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View Poll Results: how many predator hunts do you make a year?
0 5 31.25%
5-10 5 31.25%
15-30 3 18.75%
35+ 3 18.75%
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Old March 30, 2010, 06:33 PM   #1
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late night predetor hunt last saturday night

killed this gray fox 90 yards between the eyes 22 mag 40 gr maxi mag hp from a marlin 925m, he died before he hit the ground.
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Old March 31, 2010, 04:02 PM   #2
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haha nice shot, and a fine choice of rimfire rifle if'n I do say so myself...
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Old March 31, 2010, 04:20 PM   #3
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I don't make that many. Usually 1 or 2 a year max. I do most of my predator hunting while deer hunting. I'll shoot a 'yote from a deer stand in a heartbeat, and a fox if the deer action is slow. Thinning the predators on the farm we hunt has brought back the rabbit and quail population.

Here's the only predator I shot last deer season. Fox, 90 yds. headshot with a Remington 700 .30-06.



You're looking at the entry wound side, right behind the ear. The exit wound side was, well, nasty.......150gr Corelokt took half the head with it when it exited.
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Old March 31, 2010, 04:50 PM   #4
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Nice shot. No need to ask what was the last thing that crossed his mind.
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Old March 31, 2010, 08:50 PM   #5
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yep that 06 make easy work with it, i have been wandering if my 270 win or 7mm wsm would be overkill i have been 22 magnum with head shots seem to work pretty well this is the yote i killed during deer season it came in a scared off the 8 point i had been stalking, well thats all i got to say about that, hes actually pretty big.
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Old March 31, 2010, 09:12 PM   #6
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Some would consider 270 or 7mm overkill. Personally I prefer 243, it gets the job done, has great accuracy, and doesn't ruin the hide too bad. I shoot a Savage 110 in 243 and absolutely love it. Here's a pic of a nice colored coyote I shot last month.

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Old April 1, 2010, 03:20 PM   #7
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Never devoted a hunt to predators, but would like to one day. If for nothing else to thin down the coyotes. Been considering semi auto rifles for varmints to hogs.
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