Encounter Wading Jacket

Stow this packable rain jacket in your pack for unexpected showers.


  • Lightweight, packable, breathable, and waterproof
  • 100% nylon
  • Large single patch pocket for fly boxes
  • Elastic cuffs with easy adjuster
  • Waist drawcord
  • Packs easily into a vest or pack
  • Two-tone sage
  • Washable


  • S(34-36), M(38-40), L(42-44), XL(46-48), XXL(50-52), XXXL(54-56)

Take on unexpected weather with confidence. Easily packable and designed to keep you dry so you can keep fishing, the Encounter Wading Jacket is the one item you shouldn't leave home without. Imported.


Overall: Show Rating Distribution 4.6 / 5 based on 67 reviews


63 of 67 reviewers would recommend this product to a friend.

  • 5/5

    Awesome Jacket - 6/22/2015
    By: from Vernon, CT

    I purchased this jacket last month, it came just in time. I was caught in a freak rain storm a threw it on. Kept me dry, fit is perfect and drys quick with a few shakes. It packs really well. Once the rain stopped I folded it up and put it back in the large pocket on my Ovis sling pack.

  • 4/5

    Solid product - 6/11/2015

    Good light weight jacket. Not tried yet in a downpour but worked well in slow rain. Would buy again. Good value for the price.

  • 4/5

    Nice little rain jacket - 6/2/2015

    I was worried that the jacket would be too hot during the summer, but it was nice and light to wear! The material states it is breathable, but i haven't had time to test how breathable it is. My only drawback is that this jacket does not have many pockets.

  • 5/5

    awesome jacket - 5/27/2015
    By: from great falls, MT

    Just used this jacket last weekend in an all day downpour. Worked flawless. Didn't get wet at all! Impressed by the weight and packability. Looks great off the river also. Love the jacket!

  • 5/5

    Great Jacket - 5/12/2015
    By: from East Yorkshire

    Lightweight and feels robust and well made. Packs away small enough to be no hinderance. Just what I neded for the occasional downpour or a light wind proof layer. Two of my pals have bought the same after seeing it and they are just as impressed. Good value too when you compare it to other brands.

  • 5/5

    High Quality and Good Value for Money - 5/7/2015

    High quality, light weight, very comfortable jacket. Perfect for wet and windy fly fishing conditions. Good sized pocket for fly box etc. Smart overall appearance. Order was delivered within 24 hours.

  • 5/5

    Very light and nice jacket - 4/21/2015
    By: from East Sussex
    Top 1000 Contributor

    Bought this wading jacket from uttings, light, comfortable, great jacket for late spring and early summer months, will recommend for people's who like traveling. This jacket definitely best purchase for active fisherman's.

  • 5/5

    Very good Jacket - 4/15/2015

    Great jacket, It does pack very easily but I used this jacket the first time out fishing It kept me dry as advertised. Very light and breathable. It doesn't have a Goretex liner but it definitely keeps you dry.

  • 5/5

    Awesome jacket - 4/8/2015
    By: from Rapid City, SD

    Color is great and it kept me dry during a hard rain. Can't wait to fish in the rain again!

  • 5/5

    Perfect Solution - 3/25/2015
    By: from Nashville, TN

    I wanted a 100% waterproof, ultra light weight jacket for use during my work travels as well as for on the river... This product answered both of my desires perfectly. The ability to stuff it into my fishing vest or briefcase without taking up valuable space is paramount... Great jacket

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Care Instructions

Care Instructions for Wading Jackets

Machine wash cold. Use powdered detergent or detergent specifically made for waterproof breathable fabrics. Do not use fabric softener. Tumble dry low or air dry. Do not dry clean. Do not iron.

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