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.

Hunting the Peak November Rut

In this series, I've covered the strategies of hunting for big mule deer during different times of the season.  You need to apply for...

Hunting the Early November Rut

I wrote this series to help you decide where you should be applying based on your ability to dedicate the time it takes to hunt...

“He Came Alive!”

When my daughter Grace was about four years old, we awoke her early one Easter morn to “hunt” for some colored eggs that my...

The Two Faces of October

Last post, I wrote about considerations in applying for tags during the early seasons--August and September.  Moving into October, this can be the toughest...

“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.

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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...

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...
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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...
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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...