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Prior to the firearms season, the yotes were really active (howling). They were not seen during the two week season, but the other day when we had a skiff of snow, their tracks were all over the place. Anyone wanting to either trap or night hunt them would be welcome. PM me if interested...I'm in S.E Bedford Co
 

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Got a pm notice from someone answering my post, but somehow before i could open it, it disappeared. Whomever sent it, could you please send it again? Thanks
 

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OK not sure if this information matters to anyone , BUT there are many up coming coyote hunting contest, with cash prizes on the line,
I know the Mosquito creek one has a pot of over 35,000.00, YUP thats over 35 grand every yr
and its a state wide contest.
so if you have a LOT of coyotes, maybe hold off till there is a cash pot on there heads
here is a link to last yrs pot prizes for this hunt, and a link to there site
cheap to get into and well, BIG Bucks on the line
PA Trappers association # 9 , has one every yr,,that will be closer to you too, if you want a more local check in deal, 3500 I think there pot is! daily prizes and a bounty for each killed

Coyote Results | Mosquito Creek
 

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You start to send every person up there to call them in your going to make them the smartest deer killing coyotes in Pa... Even fox where I live.. One year every time I turned my caller on they started to bark at me. I had to revert to mouth calling and bulb squeaking.. What I would suggest is to put out a bait pile.. Put up a trail camera.. When you see what time they are eating the bait.. have a few Navy SEAL's sneak in oh about 1 hour before the time they show on the cam and don't even use calls... Don't take much to call them in now in Jan and Feb.. You just got to yank their chain... :)
 

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Not everyone is in it for the money I hunt them and fox because I love to hunt them. I do 1-2 contest a yr and they are way smaller then mosquito creek I usually get in the woodcock valley fox hunt.
I know NOT everyone is into it for the money, , but the money sure doesn;'t hurt if your lucky during a contest, and who doesn't need a little extra motivation to get off the couch some times in mid winter??
I was just sharing info, that maybe some don't know about
and like others said, you start calling to them NOW< by a contest, they will be pretty call smart and a LOT harder to call in/kill!
so, if your interested in the contest, might not hurt to wait till then?? no??

I don't really hunt anything for money, its all about love, but over the yrs I got into a lot of big buck contest, heaviest doe, and the likes too
JUST cause they were there and never hurts to have a little side fun/possible winnings to make things go round!
I also buy lottery tickets, but don't expect top win there either, but once in a while, I see NO harm in doing things with possible money gains! LOL
 

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I didn't start this thread so a couple of you could get into a whiz match. If you are not replying to my post about helping out by coming to hunt or trap them, then go elsewhere to chat.
 

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With so much land posted and off limits these days to normal deer hunters most if not all the guys I know won't even think about helping land owners out, they won't even let their hounds out near these areas, they don't worry about us so why should we care about them, seems to be the attitude of modern varmint hunters...just a little different view.
 

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a good way to gain access to posted land ? help the landowner.

even if its shooting groundhogs and not deer. it could lead to better things.
 

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With so much land posted and off limits these days to normal deer hunters most if not all the guys I know won't even think about helping land owners out, they won't even let their hounds out near these areas, they don't worry about us so why should we care about them, seems to be the attitude of modern varmint hunters...just a little different view.
Sadly this is true but it seems like specific areas of the state.. Makes one think? Is there something in the drinking water that makes different areas of Pa population act different?
 

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I got an overwhelming response to my request. Unfortunately it would be impossible to accommodate everyone, as it would only serve to make the 'yotes call shy. I have a member who will be coming to try to help thin them out.. I intend to keep all the member's names who responded, in my file, so I can possibly call on one of you in the future.

That said, I want to speak my peace. Anytime I, or for that matter anyone, posts something, members should have the respect to keep the thread on track. If someone is NOT looking for advice, don't give it, at lease on the open board. We have a pm system for that kind of response. When someone takes a thread off track, it often then starts a verbal war, or otherwise upsets the OP or someone who has replied to the OP, or "waters down" the intent of the thread My thread was no different than a wanted ad in the classifieds. If I had posted there, looking for a .22 rifle, I wouldn't expect someone to post saying they had a .458 mag for sale and then someone posting to that possibly starting a conversation about the virtues of the .458. Everybody needs to show some self control, and respect to a thread, and keep it on track. I have not placed this post here for discussion. If it gets a lack of respect and goes that way, I'll just have to pull the entire post. A lot of well meaning posts get pulled because of people not showing the respect to keep them on track, and in the long run it hurts the OP and his/her intentions for the thread.
 
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