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Wader Talk

Postby DuckMendenhall » Mon Dec 02, 2013 3:10 pm

I am in the market for some hip or waist high waders, my Orvis waders finally gave out on me after 10 years. I am leaning towards waist high. I was looking at the Dry Plus Breathable from Cabela's. I would go with good ole rubber boots, but our water level is creeping about 20" right now.

Any feedback from users?
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Re: Wader Talk

Postby Mojo281 » Mon Dec 02, 2013 5:00 pm

I'm kinda a fan of hip waders myself...

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Re: Wader Talk

Postby Duck_Happy » Mon Dec 02, 2013 7:53 pm

Dont know what your selling mojo but ill buy it
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Re: Wader Talk

Postby waterfowler0013 » Mon Dec 02, 2013 9:10 pm

I have the cabelas dry plus breathable and love them, mine are convertible from chest to waist high.
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Re: Wader Talk

Postby SAHunter1983 » Mon Dec 02, 2013 9:44 pm

Sex sells Taj... Sex sells...

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Re: Wader Talk

Postby DuckMendenhall » Tue Dec 03, 2013 8:19 am

Mojo281 wrote:I'm kinda a fan of hip waders myself...

hip waders.jpg


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Re: Wader Talk

Postby Mugzwump » Tue Dec 03, 2013 8:32 am

I'm looking at Cabelas Supermag 1600's. I've heard mixed reviews on Cabelas waders though, something about boots splitting. Seems like they have the best warranty either way.

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Re: Wader Talk

Postby Pintail-Peeler » Tue Dec 03, 2013 8:56 am

I've had my Cabelas waders for close to 5 years now and have never had a problem. I bought some from Gander once and I walked into a pretty good stick under the water and I had an icy leg that day. never had any problems with the cabelas one and its pretty durable. That's my 2 cents. :biggrin:
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Re: Wader Talk

Postby MarkM » Tue Dec 03, 2013 10:03 am

Mugzwump wrote:I'm looking at Cabelas Supermag 1600's. I've heard mixed reviews on Cabelas waders though, something about boots splitting. Seems like they have the best warranty either way.

Mugz

The waders with the best warranty are from a company called USIA. I don't own a pair, yet, but I will after this season I think. Made in the USA as well.
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Re: Wader Talk

Postby CCducker » Wed Dec 04, 2013 8:21 am

Check out Lacrosse' waist waders I have heard good things as far as durability is concerned.
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Re: Wader Talk

Postby Pouledeau » Wed Dec 04, 2013 9:13 am

... my name is Pouledeau ... and I personally approve of this thread.
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Re: Wader Talk

Postby DuckMendenhall » Wed Dec 04, 2013 9:33 am

CCducker wrote:Check out Lacrosse' waist waders I have heard good things as far as durability is concerned.



Gander had some for $209...that is yet another brand I will consider...
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Re: Wader Talk

Postby DuckMendenhall » Wed Dec 04, 2013 9:34 am

Pouledeau wrote:... my name is Pouledeau ... and I personally approve of this thread.



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Re: Wader Talk

Postby CCducker » Wed Dec 04, 2013 10:59 am

Pouledeau wrote:... my name is Pouledeau ... and I personally approve of this thread.



I approve of her.... :eek:
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Re: Wader Talk

Postby Pintail-Peeler » Wed Dec 04, 2013 11:04 am

Pouledeau wrote:... my name is Pouledeau ... and I personally approve of this thread.


Spot the fishing pole.....

I bet you cant find it for at least 5 minutes.
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Re: Wader Talk

Postby Pouledeau » Wed Dec 04, 2013 2:31 pm

Pintail-Peeler wrote:
Pouledeau wrote:... my name is Pouledeau ... and I personally approve of this thread.


Spot the fishing pole.....

I bet you cant find it for at least 5 minutes.


I'm actually offended that they made her pose with that fishing pole. That's a duck hole all the way. Who uses an egg beater that big when there's that much vegetation in the water ... ?!?!?! :no:
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Re: Wader Talk

Postby MarkM » Wed Dec 04, 2013 2:48 pm

Pouledeau wrote:
Pintail-Peeler wrote:
Pouledeau wrote:... my name is Pouledeau ... and I personally approve of this thread.


Spot the fishing pole.....

I bet you cant find it for at least 5 minutes.


I'm actually offended that they made her pose with that fishing pole. That's a duck hole all the way. Who uses an egg beater that big when there's that much vegetation in the water ... ?!?!?! :no:

Fishing Pole? Duck Hole? I don't see any of that. Now I would like to introduce my fishing pole to her duck hole, but that is a different subject...
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Re: Wader Talk

Postby Pintail-Peeler » Wed Dec 04, 2013 3:15 pm

MarkM wrote:
Pouledeau wrote:
Pintail-Peeler wrote:
Pouledeau wrote:... my name is Pouledeau ... and I personally approve of this thread.


Spot the fishing pole.....

I bet you cant find it for at least 5 minutes.


I'm actually offended that they made her pose with that fishing pole. That's a duck hole all the way. Who uses an egg beater that big when there's that much vegetation in the water ... ?!?!?! :no:

Fishing Pole? Duck Hole? I don't see any of that. Now I would like to introduce my fishing pole to her duck hole, but that is a different subject...


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Re: Wader Talk

Postby TexasGreenHead » Wed Dec 04, 2013 8:45 pm

Just ordered two pairs from Cabelas this week. They had some awesome deals on Cyber Monday (50% off on lots of pairs). I had a pair of the original Cabelas Brush Busters 15+ years ago, but went with several different Brands for the last 10 years. This years pair already leaking after 10 hunts. Like the Cabelas lifetime warranty against defects. We'll see.
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Re: Wader Talk

Postby Mugzwump » Fri Dec 06, 2013 11:55 pm

TexasGreenHead wrote:Just ordered two pairs from Cabelas this week. They had some awesome deals on Cyber Monday (50% off on lots of pairs). I had a pair of the original Cabelas Brush Busters 15+ years ago, but went with several different Brands for the last 10 years. This years pair already leaking after 10 hunts. Like the Cabelas lifetime warranty against defects. We'll see.


This is what I've been hearing. I'm afraid I hunt too hard for Cableas waders.

I've been using a 3.5mm neoprene pair from Cdn Tire for the last 3 years.. cost me $100. I've marine gooped them once this year along all the seams, due to some minor leaks. Otherwise they've held. That's less than $34 a year. I might stretch them another.

My buddy has the same pair and they've held the same. Some cheap stuff form China I'm sure, but they've held up. Warm up top but the boots are terrible.

I'm super apprehensive about waders. If the good ones leak, and the bad ones leak... I might as well buy the bad ones and goop 'em.

I'm interested in the 1600's from Cabelas on account of the warmth, but if they leak then whats the point?

Up here we have boot made by a company called Acton. They've been at it for years.

For the OP's question,
if you're not interested in warmth, going for waist high... the Acton boots are indestructible. As terribly comfortable as your average rubber boot.

My Acton hip waders have lasted over 15 years with no leaks.

My chest waders are some iExplore junk.

This thread needs more girls fishing.

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Re: Wader Talk

Postby Blackfoot Inc » Wed Dec 11, 2013 5:45 pm

Wow...need a cold shower a can of Cope after viewing this tread.

It's my first season hunting with Cabellas waders (1600 SuperMags) I'm not impressed, inseam is to short, no built in shell holder, no wadding belt, and the most frustrating thing is the shoulder straps continually slide down. Great warrantee tho.
I would recommend Hodgman 1200 DuraMag's, awesome wader, if only they still made a tall version.
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Re: Wader Talk

Postby Mugzwump » Wed Dec 11, 2013 9:44 pm

Blackfoot Inc wrote:Wow...need a cold shower a can of Cope after viewing this tread.

It's my first season hunting with Cabellas waders (1600 SuperMags) I'm not impressed, inseam is to short, no built in shell holder, no wadding belt, and the most frustrating thing is the shoulder straps continually slide down. Great warrantee tho.
I would recommend Hodgman 1200 DuraMag's, awesome wader, if only they still made a tall version.


How are they for warmth? I'm not too interested in shell holders or pockets as I wear a heavy coat over my waders, so anything under that is virtually unreachable. I also wont wade more than hip deep, if I bail in the temps I hunt in, it's straight home for sure.

I've my eye on the supermags as they advertise them as the warmest on the market.

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Re: Wader Talk

Postby Blackfoot Inc » Thu Dec 12, 2013 8:47 pm

Yes, they're warm. Hasn't been above freezing here for over a week. So far very durable to, I've put mine through some pretty serious conditions.
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Re: Wader Talk

Postby Blackfoot Inc » Thu Dec 12, 2013 8:54 pm

One other thing the boots run big, I wear a 11 1/2 so I ordered size 12, feels more like a 13.
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Re: Wader Talk

Postby The_Real_TCIII » Thu Dec 12, 2013 9:18 pm

I ordered a pair last night supermag 1600, can't wait to try them out in he late season
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