Ain't everybody born rich. For coyotes and other large nuisance species within the .22 Magnum’s realm, there’s none better. Reactions: 300whisper. Then you may be able to kill a coyote with a precise headshot. Im just having a problem deciding whether a .22 magnum rimfire cartridge is better for killing coyotes than a .22 LR cartridge. I prefer my 264 Win Mag when I am actually hunting them. If you doubt its killing power watch the swamp men kill 700lb gators with them with a single shot behind the eyes. There are over a dozen different.22 Magnum loads offering a wide range of terminal performance. The .22 Magnum may be the sweet optimum shooting little caliber for this purpose. Chief38 JHP. If you can propel an air rifle that shoots .25 caliber pellets up to 750 feet per second, it would easily kill a coyote. I use the 22 Mag. Or would it have to be a head shot? Sine the .22 caliber rifle isn’t as powerful as larger hunting rifles, it can only be used for hunting game animals. Game you can take with .22 Magnum includes anything you can take with the .22 LR, although at longer range. You can easily take down winged game animals such as small birds like quails, larger birds including pheasant, partridge, grouse, woodcock, duck, and goose. I love the 22 Mag, but not on coyotes. I recomend hollow points. But a 22 mag is used for cougar hunting even, so coyotes are no problem. Even on our big northern foxes you need a well placed shot or you will lose some. Sine the .22 caliber rifle isn’t as powerful as larger hunting rifles, it can only be used for hunting game animals. 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. I want to get a dedicated coyote gun, instead of using my shotgun. 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. .22 Magnum. 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. I will look at an NEF in .223. Gamekings in a 22 Mag, I … Absolutely, but only a head shot will result in a humane kill. 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. I have shoot coyote and deer with both rifles and the same ammo, Winchester 40gr. * The Minimum caliber to use on Coyote's is a 22 Magnum. I killed a lot of coyotes with this method as I was far away from roads in rough country. 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. * You will only end up wounding, crippling, and injuring them more often than cleanly killing them. stalkingbear, Oct 9, 2011. stalkingbear, Oct 9, 2011. I've been tickled pink ever since! .22 Hornet, .223, .243, and .270 are what I use for coyote. DH34,Nasa gave you some good advice. I would suggest the multi-piece brass rods with a brush for each caliber... keep it simple. Also, this question has hit this forum in various forms about 50 times. a great deal. Her husband shoots them with a 308 while his dad shoots them with 22 rifles. He brained them. !thats cheap...cant go wrong either they shoot awesome. 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 picked up the shotgun for $85 so I know there high quality for the price. Im thinking that it is, but im basically wondering which is a better buy and if i can kill a coyote with a headshot Don't set your expectations too high and hold out for a more expensive gun. The subject of .22 Magnum for defense often comes up. Apr 8, 2012 #4 S. silvertip-co Well-Known Member. I got a lot of use out of my old ALICEs -- I had the medium and the extra-large one. .22 mags are not a good coyote caliber, especially for someone just starting out. Rimfire? The .22 Magnum still had more smack than those original .17 HMR cartridges did. Would the .22 mag kill with a lung or heart shot? Good point Labrador. NEF .223 seems like the best way to go right now. I also suggest that you read everything you can on the .223 Rem on the web and a good reloading manual. I recomend hollow points. ", Deerhunter34, I see you are from Southern Illinois. and im shooting about 1-1.5 5 shot groups at 100 yards. Excellent suggestion for a low cost, accurate centerfire coyote killer. If you want to use an air rifle for coyotes or hogs, you're gonna need a bigger and more powerful caliber. Joined Jun 20, 2007 Messages 1,133 Location PUEBLO, CO, USA. Ask your question in a manner that does not make you look caliber challenged, and you might get an intelligent answer. 300wm too small . 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. * The Minimum caliber to use on Coyote's is a 22 Magnum. Where I hunt is usually creek bottoms and maybe some small feilds so shots won't be over 100 yds. I believe one with a scope was $250 or so. Wyoming covered it well. Due to the fact they were there and that was all I had in the truck at the time. I support the decision to forego the 22 mag for the 223 but get a good idea of its capabilities. - posted in Coyote Hunting: How effective is the .22 Mag on a Coyotes? * The .22LR is not recommended to kill Coyotes humanely. I have killed several coyotes with the .22 Mag and CCI Maxi-Mag +V Hollow Pointt. 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/. Use enough accuracy, it's never the gun's fault. A Winchester Model 61M with a red dot sight and a Remington 597 with a straight 4x scope. I have shot a couple with a 22 LR, but most with my shotgun while bird hunting. I had read that the .22 mag will kill a Coyote. Now will we try for the .177 pellet gun? oldandtreacherous May 3, 2017. 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. Rifle cleaning kit for primitive wilderness living, If this is your first visit, be sure to 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. Can A 22 Cal Air Rifle Kill A Coyote And Can You Shoot22 Mag In A 22 Lr Rifle is best in online store. I usually use my shotgun when I am hunting in thick woods. 31 0 6. yes it will if you hit it properly. .22 Mag for Coyotes? So he says I can't trap coyotes until I'm 15 bc I can't kill one, but I have a 22. Even with solids, it may prove a bit much on squirrels, upland birds, or rabbit inside 50 yards. I live to the north of you and I used my 22 mag to kill 6 coyotes last year. Will your next question be: What gun to hunt Bigfoot? Markd51 Member. The subject of .22 Magnum for defense often comes up. 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. Yeah it will kill one. The bobcat was angling toward me at about the same distance. The 22 WMR can be used on coyotes. It certainly isn't a "hot" 22 centerfire, but is very capable of killing coyotes out to the other side of 100 yards. 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. I have an NEF shotgun but I didn't know they made rifles. 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 … Now if I could figure out how you're getting 50 gr. Oct 9, 2011 #9 . .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! Even with solids, it may prove a bit much on squirrels, upland birds, or rabbit inside 50 yards. 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. 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. The chart below does not give distances, but it does provide target sizes. - posted in Coyote Hunting: How effective is the .22 Mag on a Coyotes? .22 Mag for Coyotes? While there is little doubt that a .22 will kill a Coyote, I personally would use something heavier. I picked up mine for around $185, on sale. Found a Tasco World Class 3x9x55 on sale for about 60 bones. Reactions: jjmp. 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. I know someone who did it. Each Coyote was killed with one shot apiece. They all dropped right where they stood. You might lose a few to die later. just checked the price of a 223 synthetic stock super light at a local walmart...187.00!!!! Here you will find hunting, fishing, and survival tips from the editors of Field and Stream, as well as recommendations from readers like yourself. Can A 22 Cal Air Rifle Kill A Coyote And Can You Shoot22 Mag In A 22 Lr Rifle is best in online store. In your opinion is the 22 Magnum enough for coyotes? The 22lr is deadly, I like the 22 magnum more than newer more expensive varmint ammo. 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. Based upon your need for a rimfire. * 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. Coyote Alert! The .22 WMR is a real wonder. If you want to use an air rifle for coyotes or … It makes an adequate crow rifle at longer range and will drop a coyote on the farm with proper shot placement. And I was wondering what you think about the gun. If you doubt its killing power watch the swamp men kill 700lb gators with them with a single shot behind the eyes. 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… (no guns)? Shoot me an e-mail at. Sure. You might favor just a couple, but coyotes don’t like any of them. Yes, though you are best limited to small coyotes and under 50 yards for the .22 Long Rifle. A .22 mag will kill a coyote just fine at 50 yards. I end up blood trailing the coyotes. so you could get a .223 for 187 a scope for 30 and a good box of ammo for $232+ tax. 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. They eat too many deer and small game to have my sympathy. if you cant then will a .22 mag or a .17 HMR kill one. 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. Your air rifle would struggle to take out a rabbit unless you had a headshot. I also have killed Coyotes with many types of rimfire rounds including 22 Special, 22 Magnum, 22 Long Rifle and the 17 HMR! 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. What is the difference between 22 Hornet and .223? I'm talking about the air rifle itself, not the pellet. lol silver...thanks … Range was 10-25 yards. 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. The 22lr is deadly, I like the 22 magnum more than newer more expensive varmint ammo. His rifle of choice was a 22 magnum and Winchester 40 JHP. I stick to head shots under 50 yards for 22LR, under 100 yards for 22 mag and 17HMR. Why is everyone afraid to use a proper caliber on coyotes? The .22 WMR is a real wonder. Savage Mark II 22 LR rifle. There's not a lot of use for them around here. 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. 4. Air rifle, especially a .22, only has a few foot pounds of force (that is the key for lethality). Coyotes never saw the man, they just saw the horse as long as tack was not clanking or people were talking. A brain shot is the only .22LR shot that will effectively kill a coyote. The .22 Magnum increases the range from 30 to 100 yards. I had read that the .22 mag will kill a Coyote. The 22lr is deadly, I like the 22 magnum more than newer more expensive varmint ammo. But, in your situation, being close to a residential area and all, I personally would probably opt for a .22 magnum. The .22 Winchester Magnum Rimfire cartridge has a long history since its invention in 1959 by Winchester. A 22 mag will kill a coyote under certain circumstances,but not the best choice.Go with a centerfire. It's over 150 ft.lbs of energy which would be more than enough for rabbits. 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. 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. Sourdough Dave took the words right out of my mouth. I killed a lot of coyotes with this method as I was far away from roads in rough country. you may need multiple rounds. I shoot them with what I am carrying at the time. A .22 LR by comparison shoots a 36 grain round at around 1,400 fps generating about 120 ft lbs of force. Darrel. All times are GMT-5. 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. The .22 Magnum increases the range from 30 to 100 yards. Hey yall, I am looking at buying a Henry lever action .22 magnum in the near future. The Coyote may run after the first hit so He will be a moving target. Don't be too proud to work your way up to a high dollar gun, son. Apr 8, 2012 #5 J. jcooper1389 Member. My limited experience with the .22 magnum has accounted for one coyote, one bobcat, one gray fox, and a few groundhogs. And don't forget to check out the latest reviews on guns and outdoor gear on fieldandstream.com. I would rather have the larger mass of a .22 mag. If you want the hides a bigger gun will increase your recovery rates. Neither me or my dad reload but we might start if I get one of those rifles. a gun is a gun and if you hit something properly with the bullet you are shooting you will most likely kill it. * The .22LR is not recommended to kill Coyotes humanely. Hell just use grenades put it to rest PLEASE!!!!!!!!!!! One brick of 22lrs for 15 bucks goes a LONG way. A .22 mag will kill a coyote just fine at 50 yards. If you can propel an air rifle that shoots .25 caliber pellets up to 750 feet per second, it would easily kill a coyote. Would you recomend any guns for that price? I have seen them drop cows with them at the slaughter house-one shot lights out. If you think you can hit a 2″ target at 100 yards with an air rifle consistently. SMACK!!!! Your air rifle would struggle to take out a rabbit unless you had a headshot. Big eastern groundhogs and coyotes received shallow wounds by these fast opening lightweight pills. Rabbits, ground squirrels, coon, and skunk yes. Ruger American If you’re on a budget, you’ll want to give the Ruger American rifle some serious consideration for a coyote gun. 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. Good way to look at it. 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. Centerfire? See the head shot on a hog with a 22lr in the video below. 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. A 22 mag will kill a coyote under certain circumstances,but not the best choice.Go with a centerfire. My buddy shot one at around 75yds in the chest, course, we had to finish it … The 17 HMR is indeed capable of and an able Coyote killer! Would the .22 mag kill with a … Im just having a problem deciding whether a .22 magnum rimfire cartridge is better for killing coyotes than a .22 LR cartridge. Advantages: Deep-penetrating, high-weight-retention bullet (perfect for larger animals within the cartridge’s capabilities), descent accuracy, moderate cost. What Animals Can You Hunt With A .22 Caliber Rifle. Save your money and get them with a "real" firearm. It'll kill them, but it won't necessarily drop them on the spot. Also I was wondering what would be the best choice of ammo for coyotes out to about 50-75 yards. 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. I would opt for the .22 magnum. If I'm squirrel hunting with my 10/22 and I see a coyote close enough, then hell yes I will shoot. Most any cartridge can take down a coyote, but here are 10 prime coyote killer cartridges and the optimal load specs for each. 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. a 22 will kill a deer if you hit it properly. Look up the footpound charts for various game animals. 03-09-2009, 08:43 PM. 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. But it has the same problem as the 17 HRM, unless I get a head shot. Game you can take with .22 Magnum includes anything you can take with the .22 LR, although at longer range. 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 wouldn't care if it did go off and die somewhere else. 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 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. Coyotes never saw the man, they just saw the horse as long as tack was not clanking or people were talking. I saw a couple of those rifles used at a gunshop in Altamont, Illinois a week or so ago. What kind of .22? They live in every direction from my home. If you try using your Gamo on coyotes or … It is also good for plinking and increasing freehand consistency. .223 ammmo is about as cheap as .22 mag too. I agree, it would be very inhumane with a pellet gun. Introduced in 1959, the .22 Winchester Magnum Rimfire (22 WMR) is the quintessential ranch rifle round. I'm talking about the air rifle itself, not the pellet. Magnum? If you can hit a small target consistently at long distances. * You will only end up wounding, crippling, and injuring them more often than cleanly killing them. You guys are too much sometimes. It will penetrate. If you doubt its killing power watch the swamp men kill 700lb gators with them with a single shot behind the eyes. Can it? 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. Imagine, 8 hours in a cage. I have seen coyotes being token down with it as a kid successfully from more than 35 yards ( … finally i got a successful coyote kill on camera =) i hope you all enjoy!!!!!!!! check out the. 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. Yes, if you could throw your rifle at 750 feet per second, and it hit the coyote, it would probably kill it. I have the Remington 700 5R .308 bolt action and Ruger 10/22 Takedown rifles. I can't really afford a centerfire(I'm just 15) And I have seriously been looking at a 22 Magnum. (A 2.5 kilogram object moving 750 feet per second would hit with almost 50,000 foot-pounds of energy.) Yes, it’s possible. Welcome to Field and Streams's Answers section. good luck GF All were chest shots. Air rifle, especially a .22, only has a few foot pounds of force (that is the key for lethality). 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. Use enough gun for what your hunting. It has almost no recoil, yet can put down even larger coyotes out to 100 yards, or so, with good placement. Mostly two different rifles get the bulk of the hunting. I have killed them at 40 yards with my 22 mag. I have a .22 mag and have never used it on coyote. The 223 is good for yotes to about 300 yds. 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. 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. Probably cheaper!! Allow me to further echo the suggestions towards the NEF in .223. 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. Even on our big northern foxes you need a well placed shot or you will lose some. For $250 you can get a good used .223, or even a new NEF. I personally have killed 3 Coyotes with my 17 HMR Rifle. I have harvested quite a few fox in winter with the 22mag by squeeking them out but never took a shot over 50 yards. As a result, I don't hunt with anyone using one for coyotes. I knew an old guy that used to eat deer year round. It kills on smaller game, but a coyote has more muscle mass and larger bones. Lv 7. Yes DJ Niner May 3, 2017. I've got two of them that I really like, especially the Ruger 10/22 Magnum. There's NO WAY I'd try to kill a coyote with a .177 pellet rifle!!!!! 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. A.22 Magnum will change the way you hunt squirrels and is coyote-capable out to 100 yards, with the proper bullet. Yes, if you could throw your rifle at 750 feet per second, and it hit the coyote, it would probably kill it. If this is your first visit, be sure to check out the FAQ for information on posting and navigating the forums. It can kill a coyote at 100 yards with a solid hit. I have seldom seen a coyote killed mercifully with a .22 LR. Joined Apr 6, 2012 Messages 24 Location Pennsylvania. 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. Im thinking that it is, but im basically wondering which is a better buy and if i can kill a coyote with a headshot In this situation, the hunter didn’t have the time or the position to make a head shot. 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 * Messed him up some. I've seen a coyote shot four times in the vital area of the chest and run over four miles, never to be found. Thats a good point about the ammo being as cheap as 22 mag. It has almost no recoil, yet can put down even larger coyotes out to 100 yards, or so, with good placement. I do not think it is fair to the animal by using a 22. 0 0. judgebill. If you try it all you're going to do is educate it and possibly cripple it. Oh, I haven't written off the 22 Mag at all. 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. Thanks for the replys. 3. I have harvested quite a few fox in winter with the 22mag by squeeking them out but never took a shot over 50 yards. Look up the footpound charts for various game animals. 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. It makes an adequate crow rifle at longer range and will drop a coyote on the farm with proper shot placement. can you kill a coyote with a .22 LR? The coyote was head-shot at roughly 75 yards, dropped like a ton of bricks. Your question was a great start to learning about what to use. 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. I have a .17 HMR and have made 200 yard shots on p.dogs and jackrabbits. This allows hunters to perfectly match their ammunition to the game being hunted. Can you kill a coyote with a 22 wmr? What Animals Can You Hunt With A .22 Caliber Rifle . "We're not in rimfire country anymore, Toto. In Ontario you must be 15) and my dad said he doesn't want anything to do with trapping and that he only hunts. .22 Winchester Magnum Rimfire. 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. 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. 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. I notice the 180 degree different coverage on NPR, NYT, and twitter feeds of major journos. I know nothing about centerfire rifles and neither does any body I know. I view killing coyotes as a public service, but even they deserve a humane kill. I was just going to use my 22 LR with high velocity bullets but after reading some posts on here I decided against it. 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