GREEN RIVER WORKS - 5" HUNTING KNIFE
WHAT THE MANUFACTUER SAYS:
Dexter Russell Green River Traditional 5" Hunting Fishing Fish Knife 10411 4215
The classic Green River Works Dexter Hunting / Fish knife features a classic high-carbon steel blade, with an individually ground and honed edge. Natural hardwood handle is secured to the blade with brass compression rivets. Made in USA.
Wooden handle knives are the most popular handle material in the world. The Traditional line of cutlery has stood the test of time and is the choice of many who appreciate the feel of a wood handle. This Traditional Knife features a high-carbon steel blade. Including an individually ground and honed edge for just the right flexibility and durability. Unique edge geometry ensures a long lasting blade edge, and easily restored performance every time it’s sharpened. The handles are durable and require minimal maintenance if cared for properly, these knives will last you a lifetime. There is something to be said for great American made knives that have been used since the early 1800’s. Made in USA.
- Superior blade shape for easier slicing
- Unique edge geometry for long lasting, easily restored performance
- Hand honed to the ultimate edge
- Formed handle for comfort and functionality
- Polished Rosewood handles
- Large brass compression rivets
BLADE LENGTH = 5 Inches
HANDLE LENGTH = 4 Inches
OVERALL LENGTH = 9 Inches
Please note - this knife has a High-Carbon Steel Blade, it can rust and stain. Please make sure to clean your high carbon steel blade by hand washing and drying. Coat the blade with mineral oil and store in a dry place to keep it from rusting/staining. Fine steel wool can also be used when needed. Dexter Russell has been manufacturing knives since 1818, and with proper care your knife should last a lifetime.
WHAT WE SAY:
We have been searching for this knife for some time. A simple, good value knife that will perform all the tasks you need at camp and fits a budget. This knife is a great place to start with a fixed blade. The most popular knife for the 'Woodsman' during the 1800's in the USA; it has stood the test of time. Combine it with the Green River 4" Fishing Knife and your set for most adventures.
Jimmy's Tip: Store it with an old rag that is well oiled. Give the blade and handle a wipe after each use before stored. Google 'knife patina' if you want to create a protective coating.