As the year comes to a close, KnifeNews is at it again with their “Readers’ Choice Awards” for highest rated knives of 2018. From the favored new high-end knife to the preferred fixed blade, the ten categories cover a myriad of knives and showcase a variety of innovative features. See the full list of winners below.
Best New Tactical Fixed Blade 2018 – ZU Bladeworx Shrapnel
Best New Fixed Blade for EDC 2018 – TOPS Little Bugger
Best New Outdoors Fixed Blade 2018 – Benchmade 200 Puukko
Best Knife Upgrade 2018 – Ontario RAT 2 in D2
Best New Slipjoint/Non-Locking Knife 2018 – Isham Bladeworks Blackstar
Best New High-End Knife 2018 (MSRP of $300 or more) – Zero Tolerance 0470
Best New Value Folder 2018 (MSRP of $100 or less) – Civivi Baklash
Best New Manual Folder 2018 – Spyderco Chaparral FRN
Most Innovative New Knife 2018 – WE Knife Co. Double Helix
Best Overall New for 2018 Lineup – Spyderco
Check out our full list of Work Sharp Knife Sharpeners that compliment these blades and will maintain their razor sharp edge.
See the full article of all the winners on KnifeNews