Boar Hunt
Since ancient times, hunting has an important place in human life. If earlier it was the only way to get food, today it is a way to feel like a…

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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,…

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Altitude in the mountains of Kazakhstan
The evolutionary path of the hunter will certainly lead to a mountain hunt. Improving skills, gaining new knowledge of animal biology, the right hunter, in my opinion, raises his own…

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Wild boar hunting in Russia, wild boar hunting methods

Recently, the so-called African swine fever has caused enormous damage to the wild boar population in Russia, and the reduction of its numbers is now not even a matter of natural processes, but of compulsory regulation of the numbers for shooting most of the wild population. In many cases, this is done not even for the purpose of carrying out preventive measures, but, I would say, to reduce the competition of wild boar to the products of local pig farms. Because wild boar in the regions sometimes constitutes a significant source of food for the local population. Continue reading

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 to the sands for hares. Hares there live in the desert sands and at the foot of the rocky mountains. I remember both my first keklik, and the first hare, and the first kashkaldak (coot), I will devote to this bird a separate article. Unlike the middle belt hunters, Caspian hunters respect kashkaldak.
The village in which I was born and raised is in Azerbaijan, south of Baku, on the Caspian Sea, formerly it was called Duvanna, then renamed Gobustan, meaning “land of ravines and gorges” in translation. Nearby in the mountains is the Gobustan Reserve, which is known for its rock art, which has been preserved here since the Mesolithic period. Continue reading

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 organizations’ offices, hangers and knob handles, at best. And only after wealthy people appeared in the new Russia, who do not always know how to occupy their leisure time, trophy hunting became one of the entertainments. The wealthy Russian hunters began to go abroad and learn from the European and African experience. Continue reading

Hunting with gun dogs
The main purpose of dogs is hunting game birds, which are hidden in the thickets of marsh vegetation and along the banks of reservoirs. In this case, the dog indicates…

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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…

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Hunting with gun dogs
The main purpose of dogs is hunting game birds, which are hidden in the thickets of marsh vegetation and along the banks of reservoirs. In this case, the dog indicates…

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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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