How Long Is a Hunting Knife?

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If you are just starting out in the world of hunting and are wondering how long a hunting knife should be, you have come to the right place. There are many different knives out there that range in length and you should be able to find one that will work for you. You might want to look into the BuckLite Selector 2.0, the Pursuit Pro line, or even the Opinel No. 8 Beechwood handle knife.

BuckLite Max II

The Buck 685 BuckLite Max II Large has an impressive 4″ 420HC stainless steel drop point blade and a slick black nylon sheath. It weighs in at a hefty 6.2 oz and measures a whopping 8.87 inches overall. This slick fixed blade knife boasts a top of the line textured rubber handle and is a worthy addition to any collection.

The Buck Lite Max II is a great value, and the name slapped onto the handle is proof enough. For a mere ten bucks you can own one of the best skinning knives around.

BuckLite Big Game Skinner

BuckLite Big Game Skinner hunting knife is a great tool to have around. Its recurve tip is long enough to get into the smaller parts of your game. The skeletonized design makes it easy to use.

Aside from a big recurve, the PakLite big game skinner also features a generous finger choil. This makes it easier to handle small game.

Buck is known for making some of the best hunting knives on the market. Their BOS 420HC steel provides great edge retention and rust resistance. They also have a wide variety of handle materials, such as wood, composite and synthetic. These knives are a great choice for hunters of all skill levels.

BuckLite Selector 2.0

The BuckLite Selector is a good looking folding knife that’s a bit on the short side. It comes with a matching black nylon sheath and a 420HC stainless steel drop point blade that’s on the larger side of the spectrum. The blade itself measures a mere 8.87 inches overall. That’s not bad for a folding aficionado. The blade itself is a touch heavy for its size. Fortunately, the company that made it weighed in on the pricey component by offering a limited quantity of replacement blades to the public.

Opinel’s No. 8 Beechwood Handle Knife

Opinel is an iconic French knife brand that has been around for 132 years. It is a staple of French culture and is recognized throughout the world. You may even have heard of it as being a part of the Porsche 911.

The Opinel No. 8 is one of the most popular knives in the Opinel collection. With a stainless steel blade and beechwood handle, this is a sturdy and reliable hunting tool.

Opinel pocket knives are an excellent choice for hiking, fishing, hunting, camping, and much more. They are durable and dependable, making them the ideal choice for any task.

113 Skinner

The Buck 113 Ranger Skinner is a high-quality skinner that is built for the job. This limited-edition model features a drop-point blade made of 420HC stainless steel, a brass guard and a dymondwood handle emblazoned with the Buck logo. It also features a functional sheath made of black leather and stitched for durability.

While there are plenty of hunting knives on the market, the Buck 113 Ranger Skinner is arguably the best of the bunch. It’s small enough to be pocketed yet heavy duty enough to take a beating. Its 3.5″ blade is built with a sharp blade and a choil to help make your cuts go down smoother. And it’s covered in Buck’s famous forever warranty.

Pursuit Large Knife

If you’re looking for the best of both worlds, then the Buck Pursuit Large Fixed Blade is the knife for you. It’s crafted from the finest materials and features a durable and lightweight nylon handle. This 9.5″ hunting weapon is built for all-purpose use. The blade itself is made from 420HC stainless steel, which has a higher carbon content to offer good abrasion resistance and edge holding qualities.

One of the more interesting features is the handle itself. Besides being one of the toughest to keep track of, the glass-filled nylon handle has a cool lanyard hole and a matching green and black polyester sheath. The Pursuit large fixed blade is made in the U.S., which is good for all of the reasons mentioned above.

Pursuit Pro line

The Buck Knives Pursuit Pro Series is a great choice for hunters looking for a reliable tool. These knives are made in the USA and are backed by Buck’s “Forever” warranty.

This series offers a wide selection of models. Whether you want a folding knife, or a fixed blade, you’ll find the right knife for your hunting needs in this series. All of these knives feature a non-slip, comfortable handle, along with a durable blade.

These knives come in a variety of colors. You can choose between the classic olive green, or go for a bright orange.

Ken Onion

Ken Onion is an innovative knifemaker whose work has revolutionized the industry. Born in 1963, he hails from Kaneohe, Hawaii, and invented the SpeedSafe assisted opening mechanism for Kershaw Knives - earning him a position as Premier Knife Designer with them.

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