Parrot hunting with hounds and terriers
Parfors fox hunting is becoming increasingly popular among the propertied classes, second only to deer hunting with flocks of deer hounds — the staghound. The name “parforsnaya hunting” comes from…

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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…

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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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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

Boar Hunt
Since ancient times, hunting has an important place in human life. If earlier it was the only way to get food, today it is a way to feel like a…

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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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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…

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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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