's property just on the other side of the fence for another 2 hours.
     
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  2. long450

    long450 Well-Known Member

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    That is a good shot! what do you use to range at night?
     

  3. Old Hickory

    Old Hickory Well-Known Member

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    Yeah on good shot! It was also a very humane thing to do for the sick coyote.
     
  4. Double Naught Spy

    Double Naught Spy Well-Known Member

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    I sometimes use a GPS app on my phone and determine the distances to certain landmarks around me and then try not to shoot at anything beyond certain distances. Otherwise, I just verify a given distance after the kill, as I did in this case. That is a question often asked, "How far was the shot?" So I try to include that information in the video along with caliber, bullet, optics, and environmental conditions.