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#2613465 - Sun Mar 11 2012 11:58 AM Wading Boots?
JimR Offline
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Registered: Wed Jan 19 2005
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Loc: Bucks County Pa.
Hi Guys:
I was wondering if anyone could give me some info on purchasing the right size wading boots. I recently ordered a pair of waist high breatable waders from Cabela's but I didnt get the boots yet. Should I buy a size bigger or just get the size I am wearing? Thanks in advance, Jim Reilly

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#2613484 - Sun Mar 11 2012 12:21 PM Re: Wading Boots? [Re: JimR]
treetipper Offline
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Loc: NW PA
Go 1 size bigger if the waders have Neoprene feet.

I prefer a taller boot for added ankle support.

Still using felts with studs for traction.

Korkers make a nice boot...
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#2613690 - Sun Mar 11 2012 04:35 PM Re: Wading Boots? [Re: treetipper]
CANEFLYFISHnGSPs Offline
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Originally Posted By: treetipper
Go 1 size bigger if the waders have Neoprene feet.

I prefer a taller boot for added ankle support.

Still using felts with studs for traction.

Korkers make a nice boot...


I second those emotions...... Very good advice.

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#2614043 - Sun Mar 11 2012 10:45 PM Re: Wading Boots? [Re: JimR]
Henry David Offline
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Registered: Wed Mar 15 2006
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Loc: Kingston, Pennsylvania
This is something you would hopefully be able to try on before purchasing, and yes bring your waders to the store to try the boots out. Some companies like Caddis for instance purposely mark their boots 1/2 size smaller than normal to compensate for neoprene booties.

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#2614149 - Sun Mar 11 2012 11:53 PM Re: Wading Boots? [Re: JimR]
the outsider Offline
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Registered: Thu Nov 20 2008
Posts: 565
Loc: Berks County, Clinton County
I own the cabelas waist high waders, really like them. I ended up going 2 sizes larger on the boots (cabelas). I tried them on at the store with heavy socks and one size larger was just too tight. 1 1/2 size larger would have been perfect for me, but they don't make them in half sizes.

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#2614208 - Mon Mar 12 2012 12:38 AM Re: Wading Boots? [Re: treetipper]
JimR Offline
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Registered: Wed Jan 19 2005
Posts: 169
Loc: Bucks County Pa.
Thanks guys:
I take a 10 1/2 shoe so maybe a 12 might be good.

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#2614705 - Mon Mar 12 2012 05:44 PM Re: Wading Boots? [Re: JimR]
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Loc: JT, PA
Simms boots are true to fit. If you wear a 10.5 get an 11 in simms.
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