Let's all be honest, here: misses happen. There's no shortage of variables at play when a hunter is taking a shot at game, and sometimes the odds are stacked against you. Here are the five most likely reasons you missed that last shot.
Kyle Wintersteen has learned to deal with missing birds—particularly when witnesses are present—through a fail-proof coping mechanism: excuses, and lots of them. So, here are a few species-specific suggestions to help you save face this season.