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Offline Pete112288

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Finally Broke my coyote dry spell
« on: December 01, 2019, 11:12:01 PM »
So I have called in 3 this year and they have all given me the slip. I have been out half a dozen times or so every ear but its been 6 or 7 years since I connected and only had called in like 2 over that time. Finally got myself a decent electronic caller that I have wanted for a while. Got the Johnny Stewart GS2. This morning was my first day out with it. Had my first 2 sets spoiled by goose hunters walking out through the fields near me. I wish I had waited to try that spot on a non-goose day. But oh well, no worries. Went to another spot. 5 min into the caller being on with the "grown cottontail" sound and I saw a coyote circling around a marshy patch 200 yards out. He came around on dry land and through some tall dead grass. I could see his ears clearly and down his neck a little through the grass. Knowing it was just dead grass and he was almost directly facing me I just aimed through the grass to where his neck meets his chest would be. It was about 30 yards. Didnt see him drop but didnt see him run either. I finished calling and then walked over there through the grass. He never took a step. I think he had his head down out in front of him like a sneak position. Saw a big exit hole behind his right ear. It was Federal Copper sabot slugs as its all I have that is not lead for coyote at the moment and this area is strictly no lead. His left eye was gone. Looking closer, I hit him square in the eye. Doubt I would ever be able to repeat that even if I tried. After it exited there was a graze along his back too, hence why I think he was down in a sneak position. One less fawn, goose, & pheasant killer for this area. Haha. Happy as can be with my new caller.

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Re: Finally Broke my coyote dry spell
« Reply #1 on: December 02, 2019, 03:04:54 AM »
Nice dog!  Congratulations on breaking your dry spell!
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Re: Finally Broke my coyote dry spell
« Reply #2 on: December 02, 2019, 07:11:14 AM »
I figured after your accident earlier in the year you hadn't had enough dry spells  :chuckle:

Too soon?

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Re: Finally Broke my coyote dry spell
« Reply #3 on: December 02, 2019, 07:28:40 AM »
Nice shooting.  Congratulations.

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Re: Finally Broke my coyote dry spell
« Reply #4 on: December 02, 2019, 07:04:47 PM »
Congrats! Way to get it done!

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Re: Finally Broke my coyote dry spell
« Reply #5 on: December 02, 2019, 10:05:25 PM »
Great Job!

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Re: Finally Broke my coyote dry spell
« Reply #6 on: December 02, 2019, 11:08:42 PM »
I figured after your accident earlier in the year you hadn't had enough dry spells  :chuckle:

Too soon?

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Haha, no, not too soon. In my circle of friends and coworkers I have been roasted pretty good about that.
I am happy to laugh now about the jokes because I am here to do so  :tup:

 


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