The Rok Blog

The place to connect with the DIY hunting world. Robby covers techniques, gear, hot topics- everything you need to become a better mule deer hunter.

Points Paralysis: The Treatment

"What do I do with all these preference points?  What is the 'best' unit to apply for at my bonus point level? Am I...

Outdoorsmans Window Mount System Review

I hunt and scout mule deer everywhere from established road systems to deep in the backcountry.  Consequently, I'm always looking for practical ways to...

Molly’s Moose

While this is my personal blog space where I mostly publish tips/tactics/gear reviews/news related to mule deer, today I'm going to divert--and for good...

Pending World Record Archery Mule Deer

On Friday, February 8th, a virtually unknown hunter revealed to the world what he had known since early September, 2018: that he may have...

SIG SAUER ELECTRO-OPTICS ZULU9 15×56 Binocular Review

In the words of Travis Tritt, "It's a great day to be alive..." that is if you're a fan of big binoculars.  By "big"...

Matrix Target: 500 Shot Broadhead Test

I started using the Matrix Target System back in June.  I really liked the idea of a long-lasting target that allows me to swap...

Stone Glacier Krux EVO 3300 Review, Part II

I started using the Stone Glacier Krux EVO 3300 back in May (part I is here).  I've got dozens of days on it now. ...

So You Didn’t Draw? Now What?

Anyone who wants to kill a big mule deer must be a thinking, learning, adaptable hunter.  In my life, I've seen a lot of...

Got Harses? Long Line Training Horses

When I started the Rok Blog back in 2013, I created a subcategory titled "Got Harses?" (see where that name came from here).  It's...

Stone Glacier Krux EVO 3300 Review, Part 1

Back in February, the Stone Glacier guys fitted me with their Krux EVO 3300 backpack.  I had been contemplating this system as it fits my...

Most Popular

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...
insulatinglayers 3

Clothing Systems

Clothing Systems   by Luke & Becca Moffat   When it comes to finding clothing for the backpack hunter, there has never been a...

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....

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...