Ed Engle on the Return to Rubber

In the Boulder Daily Camera, Ed Engle says the most interesting new fly fishing product trend is the return to rubber-soled shoes. “The movement to rubber-soled wading shoes actually completes a circle that began when all of us used waders or hip boots with rubber soles because nothing else was available. Those rubber soles were slippery when you waded, so some fly-fishers began gluing carpet to them because it gripped the slimy river rocks better.”

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