ABOUT HUNTING WITH BIRDS AND PHILOSOPHY
Despite such an active and diverse activities of the National Fund of St. Trifon, the implementation of its main task is the revival of the traditions of the Russian national…

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TRAINING FALCON FOR HUNTING BETS
Sokolnichy was not just a confidant of the king, but also a constant companion, and often an adviser, so it was not easy to enter this service. Admission to the…

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Roe hunting
One of the most beautiful animals on the globe is the roe deer. Representatives of the deer family have practically no ramifications on their horns, their shape is rounded and…

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Hunting with a dog
Hunting should always be a complex - a hunter, a gun, a dog. Hunting a dog is much more interesting and productive. The wounded animal hiding in the supports cannot…

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RUSSIAN TROPHY "SEVEN"
Trophy hunting appeared in our country relatively recently. More precisely, in the Soviet Union there was none at all, and the best elks 'horns were used to decorate the hunting…

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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

Autumn hunting for Alaskan elk: For elk alone
September this year turned out to be wonderful: the air temperature varies between 0 and 15 degrees Celsius. But high humidity (places are swampy here) and furious mosquitoes do not…

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Almost like in Africa
In my youth, back in the Soviet era, I often went to the bestial hunt, where mostly moose were shot. These were the annual trips with the hunting team, in…

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HI-TECH IN THE HUNT
Exactly five years ago, our magazine dedicated a number to a similar topic. What has changed during this time in the hunting high-tech? In terms of assortment - in general,…

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