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How to Choose a Hunting Knife

Smooth edged folding knife for hunting

Smooth-edged folding knife

There are many different types of knives available for the outdoorsman.  Each one is designed for a specific task.  The most popular are folding, fixed blade, filet, skinning and boning knives.  When choosing a knife, there are a several important questions to think about.  What will you being doing with it? A folding or fixed blade?  Do you want a serrated blade?  Can the blade be sharpened? Is the blade made from good quality steel and are the mechanisms sturdy?

The most important decision to make is what type of knife do you need?  Chefs have many different types in the kitchen, and each has its own special purpose.  When choosing a knife for the outdoors the same decisions apply. Choose a knife that suits the task at hand.
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