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Re: Another Coyote.
« Reply #20 on: September 14, 2005, 10:16:50 pm »
Clubs aren't considered a legal means of taking game in Mi and you'd probably be arrested for animal cruelty. ::) ;)
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Re: Another Coyote.
« Reply #21 on: September 15, 2005, 07:40:23 pm »
how about something to do with a road runner ? ? ?


or are they to hard to thump
We have a lot of good boys and girls in harms way
lets all support them and their familys.

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Re: Another Coyote.
« Reply #22 on: September 15, 2005, 08:29:25 pm »
Wildflower IS the road runner! :o

Ducking for cover now! :D :D :D

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Re: Another Coyote.
« Reply #23 on: September 15, 2005, 08:55:07 pm »
She said she didn't swerve to hit it.







...but she didn't swerve to miss it either!

according to Jeff an eye witness.

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Re: Another Coyote.
« Reply #24 on: September 15, 2005, 08:58:55 pm »
 :D :D :D :D :D :D

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Re: Another Coyote.
« Reply #25 on: September 18, 2005, 12:02:14 pm »
Usually a couple of them critters around the woodlot because they travel back and forth to the cow carcassess dumped in the woods by the farmer 'over the hill'. Every time I see one I either don't have the camera or they are too far away. I like them around to clean up on the hares. We have open season on them (coyotes) most of the year.

I've seen a few mounts of coyotes. They are usually mounted as if they are trotting and tung hanging out. It would be neet to see one mounted as if it were to pounce on a mouse in the snow. ;D

Pre-commercial thinning pays off. :)

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Re: Another Coyote.
« Reply #26 on: November 24, 2005, 03:37:39 pm »
This guy was braver than most coyotes I've seen. ;D


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Re: Another Coyote.
« Reply #27 on: November 24, 2005, 07:39:34 pm »
That guy sure does look healthy looking.  Compared to the skinny poor looking coyotes I've seen around here that sure does look like a 'wolf' even though I can't remember ever actually seeing one.    :)
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Re: Another Coyote.
« Reply #28 on: November 24, 2005, 07:55:13 pm »
This one was on my woodlot this morning. They eat pretty good around here because of all the hares and the farmers that dump dead cow carcasses in the woods. It was a good size, but smaller than wolves I've seen in BC.

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Re: Another Coyote.
« Reply #29 on: November 25, 2005, 06:08:59 am »
Speaking of wolves, the DNR is actually thinking about taking the wolf off the endangered species list here in Michigan and allowing limited hunting of them.
They are doing a phone survey on the subject currently.


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Re: Another Coyote.
« Reply #30 on: November 25, 2005, 06:24:11 am »
I was surprised down here that we have coyotes.  :o They are a real problem with chickens. When I was young I used to have a 220 Swift for varmint - perhaps I will get one again. I could take out a coyote at 500 yards with that gun! (Tripod of course)

We have some really interesting animals down here like a Tira (tolomuco is another name) - about 3 feet long member of the weasel family. I have seen about 4 of them so far. I also saw a river otter one day. Very cool - it was in a redirected stream heading between the river and the forest.  I was on a horse at the time so it allowed me to seem him - but I wish I had the camera ready.

So, how did I end up here anyway?

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Re: Another Coyote.
« Reply #31 on: November 25, 2005, 08:51:25 am »
There were three coyotes around last night in the snow storm. I walked up the woodlot and seen the tracks.

The other day (Wednesday) I saw a goshawk nab a grouse. I walked up to it and there was another grouse to my surprise running away about 20 feet from the hawk.  :o I saw him again yesterday in the same spot. I guess he hunted along that stretch of road because it's all closed in like a tunnel where the grouse feel safe.  ;D

I originally thought it was a female marsh hawk until I noticed it had white fluffy feathers on it's tale end.

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Re: Another Coyote.
« Reply #32 on: November 25, 2005, 10:05:27 am »
During our gun season for deer last weekend Chad hit a coyote on the run at 60 yards with a slug.  It was wounded and trying to make its way across the field. 

We hunt with radios so we can let each other know whats coming and since I didnt see the coyote Chad used the radio to let me know where he was. 

I got down from my stand since the other two guys with us had already shot there deer and I went to the field where chad lost site of him.  Chad is spotting me into the zone and tells me to come 50 yards north.  I do that and cant see a coyote ANYWHERE in this plowed feild.  He told me come a couple steps farther and he should be right there. 

I took those two steps and as soon as my foot hit the ground on the second step not 3 feet to my right in a dead furrow created by the old plow was this coyote GROWLING at me like he was going to eat me alive.  I swung the bolt action slug gun on him and squeezed the trigger. DEAD COYOTE. 

I think I will stick to my 220 Swift for those long shots on the dogs becuase this was definatly to close for comfort. 

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Re: Another Coyote.
« Reply #33 on: November 25, 2005, 05:34:46 pm »
Man, I hate when things like that happen. I always have to reach over and get a rock and pound my chest to get my heart started again...  :o

I will admit the last time it happen was when I walking down a trail with Hector. He said, Fred, look to your left. About 2 feet away I was eyeball to eyeball with an 8 foot boa constrictor.   ::)

Thankfully it wasn't the big one...
So, how did I end up here anyway?

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Re: Another Coyote.
« Reply #34 on: November 25, 2005, 05:55:28 pm »
 :D :D :D What would ya have done? ;D

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Re: Another Coyote.
« Reply #35 on: December 27, 2005, 01:32:41 am »
Get it mounted in a sitting position Jeff and put it in the livingroom!! Great conversation piece!!

And Kirk you mention being close to a yote!! Well when I go yote hunting I use calls mainly rabbit squeals. Well I busted loose one morning playing the old dying rabbit blues and 3 coyotes come exploding out of the buches and the one ran up toe to toe with me and actually stepped on my boot before he realize I was a little bigger rabbit then he wanted to tackle!! I was about as shocked as he was, I swear that yotes eyes got as big as quarters when he looked up at me. I stood up and he took off running towards my dad and I was not going to shoot so I swung to the one in back of me that was no more then 8 yards from me and let him have it with the .204!! Was my heart pounding out of my chest that morning!!



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Re: Another Coyote.
« Reply #36 on: December 27, 2005, 07:28:59 am »
I've never had trouble with coyotes, but I have been surprised a few times with them. They've never shown their teeth, nor have they charged me. Most often times they make themselves scarce and keep a very wide distance from me, unless by accident I happen upon them. If I didn't have coyotes, the hare would have my plantation ruined. In fact we had a 10 acre plantation where the hare ruined it entirely, no coyotes.  >:(

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Re: Another Coyote.
« Reply #37 on: December 28, 2005, 06:43:23 pm »
I read a research paper on the coyotes from the area where SwampDonkey lives.  A scientist looked at the dna profile of the eastern coyote and found that the DNA was a mixture of western coyote and central Canada/US timber wolves.  It is likely that the eastern coyote is a hybrid between the western coyote and the timber wolf, hence their large size.

I've seen them in the 50-70 lb range in New Brunswick.  I've also seen some puny, mangey yotes too (15-20 lbs).

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Re: Another Coyote.
« Reply #38 on: May 10, 2015, 03:47:39 pm »
Another Coyote


  

 
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« Reply #39 on: May 10, 2015, 09:56:15 pm »
Is he laying down peacefully now Ron?
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