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Survival Knife Reviews

Survival knife reviews, machete reviews, cutlery knife views, axes and hatchet reviews, based on decades of experience hunting, fishing, outdoor camping, hiking, and adventures.

Best survival/bushcraft cutlery? Check out this woodcraft trio

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The best all-around survival/bushcraft knife? Well, there isn’t one single tool that can do it all. But a selection of three different tools can do it all. Here are two experts’ opinions.

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Best hunting knife? We test and review the Bark River Kalahari

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A hunting knife must be able to handle a variety of different cutting tasks associated with meat processing in the field. Here’s a new Bark River knife that has proven to be a stellar performer.

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Why don’t all Boy Scouts carry and use fixed blade knives?

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A rigid blade knife is the best choice for bushcrafting, IMO, but some scouts aren’t allowed to carry and use them.

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Knife review and video: Donavon Phillips Drop Point Kephart

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Ever wonder where some knife designs come from? At Big D Custom Knives, the maker is also a user. And his competition credentials are very impressive.

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Best hunting knife? Bark River Snowy River update shows knife can hack it

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The Bark River Snowy River has proven to be a stellar performer as a hunting knife.

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Best survival knife? Bark River Fox River survival/hunting knife review

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Everybody should have a good survival/hunting knife. The Fox River, made by Bark River knives, might be a good choice for you.

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Review: Bark River Little Creek II

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Bark River’s Little Creek II is one of those knives you didn’t know you needed until you started using it.  

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Add cut resistant gloves to your hunting/fishing gear

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Practicing safe knife handling is the best way to avoid cutting yourself. The second best may be to wear a cut resistant glove. Here is how to choose them.

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Bark River Fingerling review: This may be the hunting knife you’ve been looking for

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Bark River’s Fingerling reproduces a classic design with new, improved materials. This is going to be a very popular knife among hunters.

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Get a useful, historic survival knife | The mountain man’s Russell Green River

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Looking for some inexpensive, quality meat cutting knives? Check out this mountain man do-it-all utility knife “Green River”. Here’s a look at those knife patterns, and how they shape up today.

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