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Deer Hunter's Crying Towel

Dannmann801

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Let's hear 'em....all the excuses you've heard for why a deer hunter (not you, of course) missed a shot or didn't see any deer or otherwise came up emptyhandedrotflmao

I'm predicting a list of classics.....
 
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CJD3

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The "Borrowed Gun"
"I would have never missed if I had been using my own gun..."
 

"J"

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Haven't pulled the trigger this week yet so no excuses so far lol... But in the past when I have missed on a few ocasions it's usually due to unforseen tree limbs/twigs and the ocasional small sapling that I have harvested :smiley_clap:
 

huntn2

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My brother-in-law heard from someone this year "My bow must shoot too fast for my broad-heads to deploy" as the kid attempted to explain why he couldn't seem to track and recover deer.
 

"J"

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My brother-in-law heard from someone this year "My bow must shoot too fast for my broad-heads to deploy" as the kid attempted to explain why he couldn't seem to track and recover deer.

We have a new leader in the BS category lol
 

RedCloud

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Haven't pulled the trigger this week yet so no excuses so far lol... But in the past when I have missed on a few ocasions it's usually due to unforseen tree limbs/twigs and the ocasional small sapling that I have harvested :smiley_clap:

I have heard the sapling story by more then a few guys. They just get so caught up in the moment that they don't see anything else but the deer. Whats funny is to go back out right after gun season with the bow and walk the woods. See how many tress get shot rotflmao. Poor defenseless trees :D.

I have used the borrowed gun story myself once. It was a true story though :D. Never seen a 3-legged deer run straight up hill so fast in my life. He made it to the top of the hill and got blasted by the guy across the road.
 

Ohiosam

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The top 10 excuses I've used:
10. Deer came from the wrong direction and I had to shoot right handed.
9. My finger was too cold to feel the trigger.
8. It was too dark.
7. Sun was in my eyes
6. The deer moved/turned/jumped just as I shot.
5. Snow/rain on the scope.
4. Misjudged the distance (it was 250 yards:redface:)
3. Hang fire on the ML
2. Barrel hit a tree/sapling/limb.

And the number one excuse I've used

Shot a tree/sapling/limb.
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