Archive for coyote hunting

Predators Like Us

Hunting coyotes is easy. Killing them is not. If you want to move from merely “hunting” them to actually hunting and taking them consistently, you first have to respect them. 

January 09, 2014

Tricking the Trickster

Coyotes can be found from Central America to Alaska and across the Lower 48. Frank Miniter shares some important tips for hunting these wily predators, and it starts with a little respect.

December 26, 2013

To Catch a Predator

Don’t miss out on the hottest hunting in America. Coyotes, foxes, bobcats and more all await your attention.

January 10, 2013

5 Coyote Hunting Tips From the Pros

Use these five insider tips to hunt coyotes like a pro.

January 04, 2013

Mossberg Varmint Predator Rifle

By Bob Robb

On a ground squirrel/coyote hunt in eastern Oregon, I had the chance to test the MVP (Mossberg Varmint Predator) in both the Varmint and Predator versions. These guns are worthy of consideration for four basic reasons. First, they are extremely accurate. Second, they accept standard AR-15 magazines (we used both five- and 20-shot mags). Third, they can take all the field abuse you can give them and still deliver. And fourth, the price is right.

June 18, 2012

Pros & Cons of Decoying Predators

By Bob Robb

Decoys have become a large part of many predator hunters’ bags of tricks in recent years. Here are some pros and cons to using them.

May 17, 2012

Suburban Coyotes

By Bob Robb

Gas prices are up and the stock market’s down. Most of us are on a tight budget, but want to find some good hunting close to home that won’t push the fuel tab into three digits and keep us away from family and other obligations for days on end.

May 10, 2012

Predator Callers: Watch the Edges

By Bob Robb

Spring is a great time to call coyotes, fox, and bobcats. However, one mistake many novice callers make that costs them many an opportunity is forgetting to watch the edges.

April 25, 2012

Scents for Coyotes?

By Bob Robb

Being a dyed-in-the-wool bowhunter means I am always worried about something smelling me. This is not something that needs telling to serious predator guys, but just a way of explaining how, many moons ago I started using Wildlife Research Center’s Scent Killer scent-eliminating sprays, shower products and laundry soaps. From there, I progressed to using its deer attractant and various cover scents, with which I have had several successful experiences. I really like and believe in this stuff, so when I had the opportunity to try a couple of very new WRC predator products late last spring on an Illinois coyote hunt, I jumped at the chance.

March 26, 2012

Coyote Mating Season Mayhem

By Bob Robb

A bitter conflict in the coyote community is escalating. From mid-January to mid-March, depending on where you live, coyotes are locked in a territorial battle for the right to breed. Mating season mayhem is upon us.

March 01, 2012

Tips for Hunting Eastern Coyotes in Winter

If you're looking for an off-season winter adventure, these tips will help you locate and shoot an Eastern coyote.

February 06, 2012

The Coyote Caller’s Playbook

Here the author offers up tips on how to lure in predators that have learned prey-in-distress calls are too good to be true.

December 29, 2010

Spanish Princess' Fur Coat Sparks Debate

The Headline: Princess Letizia Steps Out in Fur

November 23, 2010

NM Man Opposes School Coyote Hunt

A New Mexico man who opposes a school-sponsored coyote hunt says he does not believe the school should condone the killing of wildlife.

November 22, 2010

Coyote Hunting: Who's To Blame

When a journalists wades into the predator hunting issue that has people riled, she tries to figure out who to blame. But perhaps she should be figuring out who to t

January 14, 2010