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I can't seem to find the contest thread, so I'll post this here.
I was just informed by Greg of Trestle Pine Knives that I have won their latest contest, and will be receiving one of their awesome hand-made knives sometime in January or Feb. I got excited and posted a response in the wrong thread, so hopefully Jan can remove that post and place it in the appropriate thread, (I can't seem to find the original contest thread). Needless to say I am…Continue
The Fisherman's Pal isa traditional fishing utility knife that is still being made today by R. Murphy. There was a time when several American Knife Companies offered a knife of this pattern. Today, only a few bother to make such a knife, especially in the United States. The knife is exceedingly affordable.…Continue
Added by Tobias Gibson on December 23, 2015 at 9:44 — No Comments
I miss here our iKnive Collector. I didn’t check since… I have been very busy at my FedEx work for four months… God I hate that. But I have to do my work need more earn for paying the bill. Of course I bought few knives. I didn’t plan taking the pictures of my knives yet. So, I went to Heritage Quild in Branchburg, NJ for firearms and archery thing. I always want to have firearm and compound bow for long times. I did take the Beginner Archery course with my interpreter. I learn…Continue
Most modern bait knives are distributed through Tackle Companies. While several knife companies make fillet knives, very few knife companies offer a specially made fish-utility or bait knives. The excuse is there isn't much demand for one or that fisherman haven't quite decided what they want in a bait knife. One of the exceptions is Buck Knives. While I'm not the worlds biggest fan of Buck, I give them a big thumbs up when it comes to the USA made Buck Clearwater Bait Knife. It proved…Continue
For background information on the Modern Bait Knife see my entry at: http://iknifecollector.com/profiles/blogs/the-modern-bait-knife-by-tobias-gibson
When last I posted I discussed a modern Bait Knife, the Shakespeare Utility Knife. This entry is going to focus on a much early design first developed in 1951 and pateneted in 1953. ( I plan on alternating between a modern…Continue
Added by Tobias Gibson on December 16, 2015 at 14:55 — No Comments
For an overview of the Modern Bait Knife see: http://iknifecollector.com/profiles/blogs/the-modern-bait-knife-by-tobias-gibson
This related post is a review of the Shakespeare Utility Knife. Future bait knife reviews (both modern versions and older utility fish knives) will follow using the same format. As the bait knife blog states, these are mostly inexpensive…Continue
Below is an introduction to a series on Bait Knives. I will return to this blog over time with reviews of the numerous Utility Fishing/Bait knives I own.
The Modern Bait Knife
by: Tobias Gibson
Before World War II most anglers fell into one of two categories -- those who fished for fun and those who fished for necessity. Those who fished for fun could afford expensive tackle. Those who fished for necessity made their own tackle and used…Continue