Fold n’ fillet. You won’t see any “Seen On TV” signs here, a pocket knife has been around since before the era of television even thought of becoming a household item. They don’t guarantee you will catch any fish but it will come in handy when you do. A pocket knife is damn useful and is a regular part of getting dressed for some folks, like grabbing your keys. You are not carrying a weapon you are carrying a tool. Bass Pro Shop Online carries 121 pocket knives and their reviews.
101 things to use a pocket knife for when you are fishing
Patriotism and religion. Back in the day you could ask any man for a pocket knife and he’s produce it Johnny-on-the-spot. Just try and name something to do with fishing, that you couldn’t use it for would be more like it. Scouts and anglers can guarantee their utility, from filleting a crappie to opening blister packs and letters. A trusty pocket knife is a necessary part of being a fisherman. Their rise in popularity and direct usefulness in light of impending weather disaster can’t be argued. Sales are rebounding due to a growing National Preparedness Plan awareness. Pocket knife laws across the country allow a minor to carry one, but some states have laws that very slightly.
Pocket knife laws
In Georgia and in most states any blade less than three inches is legal, but a blade that locks into place is considered illegal. In Atlanta, or in residential and metro-city areas, a locking blade on any multi-use tool is considered illegal. Different locations hold variations of the law to allow its use for hunting and fishing and a Weapons Carry License is not required.
Pocket knife care
A lint-free cloth and some machine oil on the mechanism is all that is needed to keep a pocket knife running smoothly for years to come. Adjustments to a loose blade may be necessary, and sharpening a dull blade with a cutting stone or leather, other than that they are low maintenance. A simple yet practical tool that will always be beneficial to the fisherman.
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