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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Hunting for gray partridges
Shooting gray partridges is one of the most interesting types of hunting, but only on the condition that there are many birds in those areas where you will hunt. Therefore,…

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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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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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Hunting mainly at dusk

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 question: “Why do you need a fox when its skin is worthless?” And if they find out that I hunt with flags and from hats, the bewilderment grows. Whether other types of fox hunting is a matter of driving a snowmobile or shooting rifles during the day in the fields. Here you will have both excitement, and sport, and sniper shooting for 300 meters. And it’s boring to stand on a room or shiver from the cold in the tower. Continue reading

How to hunt for a column

The rather bright, greenish color of the fur distinguishes the column from all other members of the mustelidas close to it.

Column – a typical predator. The main food for him are small animals – mice, voles, chipmunks, pikas. He eats a lot of birds and their eggs, as well as frogs and lizards. In the contents of the investigated stomachs can be found the remains of insects. Larger animals, such as the hare and the hazel hen, are attacked very rarely. In the muskrat lands, it inflicts substantial damage on the muskrat, destroying young muskrats and often attacking adult animals. Continue reading

Fox hunting
Hunters have such a rule: “Do not start fishing without finding out where the beast is found”. The fox usually lives where there are many mouse-like rodents. The number of…

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Celestial Waldshap
Celebes Island, or Sulawesi, where this species of woodcock lives, is also included in the Malay Archipelago in Indonesia. The area of ​​the island is about 170 thousand square meters.…

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Lion hunting is one of the most dangerous types of hunting for a large predator
These days, the lions have diminished significantly. There are hardly more than 300 Asian (in India). True, there are much more of them in Africa. A curious fact: the Africans…

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