Was on a Teal hunt when I was about 18. This one teal I started leading began to come right at me over the water. I started leading him and then he dived down out of sight about 10 yards in front of the blind behind some reeds.
I couldn't figure out where he went and as I began to lower my shotgun he suddenly flared right up in front of me by the blind. I just pointed the barrel in his general direction without thinking and pulled the trigger. The gun wasn't even on my shoulder at that point, I was just holding it in my hands.
He fell into the blind right next to me.
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