Knowing the Maximum Distance of Your Turkey Gun

April 6th, 2018|0 Comments

Regardless of whether you’re shooting a shotgun, rifle, or a bow knowing your effective range is essential before you head out into the field to go hunting. As turkey season is quickly approaching, I highly [...]

Five Best Turkey Tips for Spring Success

March 30th, 2018|0 Comments

Spring turkey hunting is one of my most awaited times of the year. Everything is coming to life, and love is in the air…gobbler style. Sure I love all hunting, but after a long winter there [...]

A Simple Tip to Improve Rifle Accuracy

February 26th, 2018|0 Comments

When it comes to guns, ammunition, and your level of shooting skill, there are a lot of factors to take into account. You want to start with a great setup using a top-notch gun, perfectly [...]

How to Not Run out of Space for Taxidermy

February 19th, 2018|0 Comments

My parents and family have given me a hard time for years that I have way too much taxidermy! In my opinion, there is no such thing. However, the walls in my home are starting [...]

A Most Lethal Load for Predators – Winchester Varmint X

February 12th, 2018|0 Comments

There is no question that when winter hits across the Midwest, there is one place you can usually find me – that’s coyote hunting! Since I was a young girl I’ve spent winters coyote hunting [...]

An Easy Way to Preserve Hunting Memories

February 5th, 2018|0 Comments

As hunters, we are always looking for ways to preserve those incredible moments in the field. Sometimes they result in successfully notching a tag, but always memories are made. Like everything, memories fade over time [...]

It is that Time of Year Again – Shed Hunting Season

January 29th, 2018|0 Comments

As winter continues on and most deer seasons are closed, shed hunters are starting to get excited for another fun-filled winter/spring of great shed hunting. Two questions I often get asked are why do some [...]

A Fun Late-Season Whitetail Hunt

January 22nd, 2018|0 Comments

As January settles in, many people are already getting antsy to get back out hunting. Though I’ve been spending most of my days hunting predators, I’m pretty excited for one last whitetail hunt of the [...]

Why Suppressors

January 15th, 2018|0 Comments

Over the past year, I’ve been lucky enough to start using suppressors on my rifles. I absolutely love it. The one thing that came unexpected were the comments I received from fellow hunters questioning why [...]

Melissa Bachman’s Top 20 Useful Coyote Gear List

January 8th, 2018|0 Comments

Predator hunting has become my favorite past time activities. It usually begins the moment my deer season ends. This year I've already spent a significant amount of time in South Dakota chasing coyotes through some [...]

Tips to Stay Warmer While Coyote Hunting This Winter

January 4th, 2018|0 Comments

Some of the absolute best coyote and predator hunting often occurs in the bone chilling cold; especially in the Midwest where I do most of my hunting. The last thing you want to do when [...]

Winchester Deadly Passion Season 6 Highlights by Melissa Bachman

December 25th, 2017|0 Comments

We flew out together, spent the week hunting, and on the last day she made a great shot on the biggest buck we had seen all week! She hadn’t been hunting in years, and to [...]

Winchester Innovation is Second to None by Melissa Bachman

December 18th, 2017|0 Comments

As a hunter, I’m a firm believer in confidence. Winchester has taken the guess work out of what people need to purchase when it comes to ammunition. Now you don’t have to debate back and [...]

How to Winterize Ground Blinds for the Late Season

December 11th, 2017|0 Comments

If you’re like me and enjoy hunting late season, you may have experienced difficulties with your ground blinds and snow. I can’t count the number of times I’ve arrived at my blind only to find [...]

Christmas Gifts for the Outdoors-Person in Your Life – or Perhaps Yourself

December 4th, 2017|0 Comments

It seems every year around the holidays I get people asking me for gift ideas for the hunter in their family. One of the good things about being in the field so much throughout the [...]

Late-Season Whitetail Tips

November 27th, 2017|0 Comments

If you still have a tag in your pocket when late season hits, you may be in luck! I’ve always been a huge fan of late season hunting for whitetails. This can be a very [...]

Deer Season XP – Why You Need This Lethal Load This Season

November 20th, 2017|0 Comments

I’m the type of person who likes things specialized. It’s important for me to use the absolute best ammunition possible on any given hunt, regardless of species or location. I put in so much time [...]

Freeze-Dried Meals – Hunting Meals Made Easy

November 13th, 2017|0 Comments

Each hunting camp is a little different when it comes to preparing meals. I’ve been in camps where they literally put in more time preparing food than they do hunting. I’ve been in camps where [...]

How to Best Prepare for the Late-Waterfowl Season

November 6th, 2017|0 Comments

When it comes to late season tips for waterfowl, the most important thing to remember is you’re usually hunting birds that have seen it all. You need to hunt smarter- not harder and pick your [...]


October 30th, 2017|0 Comments

I love interacting with whitetails. In my book, rattling is one of my all-time favorite tactics. There are a couple simple reasons for this. Mainly because it’s fun and effective, but like anything there are [...]