A couple years back my youngest son had a rifle buck tag, we had been hunting hard and found some bucks that we wanted to kill on about the 7th day of the hunt. They were coming out right at last shooting light and it took two more days for us to get ourselves into a spot for a shot.
My son got setup of a shot and missed the buck right over his back, the deer stood there and I set him up to shoot again, this time he shot right over the second smaller bucks back. Luckily he missed that buck and they ran off, my son broke down a little and was down on himself pretty bad for missing after all of the hard work we put in getting on them and all of the other bucks we passed up earlier in the hunt.
We set back up in the same spot the following night and moved even closer to where the bucks were coming out. We had been sitting there freezing in the wind for several hours and right when we started to get up to leave the bucks ended up walking out at under 50 yards and my son made a perfect shot on the bigger buck. We were both thankful that he didn't shoot the smaller buck the day before.
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