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The New York Times On … Wading Boots

August 7, 2009 By: Marshall Cutchin

Christopher Percy Collier asked outfitter Alex Bell to test five pair of the newest sticky-rubber wading boot options from Simms, Patagonia, Orvis, Korkers and Cloudveil on North Carolina streams. “‘Very light and very comfortable,’ Mr. Bell said of the ‘Rivershed] boot made by Simms, a manufacturer that has pledged to stop making felt-soled boots altogether for its 2010 line (it does still sell this boot in a felt-sole version).”