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Video: Patagonia Wader Testing Procedure

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Patagonia Global Quality Assurance Manager Marty Chapman describes the Patagonia wader testing procedure, a process that ensures that every single pair of waders they make is 100% waterproof when leaving the factory.

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New Wading Boots From Chota for 2013

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Tennessee-based Chota Outdoor Gear has announced several new products to be released for the upcoming season. At a higher price point, the Lost Creek wading boot is crafted of synthetic materials and employs Chota’s innovative QuickLace™ System, enabling less time … more

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Interchangeable Outsole System from Korkers

New for the 2013 season are expanded options in the OmniTrax Interchangeable Outsole System from Korker. Included with the original felt, studded felt, Kling-On, Studded Kling-On, svelte and studded rubber are the new Vibram® Idro Grip, Studded Idro Grip, and … more

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New Products from Filson

Filson has announced three new clothing products following the design success of their Guide Wading Jacket: Guide Waders, Midweight Polartec® Pullover Shirt, and Midweight Polartec Pullover Pants. They’re all set for release in Spring of 2013. Read the press release … more

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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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