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Melissa Bachman

Can Your Turkey Pattern be Better? Find Out in a Few Short Clicks


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As turkey season starts winding down for many of us, this is a great time to really analyze how your equipment worked for you in the field this spring.  Most importantly, how impressive were your patterns?  Did you take time to shoot much before season?  Have you been using the same gun/ammo combination for years?  […]

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Late Season Toms And The Patience Game


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The hung up gobbler. You may have met him. More than once. Well, he has an alter ego. The slink away tom. You’ve probably met him, too. There’s a trick you can use to shoot both of them. Patience. Oh, how boring. But oh how effective. And frequently. The frustrating thing about tom turkeys is […]

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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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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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