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set up question
« on: January 01, 2012, 10:49:48 AM »
I went out yesterday for a few minutes to try out the new e-call. When you seasoned guys set up for predators do you set up infront or behind your call/decoy  :dunno: my gut told me sit infront of the call but that could be the elk hunter coming out in me  :chuckle: Thanks for the help  :hello:
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Re: set up question
« Reply #1 on: January 01, 2012, 10:58:29 AM »
set the call up wind from you so when the coyote circles downwind from the call he ends up in front of you to try to wind the sound source.

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Re: set up question
« Reply #2 on: January 02, 2012, 08:55:08 AM »
Always set the caller in front of you and make sure YOU CAN SEE IT  .
 20 to 30 yards away is plenty as long as you are not sticking out like a sore thumb .
Never set the caller in a low spot , coyotes like to use low ground to approach a call .
 If you cant see the caller they will sooner or later come in and you will never see them until they are leaving .
Call cross wind , coyotes DONT always go to the down wind side , If you set up properly you will have them dead before they can get there . If you always set up for just down wind coyotes you will have some come and go and never see them .
In big wide open ground set the caller farther away from you if you feel it necessary but DONT set it way out there especially if there is a low spot between you and the caller . Never set the caller behind you unless you have another shooter watching that back door .
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Re: set up question
« Reply #3 on: January 02, 2012, 08:58:57 AM »
Always set the caller in front of you and make sure YOU CAN SEE IT  .
 20 to 30 yards away is plenty as long as you are not sticking out like a sore thumb .
Never set the caller in a low spot , coyotes like to use low ground to approach a call .
 If you cant see the caller they will sooner or later come in and you will never see them until they are leaving .
Call cross wind , coyotes DONT always go to the down wind side , If you set up properly you will have them dead before they can get there . If you always set up for just down wind coyotes you will have some come and go and never see them .
In big wide open ground set the caller farther away from you if you feel it necessary but DONT set it way out there especially if there is a low spot between you and the caller . Never set the caller behind you unless you have another shooter watching that back door .
thanks Jerry
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Re: set up question
« Reply #4 on: January 02, 2012, 10:43:21 PM »
Most of the time I am around 20-40 yards away from my caller. I also suggest trying to get it up off the ground when you can. I put mine in a sage bush a lot of the time. It also helps to get a signal from the remote to the caller and helps the sound carry better. You will want to be behind the caller or off to the side. If I think I will have a yote come in at a strait line from the caller i will always try to set up at a 45 to the caller so they are not looking right at me the whole time when coming to the caller.
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