Idaho – -(AmmoLand.com)- Father’s Day is just around the corner and unfortunately, sometimes it can be hard to buy your dad a gift. But if he’s an outdoorsman, then it’s a piece of cake. When I go backpacking, I bet there are literally hundreds of items in my pack and especially if you include the fly-fishing vest inside. BUT….we do have super specific taste so it will take a little bit of research to find the gift that will light up his eyes.
Since I mainly do knife related Product Reviews for AmmoLand News we’ll start out there and see where we end up. To buy him a knife that he likes, you will first need to determine what job he is wanting to accomplish so you can then determine which design of knife to purchase. Everyone has a budget so in each category I’ll try to list out economical knives on up to the elite and expensive ones with links to many of my reviews.
- -Knives of Alaska Pronghorn
- -Puma SGB Skinner
- -Buck 119 Special
- -Buck 102 Woodsman
DROP POINT SKINNING KNIVES
- –Knives of Alaska Elk Hunter
- -Puma SGB Elk Hunter
- -Diamond Blades Surge
- –Diamond Blade Traditional Hunter
- -Knives of Alaska Cub Bear
- –Diamond Blades Pinnacle II
- –Bear & Sons Genuine India Stag Bone Caper
- –CRKT Mossback Bird and Trout
- –Dexter Russell Don’t Tread on Me 6-inch Boning knife.
- -Victorinox 6-inch boning knife
STEAK SLICING KNIVES
There are a million EDC knives that will suffice but Smith’s Consumer products came out with something like twenty this year that are handy and economical. Here are a few of their models that I like.
- –Smith’s Adaha
- -Titania II
- –Smith’s Trailbreaker-Rally
- –Smith’s Battle Plan
- -And of course the Buck 110 is iconic but I also like the Buck 110 LT
- -Case Yellow Synthetic Chrome Vanadium Large Stockman
- -Case Black Canvas Laminate Large Stockman
- –Case Equestrian Knife
- Puma XP Forever Knife & Hatchet Camping Combo
- -Puma SGB Kukri 17 Machete
- -Buck makes some elite throwing knives. Kinetic Series Throwing Knives.
Smith’s Consumer Products owns the market on knife sharpening gear. Here are three of their items that I really like:
- -8-inch Diamond Tri-Hone
- -8-inch fine diamond stone
- -4-inch Combination Stone
And in case your dad is deluded and thinks that he has enough knives, here are a few other items that he might be interested in.
- -Benjamin Steel Eagle .22 cal. airgun
- –Henry’s .22 mag. lever action
- -Gift certificate to his favorite outdoor store
Some of my publications on Amazon Kindle of course!! Pull up Amazon Kindle and then search for my name. Here are a few topics you may like:
Happy Father’s Day to all of you father’s out there. And when you feel like giving up, remember. Even if you aren’t perfect, you’re still the most important man in the life of your daughters and sons.
About Tom Claycomb
Tom Claycomb has been an avid hunter/fisherman throughout his life as well as an outdoors writer with outdoor columns in the magazine Hunt Alaska, Bass Pro Shops, Bowhunter.net and freelances for numerous magazines and newspapers. “To properly skin your animal you will need a sharp knife. I have an e-article on Amazon Kindle titled Knife Sharpening for $.99 if you’re having trouble.”