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Melissa Bachman

Winchester Deadly Passion – Season IV


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As a young girl dreaming of a way to hunt for a living, I could have never imagined the things that were in store for me. All I ever wanted to do was hunt for a living, but I never realized how much more it would become. It’s not just a hobby or something I […]

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Melissa Bachman

Slug Guns – They’ve Come A Long Way


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As a kid, most of my hunting was done in central Minnesota where slugs were the only legal way to shoot deer. Many other states still continue this rule including Illinois, Iowa, among others. I didn’t start off at 12 years old with a rifle, I had a 20-gauge slug gun. I quickly grew very […]

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Choose Good Ammo When The Shot Counts


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Ask any merchant who works behind the counter of a gun shop and they will be full of stories of sportsmen who come in their store and spend hundreds, if not thousands, of dollars on a top shelf rifle, hundreds (if not thousands) on a technologically advanced sighting system and then select the cheapest box […]

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Melissa Bachman

Hunting Age Limits- Are They Good or Bad?


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A recent topic I’ve heard many people discussing lately revolves around the age kids are allowed to start hunting. I grew up in central Minnesota and I had to wait until I was 12-years old to carry a gun in the field. I was allowed to go along with my parents, but I couldn’t be […]

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A Must-See In The Summer – NILO Farms


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One of the most historic sites in the world of shooting is nestled upon 640 oak- and hickory-filled acres just outside Alton, Ill. The land was once the personal paradise of one of North America’s conservation pioneers, John M. Olin of Winchester-Olin fame. Named for Mr. Olin (“Nilo” is Olin backwards), Nilo Farms was established in […]

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Nest Predators Everywhere


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Most folks know that raccoons, opossums, coyotes, snakes, rats, etc., are turkey nest predators. The mammal predators probably find the nest by trailing the hen. Wet hens have such a strong odor that even I can smell them. There is an entirely different class of predators that uses a totally different technique. Crows primarily use […]

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Melissa Bachman

What trail camera is best for your setup? IR, Flash, or Black Flash?


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As the bucks begin their antler growth, it’s time to get your cameras back on deer trails, fields, and over mineral sites. If you’re in the market for a new camera, there are a few things you should consider before you make a purchase. First, with the advancement in technology cameras have come a long […]

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Melissa Bachman

Hunting Success & Staying Fit- The Perfect Pair


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Everyone knows that being in shape and staying active is good for your health, but just in case you needed one more reason to get motivated – it can also help your hunting success! There are several reasons that make this true, and your physical ability can really make or break a hunt. We all […]

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