Winchester Deadly Passion


MARCH 2 MON - 11:30PM
MARCH 3 TUE - 3:30PM
MARCH 5 THU - 2:30AM
Gators are by far Melissa Bachman's favorite species to hunt, but on this episode she's brought along a special guest, her brother. They head to South Carolina & Florida in search of giant gators with a bow and the adventure is truly unbelievable.
MARCH 8 SUN - 11:30AM
MARCH 9 MON - 7:00PM
As Melissa puts in her time on at Golden Triangle Whitetail in west central Illinois she realizes that the hot weather is having an extreme impact on deer movement. After patiently waiting it out, a tall-tined giant finally steps out and her patience pays off with a beautiful Illinois buck.

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.