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Ditch the Waders in Summer with These Lightweight Traction Machines

Simms's Flyweight Access Wet Wading Shoe is perfect for long hikes into backcountry tributaries or hoping into and out of the drift boat.

Ditch the Waders in Summer with These Lightweight Traction Machines

$200 | tridentflyfishing.com

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Ditch the waders. When summer rolls around, all you need is a light, versatile wet-wading shoe for adventures to tributary streams, spring creeks, or for sniping bank-loving trout along big rivers. The Simms Flyweight Access Wet Wading Shoe has the same Vibram Idrogrip Flex Outsole as the Flyweight Access Boot, a lightweight traction machine we’ve taken around the world to South America and New Zealand, and tested on local greasy streeams like the Little Juniata and Penns Creek. The outsole works and makes for an extremely comfortable shoe that feels more like a sneaker than a boot.

The Flyweight Access Wet Wading Shoe has an integrated adjustable gasket seal to keep sand and gravel out, mesh-covered drainage vents, and a quick-adjust lacing system made to get you fishing quickly and prevent your fly line from snagging on your boots. While it’s perfect for long hikes into backcountry tributaries, it’s also a great shoe for rafts and boats where you are occasionally jumping in/out to fish, but you don’t want a heavy clunky boot in the boat, and you want to stay cool during all-day adventures in the sun.

$200 | tridentflyfishing.com

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