Originally Posted by RYANINMICHIGAN
I guess by the time gut hooks were main stream I was alreadsy hunting for many years so I have no need for it. I have gutted prolly 100s of deer and I can say without a doubt I have never cut into the guts. What if you knife was also a survival tool and you had to repeatedly stab something. Would the gut hook get hung up?
I like it for the speed in unzipping the hide not from fear of cutting into the guts. A survival knife its not. If you had to stab something with it you'd prolly slide your hand down the blade and open it up to the bone.