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For those of you that don't think coyotes eat deer

by , Posted to on 02/07/2011 9:08 PM | "Quote" | "Quick Reply" |

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This took place today 02/07/11
 
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I hope this puts to rest the misconception that coyotes do not kill deer!
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Re: For those of you that don't think coyotes eat deer
by on 02/07/2011 9:21 PM | Reply #1 | "Quote" | "Quick Reply" |

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Wow. Good pics. I've seen yotes kill deer once. I've seen them packing around deer legs etc several times.
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Re: For those of you that don't think coyotes eat deer
by on 02/07/2011 9:30 PM | Reply #2 | "Quote" | "Quick Reply" |

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A couple years ago I drew an antelope buck tag and I shot a nice buck... after I made the shot I watched the herd walk over a hill and by the time we got to the buck a pack of yotes had found my buck and we had to shoot one of them to run them off... when I reached my buck there was nothing left of the hind quarters and all in about 20 min... craziest thing I have ever seen... nature can be very cruel, but now i have a story every time i look at the horn mount.

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Re: For those of you that don't think coyotes eat deer
by on 02/07/2011 9:32 PM | Reply #3 | "Quote" | "Quick Reply" |

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i expect this in rural areas but not in town. i have seen fox and mink but those are the biggest predators i have seen along the river.

the fact that they are along the river does not surprise me but to be so bold to kill a deer in the middle of the day is a new concept to me
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Re: For those of you that don't think coyotes eat deer
by on 02/07/2011 9:42 PM | Reply #4 | "Quote" | "Quick Reply" |

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Good photos Tyler, I would be hard pressed not  to take a crack at that yote.

I brought home a fresh yote awhile back and my wife said  "How cute", till I pulled it's jowls back and showed her they are a killin machine. How close did you get?
Re: For those of you that don't think coyotes eat deer
by on 02/07/2011 9:48 PM | Reply #5 | "Quote" | "Quick Reply" |

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moms neighbor took the pics. she apparently did not have the presence of mind to call her local "predator manegment personell" aka me. lol  i woulda left work in a heartbeat.

the yote is like 30 yards from her rear porch window.
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Re: For those of you that don't think coyotes eat deer
by on 02/07/2011 9:49 PM | Reply #6 | "Quote" | "Quick Reply" |

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I would have shot that freaking coyote.  And if I would not have had a gun, I would have ran out there and scared him off.  I'd rather have the deer around than the coyote.  I understand it's "natural" and everything, but still. 

Amazing pictures though.  My brother has shot 20 of them this winter... and ALL of them in the same place (near Crosby).  It's insane.  I hope he shoots a pile more.

-Justin 
Re: For those of you that don't think coyotes eat deer
by on 02/07/2011 9:59 PM | Reply #7 | "Quote" | "Quick Reply" |

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dakota1977 Said:
.  I hope he shoots a pile more.

-Justin 

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Re: For those of you that don't think coyotes eat deer
by on 02/07/2011 10:02 PM | Reply #8 | "Quote" | "Quick Reply" |

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Its Fargo - arm pit captial of the world --- I im the deer - i would be eaten too -- who TF wants to be outside tonight.  Full stomach or not.  Barrow is about 10 degrees warmer right now. 
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Re: For those of you that don't think coyotes eat deer
by on 02/07/2011 10:04 PM | Reply #9 | "Quote" | "Quick Reply" |

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moosehunter09 Said:
i expect this in rural areas but not in town. i have seen fox and mink but those are the biggest predators i have seen along the river.

the fact that they are along the river does not surprise me but to be so bold to kill a deer in the middle of the day is a new concept to me
why didn't someone kill it someone must have a 22 and a snow blower that happened to backfire. the carb on the blower flooded. dump some gas on the floor.
 most of the snowblowers would flood trying to start them at 0 or lower and backfire
or find an oldJ8 champion and increase the gap to about .060 then it will backfire.

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Re: For those of you that don't think coyotes eat deer
by on 02/07/2011 10:30 PM | Reply #10 | "Quote" | "Quick Reply" |

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Haha, there are people who dont think coyotes kill deer? You're kidding, right? I mean, nobody can be that stupid.
 
Re: For those of you that don't think coyotes eat deer
by on 02/07/2011 11:02 PM | Reply #11 | "Quote" | "Quick Reply" |

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I have no doubts that coyotes kill deer.  I live just outside the FM area and have only seen a couple coyotes so far this year that i never had a shot at, the feral or free ranging dogs have been hell on the deer but I plan on supplementing their diet with a bit of lead as soon as possible.
Re: For those of you that don't think coyotes eat deer
by on 02/07/2011 11:07 PM | Reply #12 | "Quote" | "Quick Reply" |

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BringingThePAIN Said:
Haha, there are people who dont think coyotes kill deer? You're kidding, right? I mean, nobody can be that stupid.
is that sarcasm?

if you look on other threads it is a common conclusion many have made that coyotes are
A incapable of taking down a deer
B more interested in meals that are less work
C "studies" show that deer are not a part of the coyotes diet 

the proof is in the pudding, or in this case the photos

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Re: For those of you that don't think coyotes eat deer
by on 02/07/2011 11:11 PM | Reply #13 | "Quote" | "Quick Reply" |

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moose, that by fargo country club? kind of what the background looks like. just across the river from me( well about 1/2 mile south) been seeing 8-10deer down by interstate 94 bridge.
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Re: For those of you that don't think coyotes eat deer
by on 02/07/2011 11:17 PM | Reply #14 | "Quote" | "Quick Reply" |

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moosehunter09 Said:
BringingThePAIN Said:
Haha, there are people who dont think coyotes kill deer? You're kidding, right? I mean, nobody can be that stupid.
is that sarcasm?

if you look on other threads it is a common conclusion many have made that coyotes are
A incapable of taking down a deer
B more interested in meals that are less work
C "studies" show that deer are not a part of the coyotes diet 

the proof is in the pudding, or in this case the photos


No, it wasn't. I don't remember reading any of those threads, where people didnt think coyotes ate deer. I thought that was common sense. Wow.
 
Re: For those of you that don't think coyotes eat deer
by on 02/08/2011 00:03 AM | Reply #15 | "Quote" | "Quick Reply" |

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this is one of the threads i an talking about. take note of multis first post. he will get a kick out of this thread
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Re: For those of you that don't think coyotes eat deer
by on 02/08/2011 00:17 AM | Reply #16 | "Quote" | "Quick Reply" |

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Now, why go and  post something like that to put egg on the face of the G&F in regards to predator impact upon deer. First off, in Fargo there is enough feral cats to keep most coyotes fed. This simply has to be a photo shop and you simply took pictures of a deer deer being fed upon by the coyote whom are simply scavengers not predators!!!!!!!








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Re: For those of you that don't think coyotes eat deer
by on 02/08/2011 00:24 AM | Reply #17 | "Quote" | "Quick Reply" |

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The most coyotes Ive seen running around together was 5. I saw pack of 4 during muzzle loader season. A group like that would make short work of a deer in deep snow. They dont have a chance if they get off trail
 
Re: For those of you that don't think coyotes eat deer
by on 02/08/2011 00:39 AM | Reply #18 | "Quote" | "Quick Reply" |

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I am all about shooting every coyote I see, but I don't think they are as detrimental to the deer population as one may think.  coyotes are opportunistic feeders (just like most animals)  and I think it's alot safer and easier for a yote to stay in a 200 square foot area and pick off mice for a meal vs. trying to overpower a 200lb deer or even risk picking off a fawn.

Yes I know coyotes eat deer, but just one lone dog isn't dining on big game all by himself, and in the central part of the state I have never seen more than 2 together at a time.  although I am sure they can and do pack up here and go after deer, but I don't think its enough to really worry about.  In fact, I'd guess poaching and motor vehicle collisions do more damage than the coyotes do.

I looked at stomach contents research results for various studies in different states with different institutions (one study was on over 8,000 individuals) and found that only between 1 and 3% (depending on the season and location) of the coyotes diet was deer.  The rest was mice and other similar small mammals, carion (road kill) fruits, (wild plums crab apples etc.) bugs, snakes etc etc.  basically anything edible, other than deer.

I guess all I'm trying to say is, don't be so hard on yourself next time you forget the rifle.  You'll do more good and make more money turning in a poacher...way more money!
What part of my post in that thread says coyotes don't eat deer?

these photos will change deer management in North Dakota forever.  I don't think the game and fish had a clue.

I think the harsh winter with deep snow and extended periods of sub zero temps are more to blame than the dog.
Re: For those of you that don't think coyotes eat deer
by on 02/08/2011 01:25 AM | Reply #19 | "Quote" | "Quick Reply" |

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Re: For those of you that don't think coyotes eat deer
by on 02/08/2011 07:21 AM | Reply #20 | "Quote" | "Quick Reply" |

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Coyotes kill deer. It's called the food chain. It's happened for years. This year is no different. Doesn't mean they kill all the deer. The weak don't make it. We kill pheasants, fish, DEER. It's the food chain!

Game and Fish also know it's been going on. It's natural game management.
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