The Knife Maker
Steve Greger has been designing and constructing knives for years. Greger Gear knives are made of the highest quality materials with a detailed focus on form and function. The knives are not mass produced rather, they are crafted by hand, one at a time, with a focus on quality. Greger Gear knives are high quality, attractive, handmade knives that are patterned after age-old, proven designs and are purpose built to be multi-functional, reliable tools both in the field as well as at home; whenever a good knife is needed.
Steve’s an avid upland hunter who also hunts waterfowl, deer and turkey. He trains and hunts with German Shorthair Pointer and Wire Haired Pointing Griffon. Steve’s also a Senior Judge in NAVHDA (North American Versatile Hunting Dog Association) as well as a NAVHDA Board Member. As a life-long outdoor enthusiast, he found store bought, name brand, mass produced knives to be lacking in quality and durability. Most are made from stainless steel which is softer than a high carbon steel which he uses. Stainless steel knives lose their edge quickly requiring constant sharpen and/or the use of multiple knives to complete the job at hand. A high carbon steel blade will better maintain its edge and durability with proper care. A Greger Gear knife, while handsome, is designed for use in the field, not just as a show piece.
True to his passion for raising and hunting with dogs, the mark of a Greger Knife bearing his logo – a German Shorthair Pointer – is found on each blade.
Bird & Trout Knife
Functional Field Knives
Made in the USA
Gumleaf USA offers three (3) styles of custom-made Greger Gear knives. Each has been functionally designed for field use. The knives are made of 1095 high carbon steel because of its strength, durability and edge holding qualities. You can find fancier, more expensive, show-piece knives but generally won’t see these carried into the great outdoors. Each knife comes with a custom, handmade leather sheath fitted to each style. Sheaths are from raw leather which is hand cut, finished and hand stitched. Properly maintained, these knives can be passed from generation to generation.