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Who hunts predators with crossbows? I am interested in trying my crossbow in my neighborhood this year because I don't want to wake the neighbors with a gun shot. Looking for any tips and shot placement. I assume most use field points? I guess I have to hold the light in my had as it might be tough to mount it to the bow.
 

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Some of the newer bows have picatinny rails on them. The Bohning Top Mount would also be easy to attach a light to. I have never predator hunted with mine but I would use broadheads for sure. I have seen crossbow used in Texas on coyotes at night.
 

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Broadheads would leave one heck of a hole in the fur. I was thinking a field point through the eye might be effective. I would only imagine shooting at really close ranges with how quickly them little buggers move when coming into a call.
 

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Ive been thinking about the same thing, there are a ton of small woodlots around me surrounded by houses that hold fox and are a definate no for even a 22. Im assuming the 50yd archery safety zone for special regs areas is still legal for predator hunting. might just give it a try one night
 

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The bohning Top Mount would be a great choice for mounting a light to the bow. Trying to hand hold a light and shoot would be about impossible I would think. Like Gene said I would use a broadheads for sure and would shoot for the chest since that is the largest kill zone. It would definately be a challenge.
 

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Sounds like it be a great idea..I've been thinking about it down here in montgromery county..everyone i've spoken too is telling me about all the yotes running around..all i need is a few lights..already have the e-caller...hmm..
 
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