Outdoor Skills - Hunting Q&A

Q: A friend of mine says that you can see bullets in flight. I say he should have a net thrown over him. Who's right?

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A: He is. If the light and the angle are right and the velocity is low enough, you can indeed see bullets on their way to the target, and a pretty picture it is. Among the more commonly spotted species are .22 rimfire and .45 ACP bullets.