Army equipment for hunters
Until recently, professional military clothing was not available to everyone. Today, the situation has changed dramatically and now you can buy professional military equipment in many specialized stores. It is…

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Features of maral hunting
The maral belongs to the family of the largest deer of all Eurasia. It has been popular among hunters for a long time. It turns out that the horns of…

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Test of a portable device for intuitive dog training GARMIN PRO 550
Continue testing of the products produced by Garmin. This time we will check the functionality and quality of the GARMIN PRO 550 device. GARMIN PRO 550 Let's start, as usual,…

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“Encyclopedia of animals”. Elk.

Elk is the largest member of the Deer family. It is also the tallest hoofed animal after the giraffe. But if the giraffe reaches this height due to the long neck, then the elk is a true giant. Moose have been hunted for centuries, but the attitude to this animal was not purely consumer, but respectful. Among American Indians, it was considered an honor to bear the name of an Elk.

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Among other deer, elk stands out for its appearance. First of all, its huge size is striking — the body length can reach 3 m, the height of the elk exceeds 2 m, the weight is 500-600 kg. the body of the elk is relatively short, but the legs are very long. The moose’s muzzle is also not like its fellows. The head of the elk is large and heavy, the muzzle is long, and the large upper lip slightly overhangs the lower one. Continue reading

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 Russia and abroad. The other day I asked him to answer a few questions about hunting in Africa. The result was a short interview.

Vladimir Alexandrovich, tell us how and when you first appeared on the African continent with weapons in your hands? With hunting, of course.

I made my first trip to Africa in July 2004. This was Namibia. Before that, at a hunting exhibition in Dortmund, I met the hunting company “Otjiruze”, which offered its own hunts. Continue reading

The visit to Tyumen

In mid-June, as one of the editors of our site, I was invited to an information tour organized by the Department of consumer market and tourism of the Tyumen region. The purpose of the expedition is to get acquainted with the potential of the region in terms of tourism business development, trophy hunting and fishing.

Without thinking twice, I gladly agreed. I want to tell you about my journey through this amazing land in this report.

The first day

Acquaintance with Tyumen, with the culture and history of the region began immediately after placing in the hotel “Vostok”, which is a kind of multi-storey Museum of local lore. Continue reading

Meeting with a wild boar
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,…

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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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Goose hunting with profiles
Goose hunting with profiles has been unfairly neglected by hunters lately. But this is a rather interesting way to hunt a bird, which only at first glance seems difficult. The…

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Hours for hunting and outdoor activities
It would seem that why buy a special wrist watch for hunting? After all, there is, for example, a phone that shows the time. But the point of hunting watches…

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