A Sliver Of Wild

July 3, 2019

How remote does a space need to be for you to consider it wild? Is it rugged mountains, sprawling wildflower meadows, or vast expanses of rushing water carving its way through rocky canyons? If any of these three examples came to mind, you’re certainly not wrong by any means. However, we often tend to overlook […]

Slowing Down, And Catching Up

June 6, 2019

Depending on who you talk to, turkey hunting is often an overlooked pastime among western big game hunters. I grew up in Virginia and spring gobbler was a big deal for us as kids. The first animal I ever harvested was a beautiful Tom that still stands as my biggest bird to date almost twenty […]

Ultralight Evolution

May 23, 2019

Two years ago, the team at Benchmade set out to design a knife that was ultralight, yet uncompromising in regards to performance. With the industry trending towards lighter and stronger, we felt there was no better time to define a new standard for lightweight folding pocket knives. “Just search the term ultralight backpacking on the […]

Protecting Our Outdoor Heritage

March 23, 2019

For many hunters across the country, the winter months can be a confusing and awkward stretch of time, as most hunting seasons have quieted down with little to no overlap. Many outdoorsmen and women are accustomed to bouncing between seasons and species throughout the majority of the year, maximizing their time in the field with […]

Employee Holiday Picks

November 25, 2018

With the holidays on the horizon, it’s time to start thinking about gifts that fit the varying personalities of friends and family members. Knives are a classic gift item that can span a wide range of applications, making it easy to find a knife that truly embodies the character of the individual receiving it…

The Thought Behind A Modern Classic

October 8, 2018

For those drawn to outdoor adventure, choosing the perfect knife can be an ever evolving game of trial and error. It’s easy to get caught up in the aesthetics of a knife, especially when the majority of shopping is done online. The rubber will inevitably meet the road when an opportunity arises to get that […]

Ryan Callaghan

August 17, 2018

We have reached the eighth and final week of our Pro-Staff Hunt Series, and could not think of a better way to finish off this series than by sitting down with Ryan Callaghan, Director of Conservation and Public Relations for First Lite…

Alex Brown

August 12, 2018

When did you get your first knife? How? (purchased, gift, etc.) I received my first knife for Christmas from my Grandmother when I was 6 years old. I remember scowering through Cabelas catalogs to find what I thought was the coolest knife I could get my hands on. It was a Gerber fixed blade with […]