I was reading another thread that peaked my curiosity and I wondered if any of you had shared my experiences. Have any of you ever shot, shot at or severely spooked a mature buck that you didn't get at the time to kill the buck on a later hunt? I have had two experiences/blunders on exceptional deer only to never see the deer again. I guess in my experience they don't get old by making the same mistake twice. Just wondered if any of you turned a mistake into success later on.