Outdoorsman can be hard to shop for. It’s difficult to keep track of what gear they need or already have. One thing that could always use is an upgrade is their knife. If you’re looking for a great gift for the outdoorsman in your life, here are five knives that could help.
The TOPS Wild Pig Hunter is a great knife with top quality materials. It comes equipped with black river wash coated 1095 carbon steel blade and a green canvas micarta handle with the Rocky Mountain tread design, to provide you with a substantial grip when the need arises. This knife is made in the U.S.A. and includes a lifetime warranty.
Features: 1095 Carbon steel blade. Green canvas micarta handle with Rocky Mountain Tread design. Full tang construction. Triple rivets. Lanyard hole with 550 paracord lanyard. 7.50″ spear point blade. Blade thickness: .25″. 13.00″ overall. Brown leather sheath with belt loop. Made in the USA.
The ESEE Camp-Lore PR4 features a sturdy 1095 carbon steel blade, finely sculptured micarta handle scales, and a 90 degree spine designed for striking a ferro rod. With it’s rugged beauty, and intensive in field testing – over 18 months long, this knife is sure to be a must have in any survivalist’s pack. It comes with a lifetime warranty that will replace the knife under almost any circumstances. The ESEE warranty is one of the best in the business and a huge benefit to the PR4.
Features: 1095 carbon steel blade with tumbled black oxide coating, brown sculptured micarta handles, and leather pouch. Measurements: 4.19” blade length, 4.0” cutting edge, 0.125” blade thickness, 8.90” overall length, and weighs 6.3 oz without sheath. Made in the USA.
The Ontario U.S. Military Issue Survival Knife is a military style outdoors knife. This knife features a traditional military design that hasn’t needed to be changed much in the last 80 years. This generation of knife comes with a 1095 carbon steel blade, zinc phosphate finish, stacked leather handle, and steel guard/end-cap. It features a 5″ blade and a total of 9-1/2″ in overall length. It also comes with a leather belt sheath and sharpening stone.
Features: 1095 carbon steel blade. Zinc phosphate finish. Stacked leather handle. Steel guard and end-cap. 5″ Blade. Blade Thickness: 3/16″. Blade Width: 1-1/8″. 9-1/2″ overall. Leather belt sheath with sharpening stone. Made in the USA.
The Mora Black Bushcraft Survival Knife features an old rolled sandvik stainless steel blade with black rust resistant coating. The thermoplastic handle has a high friction grip texture with rubber over-mold. It has a 4-1/4″ Clip point blade with a 9-1/4″ overall length. Mora includes a thermoplastic belt sheath with integrated diamond sharpening stone, interchangeable belt clips, and an all-weather Morakniv fire steel that stores in a “piggy-back” manner on sheath.
Features: Cold rolled Sandvik stainless steel blade with black rust resistant coating. High friction grip thermoplastic handle with rubber overmold. 4-1/4″ Clip point blade. Blade Thickness: 1/8″. 9-1/4″ overall. Thermoplastic belt sheath with integrated diamond sharpening stone (instructions included), and interchangeable belt clips. All-weather Morakniv fire steel stores in a “piggy-back” manner on sheath. Made in Sweden.
The Condor Primitive Bush Knife is the product of the team up between Matt Graham and Condor Tool and Knife. It features a satin finish 420 HC stainless steel blade, blood grooves, drain hole, and full tang construction. The handles are walnut with triple stainless steel hollow rivets for reinforcement. The Bush Knife comes with an 8″ spear point blade and a 13-1/4″ overall length. My favorite part is the crafted welted leather sheath. It looks old-school and features impressive craftsmanship.
Features: Satin finish 420 HC stainless steel blade. Blood grooves. Drain hole. Full tang construction. Walnut handle. Triple stainless steel hollow rivets. 8″ Spear point blade. Blade thickness: 1/8″. 13-1/4″ Overall. Crafted welted leather sheath. Made in El Salvador.