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Melissa Bachman

Froze Over in South Dakota – Hunt Smarter to Stay Warm


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As an avid whitetail hunter, if there is a season open I’m usually trying to figure a way to go hunting. When the temps drop down below zero it can become downright brutal to hunt in, but if you can find ways to make it work, it can also be some of the best hunting […]

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Live the Legend

Balancing the Predator, Prey Equation


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Ask any hunter from the usual Western habitats to once-predator-rare Eastern habitats and you will hear the same thing, predators seem to be everywhere and they are making an impact. Winchester World of Whitetail host Ron Spomer offers this take on what is needed to ensure a safe balance between predators and the many game species we […]

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Melissa Bachman

Back To My Minnesota Roots – Duck Hunting


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Somewhere between college and now I’ve missed out on the chance to go duck hunting much. After getting an invite to do a late season Missouri duck hunt, I’m glad I didn’t pass up the opportunity. I was lucky enough to hunt with the Flack brothers and some friends near Mound City, Missouri with Bucks […]

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Melissa Bachman

A Big Illinois Buck For Mom


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Hunting has always been a family tradition in our household in central Minnesota. Although we didn’t have the biggest bucks or the most abundant supply of ducks, we still enjoyed the moments and memories and continued to find ways to enjoy our time together as a family. Since growing up and moving a couple hours […]

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Melissa Bachman

Kelly’s Dream Hunt


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One of the hunts I’ve been looking forward to most out of my entire 2014 season has to be my “Wishes & More” hunt with Kelly where I was able to grant her wish to not only hunt at Golden Triangle Whitetail, but I’d also be right by her side. Originally we had planned to […]

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Melissa Bachman

Food Plot Shooting Trick


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As the temperature drops and the whitetail season continues into late season hunting, food plots are a big part of many people’s hunting strategy. I always love late season hunting because you can truly get an eyeful. When the temps are frigid and the deer need to eat, its amazing how many can pour out […]

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Hunting with Kids
Melissa Bachman

The 10 Most Important Things to Remember When Hunting With Kids


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Look At The Weather. If you live in an area where weather conditions can get downright brutal, check the forecast before making a plan to take a kid hunting. If it’s extremely windy, cold or rainy this, doesn’t make for the most fun hunting. Of course as adults we know this can be a good time, […]

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Late Season -n It’s All About The Food!


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Do you still have a buck tag? That’s good news as bucks are often easier to pattern during the late season. After most does have been bred, mature bucks tend to stay within their home range and even in a smaller core area. They are focused on survival and recovering from the rut. A big […]

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