Tag Archives: Hunting Knives

Case Triple Play

During a recent visit, a friend of mine was showing me his new rifle. As I handled the firearm, noticeable scratches were visible on the butt stock. When I inquired about the damage, my friend pointed to the knife clipped to his pants pocket. Apparently, when the stock Continue reading Case Triple Play

Hunter’s Tool Kit

The new Hunter’s Tool Kit from Freemont Knives contains the three most important edged tools a hunter could ever wish for… Continue reading Hunter’s Tool Kit

HIDDEN ASSET

The new Abiqua Hunter from Klecker Knives has an onboard guthook hidden within the handle scales. And this removable guthook is large enough to effectively slice open tough hide, regardless of the how thick and dense the external plelage. Image: Durwood Hollis
The new Abiqua Hunter from Klecker Knives has an onboard guthook hidden within the handle scales. And this removable guthook is large enough to effectively slice open tough hide, regardless of the how thick and dense the external plelage. Image: Durwood Hollis

Quite frankly, I am a sucker for innovation, especially when it comes to cutlery design. At this year’s SHOT (Shooting, Hunting and Outdoor Trade) show, held in Las Vegas, Nevada, I was stopped in my tracks by such a find. The latest fixed-blade offering from Klecker Knives was simply eye-popping. Bearing Continue reading HIDDEN ASSET

Hybrid Hunter

LL Bean Hybrid Hunter
The Hybrid Hunter Knife design is a departure from tradition in that it offers both a main edge and a sharpened portion of the back of the blade spine near the tip. Image: Durwood Hollis

Most hunting knives, both fixed-blade and folding, follow the same traditional design pattern. While there may be some variation, seldom do we see a significant departure from the norm. That said, the hunting staff at L. L. Bean has come up with a radical new knife design that works equally as well for general field dressing as it does for hide removal activities. Aptly named the Hybrid Hunter; this new knife is definitely a departure from the norm. Continue reading Hybrid Hunter