I think by now deer season is just about all but over throughout most of the United States. There are still a few southern states out there hanging on waiting for that last chance at a late season buck, so for some there is still time. However for the rest of us, outdoorsmen across the country just entered the winter doldrums. There is always ice fishing. That can be fun at times and I have really enjoyed my time on the ice when I get the chance to be out there. However, there is something else this time of year that helps fill the void between the end of deer season and waiting for those first sounds of a gobbler in the spring. Luckily for us, there are endless opportunities to get back out in the woods and try our hand at tracking down a coyote.
It had been a while since I had been out in the woods during the colder months trying to hunt anything other than a deer. However this weekend, I figured it had been long enough. A good friend and I made the trip to northern Indiana to see what we could do as we prepared to match wits against one of the toughest animals in the woods to hunt. My buddy just added a new Marlin to his vast gun collection and was looking to break it in and I was hoping to get some experience with a new handheld rabbit distress call made by Beaver Creek Game Calls. Our plan was simply to hunt that night with spotlights and then get up early the next morning for a few hours to spend a little more time in the woods before our wives mandated time that we had to be home. Read more