Go with your instincts thats the way we all learn. With the curve thats how it is correct? You caught him once while he was there maybe you could do it again during the storm.What type of metal sound was it that the bow made. Are you shooting off the shelf or an elavated rest of some sort. Wooden arrows with Zewickes or the old Bear glue ons, the yellow ones I use.I pray you get em.