Rated 4 out of 5 by JamersRN JamersRN
I bought these boots to wear with my Emerger II waders. I normally wear a size 8 shoe, but purchased these in a size 9. They are a bit big with the waders (3mm neoprene sock built-in) but with the addition of a heavy sock they seem to fit nicely. They have good ankle support & are light weight. My only complaint is the lacing system. I found that running the laces twice through the crease eyelets helps keep them tight. I wish they had hooks & not eyelets on the top of the boot :-/ Otherwise a great purchase for entry level fly-fisher!
June 7, 2013
Rated 3 out of 5 by FishyKitty A lightweight boot that can be roomier
I wear hiking shoes in 7 to 7.5 and street shoes (just nylons) in 6.5. I ordered two boots - size 7 and size 8. This is after reading other reviews that suggest that the boot is on the smallish side. I live in the far east and getting the wrong size would mean having to pay for shipping twice.
The biggest plus point for these boots are there are fabulously light! when compared to the competitors boot.
The size 7 is the correct length for my feet but it is narrow and I can only wear a thin sock with my 2.5 mm neoprene booties. I dont have particularly wide feet (ie i dont need EE sizing) but honestly dont see how it could have accommodated neoprene and regular wading socks. The size 8 will accommodate both but obviously longer.
The lacing is threaded through D ring hardware throughout the boot. It should have been the regular boot hooks at least for the most part of the boot. It is hard to keep the tension on with the D ring when you are crossing the laces.
I will keep both boots as they are incredibly lightweight - and use them according to whether I need the extra warmth for colder waters. Would have given it top marks if it had roomier widths and toe box area.
March 9, 2013
Rated 3 out of 5 by kyh000 Too narrow for my foot
The woman's West Branch Aqua Stealth Wading Boots were too small and too narrow. I ordered the Gray Ghost Wading Boots in the Men's size 7 Wide that fit perfect.
September 25, 2012
Rated 3 out of 5 by trek1 boots
They are a bit clumsy - could be me just getting used to the size of this item. Fit well with the Flywieght Wader. Need to test further to give a better opinion of durability.
September 12, 2012
Rated 5 out of 5 by FlyFisherGirl1068 Women's Aqua Stealth Wading Boots
Order one size up definitely. Great boot. Sturdy on the rocks. Already thinking of them for a birthday gift.
May 30, 2012
Rated 5 out of 5 by Lovetheoutdoorsgirl Women's Wading Boots
These are the most comfortable fly fishing wading boots I have ever had. They hold well in the currents and cushion the feet when walking. The fit to my size 9 feet was perfect. They have a narrow looking outside foot design that flatters too! They are not at all bulky.
April 25, 2012
Rated 4 out of 5 by 2beaners women's west branch aqua stealth wading boots
I ordered these boots along with the women's Rapid River stockingfoot waders, since my old apparel was wearing out. The waders are great. The boots were much too snug in size 8 (I wear 7 1/2 to 8 reg. shoe) so I ordered a size 9 wading boot. It, too, was a little bit too snug, wearing a lightweight sock in the waders. Since I was running out of time before a fishing trip, I bought boots at our destination. They are nice lightweight boots at a good price: order 2 sizes larger than your reg. shoe.
March 18, 2011
Rated 5 out of 5 by Flygirl4life Comfortable!!!
These are great!! I'm a tough critic when it comes to outdoor gear. I demand something comfortable that will keep up with me all day long. These fit the bill. Personally I think that these run true to what you should expect for a wader. I bought the same size as my running shoes. The fit is great. I have small feet which means quite a bit of extra neoprene to contend with and stuff into a boot. These boots do have a short tongue but my solution was to buy an extra long shoe horn. This helped my neoprene encased foot slide more easily into the boot and prevents the neoprene from bunching up behind my heel.
January 14, 2011
Rated 5 out of 5 by Juliei Women's West Branch Aqua Stealth Wading Boots
These boots are wonderful. I wear a size 7 1/2 shoe and got the size 8 boot and it was too tight with my waders on. Returned the size 8 and reordered the size 9 and they are perfect.
June 9, 2010
Rated 4 out of 5 by Rosahill Beware on the size
These boots looked great, but they are very small. I wear a size 9 shoe. I ordered a size 10 boot and, with my stockingfoot waders, could barely stuff my foot in them. Sadly, had to return them since 10 is the largest size they come in
April 15, 2010