Sub-Zero Whitetails This Sunday Winchester Deadly Passion

MINNETONKA, MN; (Ammoland.Com)— Hunting whitetails in sub-zero temps is actually a good thing, or so host Melissa Bachman shares on this week’s Winchester Deadly Passion. She’s off to South Dakota during the week between Christmas and New Year’s hoping to bag another present with a monster Dakota whitetail. Tune in for the action on Winchester Deadly Passion on Sportsman Channel Sunday, July 31 at 11:30 a.m. ET.

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“As a whitetail hunter, the challenge is learning to hunt deer in different seasons. Hunting in the rut is different than early season, which is different than late season,” explained Bachman. “But I love hunting in late season because the deer will bunch up and congregate over the food source when the temp dips into the single digits – or lower as I experienced during this trip to South Dakota.”

Winchester Deadly Passion Bachman had two roles on this trip: both cameraman & hunter. Since she was hunting the week between Christmas and New Year’s she didn’t want to ask someone to tag along because of the holidays, but that meant an extra challenge for her in the blind. “I was able to get tons of great footage of hundreds of deer just strolling by the blind one after another. The only problem was trying to get a shot off with my bow and get it on camera,” explained Bachman.


The Memory Chase segment in this week’s show is 10-year-old Alyssa Corpus from Traverse City, Michigan who hunting in a blind setup for turkeys. Alyssa received a Mission Vertical bow, Winchester Waterproof Blanket and swag, Hunter Safety System Vest, Ani-Logics Braggin Rights Attractant, Wildlife Research Center Gold Scent Elimination Pack, Easton Youth Bow Case, Boss Buck Feeders swag, Engel Cooler dry box, Rage Broadheads, Realtree EZ Hanger, Field & Stream backpack, Caldwell Hearing Protection and Moose Utility Division swag for being selected. Submit youth videos for Memory Chase at

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About Winchester Deadly Passion: Every good hunter needs a solid role model, and Melissa Bachman, host of Winchester Deadly Passion, fits that bill perfectly with a unique ability to share her love for hunting with passionate fans and viewers. Winchester Deadly Passion is 26 weeks of non-stop action and pure entertainment as Melissa travels the globe going head-to-head with everything from world-class red stag and thousand pound gators to Boone and Crocket whitetails and thunderous bull elk. With rifle, bow or shotgun in hand, Melissa’s fast-paced, in-the-moment hunting style will keep you on the edge of your seat, while her expertise and decades of experience give viewers useful tips and strategies they can use afield.

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