Updated nordic design embraces the classic traditions of knife making with a modern twist. The straight blade proves all the benefits of stainless steel with a more durable razor's edge. Progressive blade design offers concentrated cutting power from the tang to the tip of the blade while thorough tang construction provides maximum strength and control. Tooled wood handle of baked birch. Sheath of genuine tooled leather features a snap closure for safe keeping. Handle Length: 3 7/8" Handle: Reinforced Birch, Hand Rubbed, Baked Birch Blade Length: 4" Steel: Premium Stainless Sheath: Genuine Tooled Leather Sharpening: May be Hand Honed.
There is a place in Finland where the waters of the Lake Pielinen swiftly flow over and around a field of boulders. It's called the Kalkkinen Rapids. The water is pure and the blue Scandinavian sky is fresh, perfumed by the scent of pine trees. Time seems to stand still here.
For centuries, the Finnish people came to these waters. To drink. To bathe. To fish. Even today, these waters are a source of life.
Every time you tie on a Rapala lure, or fillet a fish with a Rapala fillet knife, the Rapala story comes alive. And it's here, at these rapids that Lauri Rapala, the man who invented the Rapala lure in 1936, decided to continue the journey that would turn a family handicraft into one of the world's most memorable fishing lures of all time. From this point forward, fishing would never be the same. Rapala lures are now sold in 140 countries and are responsible for more world record fish than any other lure.