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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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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Hunting game in the Tver region

And on a beautiful spring morning, after loading the equipment into the old Terrano, to the accompaniment of bird trills, we set off on the road. Our path lies to the west, in the very wilderness of the Tver region, where the house, solidly felled by Andrew, smelling of resin and fresh wood, will take the hunters in its arms. About five hours later we were on the spot, in a village on the shore of Usoditsa lake. That same evening, noting a meeting with friends and acquaintances who have not been seen for almost half a year, we go to listen to a woodcock. Continue reading

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

Experience falconry with a dog

By virtue of their more developed mental abilities in comparison with the feathered companion or by obeying the hunting instinct, they are eager to help the birds of prey with prey. At first glance, it seems advantageous if the dog as a faster creature than a human being will be the first to rush to the feathered hunter, who cast the game, which is able to resist. What is important, for example, when catching a hare. And the experience of falcon hunts of the past is an example. This, however, concerns to a greater extent hunts with falcons. Continue reading

Hunting game in the Tver region
And on a beautiful spring morning, after loading the equipment into the old Terrano, to the accompaniment of bird trills, we set off on the road. Our path lies to…

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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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How to keep the game on the hunt?
Unfortunately, not all hunters are familiar with them. Especially from among the newly entered hunting teams. Of course, practical experience is passed on to young hunters from more experienced ones…

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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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