Journey from St. Petersburg to Orenburg

Mystery GuestTeacher Orenburg Aviation School khodinskiy washing the increase in the next rank, which coincided with his birthday. Invited, mostly young pilots colleagues came exactly on time. In a cozy apartment newly captain immediately became cramped. One would have to sit down, but was delayed one guest, without which begin hesitated. Finally he appeared. Politely all said hello, kissed three times birthday. Those who do not know who came, looked at him with curiosity. It was nothing special: wizened figure of medium height, dressed modestly. Normal person: a sparse blond beard, mustache stained, Read more [...]
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Alpine dandies

Fitting we are not spoiledOnce we were allowed to have rifles, people rushed for the available old army carbines KO 44, and fortunate, for the hunting and the SCS options SVD.Hunters thought their bullets allegedly piercing rails in able to hit with any animal the first shot. If this is not It occurred, still remained in the carbine ammunition that could be released in a matter of seconds. What in versus they can show rifled shotgun (fitting), and even to Besides and so expensive? Most hunters from fittings perceived merely eccentric. I and himself, Read more [...]
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Look on hunting and the importance of it for the people

(from the collection of Pavel Gusev)Hunters. Unknown artist (mid. XIX c.). Section IV. Ending. Beginning in 2010 №№ 5-7It is unlikely that the small sovereign prince of Germany could put in such splendor hunting, which represented the prince Romodanovsky. More in autumn he toured the neighborhood of Moscow, adjacent to Izmailovsky and villages Kolomna, — he is in especially loved falconry. Then the famous and wealthy gentlemen, in addition to his servants, kept on the poor pay of the nobles; at the day appointed for the departure of Prince Read more [...]
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Settlers

In honor of the 300th anniversary of the Romanov dynasty in 1913 in the Crimea brought 13 individuals of European mouflon. Novoselov was placed in a wire mesh enclosed paddock park of about 3 hectares, located on the top of the mountain Large stuffed. In the group there were 10 purebred specimens from the island of Corsica and three hybrids with domestic sheep from Askania Nova. The plasticity of mouflon they were not allowed to settle only in mountainous regions of European countries, but and on lowland areas. From this moment on the territory of Russia, Read more [...]
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Unterminated License

"The ancient forest ... He is in almost every old fairy tale, legend or fictional saga ... Yet the roots go into the magical forest rights. All the magic there. From the soul." - We hope YasminskaILLUSTRATION OF THE LIBRARY ANTON Zhuravkova In the village of a good home, decorated white and green aprons from intricately carved on the bench sat three. Rays of the rising of the sun reflected in the forest the faces of men, causing them to squint and smiling sun greeting. From hand it seemed that they sit in silence, — so quiet and slow Read more [...]
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Hunter about animals. Hares

As will become deeper snow hare food difficult. Hares nearer to villages, to places where concentrated hay. More becomes hare tracks in the gardens, paths, backyards, in places where it is stored or scattered hay. Here begins a very interesting hunting ambush.Illustration from the archives of the State Darwin Museum Not interested in ambush Only dobychlivostyu but and the fact that it is possible to observe the behavior of a rabbit night, when he unaware of human presence. Hunting this requires preparation. First of all, define the hay barn and haystack, Read more [...]
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Hunting in Kizlyar gardens

Illustration from the archives of Peter Zverev Deep autumn. It has long been passed it is time of rains, winds and constant low, heavy clouds, sprawled on gray horizon. The sky receded and brightened; Lightweight white clouds, like swans, swim in sky. The air is imbued with especially strong light.It is also clear attributive distant objects are drawn, are now prominent in spyglass. Mountains moved up so close that it seems to It is only a quarter of an hour's walk and you, on the exit from the garden, but now we have to climb them. Read more [...]
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On the Volga for FIREBIRD

Photo SHUTTERSTOCK.COM Generally here in Astrakhan hunting areas, raccoon (raccoon dogs) is complete. I remember a case when we camped on the banks of a tributary of the Volga. Every evening, even in light to We had a couple of raccoons and thoroughly cleaned the place where we piled with food leftovers our table. However, they squabbled loudly, not dividing some fish head or bird bones.A once, when late in the evening by candlelight, we sat at the table, I I found a raccoon sitting at my feet on the dog manners. But our dogs spinning Read more [...]
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Five hunting in the homeland of Dracula

Most of our readers are aware of the existence of the Club "Safari" - a public organization uniting trophy hunters. In this club, and consist big fans of hunting geese. So big that they do not have expanses of Russia.   These people are looking for every opportunity to extend the season of their favorite hunting. In the fall they are planning a trip in March to Kalmykia and Western Byelorussia. In May, a helicopter throws them to the Far North. Several teammates, together, could be equipped with special hunting ship, bearing the proud name of "Safari", and now it is sent annually to hunt geese Read more [...]
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Hunting with hawk to partridges

26 eggs can be one clutch female partridge (young lay less). Early November. Hunt, two, one — from Falcon Peregrine Falcon, another — from goshawk. Setter scours the field. Pointing goes well; on the edge of one of the parallels she prihvatyvaet smell game, but partridges, not to bear a close presence of dogs, break. Distance from hunting bird up the place of departure is not game less than 100 meters. Pervopolny male Goshawk or second not down, it breaks down after a flock. On good speed hawk surely reduces Read more [...]
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Trail

Photo SHUTTERSTOCK.COM What is the path to taiga? It's all! Sometimes it's an opportunity that gives destiny. AND from what can match the a sense of joy when, having windbreak, losing track of time, tired to limit, you suddenly see: the trail! FROM what joy to fall, throwing off his backpack, next to the her Wet moss, realizing that now certainly somewhere to come!Yadavno go to solitary hiking in northern taiga, tundra. Northern, Polar and Ural Mountains were populated by me. AT This time the plan was: go to Western Read more [...]
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Crystal Air taiga

What to cook from a grouse? Offer to fry spit was rejected, as have zhirka are not enough. We decided to bake them in sol. At the biological hospital, located on the UNAR bank of the river, a tributary of the river Taimur, a tributary of the Lower Tunguska, I was a colleague Yuri. That October morning, as usual, wandered through taiga. Behind my backpack on small-caliber rifle shoulder TOZ-16, and in front of a few days of hunting in the forest ... It's been two hours I He came out of the hospital. AT autumn air smelled Read more [...]
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Huglu — a place under the sun

Nameplate «Hooghly», on it indicates the year of foundation of the company — 1962; Turkey, this date is very significant. Hooghly — is the center of the steel industry Turkey more than four centuries of history. Directly on the production of hunting rifles its territory was begun in the distant 1914. Already the whole province of Konya, to which the town of Hooghly, at is considered to be weapons.Gunsmiths Huglu Partnership was founded in Then 1962 He joined 155 artists and This number is constantly Read more [...]
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Shooting with your eyes open

Summer and autumn HUNTING IN PERU IN ITS DURATION occupies the length of time. During this period, shooting to hunting is conducted mainly on FLYING (takes off) birds. The duck hunting, the most massive, shooting on the carrier at a high speed teals, and other ducks, often ends annoying errors.The results failed hunting-related penalties, have always been a topic of discussion among colleagues on the hunt, and the press. The main issue of discussion: "How to ensure reliable performance in the shooting flying birds?"For athletes stendovikov this issue is also a major, as in many competitions, with Read more [...]
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200 years later …

«Tell me, Uncle, do not for nothingMoscow scorched by fireFrenchman given?It was Well fight combat,Yes, say what!No wonder all Russia remembersAbout Borodin day!»MY Lermontov, «Borodino»The Battle of Borodino or Bataille de la Moskova, — These words are known worldwide. At Borodino 200 years ago, on 7 September 1812, a grand battle 120,000th Russian army and huge 136,000th armada, which, in addition to the French army, includes many divisions conquered the French people.Who won this battle? The answer to this question among historians until now. As a result of Read more [...]
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In the mountains and forests of Manchurian tiger hunting

In the vicinity of the junction Kazantsev tiger he appeared and was so brash and bold, that in broad daylight went into the huts, the Chinese workers, but people are not touched, limited to some dogs that blows in front of the home; Finally, he killed two horses in forest concessions, near the junction attacked the convoy of the Chinese-carters and pulled back one horse. All of this has produced such a panic among the Chinese, that they refused to come to work. Finally, I was approached by a trusted concession, asking to take action against the predator. Commanding a company located in the area Read more [...]
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By bearish laws

WINTER 2003 IN RUSSIA AND THE UNITED STATES Almost at the same time killed two zoologists. Vitaly Nikolaenko was killed on the Kamchatka Kronotsky Nature Reserve, Timothy TRODUELL - in America in Katmai National Park. In the summer of 1996, the South Kamchatka wildlife sanctuaries such a tragedy happened to the famous Japanese photographer Michio Hoshino animal painter. They were torn to pieces by Medvedev. THIS IS blatant injustice - that these animals studied and presented at the photo and video materials, THEY fanatically protects.My first acquaintance with Vitaly Nikolayenko - the most prominent Read more [...]
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Bullet in a smooth barrel

For a long time, Russian hunters use hunting big game smoothbore gun. Today has gained vast experience (both negative and positive) in the application to it of different designs of bullets. Great stopping effect of modern expanding bullets can be seen in all its glory on the demonstration cube ballistic clay. Immediately it should be noted that for shooting large ungulates (elk, deer, large wild boar) used guns of the 12th and 16th caliber as the most suitable for the knockdown. Hunting rifles, despite their engine production, remain in some of its individual parameters.Suffice Read more [...]
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Podsokolya dog

            Greyhound About two thousand years ago Europe, except for southern peninsulas, was covered with almost continuous forest in which greyhounds, of course, could not exist. Homeland greyhounds - South treeless steppe. Only their boundless expanse of hundreds of generations could develop is the graceful and easy dog, which can not argue none of the wild species. There's also the fastest to develop a breed of horses. Horse and Hound is still indispensable companions nomadic peoples. Obviously, this is where greyhounds were in Europe. Here the role of bird greyhound can be seen Read more [...]
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Huntsman

This story, told by my old friend Alexander occurred in the northeast of the Vologda region in Soviet times. Vgluhuyu taiga, the cordon, Nicholas lived with his daughter Lisa. He buried his wife when Lizonka was only five years old. Including Nikolai logging enterprise in the post whether gamekeeper, or a forester. And while my daughter was little, he coped well with the official duties and household difficulties. Once a week, Nicholas went to the village, located six kilometers down the river for food, at the same time looked to the office to get another job from the boss, pick up the mail and Read more [...]
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