|Picked by the Fly Fisherman editorial staff as one of the best new products for 2014.|
|Winner of a 2013 Field & Stream Best of the Best Award, as chosen by the editorial staff.|
Overall: 4.8 / 5 based on 86 reviews
85 of 86 reviewers would recommend this product to a friend.
New women's waders are great! -
By: fishingklu from San Francisco, CA
Dear Orvis, Thanks so much for taking care of us women fly fishers. It is so difficult to get a good fit with waders, and you have hit it out of the ballpark with this model. The fit is great for those of us a little more robust, and I am looking forward to wearing these new waders next week in Montana.
Finally, a fit -
By: tallulah51 from Minneapolis, MN
after ordering many different manufacturers and size options, even those that claim they have every women's figure figured out, I found the 'almost perfect' fit with Orvis Sonic. While I am usually a medium I found the small tall to be a better match all around. Most mediums were too big on top. I fish almost every weekend. Ease of movement without the bulk is key for me. While I would have loved a chest hand warmer I'll do without. After a year of frustration because most shops do not inventory women's waders, the 'fit' not the extras are what matter in the end. These are well made and I appreciate the value. Well priced.
Booties finally fit -
Love the way the waders are built for a womans figure. The booties also fit great.
Well made, check sizing if you petite -
By: Aussiegal from Australia
I have not had a chance to test the waders yet but there is no doubt these are extremely well made. Sizing - I am 5'3" and 125lbs, size 8 womens shoe, inseam 29.5". I ordered a small petite. The sizing was chosen both on the size chart and with the help of the LiveChat. Minor quibbles: the neoprene bootie is both too wide and a bit too short making it bunch a bit in the shoe and also pull on the top of the big toe. I am at the upper limit of what is recommended for this size (size 8 womens). I am hoping that my toes don't get sore! I have a very wide foot so thought that it would not be possible for the bootie to be too wide. Inseam length seems quite short - I made a point of checking the leg length with the LiveChat representative as I was very concerned that I wouldn't be able to bend and kneel comfortably and was assured that "we don't expect you to stand still". I wanted to check the actual garment inseam length to check that there was enough length there but the LiveChat representative didn't have that information. Now that the waders have arrived I regret getting the petite as they are definitely too short and I won't be able to actually hike or climb stairs in them. I am worried about kneeling down too. Unfortunately it will be pricey to send them back as I am in Australia and shipping is extremely costly. This makes them a bit of an expensive purchase for me given they are not really as fit for purpose as I thought (hiking, kneeling, climbing stairs and over logs). I guess this is one of the problems with buying on the internet. Sizing is tricky, and ymmv. The length of the bib is actually a bit short too, and the bib doesn't reach up above the height of my bust. All that being said, I have worn them around the house and they are very breathable and undoubtedly very well made. I think with correct sizing they are a great purchase and product.
Love these waders more than husband -
By: Fishon106 from Raleigh, NC
These waders I'm so in love with. Fits my curves and 5'2" height. Got the large Petite size. So comfortable. Buy these waders
Awesome Waders -
By: FlyFan44 from Richmond VA
They work! Comfortable and warm! Love the convertible feature when hot flashes hit. Buy them - You will love them!
Solid set of waders -
By: Ithaca from Plano, TX
This is my first pair of waders, so I don't have much to compare them with. I've done both spring and winter fishing in them, and they breathe well. I've been happy with the fit; I'm petite, so I really appreciate the range of sizes these waders are available in. This was a solid purchase -and much thanks to the guys in Plano, Texas!
excellent waders -
By: kervin from Memphis, TN
I've had waders of less quality for higher price. Very pleased.
waders as good as men's -
great to have one for us ladies without having to settle for a man's and I am usually a 2xP and this fit well..in fact seemed to give a little by end of day no issue getting off and on. not sure they need the waste belt.. more like my hips and with the carry bag can go light without a backpack.. wonderful
Perfect for woman. -
By: bbdurepos from New Brunswick Canada
This is the best waders that any woman should have. Why I was wearing ugly, bulky man's waders? They fit just right, the measures are good, except for the waist (my waist is 4 inch bigger than the chart) I ordered the size that I taught, according to the rest of the measurement. Of course I was afraid that it would be to tight on my waist line, but no, THEY FIT PERFECT. It took a while to receive them, so do not wait this summer to order. I FEEL SEXY IN THOSE WADERS, BELEIVE IT OR NOT. Can't wait to go fishing!
|Wader Sizing Chart: Women's Silver Sonic Sizes|