Gokey® Snakeproof Boots

Our snake proof leather boots have a classic upland hunting style. Made in USA.

Details

These snakeproof leather boots come in a lighter-weight Cordura® model or an all-leather custom model, both with easy-entry full-length zippers in back. Proven snakeproof with over 100 strikes on a single pair. The 17" Zip-Back Lightweight version is just as fang-proof as the original, with an upper of the same ballistic cloth used in many bulletproof vests. Cinch straps at the top and the ankle for fully adjustable comfort and support. Snake proof leather boots are brown with green ballistic cloth uppers. Made in USA.
Light cordura zip-back boots sizes: 8-12½, 13. D, E widths.
All-leather non-zip-back boots sizes: 8-12½, 13. D, E widths.

Gokey® Leather Conditioner Keep your leather soft and supple with this specially formulated conditioner exclusively from Orvis. Simply moisten a soft cloth with this cream and rub onto leather—glazed or matte finish—to prevent drying and cracking, then buff to a lustrous glow. Restores old leather as well. Not for use on suede. 8 oz. USA.

Reviews

Overall: 4.7/5 starsShow Rating Distribution 4.7 / 5 based on 14 reviews

5 stars 5-star:
11
4 stars 4-star:
2
3 stars 3-star:
1
2 stars 2-star:
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1 star 1-star:
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13 of 14 reviewers would recommend this product to a friend.

  • 5/5 stars 5/5

    Great boots - 1/15/2014
    By: from Minneapolis, Minnesota

    Love these boots - just what boots should look like. I still have a pair from 30 years ago. Great in the snow, handsome to wear in town, and a warm pair of socks is all that is needed for Minneapolis.

  • 3/5 stars 3/5

    poor purchase - 1/15/2014
    By:

    The back zippered boot was impossible to get on....I returned. note: it was ordered in my normal size.

  • 5/5 stars 5/5

    Great boots - 1/28/2013
    By:

    I have these boots for myself, so I ordered a pair for my husband. They are great boots, durable, and perfect for walking in the woods hunting. They do run narrow, so I had to send these back for a wider pair. Those came in and are just right.

  • 5/5 stars 5/5

    A Great Gift - 1/1/2013
    By: from Vancouver Island, Canada.

    Seldom does a product live up to its hype. These boots do. When I was in college in the United States my good brother asked me what I would like for my birthday. I said a pair of Gokey snake proof boots since I collected snakes. As foreign students we were short on cash so he said he would pay for one boot if I paid for the other. I paid for the left he paid for the right. I still have the boots which have remained in good condition.

  • 5/5 stars 5/5

    GREAT BOOT, JUST GET LARGER SIZE! - 12/14/2012
    By:

    I first ordered these boots after seeing a buddy of mine wearing his that he bought in the 80's. So I ordered a pair thinking they would be great as well. I normally wear a 10.5 boot with a normal width. So just to be on the safe side I ordered a 11 with a normal width. The boot itself is made from great material. However, it was waaaay to narrow! I couldn't even get my foot all the way in to the boot because it has a VERY narrow neck at the point where the zipper ends at the base of the boot. So be wary of this. I returned the boots without a problem and ordered a 11.5 E and love them! my foot easily fits into the boot, and is properly snug with the right pair of socks. I use them for hunting and riding the trails with my horses. I would recommend them to anyone, but be sure to get a wider size than normal!

  • 4/5 stars 4/5

    Comfortable and Functional Boots oddly cut - 3/14/2012
    By: from Virginia

    These are excellent boots. The quality of the leather is unrivaled and they are well made. They are attractive and functional. I was amazed how well they fit, they are cut with wide toes which makes them very comfortable. The only thing I would question about these boots is the cut. The top of the high snakeproof boots are cut twice as large as my calf and I have rather large calves. It seems unnecessary, somewhat bulky, impractical, and not particularly attractive. I went with the Sandanona Pull-On Boots instead and I feel less awkward if I wear them on my way in or out of town.

  • 5/5 stars 5/5

    Gnarly Boots - 3/6/2012
    By: from gnarlyville
    Top 1000 Contributor

    These boots are gnarly dude - I'm using them when riding my Triumph gnarly dudes!!

  • 4/5 stars 4/5

    Hard to get correct fit - 7/19/2011
    By: from Texas

    I ordered a pair of 12 D's and they are way small. Took them to the local Orivis store who ordered a 12 EE, better, but still way small....narrow and too short. We even put my foot in a measuring machine and it came back 11 1/2 medium. I wear a 12D in everything else so the message is order a whole size larger than you think you wear. Boot is nice looking and you don't have to wait six months to get them like with Russell. My only complaint is having to send boots back and forth for correct fit.

  • 5/5 stars 5/5

    Lightweight - Great Quality - 2/25/2011
    By: from Tipton, MO 65081
    Staff

    This pair of boots where ordered for a family member as a gift and they where so happy with them.

  • 5/5 stars 5/5

    Great Boot - 9/6/2010
    By: from Texas

    My brothers feet were better suited to inherit my fathers Gokeys from the early sixties which were used both as hunting and motorcycle boots. I'm sorry they are not mine because they are finally broken in. There was no need to justify spending the money on my own pair as they will still be around in one hundred years, so they are really quite a bargain. They are a bear to break in, and I hope to accomplish this within the next decade but they have already saved me from a prairie rattler bite this summer. I was dove hunting and stepped on the rattler going after a downed bird. Only after I was firmly planted on it did it start buzzing. I did not react calmly and as I jumped off it struck my ankle. Not having my gun with me I was able to dispatch the snake by stomping it to death with my Gokeys.

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  • Light cordura zip-back boots $495.00
  • All-leather non-zip back boots $495.00
  • Gokey® Leather Conditioner $6.00
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