Best Air Rifles for Hunting Large Animals


Air guns for javelina and coyote sized game

Hunting larger animals with an air gun is possible. However, it is definitely not a pursuit to be entered into lightly. To ensure that you are tracking down your quarry as humanely as possible, your air rifle needs to meet the following criteria:


Ideal for hunting coyote-sized game, the following selection of high-powered air rifles offers the accuracy and power needed to take down your prey:


Sam Yang Big Bore 909S

When hunting larger game with an air rifle, accuracy is just as important as power. And thankfully, the .45 caliber Sam Yang Big Bore offers enough of both to humanely take down game on your next hunting trip. With a wide range of bullet shapes and weights available, this rifle is a versatile hunter for prey of varying sizes.


  • .45 Caliber
  • 7.5 lbs.
  • Pre-charged Pneumatic
  • 2 Power Levels
  • Bolt Action
Sam Yang Big Bore 909S

Customer Rating: 5.0 out of 5.0 stars
Velocity: 730 fps


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Dragon Claw Air Rifle

If you're looking for incredible hunting power, the Sam Yang Dragon Claw will meet your expectations! Throw a .50 cal. projectile and get 230 lbs. of force. With that type of hunting power, the Dragon Claw can humanely and effectively take feral hogs, coyotes, foxes, nutria, possums, woodchucks, raccoons and similarly sized animals.


  • .50 Caliber
  • 7.65 lbs.
  • Pre-charged Pneumatic
  • Rear Adjustable Sight
  • Bolt Action
Dragon Claw Air Rifle

Customer Rating: 5.0 out of 5.0 stars
Velocity: 679 fps


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