How to choose clothes for hunting?
Every hunter knows how important it is to choose the right equipment. And it is not so much about weapons or accessories, but about clothes and shoes. Choosing a hunting…

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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…

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Hunting in England: features of hunting with British terriers
Hunting in Britain was a class occupation, strictly regulated by the property status of citizens. Violation of the rules severely punished. Large noble game was the prerogative of the royal…

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much by speed as by force

Hunting with a bird of prey in Russia today

To begin with, a license is needed for catching and keeping falcons in Russia. Gyrfalcon, Peregrine Falcon, Saker Falcon, Shahin – Red Book species. Falcons have a great flight speed. They prefer to overtake their prey in the air – not a single bird can escape from a falcon in a free race. For this, they are appreciated by lovers of hunting with birds of prey. Continue reading

Russian Borzoi Hunting

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

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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A story about boar hunting
The fourth night I sit on the tower, the guard of the boar. Just today I have to get it. Yes, today, and this particular boar. Firstly, I am leaving…

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Deer in boar society
What most warms the soul of the avid hunter after the season ended and the gun permanently sheathed? Naturally, the memories of the very-very, what happened during the last trips…

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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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