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Is a 30-30 a tad big for yotes?

Old 01-11-2005, 08:19 PM
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Default Is a 30-30 a tad big for yotes?

Im goin yote huntin with a friend of mine saturday night, and I asked what gun he's usin and he says "My 30-30 lever action" and my jaw dropped. Thats a little much aint it?
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Old 01-11-2005, 08:56 PM
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There is no such thing as something being too big for coyotes. The end result is the same regardless. I have hunted them using everything from a Barrett .50 Caliber down to a bow.

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Old 01-11-2005, 09:06 PM
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Hows this for too BIG

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Old 01-11-2005, 09:41 PM
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what kind of gun is that?
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Old 01-12-2005, 12:14 AM
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Default RE: Is a 30-30 a tad big for yotes?

My guess is the Barrett m82 in 50 bmg?
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Old 01-12-2005, 02:43 AM
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Default RE: Is a 30-30 a tad big for yotes?

I use just about any caliber for yotes depends on what i have with me at the time. Ive killed them with the follwing calibers 22LR, 223, 30-30, 308, 30-06,357 magnum, 44 magnum, 38 special, 45acp, 9mm, 410, 20 ga, and 12 ga. Ive found with shotguns steel shot in size T or TT even F works great at close range even better then OO buck in some cases. theres no limits for to big for yotes their a varmint so anything that will make them dead is fine.
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Old 01-12-2005, 04:51 AM
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Default RE: Is a 30-30 a tad big for yotes?

Not if all you intend to do with the carcass is feed the possums .
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Old 01-12-2005, 03:51 PM
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Default RE: Is a 30-30 a tad big for yotes?

lets see, hide prices suck right now. if a rancher will pay for the ears, don't hit it in the head. what fur remains can be used for tying flies. you still have something to feed the other varmints and crows, which equals more shooting for you. nope, the .30-30 isn't too big.
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Old 01-13-2005, 06:38 AM
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.. and the big prize for the right guess goes to HeadHunter300Win. The gun is a Barrett M82A1 topped by a NightForce scope and a Suppressor on the end to get the noise down to about .243 level. The gun was fun for a while, but someone else wanted it worse and it now resides in someone elses gun closet. Imagine 10 rounds of rapid fire 750 grain AMax bullets .... too much is just not enough
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Old 01-13-2005, 09:42 PM
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arklahoma, is that you with the gun?
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