Pine marten
The pine marten is one of the very valuable fur animals. In the European part of the Union, hunters annually harvest tens of thousands of pelts of this predator. Marten…

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Hunting in the mountains - on argali in Kyrgyzstan
We can say that our journey began with the arrival at Bishkek airport. I flew to Kyrgyzstan with a group of Poles who ordered a capricorn and a ram Marco…

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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 for rabbits
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…

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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

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

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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Muskrat Catching Cabbage
The hunter Mikhail Alexandrovich Ponomarev, a resident of the Kurgan Region, Kurgan Region, the village of Zaikovo, in 45 days of fishing by freeze-up, extracted 1,500 muskrats. By its structure,…

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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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