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Offline Baranouskas

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Anybody hunt Spring yotes?
« on: March 20, 2017, 02:13:51 PM »
Ive been working a lot and my job ends in 2 weeks,  I just got some night vision stuff, and im jonesing to kill a yote.  I have never tried .
« Last Edit: March 20, 2017, 03:55:42 PM by Russ McDonald »

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Re: Anybody hunt Spring yotes?
« Reply #1 on: March 20, 2017, 02:52:18 PM »
Welcome to the site! 

You got to just get out and get after it.   :tup:
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Re: Anybody hunt Spring yotes?
« Reply #2 on: March 20, 2017, 02:54:06 PM »
They will be dropping pups starting about now.  If you kill a nursing female, try to find the den and put down the litter humanely.  Otherwise they will just starve to death.
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Re: Anybody hunt Spring yotes?
« Reply #3 on: March 20, 2017, 04:11:51 PM »
I hunt'em almost year round
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Re: Anybody hunt Spring yotes?
« Reply #4 on: March 20, 2017, 04:40:20 PM »
That's good to know, thx

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Re: Anybody hunt Spring yotes?
« Reply #5 on: March 20, 2017, 04:45:10 PM »
I hunt'em almost year round
The hides are best in the winter. The pups are easy kills in August when they're out of the den and stupid still. They should be paired up now for possible doubles. Takes 61 days I think until they have pups. I personally don't fool with them much when the females are pregnant but mostly it's because I'm hunting for the hides in addition to pest control.
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Re: Anybody hunt Spring yotes?
« Reply #6 on: March 20, 2017, 09:26:34 PM »
I hunt'em almost year round
The hides are best in the winter. The pups are easy kills in August when they're out of the den and stupid still. They should be paired up now for possible doubles. Takes 61 days I think until they have pups. I personally don't fool with them much when the females are pregnant but mostly it's because I'm hunting for the hides in addition to pest control.


I dont do it for the pelts. I do it to to kill time until bear kicks off.
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Re: Anybody hunt Spring yotes?
« Reply #7 on: March 21, 2017, 06:35:14 AM »
Saw a yote this week that already shed its winter coat, looked like a chupacabra.

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Re: Anybody hunt Spring yotes?
« Reply #8 on: March 21, 2017, 07:09:34 AM »
shoot em when you see em ............... and can
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Re: Anybody hunt Spring yotes?
« Reply #9 on: March 21, 2017, 08:02:26 AM »
Saw one yesterday, just a wore out fur streak until it was well out of sight.  Lots of kill them all pressure here, seldom see them standing still.

 

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