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I don’t know of any state that still pays a bounty on coyotes, but some stockmen’s associations do. Just about any Western state has lots of coyotes these days, so the big difference would be the bird hunting. Oregon has a little more varied bird hunting than Montana. Both have the standard Western mix of pheasants, Hungarian partridge, and prairie and forest grouse; Oregon also has good populations of valley quail and chukar partridge. Oregon is considerably warmer in the winter too, if that makes a difference. I live in Montana, and it gets a lot colder here than many immigrants can tolerate. In fact it sometimes gets cold enough to freeze spit before it hits the ground.

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