Tndeer Logo

Page 1 of 1 1
Topic Options
#3109060 - 01/04/13 11:27 AM Ever use a turkey call for coyotes?
Crosshairy
10 Point


Registered: 08/22/06
Posts: 2645
Loc: Bartlett, TN

Offline
I assume that coyotes and bobcats are after turkeys as often as they can get them, but I never hear anyone talking about using a hen call for them.

I was thinking about taking a turkey call with me for this purpose on the last deer hunt of the year, since I'll likely go to an area that has a high coyote population. I don't own any traditional predator calls and won't really have an opportunity to buy one by tomorrow.

Is this not typically done because it's not very effective? I didn't see any regulations on the matter, except that you can't attempt to call them on any WMAs from March 1 until opening day of turkey season.

Thanks for the input!
_________________________
I'm hungry and tired. Don't poke my belly.

Top
#3109089 - 01/04/13 11:45 AM Re: Ever use a turkey call for coyotes? [Re: Crosshairy]
Mid
4 Point


Registered: 10/06/12
Posts: 200
Loc: Kingston Springs, TN

Offline
I have several trukey "distress" call on my foxpro and have attempted to use them late February, however i was unsuccessful. It might work on a really hungry coyote, just never tried it enuff. HOWEVER...you can take a diaphram mouth call and use it as a predator call...instead of putting or purring use more tounge pressure and be lil more forceble with air and make a sound like a baby crying...WHAAA WHAAAAAAAA....takes a little practice but cheap, effective, and leaves your hands completely free.
Top
#3109152 - 01/04/13 12:40 PM Re: Ever use a turkey call for coyotes? [Re: Mid]
RUGER Administrator
Mouse Killa
Non-Typical


Registered: 11/19/99
Posts: 4104857
Loc: TN

Offline
Stretch and I called in a coyote at LBL one day while turkey hunting.

Something about stretch's gun and some #6s had a bad effect on it though. \:D
_________________________
Youth is wasted on the young.

Top
#3109809 - 01/04/13 08:53 PM Re: Ever use a turkey call for coyotes? [Re: RUGER]
buttercup&daisy
4 Point


Registered: 11/07/12
Posts: 319
Loc: coffee county, tn

Offline
One time turkey hunting we called in a coyote to about ten yards
Top
#3109818 - 01/04/13 08:59 PM Re: Ever use a turkey call for coyotes? [Re: buttercup&daisy]
James 35
Spike


Registered: 01/02/13
Posts: 69
Loc: Millington tn

Offline
i called one in to about 60 last year myself .
Top
#3117749 - 01/10/13 12:58 PM Re: Ever use a turkey call for coyotes? [Re: James 35]
LSUtigers
8 Point


Registered: 07/21/10
Posts: 2108
Loc: East TN

Offline
I have had them just pounch on a turkey decoy hard before. It was so funny.
Top
#3117851 - 01/10/13 02:19 PM Re: Ever use a turkey call for coyotes? [Re: LSUtigers]
1 good shot
8 Point


Registered: 09/05/09
Posts: 2343
Loc: memphis

Offline
i've used them effectively several times
the best results have been early morning close to water
coyotes figure out pretty fast that turkey like to roost near water and coyotes in my experience like to travel along water ways anyways
i've luck doing that late evening too but nowhere near like early morning

Top
#3122194 - 01/13/13 04:39 PM Re: Ever use a turkey call for coyotes? [Re: 1 good shot]
Dartonman
Spike


Registered: 07/25/02
Posts: 80
Loc: Byron, Illinois USA

Offline
Ive had a total of only two coyotes come to the hen decoy and calling, one took the decoy and spit it out when it rec'd the # 4x6 duplex load to the neck, totally freaked me out....these were both seen and shot at during turkey season. al
Top
Page 1 of 1 1


Moderator:  Bobby G, Unicam, RUGER, Taylor, TeamTndeer, Tennessee Todd, CBU93, gtk, stretch, Cuttin Caller, TurkeyBurd, Kimber45, Mrs.Unicam, Crappie Luck 
Hop to:
Top Posters
4104857
RUGER
86257
Deer Assassin
64800
BSK
60453
Crappie Luck
51375
spitndrum
Newest Members
two1980, Darrenduhl, 2winsrus, jacmac, Smokeymtnbow
13101 Registered Users
Who's Online
19 registered (MUP, Tenn.Guy, papaw, rabbit hunter, HuntNShoot, David Sapp, 4 invisible) and 65 anonymous users online.
Forum Stats
13101 Members
42 Forums
88734 Topics
1039060 Posts

Max Online: 788 @ 11/11/13 08:06 PM
Moon Phase
CURRENT MOON
July
Su M Tu W Th F Sa
1 2 3 4 5
6 7 8 9 10 11 12
13 14 15 16 17 18 19
20 21 22 23 24 25 26
27 28 29 30 31
Forum Donations
The TnDeer.Com Deer Talk Forum is for Tennessee Deer Hunters by Tennessee Deer Hunters. If you enjoy using our Talk Forum and would like to contribute to help in it's up-keep. Just submit your contribution by clicking on the DONATE button below and paying with PayPal or a major credit card. Any amount is much appreciated. Thanks for your support!

TN Burn Safe

Generated in 0.239 seconds in which 0.001 seconds were spent on a total of 14 queries. Zlib compression enabled.