MINNETONKA, MN; (April 7, 2017) — The seals are jumping and the halibut are biting on this week’s episode of Winchester Deadly Passion as host, Melissa Bachman, and guests are hosting a combo fishing and bear hunt in the untamed Alaskan frontier. 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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I’ve always wanted to learn how to fly fish, and I finally had the opportunity to learn earlier in 2016 when I traveled to Belize. But I knew this fly-fishing trip in Alaska would be quite different – different flies – different fish – even the terrain were new considerations for me,” said Bachman. “We were in some very remote places and hardly saw another human – which was great!
The fly-fishing for char was a challenge for Bachman and guests as they were fishing the streams, which are affected by the tides due to their close proximity to the ocean. “The water could rise a foot or more in just ten minutes based upon the tides,” commented Bachman. Luckily, Bachman was also testing new waders and fly-fishing clothing by Field & Stream Shops, so they were always prepared for any condition.
Later in the show, Bachman relives two of her favorite bear hunting trips in Alaska – one on the peninsula with a guide – and one self-guided hunt with just a tent, her Mathews bow and a predator call. The self-guided bear hunt turns out to be just one heartbeat away from imminent danger for Bachman – tune in to see!!
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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