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Old 03-08-2019, 01:33 AM
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Went out this morning for a quick coyote hunt before I had to go to work at noon.
I remembered reading a thread here the other day about coyotes pairing up for mating now and thought to myself,

"I haven't seen more than 2 coyotes together, all season..."

Well today, in the span of ~45 minutes, I came across two packs of 4 and a pack of 5 dogs.
Saw a couple loners too, but this is the 1st time since I got my 1st double last year that I've seen more the 2 coyotes together (4 came in to the FoxPro)...

Seeing 15 coyotes within an hour is a new "record" for me. And all but 2 were on property I have permission on, but they were all in the middle of 2 different stubble fields - each a quarter section in size. (5 & 4 in one field, 4 in the other)

All but the one group of 4 took off as soon as I got within 1000m, but I had stopped then backed-up out of sight - so they didn't move far before bedding down.

Anyone else seeing packs of 4+ coyotes ?

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Old 03-08-2019, 08:51 AM
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i'm glad you're shooting coyotes in the Calgary area and not around here... Edmonton
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Old 03-09-2019, 07:20 AM
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called in a couple also this week at the home place-boarded them both as fur still looks good!
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Old 03-09-2019, 07:53 AM
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Could be that one in each group is a hot female. Might of missed the first time around, and now has some males in hot pursuit?
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Old 03-09-2019, 10:23 AM
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Could be that one in each group is a hot female. Might of missed the first time around, and now has some males in hot pursuit?
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Old 03-13-2019, 10:11 PM
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I’ve only seen 2 but the wife saw 3 running through our yard the other day. Once I get my suppressor I’ll be resolving that situation! I don’t mind them passing through but I had one walk right up the drive a couple weeks back mid day while I was cutting plywood with my table saw. Got 20’ from me and just sat there and watched. Not normal behavior...
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Old 03-14-2019, 05:18 PM
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Wish we could get suppressors in Canada.
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Old 03-14-2019, 07:15 PM
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Wish we could get suppressors in Canada.
Not gonna happen in this country, I hate to say probably not even with the Conservatives. you see our hearing isn't that important to politicians, and most people consider guns " evil" so to them a suppressor only makes it more so -- to the uneducated.
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Old 03-14-2019, 09:15 PM
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I’ve seen it quite a few times. I’ve seen a group of 5 twice.

Gets your adrenaline pumping when you call and see them all get up and charge together as a pack!
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Old 03-15-2019, 05:50 AM
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3 weeks ago i saw 7 together and my brother just text me last night he saw 11 in the same field. He works by Vermillion.
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Old 03-15-2019, 09:20 AM
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Saw 5 within a hundred yards of each other yesterday. In an open field adjacent to the TransCanada Highway west of Calgary.
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Old 03-15-2019, 09:21 AM
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Depending on the area and situation coyotes will often pack up. I have had 2 instances now where I have killed 5 from one spot.
Very rarely do I see more than 4 in a group but I have seen up to 9.
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Old 03-15-2019, 03:44 PM
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i'm glad you're shooting coyotes in the Calgary area and not around here... Edmonton
Why is that ?
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