Muley Freak Podcast
Summary: Dedicated to Western Big Game Hunting, With a Craze for Mule Deer!
Aaron and Clint tell the story of their fall together on Aaron's Limited Entry Archery Elk Hunt this fall... If you have ever dealt with the disappointment of a grueling elk hunt, you will definitely relate to the recap! All of this podcast can be seen, in video-style, on the Muley Freak YouTube Channel! Dig in and enjoy! Grab your gear at muleyfreak.com!
As one of the Content Providers for Pure Elevation Productions, Tyler knows a thing a or two about getting in while the gettin's good! Unfortunately, sometimes that means dealing with crowds of other hunters. He breaks down some of the things he's learned to use to his advantage in some less-than-ideal situations in the backcountry!
Justin Nelson and D.J. Zor give us the insights of the Arizona chapter, and shed light on some very concerning issues within the state. Alongside Javelina cookouts, ATV use and tag allocation, we chat about proposed uranium mining in the Grand Canyon. It was interesting to hear the steps that BHA is taking to combat the threat. Check out our local chapter and join today! https://www.backcountryhunters.org/chapters
Cameron Lankhaar and Chase Gunnell join me to talk the intricacies of the Washington Chapter of BHA. From migration projects, to dealing with a less-than-ideal situation of the resident caribou herd, these guys cover it all! Check out BHA and join your chapter today! https://www.backcountryhunters.org/chapters
Tyler Okamura joined 30 other guys last month to trek 92.5 miles over the course of three days in some of Idaho's most challenging backcountry. On this episode he dives into the exactly how the Death Hike was laid out, what he decided to pack and decided to leave home, and how the mental side of the trip effected the group.
There once was a man that fought for conservation issues for 15 plus years, before BHA was a thing! Then, he joined BHA and has been a vital tool in the fight for all things wild in the state of Wyoming and the region. That man is Jeff Muratore! He joins me on this episode of the BHA Western Slam to talk about some of the very impressive victories him and his team in Wyoming have accomplished over the years, as well as the fight that is currently on the table. Get over to the Wyoming chapter and join today! https://www.backcountryhunters.org/wyoming_bha
You ever wonder where to hit an animal to make the most effective use of your shot? You ever wonder what to look for AFTER the shot? How about what to do if you know you made a marginal if not mediocre shot? Or what to do when you think your shot was dead on? Hunter covers all of these topics for Aaron and I in this episode, and he's bringing it all to you with no Guide Fees! Be ready this Fall, give this episode a listen! You can find information on A3 Trophy Hunts at a3trophyhunts.com.
Spencer breaks down the goal behind Offgrid Food Co. and the inspiration behind their unique flavors for backcountry meals and snacks. From DIY food kits back when he was guiding to a full on brand name that is making it into backpacks all over the country, the progression is obvious! Check them out at https://offgridfood.co/ and get your pre-orders in NOW!
Adam is one of the editors for the Journal of Mountain Hunting. In this episode we talk about the Journal's latest project "Toeing the Line," their feature film about a late season mountain goat hunt in some of the worlds most formidable terrain. We also talk about a subject that may be lesser known to us "lower-fourty-eighters;" the B.C. Grizzly Bear Ban. Adam gives us a local's insight into the controversy, and explains why the situation was a scary precedent that all of us that hunt should keep an eye on. Check out the Journal at https://journalofmountainhunting.com/
Jarrett Babincsak, the Chapter Chair for New Mexico, dives right into some of the State's hardest hitting issues when it comes to the Natural Resources. You'll be surprised about a little known fact on tag allocation among landowners, and maybe even learn a thing or two about Stream Access and it's battles within the State. Check out BHA and find your Chapter at https://www.backcountryhunters.org/chapters
J.R. Young and Russell Kuhlman from the California Chapter of BHA discuss the often-uphill battle of sportsman within California, the lopsidedness of hunters and non-hunters, and some of the best kept secrets of the outdoors that California has to offer! We talk about watershed issues and current projects on the books for the chapter, as well as future issues that will be on the docket for 2018. Check out the California Chapter at https://www.backcountryhunters.org/california_bha and join today!
Jordan Foote is on the board for the Alberta Chapter for Backcountry Hunters and Anglers and spends this episode explaining the similarities and differences between conservation in the US and Canada, particularly his province. We dive into everything from land designations to watershed issues to black bear hunting spot and stalk! Check out BHA and join your state chapter today!
I chat with Brien Webster and Adam Gall of the BHA Colorado Chapter about the intricacies and awesome growth of the Colorado team! They've got an incredible base of hard-working volunteers... which seems to be the basis of entry to BHA anyways! Solid dudes with a solid love for the backcountry! One major issue on the books is the GMUG (Grand Mesa, Uncompahgre, Gunnison National Forest) Revision Plan that is open to public comment NOW until June 2nd. Follow the link HERE (https://cara.ecosystem-management.org/Public//CommentInput?Project=51806) voice your opinion on how your lands should be managed!
Joshua Lenart and Perry Hall are the Chair and the Secretary respectively for the Utah Chapter of Backcountry Hunters and Anglers. They were nice enough to sit down with me and talk about the workings of BHA, both in Utah and nationwide. We cover everything from the Land and Water Conservation Fund to losing decoys in steep canyon lakes! Find your chapter at https://www.backcountryhunters.org/chapters
The Operations Officer of Enlightened Equipment, Chris Schabow, joins me to talk about the bare bones of their quilts, bags and lightweight equipment! If you want to shave pounds off your pack... not ounces... pounds, then give this one a listen! Get yours at enlightenedequipment.com today! You won't be disappointed!