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Arrow Weight Setups

Arrow Weight Set-ups by Rokslide Staff Arrow weight set-ups vary greatly from one bowhunter to another. There are so many factors involved that it is impossible to have...
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Setting Up Your Bow, DIY Style

  Setting Up Your Own Bow, DIY Style By Jared Bloomgren, Rokslide Prostaff Setting up your own bow is a common topic that many archers would like to have...

Shelters for the High Country

Shelters for the High Country Aron Snyder Shelter options for the backcountry hunter are at an all-time high and anything worth looking at is going to have a high...
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Bear Baiting 101

Bear Baiting 101 by Amy Hanneman One of the highlights each year for me is spring Black Bear hunting season.  I have been baiting bears in Idaho for many...
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Speed Judging Speed-Goats

Speed Judging Speed-Goats - Scoring Antelope on the Fly Guest Contributor - Travis Bertrand   I was making the long drive home from Wyoming after taking an exceptional...
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Planning a Western Elk Hunt

Planning a Western Elk Hunt By Jared Bloomgren, Rokslide Prostaff One of the most sought after hunts in the United States today is in the pursuit of...
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Maximum Effective Range

Maximum Effective Range By Jared Bloomgren, Rokslide Staff This can be one of those touchy subjects and often turns into one of those "I can shoot farther than...
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Backcountry Proofing Your Bow

 Backcountry Proofing Your Bow by Shaun Smith, Rokslide Senior Member As Murphy's law states, if it can go wrong it will go wrong. This holds especially true as...

Backcountry First Aid Kit

BackCountry First-Aid Kit By Richard Rhodes, Guest Contributor I remember a call I had many years ago, it was for a man bleeding from his leg and he was not able...
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East to West: Planning Your First Backpack Hunt

East to West Part I: Preparing for Your First Western Hunt Part I: Picking the Right Gear By Tye Abell, Rokslide Member As an Eastern hunter living in...

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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...