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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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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"Delusion" on the fox
Nowadays, with the spread of trophy hunting for large animals, hunting for pests and fox in particular has faded into the background, and only enthusiasts of their work continue to…

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White partridges
The wide area of ​​distribution, the richest natural reserves and good commodity qualities have made the white partridge one of the most popular hunting birds of our country. In addition,…

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enterprising and quick-witted

Hunting in the mountains – on argali in Kyrgyzstan

We can say that our journey began with the arrival at Bishkek airport. I flew to Kyrgyzstan with a group of Poles who ordered a capricorn and a ram Marco Polo. The plane arrived early in the morning, when it was still night in Moscow. We passed the border and customs control still half asleep, and the meeting with the Kyrgyz partners finally awakened. While the hunters in the VIP-room drank tea and coffee, Ermek and I discussed a new “introduction”. Continue reading

At the spurs of Sikhote-Alin

What to do in the winter? Go to a holiday home? No! … It is not in my nature! And the thought occurred to me: “Let me go to the taiga, I will wander after the boars.”

I found out from a friend of forester where it was better to go, asked for a carriage on a nearby collective farm, and went to the spurs of Sikhote-Alin. Continue reading

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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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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Everything about leopard hunting in Africa
The African leopard (pantera pardus) is one of the most desirable and at the same time the most difficult hunting trophies. If an elephant and a buffalo are said to…

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