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Offline Oldguy

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scope for coyote hunting
« on: August 27, 2020, 08:20:18 PM »
Just purchased an AR-15 and would like some input on what scope to mount on it. Not really desiring a red-dot and probably would lean toward a duplex type reticle, but I'm interested in what you who are already hunting coyotes have to offer in advice. Ammo would be .223/5.56.

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Re: scope for coyote hunting
« Reply #1 on: August 27, 2020, 08:25:48 PM »
Just purchased an AR-15 and would like some input on what scope to mount on it. Not really desiring a red-dot and probably would lean toward a duplex type reticle, but I'm interested in what you who are already hunting coyotes have to offer in advice. Ammo would be .223/5.56.

I have a Vortex 3 power BDL scope on mine. Great scope!  Worked awesome all last week, can be turned to red, black or green. 
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Re: scope for coyote hunting
« Reply #2 on: August 28, 2020, 06:12:36 AM »
A lot depends on where your at and how you hunt them. For called coyotes a 2x7 works fine.
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Re: scope for coyote hunting
« Reply #3 on: August 28, 2020, 06:55:18 AM »
Plan on using electronic call.

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Re: scope for coyote hunting
« Reply #4 on: August 28, 2020, 07:23:23 AM »
On my AR I use a 2.5x 8 Leupold. Good for calling, plus good field of few for making adjustments on running shots.... fairly small-not bulky.....
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Re: scope for coyote hunting
« Reply #5 on: August 28, 2020, 07:35:37 AM »
Primary Arms 1x6 with predator lighted reticle.($289.00)

Nikon P-223 1x4 or 3x9 BDC Reticle (non-lighted) . Around $200.

All are amazing scopes for the money.  With a little time behind them I will never go back to a duplex reticle ever!
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Re: scope for coyote hunting
« Reply #6 on: August 28, 2020, 07:52:53 AM »
I second the Primary Arms 1-6x predator reticle. Awesome scope for the money.
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Re: scope for coyote hunting
« Reply #7 on: September 15, 2020, 09:19:13 AM »
I have a similar setup on my AR... Holo sight with a vortex flip over 3x. Holo is nice for on the move shots but the flip over zoom comes in handy for longer shots.

Just purchased an AR-15 and would like some input on what scope to mount on it. Not really desiring a red-dot and probably would lean toward a duplex type reticle, but I'm interested in what you who are already hunting coyotes have to offer in advice. Ammo would be .223/5.56.

I have a Vortex 3 power BDL scope on mine. Great scope!  Worked awesome all last week, can be turned to red, black or green.

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Re: scope for coyote hunting
« Reply #8 on: September 15, 2020, 01:22:12 PM »
I just put a Nikon M-223 with BDC on my AR. First shot on a coyote was money at 305 yards. Zeroed at 150, next circle down is money at 300. A 3 legged yote too!!

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Re: scope for coyote hunting
« Reply #9 on: September 15, 2020, 01:26:19 PM »
 :yeah: have the same setup on my savage predator mod 10 and my AR.  Love them.
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Re: scope for coyote hunting
« Reply #10 on: September 15, 2020, 02:16:09 PM »
I would get an illuminated scope if you plan on getting into it.

It really helps in low light conditions.

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Re: scope for coyote hunting
« Reply #11 on: September 15, 2020, 03:02:10 PM »
There you have it, pretty much every/anything works.

 


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