coyote hunting

Discussion in 'The Hunting & Fishing Forum' started by 21bravo, Mar 13, 2009.

  1. Tony22-250

    Tony22-250 New Member

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    I have taken crows at 500 yards with my .17 HMR savage Model 93R17-FVSS. but i have not shot coyote with it yet but i think it would do find just if you hit it in the right place between 100-250 yards.

    For coyote I use my 22-250 Remington 700 and 45gr Winchester ammo at 4000fps you can usually get them at your local Walmart, for around $25 a box (40 count). it dose very little damage to the pelt.

    http://www.cabelas.com/link-12/product/0042032210889a.shtml
  2. islenos

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    I would go bigger, don't like to see anything suffer, not even coyotes.
  3. Tony22-250

    Tony22-250 New Member

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    Yes very true i didn't think of that aspect. So im going to have to agree with Islenos us a larger round. I wouldn't use rimfire even the 17hmr for coyote size game unless you are very sure in your ability that you can drop it in 1 shot.
  4. kutaho

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    .223 is my preferred cal. for coyote.
  5. fyimo

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    I just sold my 22-250 which was my Coyote gun but if I was going now with what I have it would be my 243 as it's an excellent round and I go for center chest shots.
  6. army mp

    army mp Member

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    I don’t know what your terrain is. Here in Pa, I have used both the 223 and 22-250, both will roll a yote, but I must say I have killed as many with the mossburg 835 with 3 1/2 mag 2x4 Turkey loads. Don’t get discouraged. It takes a lot of practice to out smart a brush wolf.
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