Parfors fox hunting is becoming increasingly popular among the propertied classes, second only to deer hunting with flocks of deer hounds — the staghound.
The name “parforsnaya hunting” comes from the French “par force” – by force, through force. Horsemen with a pack of hounds lead the pursuit of a fox, a deer, a hare, and another beast until the beast is completely exhausted and, in exhaustion, does not stop running. Then he gets into the hounds teeth or is taken by hunters. 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
Ermine is a night predatory animal. It is valuable not only for its skin, but also because it destroys a huge number of mouse-like rodents and water rats.Ermine.An ermine is common throughout almost the entire territory of the Soviet Union, but it is mostly mined in Yakutia and Western Siberia. There is no this animal only in the Caucasus and Transcaucasia, in the Crimea and Central Asia. It inhabits a variety of lands, mainly floodplains of rivers, lakes and marshes, overgrown with reeds or grass. Continue reading