White Rhino Safari
One day, ten years ago, on the way to safari, I was stuck at Francistown airport, waiting for a plane to Johannesburg. We talked with a neighbor, an elderly Catholic…

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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…

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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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Hunting for gray partridges

Shooting gray partridges is one of the most interesting types of hunting, but only on the condition that there are many birds in those areas where you will hunt. Therefore, it is impossible to go to the area without a prior request, even if in past years you have found many quails in those places.

Only by getting the answer that in this year there are many broods, one can count on the success of the hunt. Continue reading

Hunting for white partridges

Upon arrival in the hunting area, local hunters or best collective farmers who go to pick berries should be questioned, where the swamps are located and what areas they are especially rich in berries in a given year.

Gather the necessary information, be in the swamp before sunrise and begin the search for broods. In July, finding a brood is difficult without a dog. In the hunting literature it was repeatedly pointed out that the presence of the kuron-talk is easily detected by the crosses of their traces, clearly visible on the moss of the swamp. But I never managed to notice such prints. Continue reading

"Delusion" on the fox
Nowadays, with the spread of trophy hunting for large animals, hunting for pests and fox in particular has faded into the background, and only enthusiasts of their work continue to…

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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…

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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…

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Hunting a hare with a penguin
Our hunt for a hare is still more individual. Pens are not used, and therefore purely German use in this form of continental poles is hardly advisable, and ineffective. The…

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