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Hey guys, i didnt know where i could ask this so i thought i woudl put it in sniping because you usually shoot a coyote from far away. so here goes........i need to know what a good call is to call in coyote and bobcats and foxes and stuff like that. and also i need to know what kind of ammunition would be best to fire in my 30-06 for long range. thanks
 

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If you're shooting coyotes and small varmints with a 30-06 I hope you enjoy going over a tree with a sponge to find all the pieces of said coyote.

No good call for any of them. Coyotes are smart sunsab*tches. You've generally got to lure them in with unprotected meat and the like. Your long-range shots with a 30-06 are garunteed to take them down.

Keep in mind that the first coyote you see is generally just the unit's pointman. There are a few more behind him.
 

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For coyotes, I'm no expert.

But in terms of your long range shooting with your -06. There are some good alternatives for ammo, the fed gold medal match being a good place to start. 168 Matchking at 2700 fps. If you are feeling adventurous, the remington accelerator could be fun to try, BUT, reported accuracy is sub par. Don't know until you try though.

federal also loads a 165gr SPBT game king, 150gr SPBT GK, 150 Ballistictip, 165 ballistic tip, 165 solid base boat tail, etc. There are a lot of good choices for long range coyote hunting with the -06. Try the match, then perhaps move to the BT

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150 gr Rem Scirocco bonded or 150 gr Win ballistic silvertip might give you better velocity and shoot flatter
like i said before check out a lot of the flatter shooting rounds and choose the one your gun likes the best
any of the loads mentioned will provide more than sucifcient terminal performance when dealing with coyotes
 

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First of all, I like coyotes and wolves. I wish you would not shoot them. If you like long range shooting, you should consider joining the Army and becoming a sniper. That way you could shoot deserving two legged varmints. There's no shortage of those. And those Al-Quaeda bastards really need shooting in the very worst possible way.

Anyway, I like heavy bullets in the '06. I like bullets with high ballistic coefficient. I am not seduced by velocity because many high velocity slugs lose velocity and energy down range.

I also like Sierra bullets. You will never, ever go wrong if you load Sierras. By the way, I also like Nosler Ballistic Tips. I love the 180 grain BT in the .30-06.

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