Winchester Deadly Passion


MAY 26 TUE - 3:30PM
MAY 28 THU - 2:30AM
Melissa heads into the heart of Iowa to try her hand at a bruiser buck. Her weapon of choice on this trip is a bow, and her bag of tricks includes decoy, rattlin' horns and call. Her timing could not have been better - it's peak of the rut and bucks are running wild in search of hot doe.
MAY 31 SUN - 11:30AM
Hunting is one sport that is typically passed down from one generation to the next, and looked upon as a tradition unlike any another to American families. The Bachman clan is pretty much the same as many families in that regard.

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.


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.