Posts Tagged ‘hunting knives’

What to Look for In an Online Hunting Knife Retailer

Monday, February 28th, 2011

Just because you are an experienced, talented hunter doesn’t mean you are a savvy shopper, especially when it comes to shopping online. Ordering hunting knives and equipment from a website may seem risky at first, but there are plenty of reputable online retailers that deliver great products for a great price. The trick is to know what to look for while shopping. The following are five shopping-related areas that an online retailer must excel in if you are to give it your business. Happy shopping!

Shopping for a hunting knife online shouldn't be stressful - it should be easy!

Shopping for a hunting knife online shouldn't be stressful - it should be easy!

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Types of Pocket Knives (and Why We Love Them)

Thursday, February 24th, 2011

There is a time and a place for big hunting knives – namely, while hunting. For the rest of the time, you want a compact knife that doesn’t require a sheath or need to be hung from your belt. The solution? Pocket knives!

Pocket knives are great little tools to have on hand while working, camping, fishing, hiking, or hunting. Compact yet useful, pocket knives come in many shapes and sizes. Here are four of our favorite types of hunting knives:

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WDFW Now Accepting Applications For Master Hunter Program

Thursday, January 6th, 2011

Attention Washington hunters! Do you have what it takes to be a MASTER HUNTER? Well, the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife has the program for you!

According to a press release, the WDFW is now accepting applications for its Master Hunter program. This program screens and enlists experienced hunters to help in controlled hunts in order to remove “problem animals” – any animal that has damaged property or been a threat to public safety. This can include wolves, bears, mountain lions, or any other animal that is known to be a threat.

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Top Fall Hunting Knives For Under $100

Tuesday, October 26th, 2010

Fall hunting season is well under way, and if you haven’t yet snagged a strong, dependable hunting knife, don’t worry. There is still plenty of time left in the season to get one. If you’re like most people, you probably don’t have oodles of money to be throwing around, either. Not a problem. The following are the top three hunting knives under $100. Enjoy!

Hardwood Hunter

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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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Hunters: Do You Know How to Keep Your Knife Sharp?

Monday, November 16th, 2009

Coast Skinning KnifeAny hunter knows the importance of proper knife maintenance and care, at least, he should. ”Knife sharpening seems like an easy task, but it is one of the most commonly overlooked aspects of hunting trip preparedness,” opens Coast’s article, Sharpening Hunting Knives, which thoroughly details the steps and methods hunters use for keeping their blades sharp. If you’re a new hunter, or perhaps a seasoned veteran that needs a refresher, this article provides some essential tips and tricks for keeping your knives useful.

As the article’s author points out, “You can own the most expensive, elaborate blade available, but if it is not properly sharpened, it probably won’t work the way you need it to when you need it the most.” And that goes for all your hunting equipment as well. For instance, what good is a weapon without properly loading its ammunition? Or an LED flashlight with dead batteries? Providing proper maintenance for all your hunting gear is as basic a principle as they come.

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IWA & Outdoor Classic 2008 Show

Sunday, March 16th, 2008

The IWA & Outdoor Classic 2008 show is taking place this week from March 14 – 17, 2008 in Nuremberg, Germany.  This is the 35th year the International Trade Show for hunting and sporting equipment and accessories has been held.  Companies from all over the world gather to showcase their current and future product offerings related to hunting, shooting, clothing, knives, security and law enforcement. There are over 160 companies exhibiting at the event from eleven different countries.

During the fair, all styles and models of knives are reviewed and judged by experts of the craft.  All are vying for the IWA International Knife Awards distributed during the show.  Brands like Columbia River Knife & Tool, PUMA and Spyderco, USA are all putting up new designs for judging.

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