The Clearwater Bootfoot is a budget-friendly fly-fishing wader with impressive features.

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  • Best value felt-soled bootfoot wader
  • Modern fit to eliminate traditional wader bulk
  • Opposing side-release buckles allow for waist-high conversion
  • External storage pocket with stretch panel
  • Kangaroo-style handwarmer pocket
  • Belt included

The Story

The Clearwater Bootfoot fly-fishing wader is a terrific value felt-soled option in an updated modern fit to eliminate traditional bulk. Four-layer waterproof breathable nylon fabric is light yet durable, with a 30K Waterproofness / 8K Breathability rating. Opposing side-release buckles allow for waist-high conversion on warm days. External storage pocket with stretch panel for small items and fly boxes, plus a kangaroo-style handwarmer pocket on the front chest. Low-profile seam construction and low-profile belt loops with 1½" webbing belt included. Hook and loop patch on interior pocket to attach Orvis waterproof pocket (8G3H sold separately). In stone.

Nylon shell/ polyurethane membrane/nylon tricot liner. Hand wash. Imported.

Rated 5 out of 5 by from Light and durable and compartments Light durable and extremely comfortable. Wish I had purchased them way sooner. Below is the first trout caught wearing my new Orvis waders.
Date published: 2020-10-10
Rated 2 out of 5 by from Wear them few times they are leaking betwen leg I always bought orvis boot and wader, the last pair isn't what I was expecting from orvis product. They are leaking in the seizure betwen the legs...
Date published: 2020-07-09
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Good so far I'm loving these waders....they are comfortable and dry very fast. The build quality seems very good and no leaks after 3 times out in both saltwater surf and bay wading trips. The jury is out from a durability perspective thus I can't go 5 stars. I'm 5'11"/185lbs shoe size is 11 and I purchased the size 11/large which fit very well. The fit is closer to the body unlike most other manufactures at this price point. The other companies have a balloony fit which I do not like.
Date published: 2020-06-22
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Well built I bought these waders for surf fishing & really like them.The boot was surprisingly comfortable & true to size.
Date published: 2020-06-17
Rated 1 out of 5 by from shredding felt, leak 40 years orvis fishing. salt water cape cod. worst orvis wader every purchased. leaked first time, not most major issue. felt on boot bottom shredded walking less than 50 yards on blacktop. boots also little too high, abraised shin.
Date published: 2020-06-10
Rated 4 out of 5 by from larger sized boots & longer legs The waders are fine indeed, however we larger folks need a larger number of boot sizes, and certainly longer legs. Availability of non-felt soles in this day and age is also needed, along with the felt ones.
Date published: 2020-05-05
Rated 3 out of 5 by from Felt soles Felt soles can't be used in streams in Vermont I would regular lug soles and use corkers
Date published: 2020-04-30
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Vibrant Soles ? This wader has been outstanding for four years of rough winter/steelhead use in upstate New York. Very comfortable to wear and the boot feet are solid protection against the cold conditions. Very happy with this product. I now need to order a back up pair as I know the hard use will catch up...but, I do not see this wader available with the hard (vibram ?) soles which are a necessity (for me) as the felt bottoms accumulate snow. Hopefully Orvis will bring back the other version.
Date published: 2020-03-11
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