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Hunting Knives With the Right Blade for the Job

Price Points: Three knives for three tasks at three levels of cost.

Hunting Knives With the Right Blade for the Job

3 Great Hunting Knives (top to bottom): Benchmade Meatcrafter, Buck 110 Slim Pro TRX and Bear & Son Small Hunter.

It's no fun to have just one knife, especially when there are models that handle specific duties much more efficiently than a general-purpose blade. A knife that makes short work of dressing a deer may struggle when cleaning a duck, and there isn’t much sense in using a boning knife to skin a squirrel.

It’s always a good idea to match blade size and type to the task at hand for both safety and effectiveness. Following are three tasks all hunters must undertake at some point, along with three levels of knives that excel at these jobs.

Benchmade Meatcrafter

  • Task: Deboning a Carcass

The Meatcrafter has Benchmade’s...

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