After missing a ton of shots and just watching others fly past I cheated.
The rule is simple, ‘thou shall not touch’. It’s wild, leave it that way.
There was a patch of maybe 5-6 tall reeds in the center of what could be an open line of sight. So…I pushed them down and tangled them with some others.
Almost immediately a Skimmer dropped down in front.
I propped them back up when I left.