Almost invaded Canada

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Almost invaded Canada

Postby phutch30 » Mon Dec 24, 2012 3:44 pm

Went up to hunt the canadian border this weekend to do a little ok a lot of yotie hunting.
Ended up shooting 3 the first day. But was in a an area that was full of spooky coyotes. Saw maybe 6 yoties in 10 stands but every one of them circled downwind from 600-800 yards. Got the 3 after moving to a different area just before dark in 3 stands. The second day I shot 7 with 3 misses and 5 stands that I set up wrong on and didnt get shots. Made 17 stands the 2nd day and only had 2 blanks. Was only sitting 10-15 min due to the temps. With the wind chill it was in the -15 range. Soo many coyotes though. Frigging awsome up there.

Dont let anyone tell ya a .17 remington is only good out to 200 yards. This guy came in but only so far. Then decided to sit facing me and bark for 15 min. While I tried just about every call I had to squeez him in a little closer. I finally had enough and ranged him at 362 yards. Had to think about the shot for a min but decided to take it. Held just under his chin and a little to the right and squeezed one off. He just rolled over dead. Not my longest shot with the .17 but longest on a frontal. Hes a BIG male just over 39lbs... At least I thought he was a bigun till I weighed the last male I shot right at dark on day 2 that went 47lbs. Lugging him back I woulda swore he was 60. LOL

They are kinda pale up on the canadian border. LOL

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Heres another borderland coyote I snapped a pic of had to use the cell phone regular camera died.

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....its like taking x-lax when you have a bad cough. It wont clear up your lungs, but it sure stops you from coughing
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Re: Almost invaded Canada

Postby OGblackcloud » Mon Dec 24, 2012 4:32 pm

Looks like fun :thumbsup:
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Re: Almost invaded Canada

Postby phutch30 » Mon Dec 24, 2012 7:14 pm

it was but I spent the last 3 hrs skinning cold flea infested yotes....almost didnt have time to go christmas shopping. :biggrin:
....its like taking x-lax when you have a bad cough. It wont clear up your lungs, but it sure stops you from coughing
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Re: Almost invaded Canada

Postby montana bound » Mon Dec 24, 2012 8:17 pm

Good job!!! :thumbsup:

It amazes me how many fleas the fox and yots have in such a cold environment.
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Re: Almost invaded Canada

Postby tealdog » Tue Dec 25, 2012 12:50 am

Nice work!! That's some serious coyote whacking !!
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Re: Almost invaded Canada

Postby phutch30 » Tue Dec 25, 2012 10:32 am

One of the yotes I skinned was just crawling with them. She went into a hefty bag with raid for 10 min befor skinning. All the others went in right after getting peeled
....its like taking x-lax when you have a bad cough. It wont clear up your lungs, but it sure stops you from coughing
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Re: Almost invaded Canada

Postby TopWop » Tue Dec 25, 2012 3:15 pm

How do you keep from infesting your truck
and house? Strip down and ride home in
your scivy's ? Fleas give me the heebie jeebies.
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Re: Almost invaded Canada

Postby PTROOFER FTFOWLER » Tue Dec 25, 2012 7:57 pm

TopWop wrote:How do you keep from infesting your truck
and house? Strip down and ride home in
your scivy's ? Fleas give me the heebie jeebies.

Have you met Paul? I don't think he worries about fleas. Even fleas fear him.
I'm the type of guy who "cups" his hand over his butt, farts, and dishes it out like a soup kitchen.
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Re: Almost invaded Canada

Postby Erie » Tue Dec 25, 2012 8:02 pm

Never shot a coyote and truthfully never really cared to until I was in S Alberta hunting this fall and I bet you I could've whacked about 50 of them over the two week period. There's a reason our ancestors killed them and the wolves off many years ago.
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Re: Almost invaded Canada

Postby phutch30 » Tue Dec 25, 2012 10:10 pm

Its easy top- They stay outside in the bed of the pickup. When its cold they go dormant. By the time it warms up they find themselves in a plastic bag with raid.

They almost never come in the house much
....its like taking x-lax when you have a bad cough. It wont clear up your lungs, but it sure stops you from coughing
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Re: Almost invaded Canada

Postby wingnutty » Wed Dec 26, 2012 10:36 am

They almost never come in the house much

Classic quote right there :lol3: :yes: :lol:

See, this line is where most wives would be drawing the line "but honey, the fleas almost never come in the house, much." :lol3: I think that 99% of men who uttered this phrase would be sleeping in the bed of the truck, with the coyotes and the fleas.
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Re: Almost invaded Canada

Postby montana quackhead » Wed Dec 26, 2012 5:29 pm

:lol: :thumbsup:
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Re: Almost invaded Canada

Postby rew » Wed Dec 26, 2012 9:39 pm

where are you taking your hides?whats the going rate for them?
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Re: Almost invaded Canada

Postby phutch30 » Wed Jan 02, 2013 10:10 am

Dont know who Im selling to yet. Dont know what they are bring yet either, but prob about 25% less than last year
....its like taking x-lax when you have a bad cough. It wont clear up your lungs, but it sure stops you from coughing
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