What you need to know about coyote hunting - [INFOGRAPHIC]

What preparations to do before hunting a coyote

  • Take enough of the water;

  • Take high-calorie food;

  • Take an extra tank;

  • Take a first-aid kit;

  • Let somebody know your location.

The gear you need to have for coyotes’ Hunting

  • Electronic call;

  • Mouth call;

  • Decoy;

  • Rifle (204 Ruger, 223 Remington, 22-250 Remington, or 243 Winchester calibers) or shotgun;

  • Shooting stick;

  • Seat for waiting on a coyote;

  • Camouflage costume.

How to choose camouflage coyote costume

  • Consider the area of hunting;

  • Depend on the nature’s colors;

  • Make sure it is lightweight and breathable;

  • Cover hands with the gloves;

  • Make sure gloves has non-slippery coverage;

  • Wear a face mask.

What you should do for perfect coyote’s stand setting

  • Choose the highest elevation;

  • Check the wind’s direction as coyotes used to come downwind;

  • Do not walk in without camo gear;

  • Prefer to sit in the shady place;

  • Make sure the front are is clear.

Set up the caller and decoy properly

  • The preferable distance is up to 50 yards;

  • The ideal distance for decoy is 3 feet within the call;

  • Try to determine where coyote might come from to choose caller’s direction.

What you should remember when using electronic calls

  • Change the sound to make coyote be curious about it;

  • Use distress sounds for early season;

  • Find out more about territorial sounds to understand coyotes’ language;

  • Start the call at the low volume;

  • Try different time of calling (10-20 minutes).

What to so when coyote comes to your call

  • Try not to move a lot;

  • Do not stop the decoy and let it works;

  • Move if the coyote moves and stop when it stops;

  • Take a downwind direction;

  • Check whether there’s coyote’s partners behind you;

  • Do not take a moving shot.

Where you may find coyotes At

  • Can be found in the deserts;

  • Nearby the cattle as they hunt them;

  • Coyotes tend to be around the deer;

  • Look for the areas with the water source;

  • Look for the fresh tracks as well as for the scat ( new scat is dark with the flies around it);

  • Coyotes do not walk in the opened area but the area where it can hide from a danger;

  • Likely find coyote at the agricultural field.

Seasons to hunt coyotes

  • Summer is the period to rest for hunters;

  • In Spring coyotes tend to choose the territory carefully;

  • Winter is one of the best times for hunting as coyotes spend a lot of time to look for food;

  • In Fall hunting is perfect due to the weather and coyotes want to be called;

By Chris Hayes
    about author

    My name is Chris and I am a hunter, outdoorsman, survivalist of 36 years old from Bosie, Idaho. Being a participant of Ihea-USA, I like big game hunting most of all, especially hunting white-tailed deer. Except hunting, I’m also keen on fishing and gaining new knowledge how to survive in the wild nature.As a professional hunter, I do not stop improving upon own hunting skills and testing new gear, equipment, hardware and weapons.I write articles to share my experience and knowledge with the readers who motivate me for more. For any additional information contact me at [email protected]