Archive for coyotes

Confidence is Key

Lure the naturally suspicious coyote into a false sense of security and take more pelts to market this season.

December 08, 2014

Alberta Whitetails & Friends

Unlike many Midwest whitetail hunters, Field Editor Ron Spomer was not surprised to see “America’s” favorite deer on the cold, windy, barren plains of eastern Alberta. But he was pleasantly surprised to see the size of their antlers.

November 20, 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

Predators at the Back Door

As coyotes, cougars and bears expand their ranges, humans must learn to live on a landscape that protects predators at enormous cost.

November 21, 2013

Of Feathers and Fur

Canada represents something of a paradise for waterfowl hunters, which made it an ideal location to put some of the year’s hottest new gear—like Mossy Oak’s Shadow Grass Blade camo, Browning's 3½-inch A5 and the latest offerings from Federal Premium—to the test. Associate Online Editor Shawn Skipper recently returned from a waterfowl/predator hunt in Alberta. Get an inside look at the hunt with this gallery.

October 24, 2013

Coyote Attacks Becoming More Aggressive?

Coyote attacks on pets have become normal news fodder in the last few years, and these three stories from the last few weeks may be an example of how aggressive the canine predators are becoming.

February 12, 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

Woman Saves Dog From Coyote Attack with Newspaper

Tucker, a 12-year-old Chihuahua, has fought diabetes, a brain tumor, near-blindness and, most recently, a pair of attacking coyotes.

November 15, 2012

Did Coyotes Cause Spread of Ticks, Lyme Disease?

After Lyme disease reared its ugly head in 1975 and subsequently spread throughout much of the country, it changed how we care for our gundogs. We vaccinate them against the disease. We check them for ticks after every hunt. And we apply monthly tick repellents such as Frontline and Advantix. Yet, if you own enough dogs over the course of enough years, it's likely one or even a few will contract Lyme. And let's not forget that you yourself are susceptible.

July 31, 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

ABC: Coyotes Have Taste For House Cats

I've never been a big fan of coyotes, but new info released by the American Bird Conservancy (ABC) may change my tune: Apparently they eat a lot of cats.

April 09, 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

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

How Coyotes Affect Deer Herds

Deer managers and hunters are still learning how to deal with coyotes for the good of deer herds and ecosystems.

November 16, 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