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Waist waders

2007/3/2 23:51
From Scranton, Pa
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I just picked a pair up from LLBean. I am tired of wading with hippers in fairly low waters and getting a leg wet. Will post a review after a few outings with them.

Posted on: 2007/3/26 15:46

Re: Waist waders

2006/9/10 21:53
From Greensburg, PA
Posts: 418
I always wanted waist highs, but the last pair of chest waders I bought had outside belt loops and easily converted to waist high from chest high. I always hated hip boots.

Posted on: 2007/3/26 16:19

Re: Waist waders
2006/9/9 9:29
From Monessen, PA
Posts: 2451
Ironically, there are times there is nothing less pleasing than a wet crotch.

Posted on: 2007/3/26 16:30
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Re: Waist waders

2006/9/28 14:40
From Philadelphia
Posts: 11
LOL 'Gambler

I switched to waist highs for this season. Hippers always seemed keep me out of reach of where I wanted to be, and I've reached an age where there are places I no longer should try to go.

Waist highs are the answer.

Posted on: 2007/3/27 12:12

Re: Waist waders

2006/9/23 16:42
Posts: 0
i have the llbean waist highs they are great and very very durable for $100.....ive hiked in them been on my hands and knees crawing in around little streams with them and i have yet put a hole in them. Great stuff!!! good luck with your pair im sure you will be pleased....tweek

Posted on: 2007/4/2 12:03

Re: Waist waders

2007/2/25 0:19
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Geno may be reading this board, lets keep it family friendly, looks like even a moderator can need moderatin'!


Posted on: 2007/4/29 1:07

Re: Waist waders

2007/4/27 4:16
Posts: 1
I have have a pair of Hodgeman waist high "Wadelites". They are probably my favorite pair of waders. I tossed out the hippers myself when i was about 16...hehe. I'm sure you'll find them very versatile. I use them more than my Simms chest waders and i paid a heck of a lot more for them. They're especially nice once the weather gets a little warmer. Happy fishing.

Posted on: 2007/4/30 4:29
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Re: Waist waders

2006/9/9 8:53
From York
Posts: 79
I got waist waders last year for the same reasons coughlin mentioned--I really like them. Still like my hip boots for the small brookie streams though. But if I get back into long hikes, the light weight waist highs will pack away real well.

Posted on: 2007/4/30 21:33

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