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    E callers

    Looking for recommendations for an electronic call. Mostly be used for coyotes, however we do have foxes and bobcats. I have been giving the FoxPro fusion some thought but there are just so many makes and models available. Couple that with none of our local stores carry more than a handful of calls and making an informed decision gets difficult, quick.

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    I really like my primos alpha dog, especially for the price.

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    I like any FoxPro with the TX-1000 remote and FoxBang feature. I recommend getting the Foxgrip II also and attaching it to your shooting sticks or bipod for quick adjustments as a predator approaches. I'd probably buy a Shockwave if I was buying today.

    I have an Alpha Dog also and while the sounds are great I don't find the remote nearly as user friendly. I end up spending to much time looking at it instead of running it by feel while watching for predators. Just my personal opinion.

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    I would like to get one for wolf hunting here in idaho. I don't know anythning about e callers, what should i be looking for.
    I am not a tech guy at all, so simple is a good thing for me.

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    I have the Primos Alfa dog and the fox pro. I prefer the Alfa dog.
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    Unfortunately e callers are illegal here in Colorado, so......mouth call it is!
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    Quote Originally Posted by tim View Post
    I would like to get one for wolf hunting here in idaho. I don't know anythning about e callers, what should i be looking for.
    I am not a tech guy at all, so simple is a good thing for me.

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    I'd probably look at the more compact FoxPro models, Shockwave or smaller. I'm guessing you will be carrying it a lot on your back and while I like the volume of my Prairie Blaster 3 it weighs almost 12lbs. FoxPro's can be customized by places like Allpredatorcalls.com. They can put the sounds you want on it. I would probably get the wolf vocals and prey sounds from larger animals like deer and elk calf, stuff like that. I haven't called wolves so I'm just guessing.

    For coyotes I think a prey imitating motion decoy really helps keep their attention off me while I'm getting the gun on a coyote. I think that would be worth considering, I use a Mojo Critter or the one built into my FoxPro.

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    I would be packing it in, so weight is an issue, thank you.

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    It's not the best one the make but i got the patriot model this morning under the tree

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    Nice. I bought a Turbo Dogg a couple weeks ago and planning to try it out this weekend

 

 
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