This week on Winchester Deadly Passion Bachman is looking for mule deer in the Sandhills of Nebraska with her Mathews AVAIL bow and her best hunting friend – her dog Porkchop! Tune in for an all-new episode of Winchester Deadly Passion on Sportsman Channel Sundays at 11:30 a.m. ET.
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The wind was blowing hard, but Bachman and her guides, Scott & Jeremy Kuhn from Deer Meadow Outfitters knew if they got to the right place, they could glass for monster muleys.
“Winds can be helpful on a spot and stalk hunt as it can provide noise cover so you can get a little closer – but too much of it is definitely not a good thing – and that’s what we were dealing with in Nebraska,” said Bachman.
The first day Bachman gets within 40 yards of a monster buck, but just as she’s trying to steady her bow due to the winds, the bucks turns 90 degrees and bounds right out of there.
“You never want to rush a shot. You need to set your limit on how far you want to shoot and where you want to shoot. Stick to that plan regardless of how big the buck is – buck fever is a real thing! If you have your plan beforehand, you are more likely to be successful,” concluded Bachman.
Bachman is not one to give up – so as the days start getting cooler and the wind holds steady, she continues to spot and stalk muleys. But they are traveling in bachelor groups and seem to taunt Bachman. Tune in to see if her persistence pays off on this week’s Winchester Deadly Passion exclusively on Sportsman Channel.
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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