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No problem. There is also the BK11, I dont really like it though because it has a weird bottle opener on the end of the handle.
I cant seem to find any with a finger hole in them though.
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I don't have the handle, but this looks pretty good [link]
Backpacking and canoeing are similar but not the same thing. When you're backpacking weight is MUCH more of an issue. Personally I went with the Becker Necker from Kabar
It's small and light. I can make fuzz sticks with it and it can stand up to batoning.
Good conversation with alternate opinion here:
Several neck knives I've EDCed which somewhat fits your criteria are:
Becker Necker (BK11) - This is a skeletonized knife in your price range. If you're only going to carry it at a neck knife you might not want to get the nice micarta scales, as it increases its profile. The spine is nice and thick, but it is 1050, making it harder to sharpen but has better edge retention.
The other I would suggest is the BK24 D'Eskabar Fixed Blade Hunting Knife - It costs just a little over your budget ($55 on amazon), and is D2 steel. It is harder than stainless, but it is water resistant (not as well as stainless though).
if it has to be fixed blade your options are pretty limited
the only one of these i've owned is the becker necker, which is great, but the sheath is so big that it pretty much cancels out the small size of the knife.
Maybe the Becker BK 11? It has the rope wrap which isn't shown in the first picture I don't know how wide it is.