At the spurs of Sikhote-Alin
What to do in the winter? Go to a holiday home? No! ... It is not in my nature! And the thought occurred to me: "Let me go to the…

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Bold goat
This case was told to me by a wonderful man, hunter and writer Boris Yermilovich Tikhomolov. In the early thirties, he flew in the sky of Karakalpakia. He transported mail,…

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Parrot hunting with hounds and terriers
Parfors fox hunting is becoming increasingly popular among the propertied classes, second only to deer hunting with flocks of deer hounds — the staghound. The name “parforsnaya hunting” comes from…

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Hunting mainly at dusk

Fox hunting

In recent years, every trip I take to a fox hunt is puzzling to some people who sincerely consider themselves to be hunters. More and more often I hear the question: “Why do you need a fox when its skin is worthless?” And if they find out that I hunt with flags and from hats, the bewilderment grows. Whether other types of fox hunting is a matter of driving a snowmobile or shooting rifles during the day in the fields. Here you will have both excitement, and sport, and sniper shooting for 300 meters. And it’s boring to stand on a room or shiver from the cold in the tower. Continue reading

How to hunt for a column

The rather bright, greenish color of the fur distinguishes the column from all other members of the mustelidas close to it.

Column – a typical predator. The main food for him are small animals – mice, voles, chipmunks, pikas. He eats a lot of birds and their eggs, as well as frogs and lizards. In the contents of the investigated stomachs can be found the remains of insects. Larger animals, such as the hare and the hazel hen, are attacked very rarely. In the muskrat lands, it inflicts substantial damage on the muskrat, destroying young muskrats and often attacking adult animals. Continue reading

My forest life
If he was born in a forest village and from childhood he listened to the sound of the forest, the talk of fast rivers and streams, you simply cannot imagine…

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Parrot hunting with hounds and terriers
Parfors fox hunting is becoming increasingly popular among the propertied classes, second only to deer hunting with flocks of deer hounds — the staghound. The name “parforsnaya hunting” comes from…

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Fox hunting in february
Finally managed to go hunting. It snowed for two days, the roads were blocked, so there was no way to go, I just did not take a chance on the…

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WeWeasel and Ferretasel and Ferret
Ermine is a night predatory animal. It is valuable not only for its skin, but also because it destroys a huge number of mouse-like rodents and water rats.Ermine.An ermine is…

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