Polar diet of meat or bread

The history of Arctic exploration until 1890 contains many examples of expeditions who died not from the cold and from hunger and scurvy. None of the Russian, British and American expeditions failed to avoid scurvy - the worst enemy of polar and therefore the problem of the Arctic diet has become one of the most vital for the next generation of travelers.Fridtjof Nansen, Norwegian polar explorer, scientist. At the end of the XIX century the cause of scurvy was unknown, and drawing of a polar diet is still going on trial and errors. None However, with by careful Read more [...]
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Hunting Badger

As badger helped to "survive" me and my brothers in the postwar years.I read in our magazine «Hunting and fishing – XXI Century» Vadim Gudkov article  «Badgers»Very interesting and useful, which, in my opinion, gives more information about the life of the badger and his home to the young hunter (and not only), who wants to or already engaged in hunting (within the law) to this, at first glance, clumsy, but very strong and agile beast.  And I like the old hunter immediately reminded of those old, terribly hungry and cold (not just to eat, but there was Read more [...]
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On the enthusiasm and enthusiast

25 years have passed since the time when I first, then still the Soviet amateurs continental pointers acquainted with the organization and conduct of complex tests and kurtshaar drahthaar. First there was the Rostov region - Nizhnekundryuchenskoe hunting, where they were held team competitions of our continental pointers. Judged competitions and Gisbert Relero Carl Susdorf, and they also showed the work of two of his dogs — Kurzhaar and drathaar. Sverdlovsk club «Drathaar» for participation in competitions not invited It was. Apparently, Read more [...]
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Who of us is a real hunter?

Once in Mogocha already being retired, I was invited by my colleague Dima on Shilka river to live in a cabin, to catch burbot zakidushka, like with a gun on the forest.It was the beginning of September. I agreed. Learning about the upcoming trip, a request with us and my son Igor, who was studying in the 8th grade. Mother would not let go first, referring to the beginning of the school year, but then agreed: three days – not so much. Making the necessary fees and load a motorcycle «Ural»We went to the Chusovinke where Dima was a boat with a motor-Kazanka. Overdrive all belongings Read more [...]
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With continental pointers of the beast

First kurtshaar I had in 2001. By this time, my experience has been hunting for 17 years. By 2001, I had long been held and sufficiently experienced hunter. This is what determined the choice of versatile hunting dog - Kurzhaar.About the versatility of this breed I learned from books Oleg Malov. The last push to purchase the dog became a conversation with Vadim Zhibarovskim on display at the Queen. How is it posed Gaby, though aware that talking about it! Therefore, the use of dogs zverovoe was for me a matter of course. And over time, I can say that was not mistaken in this. Now I keep still and Read more [...]
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Backwater district

195 days in the winter may remain a dream brown bearsPhoto: FOTOLIA «Serious hunting is a true science. It all needs to be taken into account, taken into consideration to note for the future. In addition, each new day brings new knowledge of hunting, and each new — albeit vary — Episode gaining experience and skills increases». YM JankowskiOrganizations hunts I bear I engaged in For almost twenty years, but no matter how It seems surprising to me not managed to obtain any one bear. Bears I seen a lot. Not times I had Read more [...]
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On hunting in Russia

Article TwoAccording to specialized studies, as compared to the previously unorganized territory «9 years yield of marketable products in Gospromkhoz Glavohoty RSFSR increased 23 times. The yield of marketable products with 1000 ha land has increased by 2.7 times» (Gorbushin, Sapetina, Smirnyakov, 1974.) Reconstruction in the present conditions of game farms without the support and investment of the state at least in the early stages can be considered unfeasible task.The root cause to the sharply increased prices for transportation in all modes. In such a situation there is no opportunity Read more [...]
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Lunar Woodcock

Forgetting about the gun, I was watching the silent flight of a fairy, silver in the moonlight, and the birds, if not a dog - to let goPhoto: Mick Brennan As a child, spring — this is a holiday. You can wear even smelling the new rubber boots and jump through puddles, you can run a race for boats and high-spirited omnipresent Brooks…The air smells of a special — icicles, thawed snow honeycombed with dark edges and…waiting, waiting for something even obscure, but certainly good. For me, spring — double celebration. We leave the Read more [...]
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Mysterious Farm

By the will of fate, I was hunting in the western part of central Karelia. In places, the border with Finland, to the border of which was no more than a dozen kilometers. Nearest town Porosozero was about fifty miles, and was the place where you can still communicate with other people and to restock provisions. Porosozersky ranger suggested that we go to two large lakes Alina («Top») And Ilene («Outfits»), Where the good fishing. A derelict since the time of the Finnish War the farm are suitable for hunting places. Many game. Grouse, black grouse. There are grouse. But Read more [...]
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Geese Russia

From the collection of Pavel GusevSergey Alferaki in directories and encyclopedias listed as a scientist lepidopterist (Specialist butterflies), but for us, the Russian hunters, it is known as a biologist and hunter. As his famous ancestors Alferaki dedicated his life to the service of Russia.In preparation of this work includes all so far found in the Palearctic region breed of wild geese, of which within the Russian Empire had not yet met with certainty only goose korotkoklyuvy.Skip to the last «Geese Russia» I, however, could not, because of his occasional Read more [...]
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Security hunting

Many hunters are waiting for battue hunting for wild hoofed animals. Unfortunately, on these hunts  as a result of violations of safety rules often killed or injured people. In the 80-ies of the last century, I had to lead the hunting management expertise to investigate the death of his son in the elk hunt chairman of the regional society of hunters.Here is how it was. Ended the hunting season for wild ungulates. Stayed last weekend. A team of hunters, led by the son of the chairman of the society of hunters, let's call him Alex, on Saturday morning went on the hunt from the regional center. Read more [...]
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Home Smithy

The museum collections in Moscow and St. Petersburg are many hunting rifles 1740-1750-ies300 years Tula Arms Plant allows the Russian Army. Word «Tula» responds to the heart of the Russian people and cozy heat — intricate and honey cakes breathing steam Graystripe samovar, ready to warm bad weather strong tea. Behind these peaceful manner should not be forgotten the main purpose of the Tula land — be domestic forge weapons.[mkref = 2360]AT distant sixteenth century at the mouth of rivers Tulitsa like mushrooms in Russian Read more [...]
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Two Christmas gifts

At the end of December, I put it on the "Leopard" new optics PO 4h34, and, driven by passion, ran into the field to run in itAlmost the entire day I was chasing a fox, but somehow failed. But in the evening, on the way to the house, in a spoonful of wheat fields, I saw two foxes lying around. This happens not so often. And whether on or from the long wait, I almost just shook. A throbbing heart tried to jump out of the chest. This is not gambling, but a real passion unrestrained hunting. The rifle in my hands ran like a match in the hands of an alcoholic. Breathing became frequent and gusty. Somehow Read more [...]
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Do not be afraid antique Mueller!

The first company, which we visited, was well-known firm RWS, based in 1896Photo: SHUTTERSTOCK In December last year, the company «Rosimpeks» for its dealers organized tour Germany Belgium. Our constant transport was comfortable bus, met us at Munich airport.The first good impression associated with hunting animals, which we saw in the first kilometers. It was Sunday, and twice we have seen companies that prey on birds «boiler». They were all in orange jackets or vests. An hour and a half, we went to Nuremberg, twice saw groups of deer, a Read more [...]
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Andrew Harvison, gunsmith

Narrow and corporate vicious circle of British arms companies producing weapons of high distinction. It would not be wrong to say that the history of all (or almost all) of the leading British arms companies has more than one decade or even a century, and that each of these companies differ, and continues to be different to the present day only her inherent personality, largely planted and predefined personality of the founder company, whether it's James Purdy, Henry Holland and Edwin Churchill.Narrow and corporate vicious circle of British arms companies producing weapons of high distinction. Read more [...]
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Fight with a bear

fotolia.com It's about the fishery bear a prohibited method – loop. Of course, many years later, I have grown up, trained as a Game Biologists, I understood the meaning of life. And the notion that such poaching and poachers hunting methods are clearly defined for me! Of course, many years later, I have grown up, trained as a Game Biologists, I understood the meaning of life. But the hunt for me to stay like a breath of oxygen! And the notion that such poaching and poachers hunting methods are clearly defined for me! But then, in his youth, when hunting raids began, Read more [...]
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Uma deprived …

What kind of stories just does not happen with our brother-hunter ... But life is something she long. Long? But where much shorter. Just like finishing school, doing sports, going to come to college, he worked, married, divorced, engaged in science ... And have a pension looms on the horizon, fifties after all. And hunting, hunting, ... and replaced by replaced by a dog, there are new friends, have to bury loved ones, friends and acquaintances.And born chronicle of life. AND if we ignore almost everything that you live, the come to a surprising conclusion. The main thing is Read more [...]
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Fishery muskrat

Yes, from the perspective of an amateur hunter, not the hunter-fishers decided to talk about an unfamiliar hunting of fur-bearing animalThose fans who appreciate the fur of the animal, they know that good-quality hats with earflaps required 5 – 6 well-tanned skins. During the hunting season in the area, which has many of the animal, to produce up to 200 pieces muskrat possible. Now find any fur market value of a fur cap of muskrats (in the mid 80-ies «blende» muskrat cost of 150 rubles). Having received the answer to your question or a puzzled look, understand, there is still Read more [...]
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Reflections after the show

Part 2 I would like to say a few words about the exterior of Estonian hounds is not from point of view — good or bad. Estonian Hound — a relatively young breed, she is only 60 years (standard was approved in 1954). As you know, Commission approved standards on He recognized the existence of the breed breed several types.Most desirable are two recognized types — type of beagle and Swiss hound type. Naturally, the standard for rocks is, focusing on the These two types. It is intended that eventually they Read more [...]
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For the wild yak in the Himalayas

For the past half century, the army of teenagers read and reread this British writer, who calls the guys in the exotic world of nature and dizzying adventure.Preface Alexander ChegodaevaIt all started with Mayne ReidFor the past half century, the army of teenagers read and reread this British writer, who calls the guys in the exotic world of nature and dizzying adventure. Among the works of Mayne Reid has a film series: «Hunters for plants» – "Sliders on the rocks." By the power of the imagination novelist two Germans, a botanist and a big game hunter, and, of course, the ubiquitous Read more [...]
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