Skinning at home
It is a sin to throw away the skin taken from the carcass of a dead animal, whether it is a trophy of a successful hunt, a domestic goat, a…

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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…

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Woodcock. Hunting for traction.
If spring hunting for capercaillie current can be defined as the most difficult and labor; on a black grouse, as the most spectacular and funniest; hunting with decoy, as the…

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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

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