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Win Big with Xtreme Hardcore Gear

                                                     If there is one specialty in the hunting world that has leaped forward in the last decade, it is long-range hunting.  Love it or hate it, it's...
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Saloman XA Pro & First Lite Socks

  Saloman XA Pro & First Lite Socks by Matt Wymer, Rokslide Prostaff I spent the summer of 2014 hiking in a pair of trail runners. I found little...
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Breaking-In the Tech-Lite Hunter Boot

Breaking in the Lathrop & Sons Tech Lite Hunter Boot By Robby Denning, Rokslide Staff For most of my backcountry hunting, I use horses. This doesn't mean I...
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Review: Buckeye Optics Scope Rings

Buckeye Optics Scope RingsBy Brock Akers, Rokslide Staff When putting together a rifle, whether it be for long-range shooting or your standard hunting scenarios, having the utmost confidence in...
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Backcountry Boots

Backcountry Boots By Rokslide Staff Simply put, boots are one of the most important pieces of gear in your hunting arsenal. They can literally make or break your hunt....

The ULTIMATE Head-to-Head Optics Review

Hey Roksliders, I got wind of this last week and just had to get it out to you guys. This head-to-head live optics shootout sponsored by S&S Archery will...
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Poison Arrows 3.3 ounce Decoy System

For you decoy hunters, Poison Arrow launched their 3.3 ounce decoy last year on Rokslide but I had yet to see how it really operated.  Owner James Jantzen was...

2015 SHOT Show: Cooper Model 54 Backcountry Rifle

I interviewed Mike Hudgins of Cooper Firearms about their current offering in a lightweight backcountry gun.  This Model 54 in the six pound range for short action calibers is...
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Review: Maven S.1A Spotting Scope

Review: Maven S.1A Spotting Scope by Matt Cashell, Rokslide Staff I had the opportunity last year to test Maven's B1 series binoculars and found them to be an...

Sitka Ascent Shirt and Kelvin Active Jacket Review

Sitka Ascent Shirt and Kelvin Active Jacket Review By Les Welch, Rokslide Prostaff The 2017 release timing of the new Sitka Subalpine pattern and line couldn’t have worked out better for...

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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...

“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...

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...

onX Hunt Review

By Les Welch, Rokslide Prostaff Don’t leave home without it. No, I’m not talking about your American Express card, I’m talking about your onX Hunt system....
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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...

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...