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#6048032 - 11/24/15 04:47 PM Redundant question
TEXASLEFTY Online   content
THF Trophy Hunter

Registered: 10/26/07
Posts: 7806
Loc: The Island Cres
Moved locations on my lease and I am covered up with coyotes. I have seen a pack of 6 and several times a pack of 3.

The question is a cheap call and a moving decoy. I said cheap, foxpros are NOT cheap. I am thinking some kind of speaker with a 50' lead hooked to my phone and a cheap moving decoy.

Suggestions, please?

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#6048056 - 11/24/15 04:54 PM Re: Redundant question [Re: TEXASLEFTY]
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Registered: 08/13/09
Posts: 476
Loc: Mansfield
just buy a $10 mouth call. it is not hard at all to learn a rabbit squeal, and it will work just fine. Many a coyote have been killed without a foxpro, and many more will be killed in the future.

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#6048066 - 11/24/15 05:00 PM Re: Redundant question [Re: TEXASLEFTY]
TEXASLEFTY Online   content
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Registered: 10/26/07
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Loc: The Island Cres
Ok, thanks. I will try and get over to Academy tonight.

What about some type of decoy?

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#6048151 - 11/24/15 05:55 PM Re: Redundant question [Re: TEXASLEFTY]
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You don't need to buy a decoy either. Just put a feather on a 2-3 ft stick with a string so in wind can blow it around. Push into the ground so it's above the vegetation where the coyotes can see it. You your mouth call and hope for the best.

edit: an arrow shaft will work if you have one.


Edited by Rcinit (11/24/15 05:55 PM)

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#6048288 - 11/24/15 07:11 PM Re: Redundant question [Re: TEXASLEFTY]
TEXASLEFTY Online   content
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Loc: The Island Cres
Sweet, thanks again guys!!!

Never in my life thought I would see 6 yotes running in a pack during daylight hours....

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#6048630 - 11/24/15 09:07 PM Re: Redundant question [Re: TEXASLEFTY]
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Registered: 09/08/15
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I've taken several in the past couple years with a downloaded predator calls app on my iPhone, works just fine and was free. Just another idea to think about.

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#6049564 - 11/25/15 11:49 AM Re: Redundant question [Re: TXSIGNGUY]
TEXASLEFTY Online   content
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Originally Posted By: TXSIGNGUY
I've taken several in the past couple years with a downloaded predator calls app on my iPhone, works just fine and was free. Just another idea to think about.


Already did that, just thought a little speaker with a 50' lead would be better.

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#6049860 - 11/25/15 03:14 PM Re: Redundant question [Re: TEXASLEFTY]
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cheap decoy? Get one of those balls with a tail attached to it that people put in a bag to trick people with. Spray paint the ball and set that thing loose in front of your stand and start calling.
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#6049868 - 11/25/15 03:20 PM Re: Redundant question [Re: TEXASLEFTY]
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stick and a feather
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#6049869 - 11/25/15 03:21 PM Re: Redundant question [Re: TEXASLEFTY]
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Natty Love

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mouth calls are cheap
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#6049870 - 11/25/15 03:22 PM Re: Redundant question [Re: TEXASLEFTY]
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kill a pig and lay it in the middle of the pasture
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#6051253 - 11/26/15 11:49 AM Re: Redundant question [Re: TEXASLEFTY]
TEXASLEFTY Online   content
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Registered: 10/26/07
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Loc: The Island Cres
Thanks for responding to everyone. I am not nor have I ever been a varmint hunter. I have shot Bobcats and Coyotes over the years but it was right place right time.

I have never seen coyotes running in packs like this except at night. They can be a very real problem for my land owner and would like to take every one of them.

I THINK after I shoot a couple of them they will stop coming into this field/pasture during daylight hours.

Any and all advice is appreciated, I just don't want to spend a bunch of $$$.

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#6052100 - 11/26/15 08:35 PM Re: Redundant question [Re: TEXASLEFTY]
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You're welcome to borrow my fox pro sometime

I would just buy a mini blaster hand call

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#6052151 - 11/26/15 08:56 PM Re: Redundant question [Re: TEXASLEFTY]
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Registered: 10/26/07
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Loc: The Island Cres
I may take you up on that, however I have no plans of going there on a varmint specific hunt.

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#6052411 - 11/27/15 05:33 AM Re: Redundant question [Re: TEXASLEFTY]
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Registered: 04/20/11
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Loc: Wise County Texas
I agree, had call and stick with cotton balls or feather, but not necessary. They will know where you are as soon as you start calling, the feather idea gives you a diversion though.

If you want to make a call, I can show you if you'd like, takes about 10 minutes of you have the "stuff"

You will need a 3-4" piece of 1/2"-3/4" pvc pipe, no trespassing/for sale sign, or similar thickness material (just need a piece) and a rubber band. Tools needed hacksaw or any saw in a pinch. Made bunch of these, not fancy but each one has it's own sound and will be new to the yotes.
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