Woodcock. Hunting for traction.
If spring hunting for capercaillie current can be defined as the most difficult and labor; on a black grouse, as the most spectacular and funniest; hunting with decoy, as the…

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What to do when meeting a wild beast: Life Stories
Every person walking in the forest will surely meet with the inhabitants of the forest, whether it be a squirrel, a bird or even a bear. Even meeting with deer…

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Skinning
This is one of the main works that a successful hunter has to do without fail. Even for those who hunt according to feathers, the ability to remove the skin…

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Traces, traces, traces …

Sometimes you return home, not only without any booty, but with a clean gun, and your mood is very good. This may be the day after the powders dropped in time. It happens that you can’t even haul out the hare, but you’ll see all sorts of tracks.

For example, in one year, winter began in November. Snow fell, it froze. If you want to, you don’t want to, but those animals that do not hibernate in the winter had to immediately start “telling” about their life on clear, snowy “pages”. And they told a lot.

On the eve of the hunter (no one else) walked across the field, and during the night a vole made a way out of Continue reading

Quenching thirst

At home, you can quench your thirst with anything: tea and yogurt, beer and stewed fruit, which is most often done. On the road (and the hunter is always on the move) the question often arises as to how to moisten dry lips. When your mouth is dry, you don’t think of anything else, like a sip of cold spring water, which is the hardest to find.

Previously, before global reclamation, the vast network of which is still draining and taking away the remains of fresh water into the salt sea, in the middle lane the hunter almost always ran into a stream, a river, a lake during his campaigns. For tea, such water is indispensable, but they drank it boldly and not boiled, as Father Continue reading

False direction

The persecution of hunting is increasing. A well-fed layman who feels sorry for the bird, without thinking about any global problems of mankind, insulted by tabloid newspaper journalists, sees the hunter as an enemy of all animals. He himself takes a puppy, enjoys it with summer, “forgets” in the country in the fall, and then demands that the caught stray dog ​​be treated, nourished, and again released “into the wild.”

Alas, such a rush affected our closest associates – “hunters” of fish – fishermen. They are also reproached by the townsfolk, if not in “killing”, then in a catastrophic decrease in fish stocks in water bodies, where the “critics” themselves, on the mountain of water inhabitants, dump all conceivable and inconceivable substances that have already been used for their joy. Continue reading

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…

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Right to shot
Probably, each of the hunters was a witness, and even he himself took part in the cannonade - you can’t call it another way. Most often, some wounded dive turns…

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Huts and skradka
In the generally accepted sense of the word, a hut is a temporary shelter for a person who is far from home. They spend the night in a hut, and…

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Choose a folding knife
First you need to decide what you are going to buy a folding knife for. Use it on fishing, or in everyday life, in the country to shave something, or…

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