Felt Sole

Definition of felt sole

The bottoms of wading boots with a dense fiber resembling the texture of felt and provides tremendous traction on gravel and slippery rock surfaces such as shale. They do not perform well in icy, muddy, or grassy areas. Felt soles have been banned in some areas due to the material being able to transport invasive species from one waterway to another.

Variations of the term felt sole

• felt bottom
• felt

How to use felt sole in a sentence

Felt sole wading boots give me great traction while fishing Lake Erie's shale-bottom tributaries.