Avoiding Hunting Trip Disasters With Melissa Bachman of Winchester Deadly Passion

February 1, 2023 By: NDA Staff

Traveling out of the local area to hunt is steadily gaining in popularity. While going on a destination hunting trip can be exciting and rewarding, it can be equally frustrating and disappointing if hunters don’t properly plan for the excursion. There are few people who travel to hunt more than our guest, Melissa Bachman, who has seen and done it all at this stage in her career. Melissa is the longtime host and producer of Winchester Deadly Passion and she joins Nick and The Doctor to share her tips and experience for hunters venturing far from home in the coming season. She also shares stories about when things didn’t go according to plan, and how she handled those situations. Both outfitted and do-it-yourself hunts are discussed. In addition to Melissa’s impressive hunting career, she is a former board member and current advisory committee member of the National Deer Association.

In this episode’s B-Team Report, you’ll hear the story of how one of our bumbling hosts ended up walking more than 14 miles in one day due to some poor planning and indecision. This is also an Ask NDA Anything episode and Nick and The Doctor answer questions about habitat management and shed antler hunting. Do you have a question you’d like to ask NDA? If so, be sure to send them to nick@deerassociation.com.

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