Winter steelheaders...What's on your feet ?

Discussion in 'Spey Clave' started by DBLTAPER, Jan 30, 2010.

  1. Sean Beauchamp

    Sean Beauchamp Heavies...

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    i just got the simms G3 muck boots and they are awesome in the boat, but i agree with K2Killa and say they definitely are not the best setup for bushwacking and rock scrambles. they have virtually no ankle support. having said that, i had toasty warm feet in the boat for the first time..... well..... ever.
     
  2. Keaten LaBrel

    Keaten LaBrel Formerly Tyinbugs

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    Any of the simms waders with muck boots are money. hands down the warmest you can get on the water. the G3's are probably the best bang for your buck too, but as mentioned the mucks are kind of tough to wade around with. when i'm doing a lot of wading, i like the reg. G3's, patagonia shelled insulated pants, ultra heavyweight mountaineering socks, and the simms guide boot
     
  3. NomDeTrout

    NomDeTrout Fly Guy Eat Pie

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    Man, after reading this thread, apparently i've been doing it wrong.
    I've been doing 2 layer of cotton socks and just stockingfoot. It does get cold from time to time but its not too bad.
     
  4. James Waggoner

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    Well, but some boots on for foot protection at least! Besides the Neoprene stocking feet will last longer.
     
  5. NomDeTrout

    NomDeTrout Fly Guy Eat Pie

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    boots are overated! i like the feel of my stockingfoot on big rocks.
     
  6. chrome/22

    chrome/22 For him there whould always be the riddle of steel

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    The Simms Exstream wader w/ the Muck boot for my winter fishing. Make sure you get enough room to wiggle you toes, & your golden. If I wade deep my thighs get cold way b4 my feet. :hmmm:


    c/22
     
  7. Brady Burmeister

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    for me, medium weight merino wools with fleece oversocks in stocking foot breathables are good to about 36 degrees(water). once in gets below that mey feet get cold in about an hour. but i hate moving around in the neoprene or bootfoots.
     
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    I've heard some people comment on the Dan Baileys and I would have to agree with them. I have a pair and love them. Dollar for dollar the best pair of waders you could buy.