New Waders, Wading Jackets, and Boots for Fishing in Alaska in 2017

Patagonia Men’s Minimalist Wading JacketPatagonia-Minimalist.jpg
An ultralight, waterproof wading jacket that provides all the features of a fully featured wading jacket at a fraction of the weight, the Minimalist from Patagonia offers 100% recycled nylon rip-stop face fabric, a waterproof/breathable barrier and a DWR (durable water-repellent) finish, as well as plastic zippers that won’t corrode in saltwater or wet environments.

Aquaz Wadertek Convertible WadersAquaz-Wadertek.jpg
Aquaz’s newest wader, the Wadertek offers comfortable outer fabric with durable protection. The upper body is equipped with four lightweight layers of AQUALEX for comfort and mobility, while the lower body, including full legs and hip, is also four layers and made from AQUALEX, with heavy-duty Oxford Nylon fabric and stronger tricot bonding treatment for maximum protection. Wadertek waders feature a watertight front chest-pocket with two side hand-warmer fleece-lined pockets. The new convertible suspender system is upgraded from Kenai convertible waders and now feature the addition of detachable buckles. The new waterproof flip-over pocket is likewise detachable and can be hooked on other gear.

Caddis Game Changer WadersCaddisGame-Changer.jpg
This new wader was designed to give anglers maximum flexibility, whether going after trout, steelhead, salmon or any other game in the neighborhood. An attractive light tan body with brown-print double knees and seat highlight the breathable lightweight waders, while other features include a durable rip-stop nylon outer layer to prevent punctures, zippered hard-storage pocket that opens into a work shelf and a changeable accessory shelf to fit your specific fishing needs.

Redington Sonic-Pro WadersRedington-SonicPro-Wader.jpg
The new Sonic-Pro Waders are exceptionally durable with 4-layer waterproof fabric that is also breathable, and SonicWeld seams. The sleek silhouette promotes no-fuss fishing days in any condition, and the booties with 4mm of neoprene ensure comfort. All of the zippers and hardware on these waders are anti-corrosive and the fleece lined pocket on the front will keep your hands warm.