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The 2017 Virginia Wildlife Collector’s Knife

The Department of Game and Inland Fisheries is excited to announce the new, limited edition and numbered, 2017 Virginia Wildlife collector’s knife. This is your chance to add to your Virginia Wildlife knife collection or for everyday use.

2017 Features

The Open Season Pro Folding Skinner is handcrafted by Buck Knives and features original artwork of an elusive bobcat, illustrated by wildlife artist Naomi McCavitt. The tip is narrow, while the wide curved belly gives a nice skinning sweep.

The Open Season Pro Series is a combination of the best tools necessary for a successful hunting season. Offered in S30V steel with a contoured Rosewood Dymondwood handle, the series is a right fit with a deep-pocket clip for the serious hunter or outdoor enthusiast.

“The S30V steel edge holds a great edge.” -Larry Oden, Vice-President, Buck Collectors Club

In addition, the 2017 Virginia Wildlife knife will include an elegant, made-in-Virginia solid cherry box beautifully inlaid with a bobcat and its habitat.

How to Purchase

Production of this beautiful collector’s knife is limited to 600 and at a price of $99 plus shipping and handling. The 2017 Virginia Wildlife collector’s knife is expected to be in stock by early December.

For current collectors, we are pleased to offer you the opportunity to purchase a 2017 Virginia Wildlife collector’s knife with the same serial number as you had in previous years.

Orders must be placed at ShopDGIF.com. Proceeds from ShopDGIF are used to support outdoor recreational programs in Virginia. In 2017, the Virginia Wildlife Grant Program committed $55,000 to support 27 programs across the Commonwealth to connect youth to the outdoors.

Thank you for your continued support and helping connecting youth to the outdoors!