again alert and suddenly
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
Most hunters do not practically hunt ungulates here. Such a hunt is associated with many conditions that are not suitable for everyone. First of all, considerable financial expenses are required, and they are compensated very little even in case of a successful completion of a busy day.
But many people, even by their character, do not like pen hunting for a large animal, when usually one or two out of ten participants can be shot. They do not like and almost stand for hours on the room, but never see the beast. Continue reading
The long-awaited winter has arrived in Astrakhan. For two days it was snowing, the ground and the trees covered themselves with a white blanket. The time has come for a real winter hunt.
In the morning after work I immediately went home, I was looking forward to the time when I could walk with a gun through the long-awaited snow. But by 9 in the morning all the plans had been interrupted by the snow that had begun; such snow threatened to cover all the tracks. Continue reading