Orvis

Orvis Men's Clearwater Wading Boot

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ID #3320050

$179.00

Color: Gravel
Sole type
Rubber sole
Felt sole
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The Curated Take

Matt Beam, Fly Fishing Expert
Joseph Smith, Fly Fishing Expert
By the Expert Community

The Orvis Encounter wading boot is a good wading boot for beginning anglers. The lightweight felt sole provides traction for wading in different stream bed conditions. The padded collar and the EVA sole provide comfort. The toe and heel caps provide extra protection against underwater wading hazards.

Ideal for
  • This is an entry level wading boot.
  • Felt soles provide excellent traction.
  • The padded collar provides extra comfort.
Not ideal for
  • These boots can feel heavy, especially when wet.
  • Felt soles are prohibited in some waterways.

We've added impressive new features to our updated men's Clearwater rubber sole wading boots.The men's Clearwater rubber sole wading boot is built with a full synthetic leather upper that provides comfort and durability without excessive seams. The boot is protected by a scratch rubber toe, vamp, and heel counter for added durability, and a heavy-duty rubber toe bumper protects the foot in tough wading conditions. An integrated EVA foam footbed offers all-day comfort and a wider fit. A phylon midsole and ESS plate provide stability, and excellent stud retention. The rubber outsole option has an aggressive lug design and strategic stud locations for enhanced grip. A complete upgrade of the best value-priced wading boot on the market. In gravel.

Features

  • Best value-priced wading boot in rubber or felt
  • Full synthetic leather upper
  • scratch rubber toe, vamp, and heel counter
  • Heavy-duty rubber toe bumper
  • Integrated EVA foam footbed
  • Phylon midsole and ESS plate provide stability, and excellent stud retention
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Craig Dorsey, Fly Fishing Expert
Rylyn S., Fly Fishing Expert
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4.96 average rating

Size10
ColorGravel
GenderMen's
Age GroupAdult
FeaturesRubber sole
Sole typeFelt sole
ClosureLace up closure with heel loop for easy off and on
MidsolePhylon midsole and ESS plate provide stability, and excellent stud retention
UpperSynthetic leather upper
Best useFishing
Fishing typeFly
MaterialLeather, Synthetic

4.2/5
Joseph Smith owns this product
The Orvis Encounter wading boot is a good wading boot for beginning anglers. The lightweight felt sole provides traction for wading in different stream bed conditions. The padded collar and the EVA sole provide comfort. The toe and heel caps provide extra protection against underwater wading hazards.
Ideal for
  • This is an entry level wading boot.
  • Felt soles provide excellent traction.
  • The padded collar provides extra comfort.
Not ideal for
  • These boots can feel heavy, especially when wet.
  • Felt soles are prohibited in some waterways.
Reviewed by:
Joseph Smith
Fly Fishing Expert
4.4/5
Matt Beam owns this product
The Orvis Clearwater wading boot provides great support and comfort for any angler. These boots are lightweight and the felt sold version provides great in stream traction for wading. Being at a lower price point these boots do lack durability but are great for anglers who don’t fish a ton throughout the year. These would also be great backup boots... Read more
Ideal for
  • Lightweight
  • Felt provides extreme traction
  • Support
Not ideal for
  • Durability
Reviewed by:
Matt Beam
Fly Fishing Expert

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67 customer reviews

Entry wading boots

Originally posted at www.orvis.com on Feb 8, 2024
As someone who returned to fly-fishing, I didn't want to spend too much on wading gear. Looked at several and these won. Great price, FIT and feel are very good. Getting an entry-level boot along with the matching waters is a very good way to start.
MikeLW
I would recommend to a friend
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Best Built Wading Boot .

Originally posted at www.orvis.com on Aug 31, 2023
The Orvis Clearwater rubber sole wading boot is tough yet lightweight. Boots take a beating especially on freestone rivers with rocks and boulders . With the aggressive toe , vamp, heel and sole its no problem. And the foot bed is perfect.These boots handle the all-day challenge with stability and comfort from sun up to sun down. Dont forget the PosiGrip studs.
Crawford wLocation: Georgia/ North Carolina/ Tennessee
I would recommend to a friend
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