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Bushcraft: how to start a fire

Bushcraft: how to start a fire

Fire skills are a bushcraft essential, as is safety when it comes to lighting and managing it. We will give you all our top tips here.

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Hunting big and small game solognac decathlon

Solognese hunting: big and small game, stalking, waterfowl, plains, tracker and posted

Woodcock hunting with your dog

Woodcock hunting with your dog

Woodcock hunting without an experienced hunting dog is nearly impossible. How to prepare and equip your hunting dog? What to expect from your dog in the field? How to create a symbiotic relationship between master and dog?

What is woodcock hunting?

What is woodcock hunting?

Woodcock hunting enthrals many hunters, whether they are young or old, experienced or not. For good reason, this specific hunting experience is one of the only ones that provides such a high level of excitement, palpitations, and emotion. Let's take a closer look at this captivating form of hunting.

6 TIPS ON PREPARING FOR THE NEW SMALL GA

5 TIPS ON PREPARING FOR THE NEW SMALL GAME HUNTING SEASON

You love hunting for small games in woods and meadows, and you can't wait for the new season to open. Find out how to best prepare for the start of the small game hunting season through the experience and informed advice of our enthusiasts.

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11 TIPS FOR IMPROVED SHOOTING SKILLS

Would you like to improve your clay pigeon shooting skills? You practice regularly but you still miss? In this article, we present you with 11 tips to increase your chances to hit the targets.

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correct your dog's dry food ration

Correct your dog's dry food ration

Each dog, depending on its breed, size, age, time of year and frequency of exercise, has very different needs in terms of nutrition. It is therefore essential to correct its daily ration of food.

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WEARING BLAZE CLOTHING WHEN SMALL GAME HUNTING

For several years now, a growing number of small game hunters have been drawing attention to wearing blaze clothing when hunting. A security measure in enclosed environments, in the small game hunting circles everyone is quick to don blaze orange - why?

Lead-free ammunition: for an ecological transition

Lead-free ammunition: an ecological transition

You already know about lead-free ammunition. Discover the all changes to come!

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Butchering wild game when stalking or hide-hunting

Butchering wild game when stalking or hide-hunting

I asked the hunting journalist Philippe Jaeger a few questions about butchering wild game, which is a fundamental question in the ethics of hunting.

How to estimate range while hunting?

How to estimate range while hunting?

Having a sense of range is essential in hunting. However, the idea might seem a little vague to some of you. Here, we’ll tell you more about it!

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Top tips for enjoying a good compound bow training session at home

As long as you take care to meet all the conditions for safe use, you can practice with your compound bow within your private property.

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les essentielles de pratique et leurs conceptions

les essentielles de pratique et leurs conceptions

Les services Solognac : location, activité, réparations et d'autres

Les services Solognac : location, activité, réparations et d'autres

Les services Solognac : location, activité, réparations et d'autres

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ALL YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT GAME BIRDS

The different species of game birds, their flight path, their song, etc. Everything you need to know about these game birds.

STALKING DURING THE WILD BOAR START OF THE HUNTING SEASON!

STALKING DURING THE WILD BOAR START OF THE HUNTING SEASON!

To make the most of a long-awaited return to the midst of the cornfields, we asked Alexandre, head of the Decathlon-Soisson hunting section and an enthusiastic driven hunter, to tell us about these summer outings.

HOW TO CHOOSE A HUNTING CARTRIDGE?

HOW TO CHOOSE A HUNTING CARTRIDGE?

Each hunting discipline has its own cartridge. What are the different criteria?

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Air rifle training on private property

What does the law say about air rifle shooting on private property? Is it possible? What are the rules to follow?

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PPE - what is it?

For Solognac, safety is our obsession, a vital part of the hunting experience. We consider safety on several levels: there is the safety of the equipment including protection of the external factors, eyes, ears, that it provides visibility, and the basic rules of safety such as the angle of fire, visibility, and handling of the gun, etc.

30° shooting angle

30° shooting angle

Shooting at a 30 degree angle on either side of the hunter considerably reduces the risk of ricochets.

5 TIPS TO PREPARE FOR THE ARRIVAL OF GAME BIRDS

5 TIPS TO PREPARE FOR THE ARRIVAL OF GAME BIRDS

Choosing the right equipment is very important for a hunter. What type of clothing should I favour for this type of hunting? What should I take along with me?

Driven hunt: hunting in complete safety

Driven hunt: hunting in complete safety

Hunting, especially driven hunting, is a sport that must be practised in complete safety.

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Water fowl hunting: the art of camouflage

When hunting waterfowl, it is of utmost importance to remain invisible to ducks, shorebirds, teal, and geese. At Solognac we created an exclusive camouflage pattern designed for this purpose. Learn more about it in this article.

EVERYTHING ABOUT CAMOUFLAGE

EVERYTHING ABOUT CAMOUFLAGE

How the process of concealing the human figure is achieved and to what end?

Chilets, the calls game birds respond to

Chilets, the calls game birds respond to

The chilet, more commonly known as a call, is an indispensable accessory for game bird hunters. But do you know how it is made? Do you know how to use it? We explain it all to you in this article.

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WHAT IS STALKING?

Stalking is a method of hunting that used to be practised solely for the purpose of regulation or observation. Today, this atypical hunting method, known as "silent hunting", has become a perfect complement to driven hunting. It is less stressful for the animals and for the fauna of the hunting grounds.

How to choose and use your waterfowl hunting bird call?

How to choose and use your waterfowl hunting bird call?

There are many types of bird calls for hunting ducks, geese, and shorebirds. Single or double hip, wooden, acrylic, or polycarbonate: how to make the right choice? And how do you reproduce realistic sounds? Read our tips in this article.

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Plastic decoys for hunting waterfowl: choosing and assembling them

Depending on the type of hunting you do, be it hut, gabion, or pass, and the effects you want to achieve by adding plastic decoys to the surface of the water, you will have to decide on various plastic decoys, which you will then have to assemble and secure [...]

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HOW TO PREPARE FOR THE START OF THE WILD BOAR HUNTING SEASON?

Are you a beater or a gun with a passion for driven shooting and ready for your summer hunting expeditions?

Woodpigeon

All you need to know about woodpigeons

According to our enquiries and the findings of our field teams, most woodpigeon hunters start their season on Michaelmas Day, namely 29 September, and end it on the eve of St Martin's Day, 11 November.

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Waterfowl shooting: what exactly does this entail?

In this article, we invite you to explore the different practices and equipment necessary for waterfowl hunting. This is a hunt for enthusiasts and is relatively rare in France.

Goose hunting: properly equipped for their journey back north

Goose hunting: properly equipped for their journey back north

If there is one species that really captures the passions of duck hunters, it is without a doubt the goose! How should you equip yourself properly to hunt them? This article provides some of the answers.

Are dogs the prime ambassadors for hunting?

Are dogs the prime ambassadors for hunting?

Dogs have accompanied mankind on hunts for thousands of years. While it is true that the vast majority of hunters own one or more dogs, can we consider that our companions are the most popular feature of the hunting world?

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What is stalking ?

Stalking is a hunting method that was formerly used only for controlling or observing animals. Today this ancient type of "silent" hunting has become a perfect complement to beating.

Bushcrafting in the summer or the winter. What are the differences?

Bushcrafting in the summer or the winter. What are the differences?

You can enjoy bushcrafting all year round, but the summer and winter seasons do have some specific characteristics. You will have guessed that they are to do with the temperature, which deserves close attention.

The ideal equipment for woodcock hunters

The ideal equipment for woodcock hunters

Depending on the weather conditions, the biotope, the time of year, as well as the regulations in certain regions, it is necessary to adopt specific equipment when it comes to woodcock hunting. In this article, we will focus on the Solognac clothing dedicated to this hunting discipline.

WILDLIFE OBSERVATION Decathlon Solognac

WILDLIFE OBSERVATION Decathlon Solognac

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compound bow archery training

Training for bow hunting

You have just acquired a compound bow for hunting! Now you have to train seriously and regularly before going hunting. Here are some training tips.

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What is bow hunting?

Renaud, a Solognac product tester with whom we are developing our future offer, is also a bow hunting expert and instructor providing us with information on this still little-known discipline.

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Go bow hunting

You are unfamiliar with bow hunting? Here you can find out more about the practice and philosophy of bow hunting.

5 tips to increase your stalking chances

5 tips to increase your stalking chances

What are the 5 key points to becoming an ace at stalking?

How to get into bushcraft

How to get into bushcraft

Are you interested in bushcraft, itching to embark on your first adventure but don't know where to start? We will tell you all you need to know right here.

How to channel your dog's energy: is it essential?

How to channel your dog's energy: is it essential?

Is your dog bursting with energy? Do you manage to channel it during your hunting trips, or not? Don't panic, here are our tips and advice for more peace and quiet.

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What is bushcraft?

Bushcraft is the art of living in the woods. It is immersing yourself completely in the wilderness by learning how to provide for yourself in a practical way.

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HOW TO START CLAY PIGEON SHOOTING

You would like to take up clay pigeon shooting in order to improve your marksmanship level throughout the year? If so, here are a few tips on how to get started with this sport.

HOW TO ORGANISE YOUR HUNTING BACKPACK

HOW TO ORGANISE YOUR HUNTING BACKPACK

Hunting is a sport that involves transporting equipment and numerous accessories. Consequently, your backpack is essential, but it will only be really useful if it is well organised.

How to start training your puppy?

How to start training your puppy? Our tips for a successful start-up.

Here it is, your hunting dog puppy has arrived at home. Let's take a look at how to get things off to a good start in its new environment.

HOW TO MANAGE YOUR DOG'S DIETARY TRANSITION?

HOW TO MANAGE YOUR DOG'S DIETARY TRANSITION?

You want to change your dog's diet and are wondering how to go about it? Are you unsure about the usefulness and risks involved? Here are some tips to help you make a successful transition.

Find the discipline that best suits you

Find the discipline that best suits you

Clay pigeon shooting offers hunters a multitude of possibilities to express themselves in a variety of environments. Discover them!

DTL: which cartridges to use for this clay pigeon shooting discipline

Everything you need to know about down the line (DTL) clay pigeon shooting: presentation and tips

You don't know much about down the line (DTL) clay pigeon shooting? Or, on the contrary, would you like some tips on how to achieve maximum scores of 75/75? Then read this article where we introduce this discipline, with precious advice from Maxime.

Compak sporting in clay pigeon shooting

Everything you need to know about compak sporting, a clay pigeon shooting discipline

Would you like to know more about clay pigeon shooting, especially compak sporting? Maxime Cambier, former member of the French Junior team, provides you with guidelines to succeed in this discipline and to best equip yourself.

Wildlife photography

Wildlife photography

Growing in popularity, but still not well-known, woodcock photography hunting sounds like a dream to us. Find all of our top tips and hear from those who enjoy the taking these photos.

prepare your dog to be ready for the hunting season

prepare your dog to be ready for the hunting season

With the high temperature and difficult exercise conditions, which actions should you take with your dogs to be ready for the opening?

Eco-design: protecting our environment

Eco-design: what is it?

At Solognac, protecting the environment is close to our heart. This involves several steps, and in particular the design of our products.

CHOOSING YOUR HUNTING DOG

CHOOSING YOUR HUNTING DOG

Choosing a hunting dog as a puppy is a very important decision in the life of a hunter. Adopting a puppy means committing to a relationship that will last for many years. Choosing the breed, picking the puppy, and welcoming the dog into your home, we will try to guide you in the choice of your future hunting companion.

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5 tips to boost your luck when stalking

If you want to photograph animals up close or hunt them by stalking, it's important to follow certain key rules that will increase your chance of getting as close as possible. But do you know what these rules are?