By Justin Justus

10 Best Bowie Knives on The Market – Buying Guide

The Bowie knife has a long history that stretches back almost two centuries. Popularized in the early 1900s by the legendary knife fighter James Bowie, the knife has stood the test of time owing to its versatility.

The following is a list of the best Bowie knives, dive in and take a look.

Ontario Knife Co. Marine Raider Bowie Knife

For the 9.75 inches blade, they use strong and durable high carbon 1095 steel and pair it with a Kraton handle that provides a firm and comfortable grip.


Timber Rattler Western Outlaw Bowie Knife

The Timber Rattler Western Outlaw is an attention grabber with its classic gray hardwood handle. You could buy it for its charming looks alone, but it performs nearly as well.


Ka-Bar U.S. Marine Corps Bowie Knife

The knife was first used by the United States Marine Corps during the Second World War and is still a popular option among both active and retired servicemen 50 years later.


Buck Knives 119 Special Bowie Knife

If you prefer the classic look, you will love the Buck Knives 119 Special Bowie Knife. The ten and ½ inches tool features a classic hardwood cocobolo handle with palm swells to give you a more comfortable grip.


Cold Steel Marauder Bowie Knife

This large knife from Cold Steel features a uniquely curved Japanese AUS8A blade made from high-quality stainless steel. 


Buck Knives 124 Frontiersman Fixed Blade Knife 

Featuring a 16 and ¼ inches high carbon steel blade, this multipurpose Bowie is a good hunting companion and could also work as a survival or combat knife.


United Cutlery UC2863 Marine Force Recon

The 11 and ½ inches blade is made from AUS-6 stainless steel and perfectly fits into the over-molded rubber handle.