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Pre-Rut – Whitetail Hunting at its Best

Late October Pre-Rut - Whitetail Hunting at its Best Les Welch   After a 3 week stint in the Rocky Mountains, I was finally able to hit the woods for...
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Hunting as a family

Hunting as a Family By Amy Hanneman I am a strong believer that even after having children that as parents we should not have to give up all of...
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Rescue on Kodiak Island

Rescue on Kodiak Island By Becca MoffatIt was mid October, 2010, and we awoke to clear blue skies with temperatures around 15 degrees F. As I fixed breakfast, Luke...
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The Broken Heart Buck

The Broken Heart Buck by Robby Denning     There is a low brushy ridge on the east side of one of the ranches I manage in...
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2012 Public Land Turkey Hunt

2012 Public Land Turkey Hunt by Les Welch   My second hunt of this year was the May 2nd-8th turkey season in Wisconsin. With a heavy personal training...
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A Season of A Grizzly Guide

A Season of A Grizzly Guide by  Billy Molls The largest brown/grizzly bears in the world live on Kodiak Island and on the Alaska Peninsula. They can...
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Sheep Hunt in Alaska Part 3

Sheep Hunt in Alaska Part 3 by Luke Moffat Just then something clicked, in a similar way to when I spotted the wolf earlier in the trip. ...
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Sheep Hunt in Alaska Part 2

Sheep Hunt in Alaska Part 2 by Luke Moffat Early the next morning we buttoned up camp, loaded our packs, and started our 12 mile heavy...

Battlefield To Backcountry

FROM A WAR TO THE MOUTAINS…A HUNTER COMES HOME AND CONNECTS IN THE BACKCOUNTRY By Jason Eitutis So there I was flying up to Balad Theatre Hospital out over...
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Sheep Hunt in Alaska Part 1

Sheep Hunt in Alaska Part I by Luke Moffat The fact that my wife Becca was able to join me on this hunt meant more than actually...

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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...

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...

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...

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...
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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...