General-purpose stainless steel. 420J2 is well suited for routine applications, is easily sharpened, and offers a great blend of hardness and wear resistance
i now understand why amazon is selling this for 7.00 as a add on iten its junk and made in china i tossed it in the trash
I GUESS, I WOULD CONSIDER MYSELF A PROFESSIONAL FISHERMAN ! I HAVE MANY, THIS KNIFE I USE DAILY !