If you think you can hit a 2″ target at 100 yards with an air rifle consistently. Coyotes never saw the man, they just saw the horse as long as tack was not clanking or people were talking. Will your next question be: What gun to hunt Bigfoot? * Never attempt to aim and shoot them in the head because you will either miss hitting them or end up cruelly wounding them instead of killing them. A .22 LR by comparison shoots a 36 grain round at around 1,400 fps generating about 120 ft lbs of force. Coyotes never saw the man, they just saw the horse as long as tack was not clanking or people were talking. A .22 mag will kill a coyote just fine at 50 yards. Truck loads of big deer were taken by local poachers, but now they have no trucks and no licenses, head shots and vital shots equate to dead. Why is everyone afraid to use a proper caliber on coyotes? The subject of .22 Magnum for defense often comes up. Developed by in 1959 by Winchester, for their Model 61 pump rifle, the.22 Winchester Magnum, also called.22 WMR or Winchester Magnum Rimfire was a … we shoot coyotes with any gun we have with us we hate em and we're overpopulated we shoot em with anything even pepper em with a shotgun if were turkey hunting and one walks out and a 22 will kill one, well I know this old timer that shot his first deer with 22 short.I think 22 will kill on but just go with a 223. The .22 magnum that he had fired that day was a semi-auto that had a plastic stock, and was a bit heavy, but he thought that a .22 magnum would be an ideal coyote rifle, at least under the conditions that his gun would be used. In this situation, the hunter didn’t have the time or the position to make a head shot. Introduced in 1959, the .22 Winchester Magnum Rimfire (22 WMR) is the quintessential ranch rifle round. Im just having a problem deciding whether a .22 magnum rimfire cartridge is better for killing coyotes than a .22 LR cartridge. It makes an adequate crow rifle at longer range and will drop a coyote on the farm with proper shot placement. Where I hunt is usually creek bottoms and maybe some small feilds so shots won't be over 100 yds. Also, this question has hit this forum in various forms about 50 times. 31 0 6. I hunted with a Ruger all stainless Boat paddle 22 mag rifle most of the time with Walmart's finest camo duct tape on the barrel. Neither of those is ideal for coyote, especially at 75 yards, but .22 Winchester Magnum Rimfire (.22 WMR, .22 Mag) is a better choice by a small margin. Coyote Alert! Each Coyote was killed with one shot apiece. 4. Im thinking that it is, but im basically wondering which is a better buy and if i can kill a coyote with a headshot * The .22LR is not recommended to kill Coyotes humanely. But, in your situation, being close to a residential area and all, I personally would probably opt for a .22 magnum. .22 Mag for Coyotes? Due to the fact they were there and that was all I had in the truck at the time. Rimfire? I prefer my 264 Win Mag when I am actually hunting them. Air rifle, especially a .22, only has a few foot pounds of force (that is the key for lethality). Her husband shoots them with a 308 while his dad shoots them with 22 rifles. But a 22 mag is used for cougar hunting even, so coyotes are no problem. I have shot a couple with a 22 LR, but most with my shotgun while bird hunting. I use the 22 Mag. The .22 Magnum increases the range from 30 to 100 yards. I have killed several coyotes with the .22 Mag and CCI Maxi-Mag +V Hollow Pointt. The 223 is good for yotes to about 300 yds. If this is your first visit, be sure to check out the FAQ for information on posting and navigating the forums. It will penetrate. The .22 Winchester Magnum Rimfire cartridge has a long history since its invention in 1959 by Winchester. A cast iron frying pan up side the head will probably kill it but that would not be my weapon of choice and neither would a .22. I have an NEF shotgun but I didn't know they made rifles. Apr 8, 2012 #4 S. silvertip-co Well-Known Member. Can A 22 Cal Air Rifle Kill A Coyote And Can You Shoot22 Mag In A 22 Lr Rifle is best in online store. so you could get a .223 for 187 a scope for 30 and a good box of ammo for $232+ tax. The bobcat was angling toward me at about the same distance. Also, there is power in numbers, more than 1 coyote can be fatal because like most canines, coyotes work as a team to take down prey. If you want the hides a bigger gun will increase your recovery rates. I love the 22 Mag, but not on coyotes. Before you say the .22 mag won't kill a rabbit or squirrel, at 75 yards, it has more energy than a regular 22 lr at the MUZZLE. I'm talking about the air rifle itself, not the pellet. Here you will find hunting, fishing, and survival tips from the editors of Field and Stream, as well as recommendations from readers like yourself. My limited experience with the .22 magnum has accounted for one coyote, one bobcat, one gray fox, and a few groundhogs. Generally, the .22 Magnum Rim Fire has shed bullet velocity to the extent that hitting a small game kill zone at distances beyond 125 yards becomes unreliable. Im thinking that it is, but im basically wondering which is a better buy and if i can kill a coyote with a headshot Allow me to further echo the suggestions towards the NEF in .223. - posted in Coyote Hunting: How effective is the .22 Mag on a Coyotes? Hey yall, I am looking at buying a Henry lever action .22 magnum in the near future. Absolutely, but only a head shot will result in a humane kill. oldandtreacherous May 3, 2017. yes it will if you hit it properly. In Ontario you must be 15) and my dad said he doesn't want anything to do with trapping and that he only hunts. I had a coyote kill one of my cats and I was going to kill it but then realized I let the cat out so it was my fault. I would suggest the multi-piece brass rods with a brush for each caliber... keep it simple. Imagine, 8 hours in a cage. (A 2.5 kilogram object moving 750 feet per second would hit with almost 50,000 foot-pounds of energy.) * The .22LR is not recommended to kill Coyotes humanely. I personally have killed 3 Coyotes with my 17 HMR Rifle. Apr 8, 2012 #5 J. jcooper1389 Member. I view killing coyotes as a public service, but even they deserve a humane kill. The 22lr is deadly, I like the 22 magnum more than newer more expensive varmint ammo. Good way to look at it. I would rather have the larger mass of a .22 mag. ", Deerhunter34, I see you are from Southern Illinois. A friend of mine droped a dog at 115 yards with a .17 hmr once and I would think a .22 mag would do the same. If you want to use an air rifle for coyotes or … stalkingbear, Oct 9, 2011. stalkingbear, Oct 9, 2011. I want to get a dedicated coyote gun, instead of using my shotgun. Yes, if you could throw your rifle at 750 feet per second, and it hit the coyote, it would probably kill it. Speaking of killing coyotes, for many years I have heard some bad advice given out about a round that can supposedly take them down and that is the.22 Magnum. Truck loads of big deer were taken by local poachers, but now they have no trucks and no licenses, head shots and vital shots equate to dead. Advantages: Deep-penetrating, high-weight-retention bullet (perfect for larger animals within the cartridge’s capabilities), descent accuracy, moderate cost. I had read that the .22 mag will kill a Coyote. I have about $250 dollars to spend on a gun so I can easily afford a 22 Magnum but any centerfires are out of my price range. Yeah it will kill one. So he says I can't trap coyotes until I'm 15 bc I can't kill one, but I have a 22. Look up the footpound charts for various game animals. good luck GF The 17 HMR is indeed capable of and an able Coyote killer! If you can't make a quick ,clean kill with something you can be confident will do the job right the first time,you should wait until you get something that can - ethically speaking.I kill animals as a hunter, but I don't enjoy seeing them suffer. Your question was a great start to learning about what to use. 300wm too small . I knew an old guy that used to eat deer year round. Get yourself a .22 magnum or almost any of the .22 centerfires should work well and you'll have alot more range to work with too. What kind of .22? .223 ammmo is about as cheap as .22 mag too. .22 Winchester Magnum Rimfire. I've seen a coyote shot four times in the vital area of the chest and run over four miles, never to be found. I support the decision to forego the 22 mag for the 223 but get a good idea of its capabilities. I end up blood trailing the coyotes. I picked up mine for around $185, on sale. check out the. The .22 WMR is a real wonder. Don't set your expectations too high and hold out for a more expensive gun. Now will we try for the .177 pellet gun? - posted in Coyote Hunting: How effective is the .22 Mag on a Coyotes? If you can propel an air rifle that shoots .25 caliber pellets up to 750 feet per second, it would easily kill a coyote. Rabbits, ground squirrels, coon, and skunk yes. Or would it have to be a head shot? They live in every direction from my home. Use enough accuracy, it's never the gun's fault. This page was generated at 06:32 PM. JHP. Yes, though you are best limited to small coyotes and under 50 yards for the .22 Long Rifle. However, shooting a large animal at such a great distance may not be effective enough to get you the kill, but it will surely injure the animal bad enough to slow It down. Look up the footpound charts for various game animals. If you want to use an air rifle for coyotes or hogs, you're gonna need a bigger and more powerful caliber. Darrel. There's NO WAY I'd try to kill a coyote with a .177 pellet rifle!!!!! I got a lot of use out of my old ALICEs -- I had the medium and the extra-large one. .223 would really be my choice if I had to shoot a yote, disregard my grenade comment, but we've had this question today twice within 4 posts! I have killed them at 40 yards with my 22 mag. Joined Jun 20, 2007 Messages 1,133 Location PUEBLO, CO, USA. Would the .22 mag kill with a … It has almost no recoil, yet can put down even larger coyotes out to 100 yards, or so, with good placement. You might lose a few to die later. Chief38 Lv 7. I have harvested quite a few fox in winter with the 22mag by squeeking them out but never took a shot over 50 yards. I recomend hollow points. Hell just use grenades put it to rest PLEASE!!!!!!!!!!! Game you can take with .22 Magnum includes anything you can take with the .22 LR, although at longer range. Sure. I also have killed Coyotes with many types of rimfire rounds including 22 Special, 22 Magnum, 22 Long Rifle and the 17 HMR! I usually use my shotgun when I am hunting in thick woods. I have shoot coyote and deer with both rifles and the same ammo, Winchester 40gr. Thanks for the replys. I have a .22 mag and have never used it on coyote. Don't be too proud to work your way up to a high dollar gun, son. I am starting up trapping, and I am 14 and not yet old enough to carry a firearm alone (even though I have my license. If you doubt its killing power watch the swamp men kill 700lb gators with them with a single shot behind the eyes. Welcome to Field and Streams's Answers section. I believe one with a scope was $250 or so. Can it? Most any cartridge can take down a coyote, but here are 10 prime coyote killer cartridges and the optimal load specs for each. You can easily take down winged game animals such as small birds like quails, larger birds including pheasant, partridge, grouse, woodcock, duck, and goose. Oct 9, 2011 #9 . What Animals Can You Hunt With A .22 Caliber Rifle . What Animals Can You Hunt With A .22 Caliber Rifle. I have the Remington 700 5R .308 bolt action and Ruger 10/22 Takedown rifles. For coyotes and other large nuisance species within the .22 Magnum’s realm, there’s none better. .22 Mag for Coyotes? * The Minimum caliber to use on Coyote's is a 22 Magnum. I always consider it to be a ".223 lite", I shoot Sierra 40 grain soft points on top of AA1680,and get a nominal velocity of around 2,800 fps..certainly enough to kill a called coyote,at called ranges, which is usually between 20-60 yards. Your air rifle would struggle to take out a rabbit unless you had a headshot. Magnum? A .22 mag will kill a coyote just fine at 50 yards. Out west here a coyote is about worthless not matter the time of year and most of us shoot them on sight and leave them where they fall. This allows hunters to perfectly match their ammunition to the game being hunted. If you can take the eye out of a fly at 50 yards with a .22 mag round but can’t hit the broad side of a barn with a .44 mag then pick the .22 mag because you are dead with the .44 mag. It'll kill them, but it won't necessarily drop them on the spot. Save your money and get them with a "real" firearm. I wouldn't care if it did go off and die somewhere else. The coyote was head-shot at roughly 75 yards, dropped like a ton of bricks. Shoot me an e-mail at. If I'm squirrel hunting with my 10/22 and I see a coyote close enough, then hell yes I will shoot. One of my daughters (a rural Ga resident) has lost two pets to the coyotes and their local game warden says to kill all they can and he will look the other way while cheering for them. It has almost no recoil, yet can put down even larger coyotes out to 100 yards, or so, with good placement. All times are GMT-5. Ask your question in a manner that does not make you look caliber challenged, and you might get an intelligent answer. a gun is a gun and if you hit something properly with the bullet you are shooting you will most likely kill it. All were chest shots. It's over 150 ft.lbs of energy which would be more than enough for rabbits. it will but a higher caliber would be wayy better.I do not recommend hunting coyotes with a .22 I would recommend a .223 or .243. I have harvested quite a few fox in winter with the 22mag by squeeking them out but never took a shot over 50 yards. 03-09-2009, 08:43 PM. .22 Hornet, .223, .243, and .270 are what I use for coyote. Would you recomend any guns for that price? Can you kill a coyote with a 22 wmr? I can't really afford a centerfire(I'm just 15) And I have seriously been looking at a 22 Magnum. It makes an adequate crow rifle at longer range and will drop a coyote on the farm with proper shot placement. His rifle of choice was a 22 magnum and Winchester 40 JHP. I recomend hollow points. I hunted with a Ruger all stainless Boat paddle 22 mag rifle most of the time with Walmart's finest camo duct tape on the barrel. The .22 WMR is a real wonder. The .22 Magnum still had more smack than those original .17 HMR cartridges did. Air rifle, especially a .22, only has a few foot pounds of force (that is the key for lethality). I was just going to use my 22 LR with high velocity bullets but after reading some posts on here I decided against it. Found a Tasco World Class 3x9x55 on sale for about 60 bones. Big eastern groundhogs and coyotes received shallow wounds by these fast opening lightweight pills. Mostly two different rifles get the bulk of the hunting. The chart below does not give distances, but it does provide target sizes. Oh, I haven't written off the 22 Mag at all. (no guns)? Good point Labrador. The 223 is about 1000 fps faster with any given bullet weight, also you can buy 223's cheaper, I buy ultramax reman ammo from cabelas for about 76.00 per 300, these are soft point hunting loads. And don't forget to check out the latest reviews on guns and outdoor gear on fieldandstream.com. The 22lr is deadly, I like the 22 magnum more than newer more expensive varmint ammo. A 22 mag will kill a coyote under certain circumstances,but not the best choice.Go with a centerfire. As a result, I don't hunt with anyone using one for coyotes. Reactions: jjmp. If you try it all you're going to do is educate it and possibly cripple it. Messed him up some. I've been tickled pink ever since! I killed a lot of coyotes with this method as I was far away from roads in rough country. * You will only end up wounding, crippling, and injuring them more often than cleanly killing them. Your air rifle would struggle to take out a rabbit unless you had a headshot. The “.22 Mag,” as it’s less colloquially coined, delivers external and terminal ballistics sufficient to rid the pasture, woodlot and garden of marauding varmints, pests and predators out to 150 yards. There are over a dozen different.22 Magnum loads offering a wide range of terminal performance. I would opt for the .22 magnum. * The Minimum caliber to use on Coyote's is a 22 Magnum. With a .22 WMR case necked down to a miniature .17-caliber bullet, the velocities sizzled and small targets like prairie dogs were in trouble. The SPS Varmint model in particular is offered in the .22-250 Remington, .223 Remington, and .308 Winchester calibers, each of which is more than suitable for taking out coyotes. I'm talking about the air rifle itself, not the pellet. if you cant then will a .22 mag or a .17 HMR kill one. Also I was wondering what would be the best choice of ammo for coyotes out to about 50-75 yards. It can kill a coyote at 100 yards with a solid hit. Speaking of killing coyotes, for many years I have heard some bad advice given out about a round that can supposedly take them down and that is the .22 Magnum. It certainly isn't a "hot" 22 centerfire, but is very capable of killing coyotes out to the other side of 100 yards. Yes, if you could throw your rifle at 750 feet per second, and it hit the coyote, it would probably kill it. Like I said I probabl won't be past 100 yds but if I do how far can I shoot with a .223 or .22 Hornet. I know someone who did it. Centerfire? just checked the price of a 223 synthetic stock super light at a local walmart...187.00!!!! Sine the .22 caliber rifle isn’t as powerful as larger hunting rifles, it can only be used for hunting game animals. Yes, it’s possible. I have seen them drop cows with them at the slaughter house-one shot lights out. Even on our big northern foxes you need a well placed shot or you will lose some. * The .22 Magnum is a significant extra in oomph and range, the .17 Magnum is better than the .22 Magnum under 75 yards, but the .22 Magnum comes back as the king between 75 and 100 yards. The .22 Magnum may be the sweet optimum shooting little caliber for this purpose. can you kill a coyote with a .22 LR? A brain shot is the only .22LR shot that will effectively kill a coyote. What is the difference between 22 Hornet and .223? Rifle cleaning kit for primitive wilderness living, If this is your first visit, be sure to Depending on where you live, you can usually find somebody close by that is more than willing to help you out if you need some assistance getting rid of the coyotes… The new little bullet became an instant hit because it was a quiet rimfire round that could kill foxes and coyotes out past 100 yards. Depending on the precision your rifle is capable of, type of ammunition used, and size of your quarry the 22 magnum can be effective from 50 to 150 yards. I have seen coyotes being token down with it as a kid successfully from more than 35 yards ( … He brained them. I've got two of them that I really like, especially the Ruger 10/22 Magnum. For $250 you can get a good used .223, or even a new NEF. Winchester’s Model 61, a pump-action rifle, came along in 1960 and became a great gun to have around for small game and vermin. Would the .22 mag kill with a lung or heart shot? .22 Winchester Magnum Rimfire. and im shooting about 1-1.5 5 shot groups at 100 yards. The 22 magnum high velocity 40gr SP round fired from a Winchester 22 magnum rifle has an effective kill range of 120 -150 yards with a drop of 5-6 inches from point of aim. My buddy shot one at around 75yds in the chest, course, we had to finish it … Even with solids, it may prove a bit much on squirrels, upland birds, or rabbit inside 50 yards. Range was 10-25 yards. I killed a lot of coyotes with this method as I was far away from roads in rough country. Ain't everybody born rich. a great deal. I also suggest that you read everything you can on the .223 Rem on the web and a good reloading manual. If you can hit a small target consistently at long distances. SMACK!!!! The 22lr is deadly, I like the 22 magnum more than newer more expensive varmint ammo. A 22 mag will kill a coyote under certain circumstances,but not the best choice.Go with a centerfire. I have a .17 HMR and have made 200 yard shots on p.dogs and jackrabbits. The Coyote may run after the first hit so He will be a moving target. Even with solids, it may prove a bit much on squirrels, upland birds, or rabbit inside 50 yards. Excellent suggestion for a low cost, accurate centerfire coyote killer. They eat too many deer and small game to have my sympathy. If you doubt its killing power watch the swamp men kill 700lb gators with them with a single shot behind the eyes. Probably cheaper!! I stick to head shots under 50 yards for 22LR, under 100 yards for 22 mag and 17HMR. A.22 Magnum will change the way you hunt squirrels and is coyote-capable out to 100 yards, with the proper bullet. The .22 Magnum increases the range from 30 to 100 yards. Reactions: 300whisper. I notice the 180 degree different coverage on NPR, NYT, and twitter feeds of major journos. I agree, it would be very inhumane with a pellet gun. i have one with a walnutstock and bull barrel and it only cost 209.00. i just put a cheap tasco 29.99 3x9x40 scope on it and shoot factory federal .55 grain nosler tips about 14 bucks per box and they leave no exit hole. NEF .223 seems like the best way to go right now. Ruger American If you’re on a budget, you’ll want to give the Ruger American rifle some serious consideration for a coyote gun. Markd51 Member. Can A 22 Cal Air Rifle Kill A Coyote And Can You Shoot22 Mag In A 22 Lr Rifle is best in online store. Based upon your need for a rimfire. Thats a good point about the ammo being as cheap as 22 mag. I live to the north of you and I used my 22 mag to kill 6 coyotes last year. .22 mags are not a good coyote caliber, especially for someone just starting out. A friend of mine droped a dog at 115 yards with a .17 hmr once and I would think a .22 mag would do the same. Church Key, there's a lot of good info posted here, and the pards are absolutely right about being able to handle a coyote with anything from .22 LR to .44 mag. If you are very serious about the NEF single shot you might want to check out, The Official Predator Masters Search Engine, http://groups.yahoo.com/group/nef-singleshot/. I will look at an NEF in .223. you may need multiple rounds. Sourdough Dave took the words right out of my mouth. .22 Magnum. Use enough gun for what your hunting. !thats cheap...cant go wrong either they shoot awesome. Game you can take with .22 Magnum includes anything you can take with the .22 LR, although at longer range. You guys are too much sometimes. But it has the same problem as the 17 HRM, unless I get a head shot. He was a logger, and some time before this incident, he had cut down a tree; and the dead top of the tree broke off and fell on him. The coyote finally moved on when it apparently realized it wasn’t going to get the baby, but continued on in a bold rampage through the suburban neighborhood to kill two dogs. Im assuming your talking about a 22lr, and yes it will at close range with a good shot but not recomended, almost any other gun would be a much better choice for coyotes, even they deserve a clean kill. While there is little doubt that a .22 will kill a Coyote, I personally would use something heavier. 0 0. judgebill. I am a Hunter and I like a clean kill and do not like to see an animal "suffer" by shooting it with a smaller bullet. There's not a lot of use for them around here. I had read that the .22 mag will kill a Coyote. Im just having a problem deciding whether a .22 magnum rimfire cartridge is better for killing coyotes than a .22 LR cartridge. See the head shot on a hog with a 22lr in the video below. I saw a couple of those rifles used at a gunshop in Altamont, Illinois a week or so ago. I picked up the shotgun for $85 so I know there high quality for the price. It kills on smaller game, but a coyote has more muscle mass and larger bones. If you try using your Gamo on coyotes or … Another Coyote with a 22 Mag CCI 30gr V-Max - posted in Predator Hunting and Calling: This is the second coyote shot with 22 mag CCI 30 gr V-max within the last two weeks.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. In your opinion is the 22 Magnum enough for coyotes? Then you may be able to kill a coyote with a precise headshot. I know nothing about centerfire rifles and neither does any body I know. They all dropped right where they stood. And I was wondering what you think about the gun. I think that nef in 223 at walmart is around $218 or so and you'd be a lot happier I think with that than the 22mag,not that the 22mag wont kill a coyote but there'll be a lot cleaner kills with the 223.just pick up a scope in your price range for right now then when you can afford a better one,get it.best of luck,daveyboy Even on our big northern foxes you need a well placed shot or you will lose some. You might favor just a couple, but coyotes don’t like any of them. Yes DJ Niner May 3, 2017. I think that nef in 223 at walmart is around $218 or so and you'd be a lot happier I think with that than the 22mag,not that the 22mag wont kill a coyote but there'll be a lot cleaner kills with the 223.just pick up a scope in your price range for right now then when you can afford a better one,get it.best of luck,daveyboy. The subject of .22 Magnum for defense often comes up. DH34,Nasa gave you some good advice. Sine the .22 caliber rifle isn’t as powerful as larger hunting rifles, it can only be used for hunting game animals. I have seldom seen a coyote killed mercifully with a .22 LR. I do not think it is fair to the animal by using a 22. If you doubt its killing power watch the swamp men kill 700lb gators with them with a single shot behind the eyes. a 22 will kill a deer if you hit it properly. Savage Mark II 22 LR rifle. The reason I say this is because it is true that a 223 can kill a coyote out to 300 yards well you will need to know the trajectory of the particular bullet at 100, 200 and 300 yards to be accurate. One brick of 22lrs for 15 bucks goes a LONG way. finally i got a successful coyote kill on camera =) i hope you all enjoy!!!!!!!! Now if I could figure out how you're getting 50 gr. The 22 WMR can be used on coyotes. If you can propel an air rifle that shoots .25 caliber pellets up to 750 feet per second, it would easily kill a coyote. A Winchester Model 61M with a red dot sight and a Remington 597 with a straight 4x scope. Wyoming covered it well. Neither me or my dad reload but we might start if I get one of those rifles. * You will only end up wounding, crippling, and injuring them more often than cleanly killing them. Gamekings in a 22 Mag, I … 3. What I didn't like about them was the absence of sternum straps.... Answers.fieldandstream.com is part of the Field & Stream Network, a division of Bonnier Corporation. I shoot them with what I am carrying at the time. lol silver...thanks … Joined Apr 6, 2012 Messages 24 Location Pennsylvania. "We're not in rimfire country anymore, Toto. Truck loads of big deer were taken by local poachers, but now they have no trucks and no licenses, head shots and vital shots equate to dead. It is also good for plinking and increasing freehand consistency. A long history since its invention in 1959 by Winchester grenades put it to rest PLEASE!!!... 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