Orvis Silver Sonic Convertible Waders
Sep29

Orvis Silver Sonic Convertible Waders

For my birthday my wife surprised me with new waders!  But not just any waders.  The new Silver Sonic Convertibles from Orvis! These new waders feature Orvis’s patented SonicSeam Technology.  Most waders are sewn together with traditional stitching (i.e. a needle and thread). This creates holes in the fabric that have to be later sealed to make them waterproof.  But Orvis uses an advanced welding technology that eliminates the...

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Frogg Toggs Hellbender Wader Review
Feb05

Frogg Toggs Hellbender Wader Review

In terms of gear, waders are just about as sexy to me as socks.  I’d much rather fawn over new rods, nets, or a really nice wooden fly box.  But, waders are a necessary fishing tool.  Many years ago, I became a breathable wader convert but I had one complaint–a lack of durability.  Even after trying several different brands and models, I came to the conclusion that breathable waders were pretty much...

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My Wading Kit
Sep08

My Wading Kit

Not too long ago, I wrote a post about my preference for wet wading when tenkara fishing.  While it’s great in the summer, with fall fast approaching (even faster in the high country), it’s time to break out the waders for the colder temperatures ahead. Every angler who uses waders has their own system for storing and transporting their wading gear so I thought I’d show you mine. It’s a simple system, yet a...

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Wet Wading with Sandals
Jun29

Wet Wading with Sandals

At the risk of sounding overly sentimental or cheesy, I’ll confess that I like wet wading because I feel that it gives me a better connection to the river and fish. I suppose I acquired this feeling a long time ago when I was fly fishing in the surf for Striped Bass and Bluefish in my swim trunks on the East coast.  There’s something about being in the water that just makes it a “fuller experience” for me as...

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