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11 of the Best Shooting Fail GIFs the Web Has to Offer

If you need a pick me up today, you need to see these 11 best shooting fail GIFs.

Best Shooting Fail GIFs
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As outdoorsmen, we tend to pride ourselves on our ability to complete most any outdoors task with a certain degree of competency. Of course there is a learning stage, especially when it comes to shooting.

Some people learned to shoot over time and some learn a lot about shooting in just a few seconds.

Of course the best shooting fail GIFs are not entirely for humor. Let’s take a look at some and see what we can learn from the mistakes of others.

View the slideshow to see the greatest shooting fail GIFs there are.

Best Shooting Fail GIFs

Best Shooting Fail GIFs

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Let’s start off in the hunting arena. This gentleman shows us a great example of exactly what not to do while hunting with a shotgun.

Best Shooting Fail GIFs

Best Shooting Fail GIFs

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Here is a lesson that quite a few shooters have learned the hard way over the years. At close range there is a significant difference in what you see through the scope and where the barrel is actually pointed.

Best Shooting Fail GIFs

Best Shooting Fail GIFs

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This man demonstrates one of the most underestimated aspects of shooting by beginning shooters; recoil. Recoil proves to be a trend in shooting fails, but to some it is more of a surprise than others.

Best Shooting Fail GIFs

Best Shooting Fail GIFs

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The United States Marines usually show an exemplary example of how to handle a firearm. But this rare mistake just goes to show that anyone can make an error. You can just feel the tension as both Marines freeze when the rifle is dropped.

Best Shooting Fail GIFs

Best Shooting Fail GIFs

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Here we have a two-for-one lesson. Lesson one: the shooter learns about the amount of recoil that this particular gun has; Lesson two: the bystander learns that it is never a good idea to stand that closely to someone who is actively shooting a firearm.

Best Shooting Fail GIFs

Best Shooting Fail GIFs

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This poor soul was doomed from the start. If you are going to try to show off with a firearm, try to show off your accuracy, that is what really counts in the long run.

Best Shooting Fail GIFs

Best Shooting Fail GIFs

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Tactical shotguns generally don’t have traditional sights; now thanks to this guy, we all know why.

Best Shooting Fail GIFs

Best Shooting Fail GIFs

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You know when you don’t quite understand how something works but are too embarrassed to ask. This guy may have had that feeling before, but now all he feels is sick on his stomach.

Best Shooting Fail GIFs

Best Shooting Fail GIFs

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Often the shooting failure comes during the execution, but many times it can be prevented by proper preparation.

Best Shooting Fail GIFs

Best Shooting Fail GIFs

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Another common misconception about recoil is that the size of the gun is proportionate to the amount of recoil. While that may prove true in some instances, handguns generally have their own category.

Best Shooting Fail Gifs

Best Shooting Fail Gifs

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Honestly, I’m not sure what we can learn from this. Maybe it is an exercise in shooting under pressure?

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11 of the Best Shooting Fail GIFs the Web Has to Offer