Broke a long dry spell

Discussion in 'Coyote Hunting - From 10 Yards to over 1,000 Yards' started by Tnwhip, Jul 23, 2014.

  1. Tnwhip

    Tnwhip Well-Known Member

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    20140722_195941.jpg I don't know how many times I have been out, but a bunch. Finally broke the dry spell. It has been a while sense I have hunted this place and where I set up the weeds were to high to see over. I got there about 2 hours before dark and there was a doe 180yards across the field that spotted me. She saw me but didn't know what I was. She finally stepped back into the woods. I took my machete and cut the weeds down where I could see and sat down and got ready. I picked my binoculars up and scanned the back of the field. All of a sudden there was a coyote comming out of the grass at 400 yards. The field makes an L shape and she disappeared into the woods. I broke out the call and made some fawn bleats and waited a minute then did a greeting howl and she came out into the field about 100 yards of where the doe had been standing and was going to try and get the wind in her favor and I barked at her and she stopped at around 120 yards. The 22-250 with the 50g V max put a big hole in her shoulder as you can see.
     
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  2. Len Backus

    Len Backus Administrator Staff Member

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    nice going!
     

  3. Capt. D

    Capt. D Well-Known Member

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    Awsome, fawn bleats or pup distress works well this time of year.
     
  4. Unofficial Gun Addict (UGA)

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    Nice... Every dog has it's day.... and yours had his just prior to meeting you. Well done sir. Good feeling to put one in the dirt after a dry patch. Congrats.
     
  5. Tnwhip

    Tnwhip Well-Known Member

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    thanks
    I have been back twice trying to pick up one of her buddies but no luck yet. I started to go this evening but worked pretty hard today and I just wanted to kick back. I will try it again tomorrow or the next day. Need to go now, the Soy beans will be too tall in another week to see anything.
     
  6. Tnwhip

    Tnwhip Well-Known Member

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    I got up this morning and went down to the farm. No coyote but I have 4 nice bucks out in the field eating my soy beans one has a double main beam on his left side. I have seen these bucks together before. This time they were 160 yds out. Got a real good look at them. With luck I will be sitting here putting the cross hairs on them this hunting season and pull the trigger. Instead of just looking. gun)
     
  7. catskinner

    catskinner Active Member

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    Hey Townwimp nice going. The fields by me give everything a free pass this time of the year since it's all so high
     
  8. Specialized

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    Well done! You're right, that .22-250 puts a hole in there. Sounds like a good location too. Always a good time to hunt coyotes!
     
  9. berg jager

    berg jager New Member

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    Good grief! That's a big whole!

    Congrats on ending your dry spell. Get some more, brother.

    Cheers,
    Das Berg Jager