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How to call a raccoon?

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#1 El Gato Loco

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Posted 31 January 2010 - 09:35 PM

I am curious how you all call up the coons. Somehow, I ended up with a Primos coon squaller on my lanyard, but i've never tried calling coons, and not sure how best to approach it.

This is what I have... what kinda sounds should I be trying to make with it?


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Posted 01 February 2010 - 11:51 AM

Seems like alot of the mouth calls are a squall, it's gets their attention

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Posted 01 February 2010 - 11:56 AM

I found this online might help you out...

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Posted 01 February 2010 - 12:37 PM

My MIL has developed a great method of calling raccoons. SHe feeds cat on her back porch and has a healthy raccoon population. Every time she goes out and calls here kitty kitty the raccoons come running.;);)

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Posted 02 February 2010 - 08:19 AM

I use a Western Rivers Cassette player with several fighting coon and coon puppies tapes. It is very effective in woods and around farmsteads. I play it loud near where I believe coons are denning. They will flush and try to move out when confronted by fighting sounds.

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Posted 12 February 2010 - 09:00 PM

What are some good mouth calls for coon?

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Posted 22 February 2010 - 01:18 PM

I use a coon squaller to get coons to look when they are treed by my dogs. I have never tried to call in a coon with the squaller. To blow the call just roll your tongue while blowing. This sounds mimics coons fighting/breeding i think.

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Posted 22 February 2010 - 01:25 PM

A coon squaller is not a coon call but is mostly to get them to look at you when they are in a tree. The best hand call for coons is the Burham Brothers blue coon call in my opinion. I have called hundreds though out the years with that call. It makes the sound of a shore bird in distress but you must trill it with your tongue. You can also trill a high pitched closed reed call to make a bird in ditress sound. I have also had success with E callers with the coon kittens or baby coon in distress sound. JMHO ET :D
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Posted 23 February 2010 - 07:07 AM

You could go to FOXPRO, Inc. - High Performance Game Calls. and listen to there sound preview to get an idea what it sound like.

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Posted 23 February 2010 - 12:31 PM

I use my squaller when I'm hunting with hounds to try and help find the coon in the tree. The best way I've found to call them without using dogs is to use a coon puppies sound. Dennis Kirk has a couple great cassettes and Fox Pro has some digital sounds. Find a den tree set up your caller and start watching holes if their there you'll find out pretty quick. It best to use a .22 mag or .17 mag when calling this way it will put them down if you hit them. A regular .22 doesn't hit hard enough and they can get back to there hole and die inside the tree.

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