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North Carolina Targeting Predators at Night

The North Carolina Wildlife Resources Commission took a step toward implementing a rule Thursday that allows for the taking of coyotes and feral swine by hunting on private lands at night with a light. The rule would also allow the hunting of feral swine and coyotes on public lands from 30 minutes after sunset...

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For More Predators, Turn Up the Heat

  When you’re pursuing predators for fun or as part of your deer management plan, be sure to do your scouting and preparation homework prior to the hunt for better chances at success. These weekly tactics, ideas and suggestions from Trapper & Predator Caller can help with your predator problems on private or leased lands. By Mark...

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...

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Brucella Bacteria Found in Feral Pigs

The bacteria that causes brucellosis has been detected for the first time in feral pigs in North Carolina, according to a study by North Carolina State University. The bacteria, Brucella suis, can be transmitted to people through improper butchering or handling of infected swine or by consuming undercooked meat. Symptoms often resemble the flu...

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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Homework Pays Off For Predators

When you’re pursuing predators for fun or as part of your deer management plan, be sure to do your scouting and preparation homework prior to the hunt for better chances at success. These weekly tactics, ideas and suggestions from Trapper & Predator Caller can help with your predator problems on private or leased lands. By Al Morris...

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Match Terrain, Tactics for Predator Prowess

When you’re pursuing predators for fun or as part of your deer management plan, suit your methods to the terrain in which you’re hunting for better chances at success. These weekly tactics, ideas and suggestions from Trapper & Predator Caller can help with your predator problems on private or leased lands. By Ted Stotler...

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Backpack Predators: Run, Gun to Success

Predator management should be part of any good whitetail management plan. These weekly tactics, ideas and suggestions from Trapper & Predator Caller can help you with your predator problems on private or leased lands. By Randy D. Smith Large acreage units of public and walk-in hunting land are often overlooked by coyote callers because...