Pennsylvania State Fox & Coyote Hunter's Association

Coyote Tournament


2017 winner – Carl Hartman
Hartline Kennels, Liberty, New York, captured first place honors with his 49.5 pound coyote taken in Sullivan County, NY. Not to be outdone, Carl's wife, Linda Covart, took 9th place with a 39 pound specimen.


2016 winner – Bob Brown
Three time State Champion Bob Brown, with his 50.77 pound yote. This coyote also won the Huntington Mills tournament. Great job by Bob, once again.

2015 winner – Bob Clark
Bob Clark is pictured with his 48.4 pound coyote.

2014 winner – Bob Brown
Bob Brown, Tunkhannock, Pa., is pictured with his 51.4 pound coyote taken on February 3rd in Wyoming County. This marks the second time in which Bob has won our State Championship! Bob also took third and fifth places with 46.0 and 43.5 pound coyotes.

2013 winner – Ed Grasavage
Ed Grasavage, Pittston, Pa., is pictured with his 48.6 pound coyote taken on March 1st ,2013, in Wayne County. This specimen proved to be worthy of garnering Ed first place in the Springville Hunt and our 2013 PA State Championship. This marks the second time in which Ed has won our State Championship!

2012 winner – Bob Brown
Bob Brown, Tunkhannock Pa., is pictured with his 47.35 pound male coyote taken on February 17th, 2012 in Susquehanna County. This specimen proved to be worthy of garnering Bob first place in the Mosquito Creek Hunt and our 2012 PA State Championship. Bob “ran the table” in this year’s tournament by also capturing 2nd, 3rd, 4th and 8th places with other coyotes ranging from 39.55 to 45.4 pounds.

2011 winner – Ed Grasavage
Ed Grasavage, left, is pictured with his 47.7 pound male coyote taken on January 16th in Susquehanna County. This specimen proved to be worthy of garnering Ed the 2011 Championship.

2010 Winner - Jack Wentzel
2010 State Champion Jack Wentzel made local news with this 54.8 lb LeRaysville, PA specimen! A partial quote from his report of the successful hunt follows: “Today there were seven other hunters that made it possible for me to take this trophy coyote and I am very thankful for the efforts of Ron Davis, Dick Ross, Dave Hall, Brian Coleman, Jerry Devine, Dave Hall, Vern Carr and hounds, Brow, Dewey, Birch, Too Tall and Goliath”

2009 winner – Sean Cully
Sean Cully, New Bloomfield, received our Challenge Trophy as a result of taking a 45.375 lb. coyote in Montgomery, New York. Sean is a highly skilled and life-long houndsman and dedicated supporter of the PA State Fox & Coyote Hunter’s Association He regularly free casts eight to twelve hounds on the “outside”. Wow !

2008 winner – Brian Weidner
Brian Weidner, Easton, received our Challenge Trophy as a result of taking a 50.7 lb. coyote in Bradford County. Brian had the good fortune of getting this coyote during the Mosquito Creek Hunt which earned him the first place purse in that prestigious hunt. Brian is a life-long and dedicated supporter of the PA State Fox & Coyote Hunter’s Association