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Recycled Waders Turns Leaky Waders into Water-Resistant Products


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


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


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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Redington Sonic-Pro Wader Pant


Many of us get to a point where if we find ourselves wading in water that’s over waist deep, well, that means we made a mistake. Along those same age-related lines, some men appreciate the design of a wading pant … more

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Imago Fly Fishing CEO Talks Product Testing


John Zerihoun, CEO of Imago Fly Fishing, talks about his company’s thought process on product testing and how that relates to the new generation of anglers by “mimicking and replicating the style of the modern fly fisherman.”

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“Shoe In” Stud Covers


Many of us (though not all) have bought into the anti-invasive species mantra that leads us to wear boots without felt soles. And many of us (not all) have found that adding studs to rubber soles is the best way … more

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In Defense of Bootfoot Waders


I just spent three days steelhead fishing on the Pere Marquette River in Michigan with Jeff Hubbard of Outfitters North. We had a wonderful time, and caught many fish, though after the first day I realized why I wore bootfoot … more

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How to Properly Fit a Pair of Simms Waders


Tucker Ladd of Trout’s Fly Fishing talks about the intricacies of fitting into a pair of Simms waders. There are 25 different sizes in the Simms line-up, and getting into a pair that fits you perfectly takes a bit of … more

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Korkers Ice Jack Boots


Korkers Ice Jack Boots are insulated, waterproof snow boots. And, yes, the obvious application is shoveling your driveway. But I must say, especially given Korkers’ tradition in the wading boot realm, I’m seeing some legitimate crossover fishing value as well. … more

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LL Bean 2012 Helix Waders and Rapid River Waders

In waders, L.L. Bean relied on customer/angler feedback to improve its Helix waders for 2012. Helix Technology uses one continuous seam that wraps the leg in a spiral, or “helix,” pattern. This eliminates the number of seams needed by over … more

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