Top Ad Widget

Collapse

Announcement

Collapse
No announcement yet.

When is the best time to hunt coyotes in PA and can anyone give me any coyote hunting tips?

Collapse
X
 
  • Filter
  • Time
  • Show
Clear All
new posts

  • When is the best time to hunt coyotes in PA and can anyone give me any coyote hunting tips?

    When is the best time to hunt coyotes in PA and can anyone give me any coyote hunting tips?

  • #2
    coyotes move the most after dark so first and last light are the best times,BUT, they also can be taken at anytime throughout the day.I Hunt on the coldest days possible.The extra energy needed to stay warm on colder days forces yotes to feed more often, which will have them up and on the move during daylight hours.

    Comment


    • #3
      I agree with bigjake on first and last light calling and cold days. I have been calling coyotes for 12 years and must say that like deer hunting before a storm and following a storm have been my most successful times calling. I dream of days with snow on the ground, the sun shining and the temperature around the freezing point. It seems like these days the coyotes can respond all day long.

      Comment


      • #4
        Me and a friend decided to give yote hunting a try so we bought a electronic caller from gander for $79 and a rabbit decoy for $20, battery operated and drove out rt. 51 to give it a try. The first time the wind was ripping at 15 to 20mph. We tried a few spots for about 20 min each and no luck. We went Sunday night and got to our spot around 4, tried a set with no luck and drove down the road a little to a huge field with a wood line on the bottom by the road for walk in cover. The field is about 400yds wide and deep with the wind at our faces. It was right at dusk so we started calling, distress cottontail---wounded rabbit----- barely enough light to see through the scope and ready to leave(left the red spotlight in the truck) one last call we chose the flicker and looked out into the field at about 130yds and the she was, big ass yote! My buddy put her down and she ended up weighing in at 56lbs. Luck or skill, we'll never know but I can tell you that I believe scent control and wind are the two most important things to it. I have a new addiction and its yote hunting and this is his turn on the caller. Gun was a 243 and we also had a 12ga with us. See if you can find a red tag farm in your area, in my opinion they can produce well.

        Comment


        • #5
          Anytime is good. Shut off the TV and get out there.

          Comment


          • #6
            Early morning, evening seem to be the best in NEPA. Summer and fall too if you're not hunting to sell the fur.

            Comment

            Welcome!

            Collapse

            Welcome to Outdoor Life's Answers section. Here you will find hunting, fishing, and survival tips from the editors of Outdoor Life, as well as recommendations from readers like yourself.

            If this is your first visit, be sure to check out the FAQ for information on posting and navigating the forums.

            And don't forget to check out the latest reviews on guns and outdoor gear on outdoorlife.com.

            Right Rail 1 Ad

            Collapse

            Top Active Users

            Collapse

            There are no top active users.

            Right Rail 2 Ad

            Collapse

            Latest Topics

            Collapse

            • ‘Twas the night before ….
              by fitch270
              the bow opener, and it’s chilli cook off night at church.

              What could possibly go wrong?!?

              😳🤢🙄



              ...
              09-30-2022, 06:22 PM
            • Deciding on Spot for First Day
              by wesman24
              Hello Everyone,

              I currently have a spot set up on public land that is new to me this year. I did quite a bit of scouting in the area and...
              09-29-2022, 02:15 PM
            • What now?
              by FirstBubba
              PM'ing on another blog site with a gent.
              I had lamented the fact that I have 20 gauge and 12 gauge MEC 600Jr loaders, but only shoot 16 gauge....
              09-28-2022, 05:50 PM
            • Counting down
              by fitch270
              We’ve had an early bear weekend already and squirrel season opened September 1’st but this Saturday morning is a big deal, most small game seasons...
              09-28-2022, 04:33 PM
            • POS shotgun breaks a kids heart.
              by dewman
              In short brother and I dove hunting 1/4 mile from a slough some folks are Teal hunting. Around 8:00 their shooting stops and they are coming down the...
              09-25-2022, 08:37 PM

            Right Rail 3 Ad

            Collapse

            Footer Ad Widget

            Collapse
            Working...
            X