How to Skin a Deer

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You’ve taken the shot. The deer is down and the prize is yours. The hide, antlers, and all that succulent meat are waiting. But one question arises – how to skin the deer? Now you are faced with one of two choices. You can take the carcass to a professional butcher, or you can attend to the task yourself. Ask any experienced hunter, and he/she will tell you the same thing. The second option is by far the most rewarding. Learning how to skin a deer can be challenging. Both…

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How to Throw a Throwing Knife

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Exactly how long people have practiced the art of throwing knives is unknown. We do know it was one way that soldiers in the American Civil War passed the time in the camps. The practice has stood the test of time and remains a sport, an art, and a means of entertainment. There are also some extraordinary individuals out there who use throwing knives to hunt. But whatever your intentions are, it’s important to learn the basic principles of knife throwing before you give it a try. As you’ll see,…

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How to Maintain and Take Care of Your Hunting Knife

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A good hunting knife will not only cut your bacon but might, on occasion, save it too. It goes without saying that you should value your knife the same way you value your hiking shoes and your tent. Perhaps even more so. And by valuing your knife, I mean providing proper care and maintenance. I am guessing that you’ve read the specialty knives guides and you already possess a high quality hunting knife. Whether it’s a budget knife or an expensive brand, the impact of a well-kept knife is huge. It’s…

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How to Sharpen a Hunting Knife

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Honing the edge of your knife blade may seem simple. But, there is a lot involved in the proper knife sharpening process. For instance, there are a variety of blade steels and different types of blade grind. All of which require different honing angles and different grits. You also need to know the type of sharpener to use on your knife. A pocket sharpener will most likely be used on bushcraft or field knives since you’ll have them out in the field. It’s also vital to get a proper whetstone…

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