Coyote Calling Contests Triple Crown

Coyote Calling Contest Triple CrownIt’s that time of year again. Time to make plans for the upcoming coyote calling contests. With the rise of the interest in predator calling across the nation, local coyote calling contests have also been on the rise. Despite the fact that local contests have taken some numbers from the major contests, the three major coyote calling contests are still alive and well worth going to. Below are information on each and how to get entered. [click to continue…]

The HUNT Advantage

The HUNT AdvantageI took advantage of “The HUNT Advantage” on my recent trip to Arizona over the Labor Day Weekend. After two years in Nevada, the World Coyote Calling Championship will be moving to Arizona this year and most of the state is foreign country to me so I had to get started on getting farmiliar with it. What better way than taking a long weekend to go check out the hot desert. [click to continue…]

Coyote Hunting TipsIn this episode of The Predator Down Podcast I interview Byron South from Coming to the Call. Byron has focused on making you a better coyote hunter and in this episode he shares many coyote hunting tips to do just that. Byron has been in the forefront of predator hunting for many years and has a very laid-back approach. As you listen to him and watch his videos you can’t help but, in his terms, “stay hooked”. Come enjoy another episode of the Predator Down Podcast where we continue to learn how to be better predator hunters.

2014 Carolina Coyote Classic

Carolina Coyote ClassicHey Carolina Coyote Hunters! The Carolina Coyote Classic is just around the corner.

The hunt dates are March 21st and 22nd, 2014. Weigh in’s are going to be held in Mt. Pleasant, NC. Tournament is open to North and South Carolina.

Prizes awared for Biggest Coyote and Most Coyotes. Biggest Coyote of the tournament will be awarded a Savage 22-250 Rifle w/Scope Package and a Sniper Hog Lights 66LR Rifle Light Package smacked on top of it.

Great prizes such as $425 Gift Certificate to Stuffy’s Taxidermy and Deer Processing towards ANY Taxidermy Mount, Charles Hubert Watch from MacPherson’s Diamonds & Designs, Predator Calls from Norris Merchandise, Cash Prizes, Door Prizes and more!

You can get more details at or go to the Carolina Coyote Classic’s Official facebook page at

Coyote Sounds with Randy AndersonIn this episode of The Predator Down Podcast I interview Randy Anderson from Calling All Coyotes. Randy has made a name for himself as one of the best for producing coyote sounds that bring in coyotes. He has been calling and hunting coyotes for more than 45 years. Sit back and learn from one of the veteran callers of the sport on how to howl up coyotes.

PD010 : Hunting GPS Maps with Matt Seidel

Hunting GPS MapsHave you ever been looking at a map and didn’t know exactly where you were or where exactly that wilderness area boundry was? What about that property line, did you just not quite know where it was or if you were still on public ground?  In this episode of The Predator Down Podcast we learn how we can know exactly where we are at. I talk with Matt Seidel of Hunting GPS Maps and we discuss the best options when choosing a [click to continue…]

Idaho Coyote Hunting Regulations

Idaho Fish and GameOfficial Regulations

Information for coyote hunting in Idaho can be found on the Idaho Fish & Game website.

Hunting License

You need a valid hunting licesnce to be able to hunt coyotes in Idaho. [click to continue…]

Layne BangerterI had the opportunity to talk with Layne Bangerter at this year’s World Coyote Calling Championships in Elko, NV. Layne and his son Wil Bangerter have excelled in coyote calling contests and this year at the World Contest was no different. They took second place with 13 coyotes. This was the same number of coyotes they took last year where they placed third. Layne has also won the Northwest National Coyote Calling Championships three [click to continue…]

7th Place

Dustin Butler of Team Predator Down and Ron Talbot of Varmint Control Officer just finished 7th place at the World Coyote Calling Championships in Elko, Nevada. This was their first time competing together as a team. Good job guys!

2013 World Contest 7th Place - 8 Coyotes

36th Place

Lync Jones of Team Predator Down and his dad Rulon Jones [click to continue…]

Predator Down Podcast RSSPredator Down Podcast LogoIn this episode of The Predator Down Podcast I interview Brent Rueb the founder of both The Midwest Coyote Calling Event and the World Predator Expo. Brent has put a lot of time and effort into promoting products and events for the predator hunting industry. We discuss when the Midwest contest started, the different divisions, sponsors, and side bets. We also discuss how many coyotes it takes to place in each division. We also talk about the World Predator Expo and how Brent got the idea to get it started. We also discuss who is running it now and some of the things that happen at the expo.

Items Mentioned in the Show:

The Midwest Coyote Calling Event in St. Francis, KS on January 11th and 12th 2014.
The World Predator Expo in Waco, TX on April 4th, 5th, and 6th 2014.
The World Coyote Calling Championship in Elko, NV on December 6th and 7th 2013.
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