Right to shot
Probably, each of the hunters was a witness, and even he himself took part in the cannonade - you can’t call it another way. Most often, some wounded dive turns…

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What to do when meeting a wild beast: Life Stories
Every person walking in the forest will surely meet with the inhabitants of the forest, whether it be a squirrel, a bird or even a bear. Even meeting with deer…

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False direction
The persecution of hunting is increasing. A well-fed layman who feels sorry for the bird, without thinking about any global problems of mankind, insulted by tabloid newspaper journalists, sees 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

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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The whole truth about the Ussuri tiger!
No matter how bitterly aware of this, the Ussuri tigers - the largest and most graceful of the big cats of our planet - are on the verge of extinction.…

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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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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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