Hunting for grouse broods
Spaniel works as a shuttle, evenly searching the clearing, then to the right, then to your left. But then the dog stopped, the tail started to work with a propeller,…

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Behind the seal
The White Sea abounds in a sea beast. The hunter’s prey is often the white whale, the ringed seal, the sea hare. In the throat of the White Sea, it…

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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 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

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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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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Winter hunting in Astrakhan
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…

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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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