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Patagonia Sweeps IFTD Show Awards

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At the IFTD show in Reno, Patagonia continued to demonstrate their commitment to innovation as they released an impressive new product line-up, going on to sweep four “Best of Show” awards with ‘Best Wading Gear’ for the new Rio-Gallegos Zip-Front … more

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Video: Simms 2013 OceanTek Wading Boot

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From the ICAST show floor, Matt Crawford explains how the new Simms OceanTek Wading boot “combines Simms’ long history of wading boot manufacturing with advanced modern-day materials to make a saltwater-specific wading boot.” Featuring a boat-friendly Vibram®, non-marking outsole, non-corrosive hardware, … more

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New for 2013: the G4-Z Wader from Simms

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Matt Crawford at Simms fishing products says the 2013 G4Z wader is 25% more breathable than its predecessor. That and the fact that this wader is 5 layers (bottom) and 3 up top of GORE-TEX® should make it one of … more

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Video: Orvis Silver Sonic Waders

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With patented sonic welding technology offering a higher level of durability and water resistance, the new Silver Sonic Waders mark a milestone in design for the Orvis Company and product development specialist Tim Daughton. To be released in September 2012, … more

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Simms Introduces 2013 Product Line: Ultra-Breathable Waders, New Jackets, Rainshells and Sun Gear

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Featuring 5-layer GORE-TEX® fabric that is “25 percent more breathable than anything on the market,” the 2013 Simms G4Z ($799.95 ) and G4 Pro waders ratchet up the performance index on fly fishing waders for 2013. The company sent MidCurrent the info … more

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Podcast Interview: Patagonia’s Bart Bonime on River Crampons & Aluminum Bar Wading Boots

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Bart Bonime, director of fishing at Patagonia, talks to MidCurrent about product evolution in grippy boot technology and why Yvon Chouinard chose to stick pieces of metal to the bottom of his newest wading boots. The Patagonia River Crampons and … more

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Video: Breaking Down the Simms Wader Line

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Tucker Ladd, owner of Trout’s Fly Fishing in Denver, Colorado gives us the quick breakdown of the eleven different styles and features of Simms wader line.

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Recycled Waders Turns Leaky Waders into Water-Resistant Products

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The image above is of a couple of pairs old waders that have been hanging in my garage for years just taking up space. En route with them to the garbage can the other day I suddenly remembered the company … more

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Flats Boots: Talked Out of My Chucks

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Those of you who have followed my flats-fishing adventures over the past decade will understand how difficult it is for me to write this review. I have waded in Chuck Taylor All-Stars for years. Part of that has been because … more

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Simms Fishing Products Breaks Ground on New Headquarters

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The new 60,000-sq-ft. Simms Headquarters Montana economic and development officials joined with representatives of Simms Fishing Products on Thursday to break ground on a new corporate headquarters for the company. The ground-breaking took place at the 60,000 square foot building … more

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