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 other hunters can help you be more successful.

If you’ve ever hunted Alaska or longed to, then you need to meet my friend Billy Molls.  Billy is a top Alaskan guide, author and videographer.  Billy grew up in Wisconsin with a dream to guide on The Last Frontier.  He made that dream come true and has now been guiding in Alaska for 17 years (the dude has spent six years of his life in a tent!)  Billy recently placed in the top 10 at the Outdoor Film Festival and Tour for his short film “Spirit of a Mountain Man”.  I’ve also reviewed his book and DVDs on the Rok Blog here

Billy is back with his latest release, “Hunt for the Unknown.”  This hunt takes place in August of 2013.  Billy hosts his own father and family friend Greg “Gus” Quade for an Alaskan Barren Ground Caribou hunt. Billy’s movies are never short on action, but this one takes a slower path than usual.  Billy frames the movie with background about his family, his roots, and how he came to Alaska.  You’ll appreciate his style; here’s a short sample.  


The next quick video introduces what’s to come. If you like Super Cubs and flying as much as I do, you’ll love the flight to camp and prescouting their area.  The pilot sets Billy down on a virgin “airstrip” to set up camp and await his father and Gus while the 24-hour no-fly rule expires.


Billy and his dad have talked about making this hunt for years. They decided to hunt with Billy’s Grandfather’s old 303 Savage rifle with open sights that he purchased in 1922.  While this puts them at a huge disadvantage in the wide-open country, (they’re called Barren Ground Caribou for a reason,) it also sets the stage for one of the most exciting kill shots I’ve ever seen.  

The video is filled with all-things-Alaska from the Super Cubs, to abundant game, to camp-robbing bears, to August snowstorms and more of what makes Alaska truly wild.  You’ll also see First Lite gear and Stone Glacier Packs in action.  You will thoroughly enjoy this DVD.

You can purchase this title through Billy’s website at: The Modern Day Mountain Man

You can also find a few of Billy’s titles in the Rokslide store here:  Billy Molls Titles

Or follow Billy on Facebook here

I’m also giving away this copy of Hunt for the Unknown to one Rok Blog subscriber. Simply subscribe to the Rok Blog at “Subscribe to blog” upper right under Fitness/Other links AND post in the comments your Alaskan dream species.  I’ll go first: Sitka Deer 



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Robby Denning
Robby Denning started hunting mule deer in the late 1970’s, only missing one season in 35 years. At 25, he gave up the pursuit of all other big-game to focus on taking the best bucks possible. He began hunting the West on a DIY budget hunting an average of 30 days a year for mule deer. Robby loves the hunt as much as the kill and the entire process from research to scouting to hunting. He’s killed four bucks over 200 inches in the last 15 seasons, mostly on easily-obtained tags. He owns a public-land scouting service and runs a private-land outfitting business helping other hunters in their pursuit of deer and elk. Robby has scouted and hunted literally thousands of square miles of mule deer country and brings a wealth of knowledge about these experiences with him. To him, the weapon of choice is just a means-to-an-end and will hunt with bow, rifle, or muzzleloader – whatever it takes to create an opportunity to take a great mule deer. He is also the author of "Hunting Big Mule Deer" available on Amazon. Robby believes all of creation is from God for man to manage, respect, and through which to know its Creator


  1. That’s a tough one. Moose, Brown bear, dall sheep, mountain caribou. I think that’s the right order but I dream about all of them!

  2. I have dreamt of hunting Dall Sheep with Billy for years. I have almost all his other DVD’s and if you have ever wanted to experience Alaska watch his DVD’s. I am going to bet you start looking for ways to save up your pennies to get there one day!

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