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Planning a Western Elk Hunt

I occasionally invite guests to the Rok Blog who I think can benefit you subscribers.  Jared Bloomgren is an accomplished hunter and writer.  He lives in South Dakota but...
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Hunt for the Unknown

If you've followed the the Rok Blog for a while, you know I like to share the adventures of other successful hunters on here.  Besides entertaining, I think studying...
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He Came Alive!

When my oldest daughter was about four years old, we awoke her early one Easter morn to "hunt" for some colored eggs that her ever-such-a-great mommy had hidden in...

Redraw for the Huntin’ Fool membership and 2015 SHOT Show

Well bummer, we never heard from our winner of the Huntin' Fool Membership.  I even gave him an extra day.  He's probably busy researching his upcoming hunts and missed...
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Research Services—Worth the Cost?

The internet has changed everything when it comes to researching your upcoming hunts.  I used to receive stats and info directly from biologists, spend evenings on the phone talking...
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Winner Announcement: November Below Heart Mountain

Thanks to everyone who entered the drawing for Ben Walter's "November Below Heart Mountain."  I heard from Ben this week.  He said the response was terrific and passes his...
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Double Book Review: The Chuck Adams Story & Super Slam!

Hope you all had a Merry Christmas.  Staying on the course of recommended reading, I read two books this last year that I think no bowhunter should miss: "Life at Full Draw:...
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Good Read: November Below Heart Mountain

If you've followed the Rok Blog, you know that I advocate reading in the off-season.  No better way to perfect your craft than studying other hunter's experiences. While many...

Up Your Research Game- Try Huntin’ Fool Free

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The Huntin’ Fool Browning X-Bolt Giveaway

From today to June 10th, it is really crazy for me.  Although I hunt mule deer at least 30 days per year, I really never know where or when...

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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...