Weasel and Ferret
Ermine is a night predatory animal. It is valuable not only for its skin, but also because it destroys a huge number of mouse-like rodents and water rats. An ermine…

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HUNTING DOGS
The use of all hunting dogs is based on their inherent hunting instinct - a complex unconditioned, i.e., innate reflex. The wild ancestors of our domestic dogs, like all wild…

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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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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…

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Hunting for grouse broods

Spaniel works as a shuttle, evenly searching the clearing, then to the right, then to your left. But then the dog stopped, the tail started to work with a propeller, and then the dog began the liner with the head up.

So it is – for sure the brood of black grouses is ahead!
You are not lagging behind the dog, but she starts to “spark”, as spanielist (do “candles”) say, that is, to jump high with your head up, grabbing the exciting black smell. Continue reading

On hare tracks
Long time ago, rifle salvos on duck-dawns died down, and the battered brethren moved together towards the south. Fritters have restrained their ardor and are less likely to respond to…

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Hunting for white partridges
In the central regions of Russia, white partridges usually keep in moss swamps that are abundant in berries.White partridge in RussiaUpon arrival in the hunting area, local hunters or best…

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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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