Hunting in Africa-interview With V. A. Smelov
Not so long ago, I had the opportunity to meet a very interesting person – Vladimir Alexandrovich Smelov, head of Safari-Valmir, a company that specializes in organizing trophy hunting in…

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The red Book through the myth-making to the law
EDITOR's NOTE: There has never been such a massive attack on Russian hunting. The most common gray goose, gray duck, turtledove, and similar birds are "driven" into the forbidden list.…

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Duck hunting with an air rifle
Seasoned experts in the forest hunting for a duck with a pneumatic rifle may seem worthless fun – this rifle is less "serious" compared to firearms. But it is much…

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Sound masking on the hunt

In hunting, in addition to visual (visual) camouflage, the nature of the cover under your feet (moss, grass, snow, etc.) is no less important, which either muffles the steps of the hunter, or gives it away with its noise.

Conventionally, all available types of cover can be divided into the following groups:

Shadrach;
Silent;
Low-noise (these are transitional covers between the first two groups, of which there are many in nature).
It often happens that the silent cover becomes noisy, and Vice versa. For example, white lichen-yagelnik, which is common in the vast territories of the taiga and tundra of the Russian North, at high humidity is a silent cover that resembles a soft carpet and drowns out the steps of the hunter. But this same wet yagelnik in the cold (especially in the absence of snow) when walking on it begins to make a lot of noise, and in hot weather dries up and breaks under the foot with a loud crunch, crumbling into powder. Continue reading

Falconry
We have already published materials about hunting birds on our portal. This time we will touch on falconry in more detail. Falconry is a type of game hunting in which…

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Unique, ultra-impassable boat for hard-to-reach places
Sometimes, to successfully get an animal, you need to get into the wildest, unexplored corners. One of the best ways, of course, is by water. But not all boats can…

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Tactical footwear: is it suitable for hunting?
Shoes that provide protection in difficult terrain and guarantee comfort are necessary not only for military personnel, but also for all outdoor enthusiasts. For crossing difficult terrain and long walks,…

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Testing GARMIN Sport PRO
Good day friends! I'll start with the fact that not so long ago from the administration of the hunting forum Siberian Hunter (www.hunting.ru), I received an offer to test Garmin…

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