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Melissa Bachman

How to Set-Up Your Shotgun to Take Turkey, Coyote and Pig on the Same Trip


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I love having the ability to take multiple species when I’m hunting a specific area.  One of the reasons I so enjoy going to Texas is for this specifically. My goal on this trip was to hunt turkey in the mornings, hog and coyote mid-day and then turkey again in the evening.  I knew most […]

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Melissa Bachman

Try the 20 for Late-Season Toms or Next Year’s Gobbler


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When it comes to dealing with recoil, I think many would agree turkey loads take the cake. I have always loved shooting 3.5 inch 5 shot because of the incredible pattern, but there is no question that punch comes with a bit of a kick. If you’re looking to get someone new into hunting or […]

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Melissa Bachman

LongBeard XR – a Range Test with Melissa Bachman


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Melissa Bachman, host of Winchester Deadly Passion on Sportsman Channel, spends a great deal of time at the range, be it preparing for whitetail season…or before the beginning of turkey season. It is critical to get comfortable not only with your gun as the season approaches, but also determine the best load-choke combination. In this […]

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Melissa Bachman

Spring Turkey Tactics, Part 3


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When it comes to tips for turkey hunting, there are lots of things that can improve a hunter’s chance of success. However, there are always those days where a hunter can do everything right and the turkeys refuse to cooperate.  Sometimes this can be caused by weather, bad luck, or just simply running out of […]

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Nikki Boxler

Turkey Gear – What to Look For?


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Goodness – we turkey hunters love our gear. And love to buy more of it each and every season – it’s what we do. However, what are some of the staples you need in regards to turkey Gear? Vest? Clothing? Boots? Gloves? Yes to all. Come along on this video blog from Winchester Life co-host […]

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Live the Legend

Tips for Opening Day Turkey Success


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It’s the zenith of optimism for a spring hunter, that moment just before sunlight breaks the horizon on the opening day of turkey season and the first gobble has been heard. But to make sure the optimism transfers into actual success, a hunter has to have his game plan down and make the most of […]

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Nikki Boxler

Tips for Sighting in Your Turkey Gun


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While shooting one’s gun prior to the turkey season is not an absolute must, it is a really good idea to spend some time at the range before setting off to chase tom turkey. Or in my case, spend some time out on the property near one of our barns. While Winchester’s Longbeard is lethal […]

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Melissa Bachman

How to Make More Accurate Shots at Turkey


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Want to make more accurate shots at tom turkey this spring? Better spend some time at the range then. More accurate and lethal shots at turkey this spring are a direct function of range time. Get to know your best gun/load/choke combination before hitting the woods or prairies this spring. Too, another great idea is […]

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