It is textured but not what I would consider grippy. There is a product that can be applied called plasti-coat that is a spray on rubberizing paint. I've not used it on a stuck before but have other applications. Seems durable. I generally use a spray on texture when painting tradfitional stocks and clear coat it with matte cerakote after the main finish has cured.Nice and the improvements continue . Does the cheek riser seem slick or does it not let you slip on it ? I tend to like the blackhawk pistol grip that is rubberized .