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I mentioned it last month and I’ll say it again: The wind is a hunter’s best friend and worst enemy, potentially all in the same minute. Wind direction and velocity can change quickly and it just takes one gust from the wrong direction to foil a plan that had been working perfectly. For many close-range hunters on the ground, constantly checking the wind and adapting is a must. Last weekend, I decided to try coyote hunting with my crossbow. My chosen location was in the bow zone, with many occupied dwellings close by, so I figured a quiet crossbow was … Read more »

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Not what you’re looking for? Find more articles on hunting predatory animals! Keep your shooting skills sharp with this thrilling hunt I could hardly believe my eyes as the coyote came out of the ravine, tearing up the real estate between us, on a dead run towards me. I had only sat down in the snow on the edge of the brush mere minutes earlier and gave one short burst of calls from my faithful mouth call before the action started. When deer season comes to an end in late November or early December, most hunters reluctantly put away their … Read more »

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Not what you’re looking for? Find more articles on hunting predatory animals! Not what you’re looking for? Find more articles on hunting gear! Finding the perfect bullet for coyote hunting We’re in the middle of a western Canadian winter and fur prices are looking good for spring’s fur auctions. Therefore, it’s appropriate to take a look at the issue of fur-friendly bullets as it applies to everyone’s favourite winter game animal – the coyote. To start, let’s define fur-friendly bullets as those that will cleanly and quickly kill a predator without doing excessive damage to that beautiful and potentially valuable … Read more »

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