Another Coyote with a 22 Mag CCI 30gr V-Max
Posted 24 August 2007 - 06:54 PM
Again I was on my way to this private property to shoot my rifle, on the way to to the shooting sight, I see this Coyote standing side ways on a flat rock looking at me. I could not believe it, I reached over very slowly and move the rifle into position to make the shot. When the trigger broke I saw him collapse going stright down on the rock through the scope it was instantly dead. I hit him just behind the head on the neck. I went over to look at it and again I could not believe what I saw. The Dog was bleeding out of the nose, mouth and ears it looked like a bomb exploded in his head. I measure the distance using a Nikon range finder the distance was 100 yards.
Posted 25 August 2007 - 06:00 AM
Posted 25 August 2007 - 12:15 PM
Posted 26 August 2007 - 03:22 AM
Good shooting, nice bullet placement. Very nice looking rifle, Annie?
Yea it is bleeding out the ears,mouth,etc.
The bullet seems to frag well at 100 yards regularly?
Do you still have the 453?
Looks like ideal bullet performance and placement to me
Posted 26 August 2007 - 09:23 AM
Posted 26 August 2007 - 10:04 AM
Posted 26 August 2007 - 04:39 PM
but I was having a problem with the computer.
Posted 27 August 2007 - 09:11 PM
What's with killing coyotes in August???
Perhaps you live in an area where coyote pelts don't bring much cash?
Posted 28 August 2007 - 07:32 AM
Posted 20 October 2007 - 06:49 PM
Most of my shooting is within 50 yards, so she's my 'yote gun.
I like the Rem. 33gr V-Max results and am zeroed at 100yds....
Edited by SwampCat, 20 October 2007 - 06:51 PM.
Posted 27 October 2007 - 04:02 PM
The 2nd was a small coyote shot with the 30g V-Max, broadside at 30 yards. I was surprised that the bullet exited the opposite side of the brisket. He ran maybe 30-40 yards but was dead on his feet, lot's of blood. The shot was in the narrow part of the brisket, I'm sure the heart was hit and I've seen coyotes run a ways even when their heart is destroyed by a centerfire.
The 3rd happened just today. Was the biggest, darkest coyote I think I've ever seen. Came in on the run and provided a broadside shot at 35 yards with the 30v-max. The shot was good but maybe a little further back than I would have liked...still should have taken out both lungs. At the shot he started the death spin while I'm jacking in a follow up round in the 77/22M he takes off running almost right toward me. The second shot was in haste and while I'm sure he was hit a second time, it was not where I wanted the shot to go. I'm certain he didn't go far but once the blood trail ran out, the super dense cover in the area made searching for too long just a waste of time. I would have liked to have recovered that one.
I'm positive if a centerfire had been used that animal would have been anchored right there. The area I was hunting allows rimfire or shotgun only. A shotgun would have laid him out on the spot too.