Monday, July 15th, 2024

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Monday, July 15th, 2024

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Sportsmen Since 1967

When it comes to empty stringers and unfilled tags, there’s always an excuse; here are some of the best

When it comes to explaining an unfilled tag or an empty stringer, sportsmen have an arsenal of excuses. Do you have any originals the author hasn’t mentioned here? (Photo by Glenn Sapir)

How was the autumn foliage in your area this year? If it was spectacular, no excuses are needed. If it wasn’t, the “experts,” that is, everyone and anyone on the street with whom you might discuss the disappointing, monochromatic leaves, has an opinion.
One might proffer that the temperatures had been too warm. Another might say it had been too cold. I’ve noticed that fishermen and hunters use similar excuses for lack of success. In fact, I might be guilty of going that route once or twice.

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