Nobody needs a beaver
On the streams and small rivers of the forest and forest-steppe zones of the European part of our country, one can often see traces of the beavers' activity: bites, fallen…

Continue reading →

Fox Hunt with Manco Wounded Hare
The hunt for any animal is good when you know its habits and routine of life. Fox is no exception. There are no ways to hunt for it: they hunt…

Continue reading →

Karelia
Hunting in Karelia is distinguished by its rich variety. Opens in the spring for 10 days on the capercaillie, black grouse, goose, ducks and woodcock drakes. In addition to geese,…

Continue reading →

harm it supposedly

October Hunter Calendar

October is the middle of autumn. Below goes the frozen autumn sun above the ground. The faded herbs dry up, the yellow leaf is showered. Quiet and empty is done in the bare, brightened forest. Gloomy, gray clouds are increasingly clouding the sky. It starts to drizzle light rain, often the first matinees. Hunter’s calendar for October 2017 notes that the fur-bearing animal molts are nearing its end, and flocks of migratory birds are rushing south. Fading nature, the air breathes cold. Trees dropped foliage, covered the ground with a crimson carpet. The grass is beaten by the first frost and cold rain. Continue reading

Interesting facts about the royal hunt Source

Hunting was one of the favorite activities of many Russian princes, and then the kings. There are a lot of fascinating stories about how the rulers of our state hunted at different times. Falconry in Russia was known in the IX century. Moreover, trap falcons were valued very highly. For example, during the Mongol yoke, part of the tribute to the Russian princes paid the Horde with falcons. A good bird was equal in value to three thoroughbreds.

Falconry in our country reached its peak during the rule of Tsar Alexei Mikhailovich. Continue reading

Nobody needs a beaver

On the streams and small rivers of the forest and forest-steppe zones of the European part of our country, one can often see traces of the beavers’ activity: bites, fallen trees, burrows, huts, dams. The latter can be both very modest buildings and true masterpieces of “animal architecture.”

Weapons and self-guided hunting for this beast occupy many pages of topics on specialized Internet forums. Practically in all regions where the beaver lives, it is of some interest for the hunting part of the population, but there are exceptions. The Rostov region is currently located on the southern border of the beaver’s habitat, but in its northern and northeastern regions in recent years this beast has become very noticeable. Continue reading

Hunting grouse
The success of the autumn hunt for a hazel grouse with dunks depends on several reasons: the hunter's behavior during the luring, the ability to use dunks and the weather.…

...

Woodcock hunting
I can not imagine a more beautiful spring woodcock thrust, obviously awakened nature after a long winter, gives such a hunt a special color. In the old days, when the…

...

Caspian Sea
Passion for hunting was imparted to me by elder brother Vasily. Even as a kid, he often took me with him to the sea, to the mountains for kekliks, or…

...

Kamchatka
In August, in Kamchatka, the hunt for a sandpiper opens. This is a teal-sized bird, quite plump by this time, that feeds on a tundra berry called siksa. Probably from…

...