Whether you’re hunting, fishing, scouting, or just camping, having a good knife at your disposal can sometimes mean the difference between life and death. Or the difference between having sliced cheese back at camp or having to break it off the block (which is why its a staple on most bug out bag checklists).
Whichever camp you fall into, selecting the right hunting knife can be crucial to your success in the field. If you’re wanting a stainless-steel blade for use around the ocean, or you’re wanting a knife that will work for everyday use along with elk hunting, there’s a knife for you!
We’ve also included a buyer’s guide at the bottom of the article, with some more options to consider to help you find the perfect knife. It walks through a few things that are mentioned with the knives below, but goes into a lot more detail, so make sure to check it out!
Now, with that in mind, we’ve sorted through hundreds of knives out there to bring you some of the best; there’s a lot of variety in the knives below, but one thing is consistent, and that’s the quality of these knives.