Hunting for beaver - difficult, but exciting
beaver hunting is very exciting. In its gambling it may exceed even the boar or hare with of tracking. Results and the effectiveness of it is directly dependent on the skill of the hunter, the time spent by them on the study habits of production, the type of body of water and weather conditions, as well as the selected weapon or trap. Beaver is a very peculiar and unusual fur-bearing animals.
His shiny fur is very much appreciated. This rodent lives by a strict regime. Therefore hunting for beaver require a man of great self-discipline and care. Most often, animal settles along the shoreline of large streams or rivers, ponds, forest lakes, river oxbows. However, he always avoids rapid flow, preferring relatively quiet areas. Place for his beaver lodge selects, based on the convenience of the beach and nepromerzaemosti winter. Its settlements are the most numerous in the Baikal, Kamchatka, Kemerovo, Khabarovsk Krai, in the upper reaches of the Yenisei. In our country, hunting for beaver is allowed from the beginning of October until the end of February.
on the Beaver Hunting involves a thorough study of the regulations of this rodent. Since this twilight animal, rarely coming out during the day, it is better suited to the pond before nightfall and stay there until sunset, gently and slowly moving along the beach to find the optimum point for an ambush. It should be borne in mind that the main places of settlement of these river animals - the highest areas of the coasts, not in underflooded flood. beaver hunting in winter is somewhat complicated due to the loss to them of its activity. At this time it is better to catch the traps that are set on a log in the hole. Sometimes the animal goes to the bank to gnaw branches. At this time, it is clearly visible traces on the fresh snow. The most productive is hunting for beaver in the fall, before freeze-up, when you can catch in the shallows, near the exit of burrows and lodges, dams, built by him. Hunting with traps
This type of fishing is one of the most common. As a rule, experienced hunters use traps framework of the fifth and seventh numbers. As used burlap plates. To ring traps tied strong ropes and traps set yourself in the water. The main condition is a complication of their cargo to catch the animal was in the water.
Since beavers are not only sensitive ear, but also an abundance of caution, it is not necessary to install more than two traps on each settlement. And if hunting with traps beaver was successful, then repeat the installation of the traps need only seven to ten days.
with a gun Hunting
The second common method of fishing - is hunting with the help of guns. Since beavers settle most often under the high banks, and in pits and whirlpools, it is not difficult to find them: near their burrows always muddy water. These animals swim at dusk. And more often come across young individuals, one or two years of age who are less careful. In addition to searching holes and lodges, hunting rifles beaver using involves keeping the depth and coastal water, its speed and the presence of vegetation. the flow speed of a negative impact on the movement of a rodent. In addition, it can carry out has a wounded prey. When the beaver in the water out of it sticks out only his little head, so the success of this type of hunting depends largely on the accuracy of the shooter. In addition, experienced hunters so expect the shot to a wounded animal can for something to cling to the carcass. And then it will be something to pull out of the water, which is in the fishing season is too cold to go into it.