Carolina Coyotes Get Reprieve in 5 Counties

Coyote hunting at night with the aid of an artificial light will be disallowed temporarily in five counties – Dare, Tyrrell, Hyde, Washington and Beaufort – pending the outcome of a lawsuit questioning the temporary rule adopted by the N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission. Wake County Superior Court Judge Paul Ridgeway issued a preliminary injunction...

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Utah Establishes Coyote Bounty Program

Utah Department of Wildlife Resources officials have established a bounty on coyotes as part of a new Predator Control Program open to the public in an effort to assist its mule deer population. The Predator Control Program is part of the state’s Mule Deer Protection Act. The Utah Legislature passed the act during its...

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Coyote Predation on Fawns Gaining Attention

Georgia hunters and biologists are taking a harder look at the possible impacts of coyote predation on fawns, joining other states in the Southeast addressing the issue. According to The Augusta Chronicle, researchers are seeing more evidence of fawns being targeted and consumed by an increasing number of coyotes. U.S. Forest Service research biologist...

A scene some believe is too prevalent in the Southeast and elsewhere.

Coyotes Eating Fawns at Quantico?

More than 50 fawns have been outfitted with radio collars and tracked for the last four years to help determine predation problems on Marine Corps Base Quantico in Virginia. Tracking surveys for predation and fawn recruitment have increased in many states in the last few years, especially in the Southeast. Coyote populations have surged...

Utah Plans Research Into Coyotes, Deer

There’s no question that coyotes kill mule deer, especially fawns. But just how many fawns do coyotes kill? How does the killing affect the number of mule deer in Utah? What about efforts to control coyotes? How effective are those efforts? How do those efforts help deer in Utah? Biologists with the Division of Wildlife...

Coyotes enjoying West Virginia Whitetails

Looks like coyotes are taking a bite – a pretty big one – out of West Virginia’s whitetail deer population. Results from a graduate student’s research shows digestive tract contents in 60 percent of the coyotes examined in her study had fed on deer. West Virginia University grad student Geriann Albers conducted the study...

Just a whiff of a hunter's odor could be enough to send a coyote running the opposite direction from your hide.

Wind Can Be Coyote Hunter’s Advantage

If you’re a predator hunter you know how vitally important it is to always know the wind direction and plan your hide accordingly. Just one whiff of a hunter could put a coyote or bobcat on alert or send him hauling in the other direction. Never ignore the wind. These tactics from Trapper &...

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Coyote Wanna Puddy Tat?

We know coyotes are pretty doggone efficient and adaptive, easily becoming accustomed to suburban development and even city life. How often have you seen your local newspaper’s story or TV newscast’s evening segment with the sensationalistic “Coyotes Among Us!” type headline? It’s not uncommon, that’s for sure. We’ve also heard stories about family pets...

How About Night Hunting for Coyotes, Hogs?

There’s still time to share your opinion about proposed rules in North Carolina that will allow the hunting of feral swine and coyotes at night with a light. Public hearings are scheduled for this week and next week, or you can comment online. The proposed seasons would be year-round, seven days a week.  All hunting...