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Melissa Bachman

Turkey Scouting Tips – Think Whitetail


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We all have busy schedules and would probably love to spend more time hunting and scouting, but unfortunately that’s not always possible.  With that said, we still want to be successful when season opens and we all need to learn to maximize our time in the field. Ideally before any upcoming turkey hunt I’d love […]

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Puttin’ Out The Turkey Smack – Using Two Calls At The Same Time To Up Your Odds


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A good turkey talker should be like some politicians: able to talk out of both sides of their mouth. This is just a figure of speech, but now that I have your attention, maybe you should try a little double talk for turkeys. As every turkey hunter knows, talking to tom is half the battle. […]

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Melissa Bachman

150 Years of Celebrating Things we Hunters Like to Celebrate


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As Winchester celebrates its 150th Anniversary, it’s pretty impressive to look back and see all the advancements, technology, and growth Winchester has experienced over this span. However, there’s one thing I am confident that has stayed the same through all 150 years. Dog has always been man’s (or woman’s) best friend. We may baby our […]

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Melissa Bachman

A Most Lethal Varmint and Predator Ammunition


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When it comes to innovation, there are numerous ways to improve products and performance. When Winchester looked to create a load specifically for varmint and predator hunters they not only came up with a load with extreme long-range accuracy, but also realized the importance in having minimal pelt damage and making it affordable. Currently, varmint […]

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Like The Powerball – You Can’t Win If You Don’t Enter


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The North American Model of Wildlife Conservation — which depends on citizen cooperation and participation, with hunters’ license fees and excise taxes funding restoration, protection and habitat work — has led to ever increasing quantities and quality of big game animals. New world record specimens have been established for nearly all species in the past […]

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Melissa Bachman

Treestand Maintenance – Better Safe Than Sorry


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For the majority of people who hunt, we don’t usually have time to take down our treestands every year. However the off-season can be a great time to do a little routine maintenance to keep stands in tip top condition and most importantly keep them safe. One of the first things you should do is […]

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It’s Not Over Yet – Late Season Goose Hunting


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Many waterfowlers are bemoaning the close of waterfowl seasons across the country, but for those eager to keep their weekends filled with calling and shooting winged game, don’t put that shotgun away just yet. Many states, with the permission of the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service (USFWS), are allowed to extend special seasons for problem […]

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Melissa Bachman

Tips To Gaining Access To Hunt In Your Area


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Gaining access to good hunting ground that is not overrun with people is a big complaint by many hunters across the US. Sure there are walk in areas and public ground, but sometimes a large number of people can make it seem impossible to have a good hunt. I grew up hunting public ground. We […]

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