I've traditionally used hip waders with the rubber boot feet built in...like these. A lot of the places I fish are easy wading with mud or pebble/gravel bottoms. But as I've expanded my horizons, I'm finding these are easy on the wallet, but no so easy on the ankles.
So I'm curious; any recommendation on a good pair of wading boots? I think I know which waders I want to get, but there are so many different boot options, I'd love to get a few good opinions. With that, I guess I should also be considering rubber bottom boots...not because I necessarily believe felt is a major cause of the spread of invasives...but because I don't want a future state legislation to make my wading boots obsolete. Would welcome any suggestions in the comments section below.
Stop the Presses....late addition to post!
Ironically...or maybe concidentally...(I'm never sure)...this post was written and set to auto-post tomorrow (today) when I happened to notice a new post pop up in my blogroll by Owl Jones...and no, I don't want Asparagus or Raspberry flavored boots; so don't go there. However banana might be an option. Little scary our minds were somewhat on the same wavelength tonight. May need to recalibrate that antenna.