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Which survival knives work best for different emergency situations, or hunting, fishing, skinning, rope cutting, general purpose? Leon Pantenburg reviews many top shelf survival knives and puts them through extensive field testing.

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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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My five favorite skinning knives for big game hunting

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Every prepper/survivalist/hunter needs a reliable, useful skinning knife. You may not hunt, or intend to, but some day may need to butcher a large animal. These are skinning knives that have worked well for me.

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These knives are carried by the elk hunters I hunt with. The designs and style reflect a variety of opinions on the subject of the best hunting knife!

Ten things to look for in a survival/bushcraft knife

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Everyone has different ideas about what they need in a survival/bushcraft/hunting knife. Here’s my top ten items to consider before buying one.

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L.T. Wright Patriot: Is this the everyday carry knife for you?

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Convenience is one of the most important aspects of any piece of survival gear. If the item is easy to take along, chances are it goes along. And a small knife that’s with you is much better than a heavier, more efficient knife that got left at the trailhead.

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Choose the best point for a survival and/or bushcraft knife

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A knife’s point will determine the uses, and how effective the blade will be at different tasks. Here are some things to consider about point designs.

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Video and Review: Bark River Mini Aurora Hunter

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Looking for an excellent hunting/bushcraft/backpacking knife? This latest Bark River Mini Aurora Hunter may check all the boxes for you.

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Videos: My top ten deer hunting knives

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Every year, folks ask me the “Who is your favorite child?” question when it comes to the best knives for deer hunting. Here are some of the knives that work for me.

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Best bushcraft knife? I like the Bark River Aurora

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If you’re searching for a survival and/or bushcraft knife, here’s some things to look for. I checked out the Bark River Aurora in 2014, and I am still impressed.

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Review: Bark River Mini Gunny – Your Grail knife may be here!

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The Bark River Gunny series of knives is one of my all-time favorite cutlery designs. The new Mini Gunny may end up being your favorite.

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Bark River Bird and Trout Knife has great design, many uses

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For small game and fishing, you need a light, handy knife for gutting and field dressing. That’s what the Bark River Bird and Trout Knife was designed for.

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