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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Spring duck hunt
Starlings and larks began to sing, which means that the long-awaited spring has come. Especially with impatience duck hunters are waiting for her. Already in March, they begin to prepare…

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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…

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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 with this opinion: “I gave the first place to the snipe, but not all hunters will agree with me. Usually they prefer a hollow, which is almost twice as large (which the German name also shows (“dupelynnep” means “double snipe.” – AP)), and this is not a trifle in hunting. The hollow is much fatter than the snipe, therefore, it is tastier, it lets the hunter and dog closer, makes the stand longer, flies quieter and straighter. Here are the reasons why hunters consider him the first, best swamp game. Without contesting these justifiable reasons, I repeat that I give the first place to the snipe for the speed of the flight and for the fact that it is incomparably more difficult to kill it. ” Continue reading

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 from a bird may be useful in order to preserve the memory of a rare trophy in the form of a scarecrow. True, professional taxidermists recommend that they get the bird taken home as soon as possible, wrap it in paper and freeze it in the refrigerator. Then, having agreed with the master, pass him the frozen carcass. He himself will remove the skin and continue to work with her. Some of them do not undertake to make a scarecrow out of already removed skins, because this poorly performed operation will manifest itself on the finished product, which discredits the Continue reading

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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First aid for a bite of a rabid animal
When a cat or dog is suitable for a person, many will be touched and want to caress the animal. And if a wild, but small animal (fox, hedgehog) came…

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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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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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