Eastern Red Wolf Hunt

Discussion in 'Wolf Hunting' started by jvstoro, Mar 31, 2013.

  1. jvstoro

    jvstoro Member

    Mar 13, 2013
    Thought I would share a few pics from a hunt which took place in mid February this year.

    The weather was light snow with -12 degrees Celcius (10 F). Winds were 12 km/hr (7 miles/hr) from the North West .

    I was approaching from the East to my stand. Simply hidden amongst a cedar fence line. My rifle was a .223 savage XP with a 3-9 X40 mm scope. I sat about 100 yards from the bait. I was using a electronic caller using a pups yelp. No response. Approximately 20 minutes later, at 07:15 hrs, I changed to a Cotton Tail distress call, and had 4 wolfs coming running out of the Cedar bush at 150 yards away at my 5 o'clock position. Took the shot! She weighed about 80 lbs and measured 5'10" hanging.

    That evening, while skinning her, I could hear the pack howling all around us. I think she was a dominant female and her pack was looking for her.

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    Last edited: Mar 31, 2013
  2. rooster740

    rooster740 Well-Known Member

    Feb 13, 2008
    Compared to what we have in Montana, that is an interesting looking creature!
    Nice job!
  3. roninflag

    roninflag Well-Known Member

    Feb 27, 2006
    that wolf is colored like a southwest az desert coyote only 3 to 4 times as big!! Nice!!