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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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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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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the traction

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

Grouse hunting
Hazel grouse is noticeably smaller than a black grouse, about the size of a daw or slightly larger. Its weight ranges from 330 to 580 g. In general appearance it…

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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…

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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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Boar and hunting for him
Wild boar (wild pig) has long been a welcome trophy of hunters all over the world. It is a serious, smart and quick-witted beast. In the old days it was…

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