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Don’t Forget Your Short Game!

Don’t Forget Your Short Game! By Robby Denning The rise of the long-range hunter is evident everywhere in the hunting world: shooting schools teaching long-range proficiency to 1000 yards,...

Mountain Goat

Mountain Goat Identification  By Aron Snyder Simply put, most hunters are going to have a difficult time distinguishing the sex of a mountain goat, and if you’re looking...
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Spring Addiction

Spring Addiction By Ross Russell What type of individual is involved in the activity known as shed hunting? This would be anyone that loves being outdoors! Shed hunting is...
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Punching Your Elk Tag

Punching Your Elk Tag By Justin Davis The day before, I changed locations in the unit I was elk hunting. I was finding sign, but not locating elk. Instead...
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Hunting the West

Hunting the West By Robert Hanneman For this article I am referring to what I put into a hunt from before the tag is obtained, to the harvest of...
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Backcountry Water Treatment

Backcountry Water Treatment By Rokslide Staff Any serious outdoorsman knows how important it is to either filter, or use some form of chemical treatment, to all water gathered from...

Shed Hunting Tactics

Shed Hunting Tactics By Aron Snyder Shed hunting was once a hobby for me, but now it has become a bit more like an addiction; glassing open fields and...

Elk Hunting 4 Success

ELK HUNTING 4 SUCCESS By Ross Russell What defines or differentiates the 20% of elk hunters that harvest 80% of the elk year after year? Is it luck, experience, perseverance, dedication, practice,...
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Backcountry Food

Backcountry Food   by Rokslide Staff   Heading over to the local grocery store or 7-Eleven won't be an option on a backpack hunt and the saying, "what you've...
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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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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...