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Question by habben97. Uploaded on November 24, 2012
I think that calling is by far the most fun. Go to amazon.com and enter "coyote calls." Electronic calls are good for beginners, as they are educational as well as highly effective.
Baiting with dead animals is also a popular method.
Find an open field, call, wait, shoot.
i like the Primos calls and their electronic rabbits that move to draw the dogs in i use both electronic calls and reed calls all you have to do is find a good place to hide put the rabbit and call box if you use one about 100 yd away from you and wait for the dog to come in.
P.S great choice in 243 it gives you a little more range and bullet weight for windy days.
Calling is typically the most likely to produce results and it is relatively easy and inexpensive to do.
If you live in wide open farm country and are able to shoot across fields, it is also effective to drive around looking for them at sunup. Stragglers that are still hunting for the night will still be around. Later in the day, you can get together with buddies and clear small timbers and weedy fields of sleeping coyotes. I usually position blockers at likey escape routes and then shoot into a tree in the small timber with a .22. If they are in there, they will come flying out.
For safety's sake, this type of hunting takes shotbuns with #4 buck, or lots of open space for your .243, and permission from landowners and care to ensure that your shots are safe. I strongly suggest you try the 58g Hornady V-Max if you intend to shoot running coyotes. They are FAST and improve your odds considerably.
Sorry: "shotguns"; not "shotbuns"
what should I site my gun in for?
that is, how far should I site in for
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