Hunting in Russia

An Ode for Walked-up Hunts

by V. Chernykh.

Originally published in Russian Hunting Magazine, June 2017.

Condensed translation into English by me.


Many European nations, like Poland, take hunting education very seriously, and you won’t get your hunting license until you pass an examination that proves you have enough knowledge and can apply it to practice. In this country, hunters are left to themselves in this respect. There’s no shortage of information nowadays about the theory of various hunts – but what’s the best way to start getting practical knowledge?

I began hunting with a group of friends who followed the classic Russian routine – Continue reading

Hunting in Russia

In September 2015 Issue of Russian Hunting Magazine.

Each issue of Russian Hunting Magazine contains condensed English translations of selected articles. In September 2015, those include Aleksei Waisman’s story of the Saiga, the only European species of antelope, brought to near extinction by poaching for its antlers (used in traditional Chinese medicine). On a more positive note, Dmitry Karmanov tells a few anecdotes from his bird hunting trip to the South of Russia, hunting grey partridge and pheasant over his Brittany, Muse.
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