What is hunting?
It would seem an unnecessary question. But it often arises, and with a more thorough search for an answer, a lot of doubts arise. Do we correctly understand the essence…

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Crossbow ManKung
ManKung crossbows are in fact not in any way hunting, and the information provided by sellers about them is significantly distorted. As it turned out, the manufacturer himself did not…

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Duck hunting with stuffed and decoy
The most effective use of stuffed animals on approaching to vast stretches devoid of high vegetation, where the bulk of ducks is concentrated in the daytime. Such places are determined…

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almost century

Old guns. Hunter’s thoughts

To this seemingly not very urgent topic, I was forced to turn by a randomly seen gun. It was released around 1912 at the Tula Imperial Arms Factory, as evidenced by the perfectly preserved hallmarks on the trunks – an eagle and an inscription. A significant year, the 100th anniversary of World War II, ahead – the 300th anniversary of the Romanov dynasty. According to the owner, the release of several batches of hunting weapons was specifically linked to these events.

The gun seen is from this series, although no confirming symbols could be found on it. Nevertheless, for amateurs and experts, such guns are of undoubted interest. For example, this almost century-old product is not only elegant, but also fully operational. The remaining advantages can only be appreciated by weapons experts and collectors. A specific gun prompted reflection on the fate of the old gun in general, and each of them sooner or later will have such an epithet.

We all strive (especially for collective hunting) to go out with an expensive graceful gun. The trunks are blued, the engraving shines, on the bed of a beautiful nut an intricate carving – and nowhere is a scratch or a speck. We understand that such a luxurious product is more suitable for demonstrating its image, and not for practical hunting, Continue reading

black grouse
The black grouse is a medium-sized bird: its weight ranges from 700 to 1600 g. It is quite slender and mobile. Grouse spends most of its life on earth, although…

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About fraction on a hare
It is widely believed that hares are not strong on a wound. Perhaps this is true for the autumn, not yet dressed in winter thick hare fur. But even not…

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How to catch a large carp - chasing a trophy
Probably, there is not a single avid angler who would say with honest eyes that he does not like carp fishing. After all, it was small carpans and carps that…

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Red Game - Snipe Hunting
For a true hunter, any trophy obtained by him on a hunt is truly priceless - whether it be a duck, a hare or a bear. The hunter rejoices at…

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