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The Muley Freak Hunting Journal

Hunting Insights, Tips, & News

How To Mount A Rifle Scope - Muley Freak

How To Mount A Rifle Scope

Do it yourself rifle scope mounting: The best part of mounting your own scope to your precision gun is that if anything goes wrong when at the range, or on the mountain, you only have...
11 Spring Bear Hunting Tips - Muley Freak

11 Spring Bear Hunting Tips

The Beginning Ursus Americanus; otherwise, known as the American black bear. These omnivores’ have an estimated population of 339,00 - 465,000 across the entire US according to the Pacific Forest Trust. Historically these critters have occupied...
PROOF Research Tundra Ti - Muley Freak

PROOF Research Tundra Ti

A Lightweight Hunting Rifle  When it comes to ultralight hunting components you think of two key materials: carbon fiber & titanium. Carbon fiber is 5X stronger than steel and 2X as stiff and extremely lightweight....
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Mathews LIFT Impressions & Comparing The PHASE 4 - Muley Freak

Mathews LIFT Impressions & Comparing The PHASE 4

To Upgrade, Or Not To Upgrade? Every year the major bow manufacturers release their innovations and disclose to the hunting and shooting community their all-new flagship options. This usually comes in the form of a...
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A Hunt Two Decades In the Making - Muley Freak

A Hunt Two Decades In the Making

The Hunt Written By Clint Wirick  I didn’t grow up hunting elk.  As a family we did hunt a few other species, fish some, and camp whenever possible.  I say whenever possible because both my...
Field Dressing An Elk - Bone-In or Bone-Out Method? - Muley Freak

Field Dressing An Elk - Bone-In or Bone-Out Method?

Photos by Aaron Van Woerkom Self sufficiency During the COVID pandemic, the self-sufficiency hunters have long told everyone about really shined. Being able to get meat became a worldwide crisis for non-hunters. Prices skyrocketed because...
4 Reasons to Use Trekking Poles For Hunting - Muley Freak

4 Reasons to Use Trekking Poles For Hunting

Why Using Trekking Poles for Hunting? 1. Versatile Tools Trekking poles can be extremely versatile tools when hunting the backcountry. A few ways to use them for other than hiking include: pitching a shelter setting...
How to Find Success on General Season Rifle Deer Hunts - Muley Freak

How to Find Success on General Season Rifle Deer Hunts

How To Find & Hunt Bucks On General Season Rifle Deer Hunts Braving the “pumpkin patch”, aka, hunting public land in October, can be an overwhelming experience for many. It can seem as though there...
5 Archery Elk Hunting Tips + In-Depth Gear Dump - Muley Freak

5 Archery Elk Hunting Tips + In-Depth Gear Dump

5 Archery Elk Hunting Tips for Beginners Article Contents: Prepare physically How to learn elk language How to find elk How to figure out elk behavior Upgrade your gear Tip #1: Prepare yourself physically Elk are...
TOP STATES FOR RECORD ARCHERY VELVET MULE DEER - Muley Freak

TOP STATES FOR RECORD ARCHERY VELVET MULE DEER

Measuring Stick for Success There are some hunters out there that think record keeping is simply egotistical and narcissistic. Clubs like the Boone & Crockett and Pope & Young keep copious records of meticulously scored...
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