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Need help picking a 223 bullet for coyotes

47662 Views 37 Replies 24 Participants Last post by  TMan
I'm looking for little fur damage. Will probably never shoot past 200 yrds more probably 150 or under. I have three I'm leaning toward, Winchester white box 45gr jhp varmint, Hornady 55gr Vmax and the Russian made Brown Bear 62gr sp. I was thinking the 45 and 55 would be explosive on impact and might stay in the animals but I have no experience to know. Also was thinking the 62gr sp might just make a little hole in and a little bigger hole going out. All three shoot well enough and would like someone with experience shooting coyote with 223cal bullets to give me their opinions
Thank and sorry if this isn't the correct forum for this question. I'm still sort of new here.
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My favorite for 150 and under was the 22 mag. Shoot at the base of the ear and they drop like a rock. Only one small hole going in and no exit hole. Fur buyers loved getting my coyote's. I will be using 55gr fmj federals in my 5.56 AR. zeroed at 300 yards. Cheap ammo and can get in large quantities.
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