Originally Posted by carver
I have never used gloves, blood washes off, and it won't hurt you at all!
Tell that to my uncle...... He got some kind of disease cause he had an open sore or cut himself while skinning one. I've heard of others catching something as well. Not that that makes me wear gloves, just sayin.....
The SOG Seal Pup does a good job. Not the IDEAL skinning knife, but in general, it does awesome. It'll cut thier throat like the grand canyon: deep and wide..... So far, I love mine. Takes an edge easy enough and holds it relatively well.