Winchester Deadly Passion


AUGUST 25 FRI - 6:30AM
AUGUST 26 SAT - 11:30PM
AUGUST 27 SUN - 11:30AM
When it comes to spring turkey hunting Illinois is at the top of Melissa's list for non-stop gobbler action. This week Melissa's hunting with Golden Triangle Whitetail with both her bow and shotgun.
AUGUST 28 MON - 6:30PM
This is our future, getting kids in the outdoors is a passion for Melissa. This episodes all about showcasing some incredible youth hunts from across the country.


Every good hunter needs a solid role model, and Melissa Bachman, host of Winchester’s 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 St 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.