What is the best and most effective way to sharpen a pocket knife and hunting knife?

I recently came to own several kinds of small to large pocket knives and a few very sturdy hunting knives, a boot knife, and a few throwing knives. I'm just wondering. If I use any of these knives for anything at all. Let's say, skinning a stick so I can use it as a walking stick when I go hiking and... show more I recently came to own several kinds of small to large pocket knives and a few very sturdy hunting knives, a boot knife, and a few throwing knives. I'm just wondering. If I use any of these knives for anything at all. Let's say, skinning a stick so I can use it as a walking stick when I go hiking and camping. What is the best and most effective way to sharpen any blade?
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