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stcloudgooseslayer

Has any one ever had a coyote steal their dead geese from the decoys?

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stcloudgooseslayer

Last weekend I was hunting a 40 acre oat field with some friends south of harding, when all of a sudden a coyote came out of the woods and snatched up one of are dead geese. It scared the sh*t out of me...must have came within 10 feet of us....(Contact Us Please) those eliminator blinds must work becuase I don't think he even knew we were there? Has anyone else had that happen to them? Should I have put some F-shot into him?

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lawdog

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Should I have put some F-shot into him?


This must be rhetorical question because the answer is so obviously yes it isn't worth answering. Although it does make we wonder...who in the world shoots F-shot anymore???

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Mark Christianson

You are wondering if you should have shot a coyote at 10 yds? I would have dump a few rounds in the thing.

They still make F shot???? LOL

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Nova

Never a yote, but in Alaska a few years back the Bald Eagles were taking our dead ducks right out of the decoys. I wasn't about to shoot at one of those though grin.gif I would definately drop the yote in a new york minute. F shot, T shot, even BB will bring them down.

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Fish&Fowl

I don't think I could have resisted popping him if he didn't even touch any birds.

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Sartell Angler

geez, and I thought I showed good restraint when a lone hen came into the dekes...

next time give 'em he_ll!

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so haaad

We had a hawk dive down and eat the head off a crippled mallard two years ago.

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verg

Had a yote sneak up on bigfoot dekes last yr. My lab saw it and wanted to go after it. As she started to break i nicked her with the collar in which she yelped. When the yote heard that he came on a dead run towards me. Must of thought she was another yote or something. I layed down behing a deke and dumped him with BBB when he got within 35 yards. (actually he ran down to a slough about 100yds away and died) 2nd time i had a yote sneak up on goose dekes.

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stcloudgooseslayer

HAH hah...you can't beat the old f-shot boys!!! wink.gif

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