Review of the best blocky hunting bow
On the agenda is a full review of the BEAR ARCHERY AGENDA-6 2014 block hunting bow, indicating the strengths and weaknesses of the new TOP of hunting bows of the…

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Forty Shortcomings of a Pointing Dog and a Gun Hunter
Reporting the attached notes on the shortcomings of the rifle hunter and the pointing dog, the notes instilled in me by many years of experience, I am far from thinking…

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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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Bonfire

After a long bustle, a bonfire finally burns on a hunting camp. Rejuvenated, wet fans of forest cosiness rejoice, reddened hands are drawn to the fire. It would seem that there is a fire, and now all the worries are behind. But this does not happen not only in life in general, but even in the forest, where a person strives precisely in order to forget about all matters, problems, troubles.

First, the bonfire needs to be constantly or at least periodically monitored. I will not be a pedant, I will not repeat what troubles a street bonfire can do. It’s enough that it will simply go out, and again in the rain or in the snow you have to repeat the whole long process of kindling it. Continue reading

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

Dog hunting – Greyhounds and hunting with them

At a time when people still did not have weapons that would kill game at a distance (in addition to stones and flying darts nearby), they already used domesticated dogs in collective hunts. The first wolf and jackal-like helpers of a person did not have to be trained in the persecution of the pursued animal, it was only necessary to arrive in time for the prey section.

Over the millennia of such a joint hunt in the open, something has changed, especially in the guise of dogs. True, even in medieval Europe, local breeds, rough and bestial, were very different in appearance Continue reading

Woodcock and Dupel Hunt
Dupel is much less common snipe and most hunter-legati are valued higher than snipe. Usually, the dupel is spoken of as the first, best swamp game, however, S.T. Aksakov argues…

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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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Bonfire
After a long bustle, a bonfire finally burns on a hunting camp. Rejuvenated, wet fans of forest cosiness rejoice, reddened hands are drawn to the fire. It would seem that…

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Trophy Handling
The skin of the fox is removed by the tube, hanging the carcass by one of the hind legs. From the cushion of the free hind paw to the anus,…

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