Coyotes

Discussion in 'Hunting Forum' started by OandB, Aug 12, 2013.

  1. OandB

    OandB New Member

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    Need some help. I live in a subdivision in Alabama that has recently acquired some new wildlife. The subdivision I live in is a nature/wildlife subdivision by which I mean that you have all the houses together 3 lakes, a creek, woods and a nature trail. So we see lots of wildlife eventhough we are still close to a city area. So within the last week I have seen/heard coyotes out around the lake that I live on. And I want to know what is the best way to rid the whole subdivision of them, kinda a personally goal. I want the most effective way shooting scaring them off I don't care. I have an 11-week old puppy and a 4- year old daughter.
     
  2. vincent

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    You'd be well advised to find out about the legalities of the possible endeavor...

    In some states, coyotes are protected...no, really...

    Do you have laws regarding shooting within a certain distance of a dwelling/roadway or within city limits?

    Have an HOA? They may...or may not...have some input...

    Contact local law enforcement/wildlife commission...

    Eliminate what food sources you can...mainly garbage...and have your neighbors do the same. Coyotes, or most any animal for that matter, don't want to interact with humans but if there is a constant food source available, they'll come a runnin'...
     

  3. OandB

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    In Alabama they are varmints with no closed season. I'm checking on the whole discharging a firearm thing with the local PD. Just wanted options if that wasn't a possibility. HOA wants them gone they even tried to remove the beavers because of a complaint but it didn't work.
     
  4. vincent

    vincent New Member

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    A lot of animal advocacy groups will be more than happy to trap and re-locate...maybe try that route?
     
  5. JimRau

    JimRau Well-Known Member Supporter

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    You did not be very specific about your location. I too live In Alabama. PM me and we can make contact and discuss this further.
     
  6. Argyle_Armoring

    Argyle_Armoring New Member

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    God created suppressors/silencers for a reason. ;)
     
  7. phideaux

    phideaux Active Member Supporter

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    2 words....
    bait ....and....patience.





    Jim
     
  8. gr8oldguy

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    I have coyotes that live in my backyard. For the most part, they don't bother anyone and seem especially afraid of people. That being said, I wouldn't try to make friends with any of them. We also have a lot of chipmunks, rabbits and turkeys. I guess the coyotes are well fed and our mammal population doesn't seem to be suffering any. In fact, we have more rabbits running around this year, than we have ever had. All that being said, if you are really concerned about them, call the city/town you live in and let them worry about clearing them out. Talk with your neighbors and get them to call the city and complain as well. good luck to you
     
  9. John_Deer

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    You have to get very close and make a head shot but a 177 cal pellet rifle with a velocity of 1000 fps will thin the game eating bastards out.
     
  10. orangello

    orangello New Member

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    Maybe you could use live traps and "dispose" of them in a more quiet and neighbor-friendly way than an outdoor gunshot. Fill a barrel with water and drop the full trap in the barrel; the trap should be submerged completely, rubber ducky optional.
     
  11. Anna_Purna

    Anna_Purna New Member

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    The somebodys pets start dying off. 2 words

    Cameras....and....jail ;)
     
  12. orangello

    orangello New Member

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    Pffft! Jail is for people who forget their masks.
    ;)
     
  13. phideaux

    phideaux Active Member Supporter

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    Jail???

    I dont know nuthin bout nuthin..


    Jim
     
  14. Hawkeye3030

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    I have a very simple solution to your coyote: Great Pyrennes Mountain dog. Coyotes will leave the vicinity after just hearing them. I have four adults who keep my farm coyote free.
     
  15. tri70

    tri70 New Member

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    Snares and traps?
     
  16. jimogden1984

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    +1 I have a great pyrenees, we hear coyotes in the distance but they keep their distance and we've lost no animals since got her. fenced yard would be best unless your neighbors don't care cause they may roam and try to expand their territory. They're also a great family dog when bonded with people, great with kids and will defend your little one to the death if need be, but only if NEED be.
     
  17. SSGSF

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    Go and buy a couple cans of sardines and a couple of med size galvanized nails make sure the nails are galvanize.
    Nail through the can of sardines at a height a coyote can lick the can and oils that are coming from the can in a couple of days no more coyotes.
    Do this in a couple of spots to make sure they are licking it up.
     
  18. MisterMcCool

    MisterMcCool Well-Known Member Supporter

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    Will that kill them?
     
  19. SSGSF

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    Yes and also the neighborhood cats and dogs
     
  20. MisterMcCool

    MisterMcCool Well-Known Member Supporter

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    Good info.