Go Back  HuntingNet.com Forums > Regional Forums > Northeast
 Coyotes, anybody else seen them? >

Coyotes, anybody else seen them?

Northeast ME, NH, VT, NY, CT, RI, MA, PA, DE, WV, MD, NJ Remember, the Regional forums are for hunting topics only.

Coyotes, anybody else seen them?

Old 12-06-2005, 09:08 PM
  #11  
 
Mr. .45-70's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2005
Location: Adirondacks, New York
Posts: 139
Default RE: Coyotes, anybody else seen them?

I agree. The coyote population has exploded over the last several years. Today I covered over 8 miles in the Adirondacks and all I saw were 4 sets of deer tracks, but I bet I didn't walk more than a couple hundred yards without seeing a set of coyote tracks. I'd have to say that they are doing more damage to the deer herds than what was once thought. I guess I'm going to have to take up yote hunting when the deer season closes.

Mr. .45-70
Mr. .45-70 is offline  
Old 12-06-2005, 10:57 PM
  #12  
Nontypical Buck
 
farm hunter's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2003
Location: cazenovia, NY USA
Posts: 2,973
Default RE: Coyotes, anybody else seen them?

I welcome them.

Love to see and hear them while hunting. I'm not a game hog - I can share. I'll take a coyote when possible - as a worthy trophy - not as vermine as some would like to consider them.

Coyotes might be the hunter's best ally in herd control if hunter populations continue to decline. Don'tbe discouraged by them,learn to recognize them for theirvalue to the deer herd, and as atrophy for the hunter.

FH
farm hunter is offline  
Old 12-07-2005, 03:20 AM
  #13  
 
Join Date: Nov 2005
Location:
Posts: 78
Default RE: Coyotes, anybody else seen them?

YEP!

Wild Outdoorsman is offline  
Old 12-07-2005, 07:44 AM
  #14  
Fork Horn
 
Join Date: Feb 2003
Location: Park Ridge New Jersey USA
Posts: 177
Default RE: Coyotes, anybody else seen them?

I haven't seen any, but I saw tracks EVERYWHERE. I did see one run out in front of my truck one night when I was leaving the woods. I would also hear them at night a lot. I'm gonna have to start hunting them this winter.
jpm8920 is offline  
Old 12-07-2005, 09:29 PM
  #15  
Nontypical Buck
 
tsoc's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2005
Posts: 3,102
Default RE: Coyotes, anybody else seen them?

There is definitely truth to what you are saying.Most people don't realize how many fawns that bears kill.The increase in the bear population and the coyote population is certainly a significant factor in the lower deer population.I saw four or five coyote's in the archery season and either three or four bears.(I had multiple bear sightings one afternoon,not sure if I saw the same bear twice.)The coyote's didn't provide shot opportunities,one of the bears did and it's at the taxidermist's.I have read that you can't shoot out a coyote population,that they must be trapped,I suggest we all do as much of both as we can!
tsoc is offline  
Old 12-07-2005, 09:51 PM
  #16  
Spike
Thread Starter
 
Join Date: Feb 2003
Location: Garden NY
Posts: 18
Default RE: Coyotes, anybody else seen them?

I am also hunting/trapping them after the deer hunt is over. It is very tough to hunt them in my area due to the lack of open spaces. The wind is, also, always to their advantage.. As per the bear population I couldn't agree more. I installed a camera with time lapsed video pointing on my front yard and I captured an actual bear attacking 3 does...
grkhunter is offline  

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are Off


Contact Us - Archive - Advertising - Cookie Policy - Privacy Statement - Terms of Service - Do Not Sell My Personal Information -

Copyright © 2022 MH Sub I, LLC dba Internet Brands. All rights reserved. Use of this site indicates your consent to the Terms of Use.