You can buy a basic knife that will do the job for around £15, but what if you want something a little more refined? You don’t have to spend hundreds to get a good quality, stylish gralloching knife, says Dan Bibb of Shooting Sports UK.
He highlights the Spyderco Bow River with laminated handle, at £49.99, which is easy to sharpen and holds its edge well. Alternatives include the Outdoor Edge Flip n’ Blaze saw combo set, which includes a double-bladed folding knife and folding saw with pouch, at £92.99. “I use one of these myself, they’re brilliant,” says Dan.
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