If you love to go on outing adventures and hunting then you have to take about any minimal thing that can help you in critical survival situations.

If you are on hunting or in the survival situation, then you can manage without clothes or smartphone but cannot without the most basic needs like clean water or food. 

Similarly, it becomes very hard to survive without the things that can help us getting food or a temporary shelter in survival situations.

Rothco Raider II Boot Knife, Black Matte

We are talking about the boot knives. Boot knives can be helpful to us in critical situations to survive. So, what is Boot Knife and why we need it when going for hunting?

A boot knife is the very compact size of a sharp knife. It is really lightweight and we can carry it with us without any problem. It has a long cord attached with it so that we can wear or tie it with our pants or put it in our long neck hunting boots and use it when required. 

This is why they are called boot knives. When it is worn in the neck then it also called the Neck Knife. So what is the main use of Boot Knife?

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Rothco Raider II Boot Knife

  • Blade size: 3"
  • Blade: Stainless steel
  • Overall size: 6 1/2"
  • Weight: 0.3 Pounds
  • Leather sheath with clip
  • Classic dagger style
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M48 Cyclone Boot Knife

  • Blade : 5 3/4”
  • Blade: cast stainless steel
  • Reinforced Nylon Handle
  • Vortec belt sheath
  • Tri-edged Cyclone Dagger

Some hunting boots come with extra bootstrap for holding the boot knife.

  • It is very small and easy to hide so that we can use it very easily.
  • We can use it to cut the fruits and other eatables.
  • We can cut the ropes with it.
  • It is very small and easy to hide so that we can use it very easily.
  • It can be used to cut the branches with leaves to make the roof of a temporary shelter.
  • We can bind it with a stick to take work from it as a spear to survive from the wild animals or to catch the fishes.
  • It can be used to remove the scales from the fish.

They are some of the main uses of a Boot knife. But its uses are not limited, you can use it in many other ways to survive.

Kershaw Secret Agent 4007

This boot knife is made of stainless steel rated 8Cr13MoV with high carbon heat treatment suiting its strength and best performance. It gives you a firm grip with synthetic polymer handle beside a rubber casing making it secure, reinforced, stiff and stable.

The blade is coated with a black oxide of tech-rich which serves to boost its outlook and resistance to corrosion as it converts the steel make to magnetite.

 Kershaw has a high-performance sheath providing a perfect belt or UWB clip and leg-strap carry slots that serve every user’s accessibility preference.

  • Corrosion-resistant
  • Firm grip
  • Perfectly conceals
  • Has leg carry slots
  • A tough sheath that may cause ankle chaffing
  • Single-edged

S and W Boot Knife Fixed

With a length of 7.5 inches and a 4.4-ounce weight, Smith-Wesson boot knife features a 7Cr17Mov steel rating make. The blade is made of a concealable oxide of black high carbon, reinforced on the stainless steel for resistance to corrosion and durability.

 The handle is made of thermoplastic rubber assuring you of a firm grip; thumb-press and finger-guards for security. It is also easy to carry around and access since its sheath is made of suitable fiberglass nylon.

  • Corrosion-resistant
  • Firm grip
  • Perfectly conceals
  • Has leg carry slots
  • A tough sheath that may cause ankle chaffing
  • Single-edged

SOG -Snarl Fixed Blade

Featuring a tang knife blade of 2.3 inches, SOG-snarl knife stands out for its compact fixed tactical blade suited for neck, hunting or EDC. The blade is made of 9Cr18Mov rated stainless steel polished with satin, making it ideal for discretion.

 The knife is sturdy, has a neck chain enabling you to secure it anywhere and gives you the multi-grip craft of ring finger blade choil, pommel ring and jimping for a customizable grip. It has a well-designed sheath and clip for well fit on boots.

  • Built to last
  • Grant warranty
  • Perfect design
  • Concealable
  • Multi-grip 
  • The stainless-steel handle is a slippery
  • Single-edged

Tactical Neck And Boot Knife

Simply wonderful, precise and accurate. From the design to the purpose, the Tactical Neck knife is one of a kind. The small size of 6.7-inch full length and a 3-inch blade suits it well for discretion. It is made of 3Cr13Mov stainless steel adding to its strength and durability.

The blade is covered in a well-fitting sheath with a neck strap giving it a multipurpose use. The Tactical Neck Knife handle is made of high-quality paracord giving you a firm grip. It also features a finger ring hole at the handle end for a secure and steady grip.

  • Easy to carry and conceal
  • Well designed
  • Strong and durable
  • Firm grip
  • Irksome

Old Timer 162OT Boot Knife

Weighing 3.9 ounces, this 7.8-inch-long knife is made to serve you at your best need. Its elegance is worth reckoning as it is made of 7Cr17MoV stainless steel giving it a beautiful shiny appearance.

The handle is made of Delrin saw-cut slabs and the blade is high carbon crafted to make it strong and durable. This Old Timer is dependable and suitable for movement; it has a bold brown leather sheath for belt and boot clap.

The knife is secure and will give you a wide range of uses from hunting to camping and small to big cutting tasks.

  • Durable stainless steel
  • Elegant full tang design
  • Strong and sturdy
  • Well-fitting on boots and belt.
  • Poor quality leather sheath

SOG Small Fixed Blade Knife

SOG is instinct built for EDC and protection. The knife is made of a 5Cr15MoV satin stainless steel blade of 1.9 inches. It is light-weight making it easy to carry and move with and multipurpose; it can be used as a belt knife and features a chain for neck use and a swivel sheath clip for boot use.

The knife is durable and constructed in a finger grooved handle and jimping to enhance the grip, ergonomics, and control of the blade.

 The design serves it well as a neck knife and also concealable when used for boots making it stand out among the best.

  • Durable steel make
  • Easy to carry along
  • Firm grip 
  • Resistant to corrosion
  • Multipurpose
  • Single Edged
  • Small blade compared to handle size

Gerber Boot Knife

Gerber Legendary blades makers of the Gerber boot knife  are a subdivision of Fiskars of Finland and were established in 1939. This is a company has been around along time and really knows how to make and design quality knives.

The Gerber’s started in 1910 in Oregon and began their business by making kitchen knives. In 1966 the company was revamped and has been making knives of all types since this time.

The Gerber Guardian Knife also known as the Gerber Boot Knife was made by Bob Loveless twenty years ago. They are still a widely sought after knife available for purchase and here is a review on a few of them.