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BONITABOY MADE A POST ABOUT COYOTES. WAY DOWN THE COMMENTS SOMEONE ASKED FOR TIPS TO MAKE YOUR COYOTE HUNTING BETTER. I AM ALL EARS. I AM NO PREDATOR HUNTER BUT IM TIRED OF COYOTES EATING TURKEY EGGS AND BABY TURKEYS AND EATING DEER OF ALL AGE GROUPS. IF ANYONE KNOWS SOMETHING THAT WOULD ASSIST WOULD BE COYOTE HUNTERS PLEASE MAKE A COMMENT OR A POST. MERRY CHRISTMAS
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I would use some type of dead animal, like a bird; dove, quail, duck, goose, you name it. breast the birds, more ethical. Maybe try a dying rabbit decoy (dont feel bad admiral) along with the dying cottontail stress call. MOJO decoys sells a dying woodpecker decoy that makes the woodpecker look wounded. Anyway, Merry Christmas!

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yotes
someone has to know more than I do about coyote hunting . I know very very litle .
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Rabbit distress call and an object to show movement. The call will bring them in and the object will hold their attention. Try tying a long feather or two tied to a stick with fishing string and let the wind blow it around. Dont put it in plain sight.
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Coyotes
Being a duck hunter at heart, I had to make the switch to coyotes and deer after moving to West Texas.

I'm still learning, but there's lots of predator hunters out here that take it very seriously.

Couple things I've picked up:
1. Watch your scent, they will almost always try to circle and approach from down wind of you. No such thing as hunting the wind. I've watched them go a mile out of their way to get down wind of us before coming in, so I'd always hunt with the wind to your back.

2. The feather on the string that Swine-stalker mentioned is one of the best decoys. Buddy of mine puts his in the wide open and they will come running in almost paying no attention to you whatsover.

3. Bring a shotgun as well as a rifle. #4 buck or turkey loads work great. Sometimes they'll get hung up and stop 100 or more yards out and just look your way. Most of the time they'll come running in within 30 secs of you starting to call. So have the shotgun ready for close encounters.

4. If they are close they react quickly. So don't touch the call until you are sitting down, hidden and comfortable. The guy I hunt with blows a rabbit in distress with an open reed call. He usually calls for 30 secs or so with a 10-15 second break and then calls for 30 secs again. I have seen a number come running in before he even finishes the first 30 sec series.

5. Buy a calling CD and learn their different sounds. We don't often use the open reeds to sound like a yote, but its really useful in hearing the different sounds and knowing what they mean. There's particular yelping that they make when they've busted you. When you hear this, might as well pack up and leave. When I first started I'd hang around and keep calling back at them thinking I had them working. Nope, joke was on me. They knew I was there and was letting me know.

6. Move around. I'd only stay put for 15-30 minutes at each stand. If there's a yote nearby and he's going to come in, its usually fairly quick. If you're targeting bobcats however, those can take hours.
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you can also soak a sponge in blood and use a bull horn to find them if ya dont feel like shootin.use the dead coyotes to catch more coyotes or feed em to your dogs like i do!!!
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