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Need help picking a 223 bullet for coyotes

47658 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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I use 60 gr Hornady V-Max bullets for our coyote hunting, very accurate and deadly...
I've shot lot's of coyotes with these, they are very reliable, you will lose very few. I use H335 in my 16"AR and BLC-2 in my 24" 700 both with CCI magnum primers. Both guns shoot very good in sub-zero temperatures. I aim to hit a shoulder going in or on the offside when possible, 75% time there is a small hole going in and no exit.
Another advantage to these is they have very little wind drift.
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