collapse
Advertise on Hunting-Washington Double U Hunting Supply

Author Topic: How do I pick waders?  (Read 760 times)

Offline alexramsey

  • Trade Count: (0)
  • Pilgrim
  • *
  • Join Date: Aug 2017
  • Posts: 4
  • Location: texas
How do I pick waders?
« on: December 07, 2017, 12:20:44 PM »
I've always been a field duckhunter. I recently got invited to go duck this fall on some property on the local river. I went on cabelas to purchase a pair of chest waders and I'm kind of confused by the sizing chart. I wear a size 12 boot but I am a 6'1" fat boy with a 42" waist. can someone please show me the ways of the force and also recommend me a good brand that will keep me warm but not break the bank or leak 2 months later.

thanks
Alex
Hunting, Fishing and Living the Outdoors
Visit http://thebigdeer.com/

Online vandeman17

  • Non-Hunting Topics
  • Trade Count: (+6)
  • Old Salt
  • ******
  • Join Date: Jul 2007
  • Posts: 8803
  • Location: Wenatchee
Re: How do I pick waders?
« Reply #1 on: December 07, 2017, 12:33:27 PM »
Size 12 stout should work for you.
" I have hunted almost every day of my life, the rest have been wasted"

Offline Commando

  • Non-Hunting Topics
  • Trade Count: (0)
  • Longhunter
  • *****
  • Join Date: Jan 2013
  • Posts: 582
  • Location: Kitsap
Re: How do I pick waders?
« Reply #2 on: December 07, 2017, 04:59:16 PM »
Im the same size you are. I got the cabelas super mags a few years ago. Really warm and still going strong. Id recommend looking at them. Theyll be in he racks in cabelas try on a few different sizes to see what fits best. I got the same size boots as my everyday shoes and they work great

Offline h2ofowlr

  • CHOKED UP TIGHT
  • Washington For Wildlife
  • Trade Count: (+4)
  • Old Salt
  • ******
  • Join Date: Dec 2008
  • Posts: 8162
  • Location: In the "Blind"! Go Cougs!
Re: How do I pick waders?
« Reply #3 on: December 07, 2017, 05:45:33 PM »
Size 11 or 12 stout should work.  Some waders with boot run big.  If you get heavy insulation like 1500 gram, the boot will run more true to size, so a size 12 would be needed.
Cut em!
It's not the shells!  It's the shooter!

Offline jagermiester

  • Trade Count: (0)
  • Longhunter
  • *****
  • Join Date: Sep 2009
  • Posts: 661
  • Location: Burien
  • My family is my life
Re: How do I pick waders?
« Reply #4 on: December 07, 2017, 06:39:20 PM »
Get the most grams of thinsulate you can try them on and make sure the boots are loose. You want to be able to wear one pair of good wool socks pulled up over your long Johns and wader pants and still have blood flow to your feet. Hang them up in the off season someplace clean and dry. My waders last me for years.
« Last Edit: December 08, 2017, 08:27:16 AM by jagermiester »
Lead em if they're running.

Offline Duckslayer89

  • Political Topics
  • Trade Count: (+1)
  • Frontiersman
  • *****
  • Join Date: Oct 2014
  • Posts: 2947
  • Location: Orting
Re: How do I pick waders?
« Reply #5 on: December 07, 2017, 06:48:35 PM »
Do yourself a favor and buy whatever size boot wader then buy a pair of these. Wear with one pair of socks. Friends who have bought them thank me a lot.

Offline jagermiester

  • Trade Count: (0)
  • Longhunter
  • *****
  • Join Date: Sep 2009
  • Posts: 661
  • Location: Burien
  • My family is my life
Re: How do I pick waders?
« Reply #6 on: December 08, 2017, 08:26:08 AM »
What is it???
Lead em if they're running.

Offline Duckslayer89

  • Political Topics
  • Trade Count: (+1)
  • Frontiersman
  • *****
  • Join Date: Oct 2014
  • Posts: 2947
  • Location: Orting
Re: How do I pick waders?
« Reply #7 on: December 08, 2017, 10:36:08 AM »

Online vandeman17

  • Non-Hunting Topics
  • Trade Count: (+6)
  • Old Salt
  • ******
  • Join Date: Jul 2007
  • Posts: 8803
  • Location: Wenatchee
Re: How do I pick waders?
« Reply #8 on: December 08, 2017, 10:45:43 AM »
Whoops here ya go lol

https://www.amazon.com/XTRATUF-Sokket-Insulating-Removable-Liners/dp/B0002EEROE

Do you put them on your feet first then put your waders on? What about taking them off? Do they get stuck in the boots? My feet get cold easy so I am up for trying anything
" I have hunted almost every day of my life, the rest have been wasted"

Offline Duckslayer89

  • Political Topics
  • Trade Count: (+1)
  • Frontiersman
  • *****
  • Join Date: Oct 2014
  • Posts: 2947
  • Location: Orting
Re: How do I pick waders?
« Reply #9 on: December 08, 2017, 10:59:41 AM »
Whoops here ya go lol

https://www.amazon.com/XTRATUF-Sokket-Insulating-Removable-Liners/dp/B0002EEROE

Do you put them on your feet first then put your waders on? What about taking them off? Do they get stuck in the boots? My feet get cold easy so I am up for trying anything

No you just put them on your feet first and then put them in your  waders or rubber boots. They are made for XTRATUFF boots, the ones that everyone wears in Alaska and on deadliest catch. That's where I learned about them. They draw moisture from your socks and the outside of the bama sock will be wet and the inside bone dry. Also helps take up a little more room in your boot so they aren't sloppy loose. My one buddy called me and asked if I had any more "life tricks" after he tried them

Since waders and rubber boots don't breathe these are a necessity especially walking and sweating in your waders

Online vandeman17

  • Non-Hunting Topics
  • Trade Count: (+6)
  • Old Salt
  • ******
  • Join Date: Jul 2007
  • Posts: 8803
  • Location: Wenatchee
Re: How do I pick waders?
« Reply #10 on: December 08, 2017, 11:03:40 AM »
roger that. I am gonna order a pair and give them a whirl

" I have hunted almost every day of my life, the rest have been wasted"

Offline Duckslayer89

  • Political Topics
  • Trade Count: (+1)
  • Frontiersman
  • *****
  • Join Date: Oct 2014
  • Posts: 2947
  • Location: Orting
Re: How do I pick waders?
« Reply #11 on: December 08, 2017, 11:15:37 AM »
roger that. I am gonna order a pair and give them a whirl

Sweet man post a review on here. I'm surprised more guys don't know about them

Online vandeman17

  • Non-Hunting Topics
  • Trade Count: (+6)
  • Old Salt
  • ******
  • Join Date: Jul 2007
  • Posts: 8803
  • Location: Wenatchee
Re: How do I pick waders?
« Reply #12 on: December 08, 2017, 11:32:15 AM »
roger that. I am gonna order a pair and give them a whirl

Sweet man post a review on here. I'm surprised more guys don't know about them

Will do, they will be to my door on monday. Too bad I didn't order earlier in the week. Could have given them a go tomorrow
" I have hunted almost every day of my life, the rest have been wasted"

 

* Recent Topics

Big Kitty near Trout Lake by Magnum_Willys
[Today at 01:07:01 PM]


2018 HuntWA Christmas Gift Exchange by smdave
[Today at 01:06:45 PM]


2018 season...Boot leather and backpacks by BULLBLASTER
[Today at 01:06:06 PM]


Black powder question by AWS
[Today at 01:00:14 PM]


Any experience with Model 700AWR? by Timberdog
[Today at 12:43:04 PM]


Class 3 License? by Molon5labe
[Today at 12:23:01 PM]


20 acres outside Davenport $29,900 obo by TeacherMan
[Today at 12:18:36 PM]


Machias' 2018/2019 Season by boneaddict
[Today at 12:03:19 PM]


Curing single eggs by ASHQUACK
[Today at 11:57:11 AM]


NW Chapter Washington Waterfowl Association by Special T
[Today at 11:47:13 AM]


WTS: 300 WSM ammo Fusion and Corbon Olympia by Hunter21
[Today at 11:42:20 AM]


Suspended for Conservative and 2A Support? by Fl0und3rz
[Today at 11:41:58 AM]


raccoon by HighlandLofts
[Today at 11:38:34 AM]


GMU 638 deer archery by WapitiTalk1
[Today at 11:30:45 AM]


any water in the skagit valley yet? by jdw12885
[Today at 11:12:44 AM]


For sale browning xbolt 7mm with leupold vx3 4.5-14x50 scope $750 by mmullins
[Today at 11:09:48 AM]


Kodiak 2018 by wheels
[Today at 11:09:36 AM]


"Coy" by DOUBLELUNG
[Today at 10:22:46 AM]


Wild Food (not exactly Wild Game) by DeerThug
[Today at 10:15:53 AM]


What's a good day? by pashok23
[Today at 10:12:50 AM]