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Big Coyote hunt written up in the
Nashville, Tennessean newspaper.
I was reading the article and Fox Pro is
interviewing Junebug.
Fox Pro called Bug while he was at work
and asked for an interview.
George and Junebug were 2 lbs off first place
and won $3 grand. Killed 7.
They called in at least 11 in two days.
Last weekend they got another 2 nd place.
$1500.
FoxPro needs to put a camera crew with Junebug
as a Outdoor Channel Show. and a U-Tube trainer
on using Fox Pro callers.
Junebug and George talk too much so I thought you you guys
should know you are in the presence of Coyote Royalty
 

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Congratulations fellows! WD
 

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Looky, looky, here's the story in the Nashville Tennessean newspaper. "Don Grandstaff" is quoted right there in the second paragraph. I don't think there's a D in JuneBug's last name, but might be wrong about that. Somebody let me know, cause I worked as a newspaper copy editor for a couple decades and it just chaps my cheeks when they can't even get a person's name right. Kinda makes you wonder about everything else they write, doesn't it?

I think this is a photo of Bug (on left) at one of the hunts mentioned. Not 100% sure.



In the rules for some or all of these hunts they talk about a "bite block" or "kill block" being zip-tied in the dead yote's mouth. What the heck is that about? I've seen deer "come back to life," so maybe that happens with yotes, too. :eek:

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Mike, I think its a way to tell when the yote was killed, temp thing. Might be wrong
Them boys are yote killers for sure...


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Bite block

You get a set of blocks ( 10-15 blocks) when you check into the contest. The blocks have a number on them, for example your blocks might all have number 7 on them.
The blocks that I have seen were 1”x2” lumber about 4” long with a 1/4” hole drilled through each end.
When you kill a coyote, you put the block in the coyotes mouth and zip lock through the two 1/4” holes to hold the coyotes mouth shut on to the block.
Rigor mortise sets in and that block can not be removed short of breaking the jaw on the coyote.
That prevents cheaters from going out the day before the contest and shooting coyotes and entering them.
In the only contest I have been in, I saw the judges checking the jaws on entered coyotes to see if the jaw had been broken and a block zip tied in.
 

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You get a set of blocks ( 10-15 blocks) when you check into the contest. The blocks have a number on them, for example your blocks might all have number 7 on them.
The blocks that I have seen were 1”x2” lumber about 4” long with a 1/4” hole drilled through each end.
When you kill a coyote, you put the block in the coyotes mouth and zip lock through the two 1/4” holes to hold the coyotes mouth shut on to the block.
Rigor mortise sets in and that block can not be removed short of breaking the jaw on the coyote.
That prevents cheaters from going out the day before the contest and shooting coyotes and entering them.
In the only contest I have been in, I saw the judges checking the jaws on entered coyotes to see if the jaw had been broken and a block zip tied in.
Thanks for that, df. Makes absolute sense the way you explained it. Kinda like in the bad ol' days of bass tournaments when guys would allegedly catch fish before the contest and have 'em tied out somewhere in a live box.
 

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That was a great job guys. MONEY.? to kill Coyotes??
That might get my attention, but we don't have anything like that here that I know of.
I drove to Mt. Vernon taday and saw 2 fresh road kills on Ky. 461. They are plentiful in the area but i haven't seen any in my cowfield since I shot one a couple weeks ago.
 
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