Because coyotes are notoriously vigilant, a consistently effective strategy is to pick them off from several hundred yards away. But what’s a hunter to do on tracts of densely wooded public land where open country is in short supply? “There’s no replacement for scouting,” says retired Maryland state trooper and Pennsylvania-based predator-calling expert Kirk McKendree, who is sponsored by Red Eyes Ops, Coyote Light, and ICOtec. Your best bet is to use your ears. If you regularly hear howling...