The Rok Blog

The place to connect with the DIY hunting world. Robby covers techniques, gear, hot topics- everything you need to become a better mule deer hunter.

“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...

Book Review: David Long & Mike Duplan’s “The Edge”

David Long, author of the 2006 best seller "Public Land Mulies—The Bottom Line" is back and back in a big way.  Along with long-time...

What Happened to the Rok Blog?

Hey Rokslide followers. As everyone knows, the world is changing fast. Just five years ago, blogs were all the rage. I started mine in...

Video Review—Novagrade Digiscoping Versatility

Video Review—Novagrade Digiscoping Versatility By Robby Denning, Rokslide Editor You can ask Robby questions or discuss this review here

Canvas Cutter Dominator Bedroll Review

Canvas Cutter Dominator Bedroll Review By Robby Denning Sleep for the hunter is important.  Miss enough of it and your physical performance will deteriorate.  Even worse,...

Nimrod Carbon Canyon Pack Review

Robby reviews the Carbon Canyon Frame and Bag, from Nimrod Outdoor Co.

Review: Kenetrek Hardscrabble Boots

Review: Kenetrek Hardscrabble Boots By Robby Denning, Rokslide Editor Rokslide launched a poll a few years back asking members to vote on their favorite mountain hunting...

Vortex Razor HD Light Hunter 2-10×40 Riflescope Review

Vortex Razor HD Light Hunter 2-10x40 Riflescope Review By Robby Denning, Rokslide Editor Vortex released their HD Light Hunter (LH) riflescope line in 2016.  Marrying their...

Safir 9 Tentipi Cold Weather Review

Review of the features & benefits of the Safir 9 Tentipi for cold weather hunting

Granite Peak Tripod fastest set up!

The Granite Peak Tripod by KDC might be the fastest in the industry.

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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...

Choose your glass wisely

I field more than a few questions about optic choice, so I thought I'd dedicate a post to the what & when of how...