So all in the name of research, or really - just a cool thing to do on a lazy Sunday afternoon - I made my debut at trap shooting. Actually, it was my first time shooting a shotgun which I was told after the fact, was too big for me. My aching shoulder and burning cheek thank you for that information - a little too much, too late.
So with a simple call "Pull" - let the bullets fly so you can take that clay pigeon down. Look at that - I'm already into the lingo. Now, it's just a matter of getting that trap.
All in all, I think with a few more attempts I have a good shot - pun intended - at winning most improved. In the meantime, while I wait for my most improved medal or maybe while they get one made, it was fun. I met some interesting people and yes, this is fantastic research. I'm already thinking of the possibilities. And given the chance, I'd try it again. Although wild things - like the squirrels I feed regularly or the geese that landed in a field on the way home - breath easy, any shooting will be strictly at inanimate objects.
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