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Planning a Western Elk Hunt

Planning a Western Elk Hunt By Jared Bloomgren, Rokslide Prostaff One of the most sought after hunts in the United States today is in the pursuit of...
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Backcountry Meat Care

Backcountry Meat Care By Aron Snyder, Rokslide Staff Several Roksliders have asked for an in-depth article on how I handle meat care on a backpack hunt. This is...
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Food for a Day–Backcountry Style

Food for a Day–Backcountry Style By Brock Akers, Train to Hunt Director There are two things in this world that really peak my interest: hunting and food. Obviously...
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The Bulls Horseshoe Mountain, Part II

The Bulls of Horseshoe Mountain, Part II By Les Welch, Rokslide Prostaff (Missed Part I? click here) Upon hearing the elk jump from its bed and crash downhill,...
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The Bulls of Horseshoe Mountain, Part I

The Bulls of Horseshoe Mountain, Part I By Mike Welling, Guest Contributor September never comes soon enough, but it was finally here.  My friend Les Welch and I...
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Pressure Canning Your Backcountry Bounty

The Pressure is On: Preserving your Backcountry Bounty by Becca Moffat, Rokslide Prostaff For those of us fortunate enough to bring home an abundance of game meat and fish, full freezers...
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Extreme Angle Shooting

Extreme Angle Shooting Steve Stidham   Chasing Sheep and Goats in the extreme terrain that they call home often ends with shot opportunities being at extreme angles. As if...
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Idaho Backcountry Mule Deer

Idaho Backcountry Mule Deer Hunt Brock Akers  I slammed my tailgate, got a couple more clicks out of the ratchet straps holding down our gear and checked the...
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One Season, Three Bulls Part 3

  One Season, Three Bulls Part III, The Montana Rifle Bull With two Idaho elk tags filled, I was now looking forward to Montana's general season opener.   I had...
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One Season, Three Bulls Part 2

  One Season, Three Bulls PART II, The Idaho Rifle Bull Ross Russell With my Idaho archery bull in the freezer, I was looking forward to filling tag number...

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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...

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...

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...
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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...
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Idaho OTC Elk, Part I

Idaho OTC Elk, Part I By Ron Wright, Rokslide Member There is an increasing interest in DIY elk hunting in Idaho. With the...
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The “Trick-Pin” System

The Trick-Pin System – Quit Your Range-Finder Habit Darin Cooper - Rokslide Senior Editor This may be the coolest damn thing you never knew...