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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Hunting with hunting birds
Satisfying the basic needs of man, the hunt was invariably fulfilled for him and with a special charm - unpredictability, risk, the possibility of self-affirmation. Ceasing to be, over time,…

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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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long shadows

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

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…

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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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Black grouse hunting
Grouse, in communication with his ladies, is very different from other representatives of his squad (except, perhaps, only a capercaillie). Males of the grouse family can be called feathered knights…

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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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