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NewKorkers OmniTrax 3.0 Interchangeable Replacement Soles - Studded Rubber
Korkers OmniTrax 3.0 Interchangeabl...
Korkers OmniTrax 3.0 Interchangeable Sole System Replacement Soles are designed for use with the newer style Korkers Wading Boots such as the Metalhead and Redside models. These replacement soles allow you to meet the demands of the terrain and wading conditions from fishing small brooks to large rivers and even pounding surf.
$59.99
$47.99
Compass 360 Stillwater Wading Boots
Compass 360 Stillwater Wading Boots
Brown/Black
Compass 360 Stillwater Wading Boots are tough and durable with a 1000 denier non-shrinking nylon construction. These wading boots have a solid grip and are designed to be worn with or without steel stud screw-in cleats.
$49.99
$39.99
MaxxDry Monster Grips
MaxxDry Monster Grips
MaxxDry Monster Grips easily slip over your existing footwear to provide enhanced traction on snow and ice. These grips are strong, lightweight, and versatile. They are made of a soft rubber compound that slides on easily and retains elasticity and durability.
$19.99
$16.99
Frogg Toggs Amphib II Wading Boots
Frogg Toggs Amphib II Wading Boots
Black/Brown
Frogg Toggs Amphib II Wading Boots are durable and lightweight wading boots that are constructed with a non-shrinking PVC upper with a mesh shell, a padded collar and tongue, and a breathable mesh liner. These boots also feature rubber toe and heel wrap protection with a webbing heel poll, an ultra light EVA mid-sole with modified welt, and non-rusting lace eyelets and hooks.
$74.99
$64.99
Frogg Toggs Aransas II Neoprene Surf and Sand Wading Boots
Frogg Toggs Aransas II Neoprene Sur...
Black/Tan
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Frogg Toggs Aransas II Neoprene Surf and Sand Wading Boots feature a 5 mm neoprene outer shell that is durable, lightweight, and comfortable. These shoes have an EVA mid-sole with a rubber cleated athletic out-sole that offers outstanding traction in mud, sand, or shell. Aransas II Boots have a heavy-duty zippered closure with full gusset to keep sand off of your feet. These boots also offer a reinforced toe and heel cap for added kick protection as well as an adjustable hook and loop ankle stra...
$57.99
$49.99
Korkers Carbide Push Through Replacement Spikes
Korkers Carbide Push Through Replac...
Korkers Carbide Push Through Replacement Spikes fit the Korkers RockTrax and RockTrax Plus Fishing Cleats. These carbide replacement spikes cut though moss, slime, mud and slick wood surfaces to make walking safer and easier while fishing rocky streams, ocean rocks and jetties. They are also great for walking on ice or icy surfaces. These replacement spikes come 40 to a pack.
$24.99
$21.99
Korkers Push Through Spike Replacement Tool
Korkers Push Through Spike Replacem...
The Korkers Push Through Spike Replacement Tool is used to install new push through spikes into Korkers RockTrax and RockTrax Plus Fishing Cleats. This tool features heavy steel construction and is Korkers model FA9000.
$7.99
$6.79

At a Glance: Wading

Wading is the term used for walking out into shallow water to fish. Wading allows anglers to fish waters where a boat would be unable to travel, such as streams, shallow rivers, low-tide lagoons, ocean shorelines, and marsh areas surrounding ponds and lakes. Wading creates less movement in water compared to fishing from a boat and provides a stealthy approach to target easily spooked fish. It is a tactic most commonly associated with fly fishing, surf fishing and centerpin fishing. Wading is also effective for species which spawn in the shallow waters of lakes at various times throughout the year.

An angler needs to have the proper gear and apparel to stay safe and comfortable while fishing in this manner. Wading with gear specifically made for the situation allows the angler to feel at ease and enjoy their time in the water. Waders are available in multiple styles for men, women and youth, to allow the whole family to fish together. Everything needed for wading can be found at FishUSA, including waders, wading boots, cleats and spikes, wading jackets, vests and packs, and wading accessories.

When shopping for waders, you have to understand what your needs are. Water depths will determine the type of waders that best fit your needs. Hip waders are ideal if you are fishing waters no deeper than your knees. Expecting to cross a stream several times or on a shoreline with waves crashing? You will need chest waders to stay dry. In need of something a bit deeper than hip waders, but not the bulk of chest waders? Waist-high waders fit like a pair of pants, and will keep you dry and comfortable. Water temperatures will be a factor as well. Neoprene waders offer a thick material, similar to a wetsuit, which can keep an angler warm in cold water. Breathable waders are much lighter, tend to fit nicer, and are better for warmer climates and seasons.

Both hip waders and chest waders are available with attached boots, called bootfoot waders, or with neoprene booties instead of boots, called stockingfoot waders. Stockingfoot waders add versatility in that the wading boots are separate and allow an angler to have different wading boots for specific surfaces. The same set of waders can be worn with a felt sole boot on one trip, and on another trip can be used with a pair of cleated boots. Make sure you are always aware of local regulations.

Wading boot soles may not be enough to keep an angler firmly in place along a shoreline or streambed. Cleats and spikes can be installed on most boots to add traction along slippery shale or moss-covered rocks. FishUSA also sells replacement studs for well-worn wading boots that originally featured studs. Additionally, sandal-style cleats can be worn over your wading boots to add versatility to your existing wading gear. Wading accessories such as wading staffs and wading belts can keep a momentary slide from becoming a life-threatening survival situation. Other wading accessories such as gravel guards, replacement felt soles, repair kits, and replacement laces can add years of life to your wading gear.

Wading apparel is not restricted to waders and wading boots alone. Proper layering of clothing underneath can keep the angler comfortable and in the water longer. Quality wading socks are essential for foot comfort, whether using bootfoot waders or stockingfoot waders. Moisture wicking base layer bottoms and tops will keep sweat from chilling your skin while FishUSA hoodies make a nice insulating layer under a quality wading jacket. Wading jackets are designed specifically to be fully stocked with tackle while in the water and protect the wearer from wind and rain. FishUSA also has vests and packs to carry and stow an entire trip’s worth of tackle and gear to keep you in the water for as long as you wish.

The most popular brands of wading gear at FishUSA are Simms, Patagonia, Frogg Toggs, Redington and Hodgman.