Pro Staff: Melissa Bachman

“I live for bow hunting.  To me there’s no greater rush. Especially when you’re stalking a monster black bear at eye level, with only a bow in hand.  It takes guts but it also takes a lot of faith in you equipment.  My choice is easy, I shoot a Mathews.”

“I’m a small town girl from Paynesville, Minnesota, who has been hunting and fishing for nearly 18 years. Yes I’m only 25, but I started at an early age thanks to my parents who brought my brother and I out to the duck blind and whitetail woods. I’m sure it would have been easier to leave us home, but it’s their dedication that sparked my love for the outdoors.

I graduated with honors from St Cloud State University with a double major in Mass Communications and Spanish. After college, I interned at North American Hunting Club and within a few months became a full-time member of the team.

Last fall I spent over 90 days in the field. Although most of the days were spent producing North American Hunter Television, I still found time to bag a 336 bull elk with my bow, a 52 inch Kudu in Africa, 2 trophy whitetails with my TC muzzle loader, and establish an on air presence after arrowing a 200 class Illinois whitetail on camera, all in the past year. I guess you could say I’ve been busy, my home is primarily used as a place to store extra hunting gear.

-Melissa Bachman
Co-Host of North American Hunter
Mathews Pro Staffer

Images

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  • Bachman IL 138SMALL
  • OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA
  • Bachman MT 152webSMALL
  • Melissa Close Up 1
  • MT Mule Deer
  • SC Gator
  • SD Turkey 2010

Key Stats

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MN
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