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.

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.

Safir 9 Tentipi by Mansfield Outdoors

The Safir 9 Tentipi, by Mansfield Outdoors, is an extreme conditions tent with the ability to hold an open fire.

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...

Canvas Cutter Bedroll

Robby Denning scouting for Big Mule Deer with Canvas Cutter Bedroll.

The Problem with a Hit List

The term "Hit List" is everywhere these days.  Formerly reserved for the mafia guys, mule deer hunters talk of building a list of bucks--through...

Scout Big, Hunt Small

The more I've hunted for big mule deer, the more I've learned to focus my hunting days only where I've seen big bucks previously....

Winterkill Results

  This was a hot topic earlier this season.  Idaho Fish and Game has released some of their findings from radio collar studies that I...

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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...

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...
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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...
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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...