Hunting for upland game
Hunting for upland fowl is very interesting, poetic and, perhaps, the most multifaceted of all sports hunting in the feather. The hunting of pine forest with a gundog on the…

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Thumallus vulgaris Vills
Of all the fish that inhabit the rivers and lakes of Siberia and the Far East, grayling is the most common fish. The distribution range of grayling is very wide:…

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Game on the dish: How to cook a tasty hunting prey
The hunting season is open in most regions of Russia. This means that in many families a rare product will appear - game. Very severe sanitary and epidemiological laws apply…

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Table in the forest

Well, if you intend to live a few days on a hunting bivouac, most likely someone from the team will not be too lazy to build a real table for a quick morning snack, and for more solemn evening meals. In other cases, a piece of film or tarpaulin, or even just forest litter and a few pieces of birch bark, will serve as this tableware. In any case, one will have to “camp” in the forest somehow.

You should not list the norms of crackers, cereals and other things given in the manuals on tourism. It seems that hunters who are alien to tourism as such rarely listen to such scientifically sound recommendations, but prefer to act on the basis of their own experience or simply at their own peril and risk. 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

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 of such an important sphere of human existence? Both disputes and mutual reproaches among the hunters themselves, and the increasingly denial of the hunt by the uninitiated, made us think about this.

Speaking of hunting in general, one cannot limit oneself to only the traditional concept, which implies the extraction of animals and birds, either with a gun, or with the help of other animals or traps. No wonder in the last century in Russia, under their hunt, everyone implied their hobby, be it horses, pigeons or Continue reading

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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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…

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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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Features of spearfishing for croaker
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…

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