Quick Answer: What Is The Best Gun For Predator Hunting?

What is the best rifle for predator hunting?

The 12 Best Budget Guns for Coyote HuntingWinchester XPR SRWinchester.coyotegun_05.

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Smith and Wesson M&P 15Smith and Wesson.coyotegun_07.

Winchester SXP Waterfowl Hunter Realtree TimberWinchester.coyotegun_08.

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What size gun will kill a coyote?

22-250 Remington, . 243 Winchester, and . 308 Winchester being the four best options for coyotes. The fact that this rifle ships with a scope and scope bases and rings, and is already factory bore sighted, means that it is a perfect solution for new hunters.

Can you kill coyotes with a 22?

22lr will kill a coyote, but so will a pointy stick. I’ve killed dozens of coyotes over the last 20yrs+ with . 22lr, and will say that you will not be happy with the results. Even well hit, the dogs will run.

Is a 308 good for coyote hunting?

If you are hunting coyotes as varmints, . 308 will do a very good job and the only overkill might be no your wallet.

Will a 17hmr kill a coyote?

22 mag, 17hmr,17WSM ,5mm 223,22-250, etc will all kill coyotes dead. Any lead in a coyote is good lead period.

Should I shoot a coyote while deer hunting?

What’s not effective is the shooting of a random coyote here and there. According to John Kilgo, a wildlife research biologist for the U.S. Forest Service, doing this is akin to “a drop in the bucket. It won’t have any effect on coyotes or your deer hunting.”