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does any body know if it is legal to hunt coyotes at night in tennessee. and i have heard alot of people say they use a 22lr but

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  • does any body know if it is legal to hunt coyotes at night in tennessee. and i have heard alot of people say they use a 22lr but

    does any body know if it is legal to hunt coyotes at night in tennessee. and i have heard alot of people say they use a 22lr but i think it is a little small am i right or wronge

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    I don't know if its legal in Tennessee but in Alabama you have to obtain a permit to hunt yotes at night. When I coyote hunt I typically use a caliber such as 223 or 243; not too big but not too small in my opinion. Although you can kill a coyote with a well placed shot from a 22lr I would not sacrifice the clean kill. Good Luck and Good Hunting.

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    • #3
      The .22LR is my favorite round of all time. However, it is not the right tool for the job. I would use a .223

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      • #4
        i use magnum shells for my 22lr and hand gun they work good and drop the animal in there tracks. as for in the dark in Tenn. i don't know in wisconsin theres only a couple of hours a year you can't kill coyotes because of people perceiving wolves as being coyotes.

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        • #5
          The 22 LR round is too small to cleanly take coyote size game on a regular basis. I hunt coyote at night here in Maine and the shooting is typically difficult at best. A shotgun handled by one shooter and a 222 or 223 by the other is usually good medicine. Even the most careful of callers will rarely get the perfect standing broadside shot and most of the coyote will be on the move. I am a big time user of the 22 Mag. and have shot quite a few coyote with this round with perfect results but at night when the shots can't be set up as well I leave this gun home and use bigger, more powerful armament.

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          • #6
            Just back from CrossVill Tenn, The boys up there mostley use a 22Hornet for the[ sount level]as for hunting at night i cant say, check your game laws? Good Luck .

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            • #7
              In Fairhope Alabama several years ago the coyotes got out of control even within the city limits. A trapper we call the alligator man (Gary Casper) was hired to trap/shoot the coyotes. He did his hunting at night and in a short time got over twenty. Good luck with yours.

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              • #8
                Coyote Hunting In Tennessee
                Private land
                Season open year-round, 30-minutes before sunrise to
                30-minutes after sunset.
                Legal equipment:
                During big game seasons: A licensed big game hunter
                may hunt with what is legal during the particular big
                game season. If not licensed to big game hunt, hunters
                may use shotguns with #4 shot or smaller, rimfire rifles, muzzleloaders, archery.
                Other than big game seasons: all rifles (centerfire or rimfire), muzzleloaders, archery,
                shotguns with T (0.20 inch diameter) or smaller shot.
                Possession of firearms is prohibited while chasing coyote with dogs from the first Saturday
                in November through the end of the deer season.
                Wildlife Management Areas
                Season open when another small game or big game season is open on the WMA.
                Legal equipment:
                If small game seasons are open on the WMA: equipment legal for hunting the small
                game that is open.
                If big game seasons are open on the WMA: coyotes may be taken by legal big game
                hunters with any big game equipment and ammunition that is legal for

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                • #9
                  yeah its a little to light of a cartridge to be using if you have a 243,17 hmr,22-250,or a 223 id stick with a 17hmr ,243,or 223. if you dont have any of those calibers ask friends

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                  • #10
                    Hunt them at night they cant stop you. and shoot em in the ear with a 22 and they drop everytime

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