By Mark Kayser
Looking at coyote hunting as just a winter diversion and something I could take on with minimal planning has faded away over the past two decades. That reality hit home as I trudged through several miles of snow under a frigid canopy of stars trying to reach a far corner of public land before daybreak.
When I first started hunting predators back in the day, one could find success hiking several hundred yards from a busy county road and blowing a random tune of distress on a Burnham Brothers hand call. Like deer and elk hunting, the reliance of public land for hunting pursuits has also transformed the nature of coyotes. Add in the additional hunters pursuing predators with advanced...
The Essentials Gear Box.
Our editors have hand-picked these essential pieces of gear to make you a more successful hunter when you hit the game trails this season.