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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WeWeasel and Ferretasel and Ferret
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…

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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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Monthly Archives: March 2019

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Small Bear

The boat was unloaded and equipment was dragged to a low coastal terrace fifteen meters from the water. In the stern of the boat there was only a can of oil and eleven charges of BSA of 303 caliber (7.7 mm) under an English army cartridge. A double-barrel in a case lay under bag packs on the shore and the little TOZ-8 leaned against the boxes tightly against the boxes.

Throwing the last bale off his shoulder, Yuri sat down on him and brushed sweat from his forehead with his hand. Montury was already sitting on the boxes closer to the water and breathing loudly after hard work. Continue reading

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

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, 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

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Hunting for rabbits
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…

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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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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…

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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…

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