Posts Tagged ‘hunting knife’

Hunting Knife Anatomy

Wednesday, April 27th, 2011
Bowie Knife

Bowie Knife

You may be able to properly wield a hunting knife, but do you know the different parts that make it up? Knowing how a knife is put together and the components that are involved can really help you both maintain your knife and recognize quality when shopping for hunting or sporting knives and accessories. Here are the different parts of a knife, what they do, and why they’re important.

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Turkey Hunting Resources

Saturday, April 23rd, 2011
Damascus Blade Skinner Knife

Damascus Blade Skinner Knife

The Oregon turkey hunting season is here and will last until May 31. Like big game hunting, a lot of knowledge and experience (not to mention good hunting knives) goes into a good turkey hunt, but for some hunters getting started can be a bit overwhelming. The following is a list of turkey hunting resources that you’ll want to read before heading out on a hunt. Even if you’re an experienced hunter it doesn’t hurt to brush up on the basics before going out.

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Hunting Knives – Types and Uses

Friday, December 17th, 2010
This Hardwood Hunter is a good example of a clip point blade.

This Hardwood Hunter is a good example of a clip point blade.

Many hunters make the unfortunate mistake of taking along the wrong knife when they head out into the forest. Not all hunting knives are the same – large Bowie knives are often too big to cleanly skin a wild turkey, while trying to gut an elk with a skinning knife is equally difficult. The main difference between different hunting knives is the types of blade they feature. The following is important information about the two main types of blades used in hunting knives – drop point and clip point. Enjoy!

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Hunting and Fishing Licenses Now On Sale

Sunday, December 5th, 2010
A high quality hunting knife makes a great gift, but without a hunting license it is pretty much worthless.

A high quality hunting knife makes a great gift, but without a hunting license it is pretty much worthless.

Let’s face it – hunting and fishing enthusiasts aren’t always the easiest people to shop for. If you got your favorite hunter or angler a high-quality hunting or fishing knife last year, chances are he or she still has it and it is in great condition. And while hunting or fishing accessories and LED flashlights all make great gifts too, you can’t keep giving the same few gifts year after year. Luckily for you, the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife has a perfect solution to your gift-giving woes: hunting and fishing licenses!

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Tips on Skinning a Turkey for Thanksgiving

Sunday, November 21st, 2010
A high-quality skinning knife is essential for any DIY turkey skinning attempt.

A high-quality skinning knife is essential for any DIY turkey skinning attempt.

Coast recently published an informative article titled How to Skin a Turkey for Thanksgiving, and just in time! Many inexperienced hunters are so excited to bag their first bird that they neglect to learn what they need to do with the bird after its bagged. Well, the Coast article has all the information you need to properly field dress and skin a Thanksgiving turkey. Here are a few highlights.

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Northwest Goose Hunting Opens Saturday

Wednesday, November 17th, 2010
A high-quality skinning knife is a must-have for any goose hunter.

A high-quality skinning knife is a must-have for any goose hunter.

Good news for hunting enthusiasts! The Northwest Oregon Permit Zone will reopen the seasonal goose hunt this Saturday, and the birds are aplenty!

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The Best Fall Hunting Knives

Saturday, September 18th, 2010
All-Purpose Folding Knife

All-Purpose Folding Knife

The fall hunting season is a great time of year, with game both big and small ready to be bagged. But there’s nothing worse than going to field dress your recent kill and realizing your hunting knife is dull and useless. Whether it’s a buck or a turkey, field dressing requires a sharp, strong blade. Here are our Top 3 hunting knife picks for the 2010 fall season.

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Fall Turkey Hunting Tips

Tuesday, September 14th, 2010
Always make sure you travel with the proper tools, like this high-quality turkey skinning knife from Coast.

Always make sure you travel with the proper tools, like this high-quality turkey skinning knife from Coast.

Fall is finally here, and with it comes the fun and adventure of turkey hunting season. But before you grab your LED flashlight and hunting knife and head out into the woods, it’s good to make sure you know the basic ins-and-outs of fall turkey hunting. Here are a few useful tips for a successful hunt this year.

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