Spring goose hunting is ahead, and many hunters are beginning to actively prepare for the opening of the season. An important element of a successful hunt is the decoy stuffed animals, the number and quality of which will depend on the successful RAID on the shot. In recent years, compact ultra-light scarecrows (weighing up to 150 grams) have become very popular among hunters, which allow them to carry a pack of several dozen scarecrows on their shoulders to the hunting site and get the desired trophy.
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Elk is one of the largest animals that live in our country. The average weight of an elk is about 200 kg, although there are much larger specimens. In Russia, there are several main ways of hunting elk, among which you can distinguish such as round-up, with a dog, “on the roar”, as well as the trail.
The most popular way to hunt elk is a roundup. It usually involves 5 to 15 people. The round-up is not usually carried out in large and homogeneous woodlands.
For this method, it is more convenient to use forests with floodplains of streams and rivers, with swampy lowlands, with undergrowth of cherry, Rowan and willow, as well as with glades that cross the area of the roundup in different directions. Continue reading
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