The rugged Men's PRO Approach Shoes take you from wet wading to boating to hiking in comfort.

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  • Versatile wet wading, hiking, and boat shoe
  • Lightweight seamless PU cage construction
  • Integrated, breathable Ariaprene sock prevents debris from entering
  • Non-marking version of the Michelin Outdoor Extreme rubber outsole
  • 43% better wet rubber traction and 25% higher abrasion resistance than the competition
  • Removable 3D molded OrthoLite insole
  • Single density phylon midsole
  • Integrated lace hood allows laces to easily tuck away

The Story

Hiking, boating, wet wading, flats—the possibilities are endless in the remarkable Men's PRO Approach Shoe. Versatility is an understatement for this incredibly lightweight, quick-drying, yet rugged multi-purpose shoe. The strength and reduced weight come from seamless PU cage technology that provides superior drainage, as well as durability. An integrated Ariaprene® sock prevents debris from entering the shoe while providing excellent ankle support and breathability. Continuing the innovative PRO footwear story is a the Michelin® Outdoor Extreme rubber outsole that provides 43% better wet rubber traction and 25% higher abrasion resistance than the competition. Removable 3D molded OrthoLite® insole rests on a single density phylon midsole for all-day comfort and enhanced "river feel." Integrated lace hood allows laces to easily tuck away.

Polyester/polyurethane upper. EVA midsole. Nylon face/Ariaprene inner sock. Rubber outsole. Imported.

Men's sizes 7-14. Weighs 23 oz.

Rated 5 out of 5 by from Light and quick If you need to throw something on your feet and go these are perfect!
Date published: 2021-03-31
Rated 2 out of 5 by from Hard to get on/support & cushion not good. Great idea, but for the older generation, the shoe can be hard to get on. In addition, the cushion and support seems less than that of a good jogging shoe.
Date published: 2021-03-29
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Perfect Back Country Shoe My wife and I both purchased a pair of these shoes for our high-mountain, back-country trips. We love hiking to remote locations but doing so with bulky, heavy wadders/boots isn't ideal. These shoes combined with a good pair of neoprene socks are perfect for hiking. They are light and super durable. They dry and drain quicker than other wet wadding options I have used in the past which is ideal for the hike back after fishing. The best part is their traction while in the water. Having soles designed for traction when wet makes a world of difference!
Date published: 2021-02-26
Rated 3 out of 5 by from Heel Destroyer So disappointed in this product. Rubs my heels completely raw. Not a huge deal, as I've started just putting a large band aid on my heels to fix the problem. Other than that, comfort is great, traction is great, and it's everything I could want in a wet wading boot. However, for this price, I shouldn't have bleeding heels.
Date published: 2020-10-05
Rated 5 out of 5 by from A great wading shoe! This was my first purchase of a wet-dry shoe, so I was not sure what to expect. Quality of construction and materials seems first rate. The integrated sock has prevented sand and gravel from entering during several trials. The shoe itself is very sturdy and the sole provides excellent traction moving into and out of the water. Highly recommended!
Date published: 2020-09-12
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Very good, so we will be back the simplicity in this wading boot is extraordinary
Date published: 2020-09-03
Rated 5 out of 5 by from It's About Time Best wet wading shoes ever. If you are heavy, I would maybe look for something else and with more support. The shoes are made to compress around your ankles tightly given the ideal bodyweight for your shoe size. It would be hard to get them on if your ankles are the same width as your calf. In addition, I'd recommend an 0.5 NPS sock. It will protect from any chafing and makes it perfect for soothing all day in 52-67 degree water with the summer sun. If you want to not wear a very thin neoprene sock, then maybe go for a water sandal as these most likely will cause you to blister. Besides that they are the best solution I've found fishing the Sierras from April to Sept, especially if you like hiking and small headwaters.
Date published: 2020-08-22
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Start light, stay light Light, comfy, surprising amount of support and toe protection. Michelin rubber is great so far. I do take on some sand and small gravel, but I have skinny ankles. I feel more like Usain Bolt, less like Frankenstein.
Date published: 2020-08-20
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