My forest life
If he was born in a forest village and from childhood he listened to the sound of the forest, the talk of fast rivers and streams, you simply cannot imagine…

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Raccoon Raccoon
New fur-bearing beast raccoon little known to hunters. Raccoon-poloskun is a relatively small animal. Its body length is 60–70 and its tail is 20–25 centimeters. The raccoon has a dense,…

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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.…

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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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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

Russian Borzoi Hunting
At the entrance to their hunting territory I was greeted by absolutely white Russian greyhounds, who treated me like the closest relative. As if they knew me for many years.…

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Hunting a hare with a penguin
Our hunt for a hare is still more individual. Pens are not used, and therefore purely German use in this form of continental poles is hardly advisable, and ineffective. The…

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With hounds at the end of the season
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,…

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