The requirements for spearfishing for spearfishing are minimal: the ability to harpoon a fish weighing 3 kg from a gun from a short distance. Preference should be given to small compact pneumatic guns, since hunting is mainly carried out in the labyrinth of underwater crevices and grottoes, where the main thing is to find fish.
The croaker, a brownish-purple bottom fish with golden bronze sides, is quite common on the rocky coasts of the Crimea and the Caucasus. Yellow with black stripes of the dorsal and caudal fins, a white abdomen and a pronounced white border around the mouth, a small non-poisonous spine near the anal fin. In shape, the croaker is similar to carp, although it has finer scales. Unlike mullet, this fish is not flocking – you will often find more than two or three individuals together. Continue reading
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 in winter it feeds almost everywhere on trees. It moves fast on the ground, and usually cranes its neck forward. Sitting on branches, the body holds horizontally. Grouse flies quickly and fairly easily, making frequent flaps of strongly curved wings. Take off freely both from the ground and from trees; take-off from the ground is accompanied by a lot of noise, while from a tree it comes off almost inaudibly. He never flees from pursuit, but takes off and, as a rule, flies away. The grouse has a pronounced sexual dimorphism: males are larger than females and have a sharply distinct plumage. The male is black, with a metallic-blue or green sheen on the head, neck, goiter Continue reading
According to travelers, the Eskimos, having noticed a swimming polar bear, which is rather helpless in this position, did not just chase him on kayaks, but sent him towards his camp. Only near it and not far from the coast did they engage in a battle with a formidable predator. As a result, they did not have to drag a heavy carcass or parts of it over a considerable distance. So the joke about the Chukchi, which reproaches the well-aimed, brave, but stupid shooter for a premature shot that interrupted the bear’s run for the hunters towards their house, is not without truth.
Indeed, few of us, pulling the trigger, think about how to deliver an almost weightless snipe, and even more so a heavy carcass of the beast to the nearest transport or immediately home. It seems that experienced hunters, Continue reading