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Long shot on a coyote
« on: February 24, 2012, 10:35:52 AM »
shot a coyote at 462 yards friday and the year before that i shot one at 586 yards i shot them both with my 22-250
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Re: Long shot on a coyote
« Reply #1 on: February 24, 2012, 10:37:32 AM »
pics or it didnt happen  :chuckle: seriously, thats some good shootn, its fun to reach out and touch somethn once in awhile
my grandpa always said "if it aint broke dont fix it"

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Re: Long shot on a coyote
« Reply #2 on: February 24, 2012, 10:38:35 AM »
i didnt have a camera with me
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Re: Long shot on a coyote
« Reply #3 on: February 24, 2012, 10:40:13 AM »
Were you calln them in or did you just happen to come across them
my grandpa always said "if it aint broke dont fix it"

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Re: Long shot on a coyote
« Reply #4 on: February 24, 2012, 03:37:17 PM »
they were right behind my house we have two cattle fields inn front of my house and a mountain behind it and they were standing on the ridge the one at 586 i shot in the field
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Re: Long shot on a coyote
« Reply #5 on: February 24, 2012, 03:44:11 PM »
thats awesome, the furthest shot i ever got to take was exactly 700 ft short of a mile, i hit a basket ball sized target plum center twice, it was cool
my grandpa always said "if it aint broke dont fix it"

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Re: Long shot on a coyote
« Reply #6 on: February 24, 2012, 03:46:24 PM »
Cool.

Sometimes I am capable of pulling off the long shot.......   Sadly, sometimes I am also capable of completely muffing the gimme shot......
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Re: Long shot on a coyote
« Reply #7 on: February 24, 2012, 03:50:18 PM »
SWEET!!! 

I've never had a 22-250 I felt I could do that with.  For the CVCA tournaments I switched to the 6mm Rem and busted a few out around 500.  Felt like I had won the lotto on the first one.

Good job - now get a camera and show us some pics.  Love seeing winter coyotes in red snow.
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Re: Long shot on a coyote
« Reply #8 on: February 24, 2012, 04:10:28 PM »
Big question is, did you kill them?

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Re: Long shot on a coyote
« Reply #9 on: February 24, 2012, 09:32:17 PM »
Impressive!  :yike: :yike: I would like to see what that coyote slayer looks like.  I think the 22-250 has a little bit of majic in it, one of my favorite cartridges.

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Re: Long shot on a coyote
« Reply #10 on: February 24, 2012, 10:18:42 PM »
nice! I love long range shooting.

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Re: Long shot on a coyote
« Reply #11 on: February 24, 2012, 10:47:52 PM »
Cool. 22-250 is a great cartridge!
I felt like a one legged cat trying to bury a terd on a frozen pond!

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Re: Long shot on a coyote
« Reply #12 on: February 25, 2012, 07:04:07 AM »
mtnmuley they both dropped in their tracks
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Re: Long shot on a coyote
« Reply #13 on: February 25, 2012, 02:08:18 PM »
Very nice.  Must have been in the head or high shoulder.  Good shooting. :tup:

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Re: Long shot on a coyote
« Reply #14 on: February 25, 2012, 02:13:14 PM »
Good shootin :tup:. I shot one recently at 530 yards with my .204. he went poof :chuckle:. It was a little uncomfortable to shoot that far but it felt good. Prarie dog shootin is another topic. Shot one once at over 650 yds :yike: rolled about 5 times :chuckle:.
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Re: Long shot on a coyote
« Reply #15 on: March 04, 2012, 10:33:46 PM »
Way to stack them up, I love shooting coyotes way out there. Especially when they don't know your there!
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