Winchester Deadly Passion


MARCH 24 SAT - 2:00AM
MARCH 24 SAT - 11:00PM
MARCH 25 SUN - 11:30AM
Some years it pays to be lucky! This was one of those years for Melissa. Not only did she have a lot of luck drawing some incredible mule deer tags, but this turned out to be the year of the mule deer with one big buck after another!
MARCH 26 MON - 5:30PM
MARCH 27 TUE - 7:30AM
MARCH 31 SAT - 2:00AM
MARCH 31 SAT - 11:00PM
On a late season whitetail hunt at Warne Ranches, Melissa puts in her time between the holidays and her patience pays off. Hundreds of deer are filtering through but she finally gets to full draw on the oldest buck in the group.


Every good hunter needs a solid role model, and Melissa Bachman, host of Winchester Deadly Passion, fits that bill perfectly with a unique ability to share her love for hunting with passionate fans and viewers.

Winchester Deadly Passion is 26 weeks of non-stop action and pure entertainment as Melissa travels the globe going head-to-head with everything from world-class red stag and thousand pound gators to Boone and Crocket whitetails and thunderous bull elk.

With rifle, bow or shotgun in hand, Melissa’s fast-paced, in-the-moment hunting style will keep you on the edge of your seat, while her expertise and decades of experience give viewers useful tips and strategies they can use afield.

Host & Bios

Melissa Bachman

Melissa Bachman

Melissa Bachman is an accomplished hunter with a unique ability to share her love for the great outdoors and all things wild with her passionate fans and viewers. Growing up in central Minnesota, surrounded by an avid hunting family filled with love and mentors galore, Melissa pursued her academic life with the same tenacity as her passion for hunting. After graduating with honors and armed with degrees in both television broadcasting and Spanish from Saint Cloud State University, she set her sights on a career in outdoor television. Now Melissa spends nearly 200 days a year in the field, hunting, producing and editing for her show Winchester Deadly Passion.