I will make a reservation that I am not a hunter, so the story I told will not tell about the trophies I got. This happened in the distant eighties, when a trip to harvest agricultural products was commonplace for employees of many Soviet enterprises. So it was this time. At the beginning of September, half of the male staff of the Department-young designers-went to the Ryazan region for two weeks to harvest root crops, or as we used to say: “interfere with the collective farmers in harvesting.” I was working at a defense company at the time, under the code name MMZ “Experience”. I will reveal a military secret that even in those days was known to the entire population living near the Baumanskaya metro station. Under the modest name “Experience” lurked a formidable company that develops aircraft of the TU brand. Continue reading
The Fox in Russian forests is one of the most common animals. It is found in the Central part of the country and even in Kamchatka. Its fur is valuable for the production of fur coats and other products. Especially valuable is the skin of a Fox caught in winter – this fur is thicker, and, as a rule, Golden-red color. Fox hunting in winter is officially allowed from September to March. During this time, you can use different ways to hunt this animal-from the approach, from the paddock, with semolina or dogs. The Fox is a nocturnal predator. In close time of day it hunts mice-voles, and during the day it lies somewhere in the shade or a hollow.
Winter Fox hunting from the approach requires special care and observation. The Fox is a very careful animal, and it does not cost anything to deceive an inexperienced hunter. Continue reading