The Bubba Blade 9in Flex Knife is designed for filleting and hunting. The blade is also non stick coated that is bonded with titanium that helps prevent rusting and pitting and allows meat to slide off the blade effortlessly. This knife features full tang construction, made from a single piece of steel that provides strength, stability, and balances the knife. This knife also features a trigger grip, and thumb and finger pads for total control. This knife also has safety guards for protection from the blade as well as spines of fish. The handle is a no slip grip textured handle made from thermoplastic polymer and wrapped with special synthetic rubber that stays sticky when wet for total grip security. This knife is factory sharpened by hand. This knife also includes a custom black synthetic sheath.