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Description

The Frogg Toggs Hellbender Felt Sole Wading Shoe features a PVC and mesh upper with hard rubber toe and heel caps for tough and durable protection. The Hellbender sports a extra thick PU foam midsole for maximum comfort on the stream. The replaceable, full felt sole and heel aid in traction on slick rocks and stream beds. Heavy-duty, riveted speed laces and locking upper lace clips makes for an easy in and out and when combined with the heavily padded tongue and ankle collar provide excellent foot stability. The Hellbender is an ultralight wading shoe that will prove to be comfortable, even after a long day on your favorite water.

The Hellbender Felt Sole Wading Shoe is green and silver in color and has black felt soles. Imported.

Reviews
Review Summary
4.2
(18 Reviews)
of customers would recommend this product.88%
Reviewer Profile:   Casual/ Recreational (8), Avid Fisher (5)
Pros
Good Footing (15)
Tough Material (12)
Easy To Take On And Off (11)
Dries Quickly (8)
Breathable (7)
Cons
Best Uses
Fly Fishing (13)
Freshwater Fishing (8)
Cold Water (3)

Customer Reviews
Crusty
Warren,PA
 Great Boots
Pros: Price/Quality
Cons: laces to short
Comments: This is my 2nd pair of Frogg Togg boots. 1st pair is in great shape and 5 yrs. old. Order 1 size larger than you need to make room for warmer socks. The shoe laces are too short and broke quick. Frogg Togg's boot's and hellbender waders are top quality and great on the pocket book.
Sue
Blacksburg, VA
 Good boot but shoddy rivets
Pros: Nylon construction is good
Cons: Eyelets pulled out
Comments: I bought these boots for my husband. The sizing seemed to be off, we had to return the first pair and got another 2 sizes bigger than normal. However, return policy was easy and we got the replacements quickly. He was initially pleased with them, but when he went to lace them up the rivets for the loops pulled out of the material. You could see each rivet thickness and length was insufficient to crimp the eyelet securely in place. It did not take much strength when tightening the laces to pull them out of the material. He ended up re-riveting all the loops securely. It is a pity that the overall quality of the boot was marred by faulty finishing work of the eyelets.
Derik
Pennsylvania
 Good boot
Pros: Comfortable, Lightweight
Comments: I like these boots a lot. Do well on slippery PA streams without any studs. Also comfortable to wear. Not real stiff like my old cabelas brand were. Only thing I had to do was buy longer laces. The ones that were with them were too short. Easy fix.
ytowner
youngstown, OH
 great boots seem to be durable
Pros: Good Footing
Best Uses: Freshwater Fishing, Fly Fishing
Comments: boots seem to be true to size buy a size bigger than your normal shoe size
Alabama Trout'er
Birmingham, AL
 Great boot so far
Pros: Tough Material, Good Footing
Cons: Took While To Dry
Best Uses: Fly Fishing
Comments: I've only tested these once - here on a rainbow trout stream in cold, cold water. The boot performed well, and footing/slip avoidance on our slippery rocks did it's job. The only con I had, is my own fault, as I didn't wear warm enough socks under my neoprene. Took a while to dry, but that doesn't bother me.
Donnie
Ontario, Canada
Best Bang for the Buck
Pros: Tough Material, Breathable, Easy To Take On And Off, Good Footing, Dries Quickly
Best Uses: Freshwater Fishing, Fly Fishing
Comments: My first pair of wading shoes were hand-me-downs so I don't have much to compare to. I'm a size 10W shoe and decided to gamble on a size 11. I figured the stockings are like thick socks so the extra room would work. While the fit is slightly on the larger size, it isn't noticeable and frankly speaking I'd rather have a tiny bit more room than have them too snug. Getting in and out is a breeze, lots of neck?? room to slide into. The only downside is that the top of tongue is fairly thick and the elastic portion of the gravel guards was really tight. In all fairness I am getting larger waders so this may be a non-issue, but they are a little thick up top. If the laces went higher up or were longer I suppose one could wrap them around and compress the tongue a little, but really it's a petty thing. These are sturdy and reasonably lightweight. Over-all I think these are fantastic mid-level boots and more than enough for a casual fisherman.
Jeff
Southeastern PA
 Great Product
Pros: Tough Material, Good Footing, Easy To Take On And Off
Cons: Takes A Long Time To Dry
Best Uses: Fly Fishing, Freshwater Fishing
Comments: These boots are great. They are true to size, are well constructed and offer superior footing.
Steelhead Hooker
Port Angeles WA
 Sturdy Wading Shoes
Pros: Tough Material, Dries Quickly, Good Footing
Comments: I have used them for Steelhead fishing in the NorthWest rivers. They had great traction on river rocks , although they don't have the rubber grip areas the pics show. They aren't as roomy in the toe box area as my same size Caddis wading shoes. A size and a half bigger than my normal shoes was barely enough.
hookster15
hobart,In
Professional Angler
 very nice
Pros: Tough Material, Easy To Take On And Off, Dries Quickly, Good Footing
Comments: I now have 2 pairs
Ferg the Trout Hunte
Seattle, WA
 Love them! Love them!
Pros: Breathable, Dries Quickly, Good Footing, Easy To Take On And Off, Tough Material
Best Uses: Fly Fishing, Cold Water, Freshwater Fishing
Comments: I love these boots. Very comfortable and they exceeded what I needed them for
Thor
Greensboro NC
 Great Shoe
Pros: Easy To Take On And Off, Good Footing, Breathable, Tough Material
Best Uses: Fly Fishing
Comments: Used only for wet wading so far. Get gravel/sand guards.
RK
Columbus, Ohio
 Excellent Value
Pros: Easy To Take On And Off, Good Footing, Dries Quickly
Best Uses: Fly Fishing
Comments: Work great, good footing, lightwait.
Fisherman4life
reston, va
 Quality at a affordable Price!
Pros: Easy To Take On And Off, Good Footing, Breathable, Tough Material
Best Uses: Cold Water, Freshwater Fishing, Fly Fishing
Comments: Lightweight,good support,easy on and off
suzie Q
anderson ca
 Good reputation for quality
Pros: Dries Quickly, Tough Material, Good Footing, Breathable
Best Uses: Fly Fishing
Comments: I originally bought these because I had such good luck with my Frogg Togg waders. They are made just as tough.
Slick River
Lubbock, TX
 Great boot!!
Pros: Good Footing, Easy To Take On And Off, Breathable, Tough Material, Dries Quickly
Best Uses: Fly Fishing, Freshwater Fishing, Cold Water
Comments: Awesome boot for the price! Great stability for the ankles and very comfortable. I traversed easily through the rocks as compared to my comrades wearing other brand name boots(orvis).
The Domestic Goddess
Rancho Palos Verdes, CA
 Good Value
Pros: Tough Material, Dries Quickly, Easy To Take On And Off, Breathable, Good Footing
Best Uses: Freshwater Fishing, Fly Fishing
Comments: Have just used this boots once but they were comfortable and good on slippery rocks. Caught a 23 inch Brown on the Yampa River near Steamboat Springs. Maybe it was the boots?
Love the River
northwest Connecticut
 Great shoe for the price!
Pros: Easy To Take On And Off, Good Footing
Best Uses: Fly Fishing
Comments: Boots have been great on the rocky river bed. They're supportive and comfortable. They take awhile to dry, but I am trying different methods to dry them. I would absolutely buy these again.
Ernesto
Sydney, Australia
 Sure footing!
Pros: Easy To Take On And Off, Tough Material, Good Footing
Best Uses: Freshwater Fishing, Fly Fishing
Comments: I've never felt more comfortable and sure footed in a stream before. Outstanding!
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