little frequented by hunters
At the entrance to their hunting territory I was greeted by absolutely white Russian greyhounds, who treated me like the closest relative. As if they knew me for many years. Carefully sniffed my pockets, but, apparently, nothing good on the smell there was not found. Then they were interested in the photo bag. But, having familiarized themselves with the smells of its content, they lost interest in me. Again they began to rush one after another around the yard. Three of them were my elbow height. They, it seemed, didn’t even run in fluffy snow, but, as it were, flew over it, so long and graceful were their jumps. Continue reading
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
Preparation for this type of hunting is to study the biology of the beast and the selection of suitable hunting grounds. Knowledge of the habits of the beast in different conditions and the nature of the places where he lives, determines the success of the hunt.
To hunt rabbits, one should choose areas that are abundant in fields with small hummocky marshes, in which the hares especially like to go. The fields overgrown with juniper are very convenient for hunting, infrequent thickets of vine-trees along the banks of streams and rivers flowing through the fields, ravines in which the hares lay down to escape the wind and snow. Continue reading