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What We AREN’T Looking For

Optics for Hunting Part 2:  What We AREN’T Looking For: By Matt Cashell This is the second part of a reference series on optical performance for the hunter.  In...
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Maven B.4 15×56 Review

Getting a chance to test out the Maven 15's this spring! So far I've taken them to Tiburon Island sheep hunting and used them here in Wyoming looking for...
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NIGHTFORCE SHV 4-14X MOA1000

Nightforce SHV 4-14X MOA1000 By Justin Crossley, Rokslide Assistant Editor The name, "SHV" Shooter, Hunter, Varminter, speaks to the versatility this scope offers. Designed in collaboration with Bob Beck from Extreme...
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Vortex Razor 11-33x50mm HD Spotter Review

Vortex Razor HD 11-33x50mm Spotter: The Backcountry Hunter's Perfect Companion By Travis Bertrand, Rokslide Moderator It is no secret backcountry hunters rave about the Vortex Razor HD...

Kowa TSN-553 Prominar Review

Kowa TSN-553 Prominar Review By Luke Moffat, Rokslide Staff Late this summer I purchased the Kowa TSN-553 Prominar. Why did I purchase yet another 55mm, sub 2-pound spotting scope? I’ve been...
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Vortex Viper HS-T

Vortex Viper HS-T 4-16x44 SAM MILLARD  For the long range precision rifleman, it is essential to have an aiming device that allows him to place accurate shots on a...

Review: Xtreme Hardcore Gear Tru Level Picatinny Base

Review: Xtreme Hardcore Gear Tru Level Picatinny Base By Brock Akers, Rokslide Staff If you have ever built a house, you know that starting with a flat, level foundation is key...
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The Maven RS.1 Rifle Scope

Maven Optics hit the ground running when they introduced their B.1 binoculars in 2014. I knew when they announced a rifle scope they would not disappoint. Here is a quick overview of...

Smartphones for Today’s Smart Hunter

Smart-Phones for Today's Smart Hunter By Travis Bertrand The idea of using a cell-phone as a primary camera on hunts is an intriguing option thanks to recent advances with the quality of the optics and...

Swarovski STX System Review

Swarovski STX System Review By Tony Trietch, Rokslide Staff How many times have you been hunting and thought to yourself, “If I could just find that buck, I could kill him”? ...

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“I want a big buck, where should I apply?”

The calendar tells me that this is likely the number one question on buck hunters' minds right now.  The days are becoming dim when...

Kuiu Icon

KUIU ICON By Aron Snyder 5lbs 12oz’s (6000) 4lbs 9 oz's (3000) It seems that the design intent for the Icon was simple… bring...

One or Both Eyes Open

One or Both Eyes Open By Guest Contributor, Jimmy Tippetts (Slim Jim) When shooting a compound bow, do you use one or both eyes? This topic...
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Clothing Systems

Clothing Systems   by Luke & Becca Moffat   When it comes to finding clothing for the backpack hunter, there has never been a...

Kifaru Fulcrum Review

Kifaru Fulcrum Review by William Hanson I've been a dyed-in-the-wool Kifaru fan for a few years now and the past year and a half or so...

From Complacent to Capable, Striving for Competent

From Complacent to Capable, Striving for Competent By Chas Carmichael How many threads here at Rokslide start with “What pack/frame should I get?”, “First time out...