Ive been hunting coyotes for a year or so and ive been using a .17hmr. The .17 Doesnt kill them very quickly so ive decided to get a new gun. I cant decide between a .204 ruger or a .223 wsm. Which do you guys think is a better choice.
I have been shooting a .204 for two seasons and absolutely LOVE it. It has very light recoil and I have not left an exit wound yet. I've been shooting the hday 32gr V-max bullets and have killed yotes out to 300yds. The .204 is a dream for pelt salvage.
Winter is tough on whitetails, that is an accepted fact.
You can help the quality of your herd by providing winter plots - that are not necessarily designed as kill plots.
Having what I call green plots - that the deer can browse in when most of the other food is gone, can greatly benefit the deer herd when they need it most.
Come December - at least in our area of the south - most of the mast is gone, all of the crops were long harvested and this green browse can really make the difference for...