Thigh wader recommendations

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Lucky Strike
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Thigh wader recommendations

Post by Lucky Strike » Wed Dec 21, 2016 12:13 pm

I'm after a decent pair of thigh waders for some roach/grayling trotting.
Can anyone recommend a good pair?

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Re: Thigh wader recommendations

Post by Olly » Wed Dec 21, 2016 12:45 pm

Whatever you get - get them 1 or 2 sizes bigger than usual - for the socks! Or thermal leggings.

I have had all sorts of waders and they are always cool on my feet in the winter.

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Re: Thigh wader recommendations

Post by Lucky Strike » Wed Dec 21, 2016 12:55 pm

That's good advice. The problem is finding a shop near me (Manchester) where I can try them on.
Might have to order a pair and then send them back if they don't feel right.
The VASS game waders look good..

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Re: Thigh wader recommendations

Post by Olly » Wed Dec 21, 2016 1:48 pm

Thigh waders only truly cover water depth up to just above your knees. Leaving a gap of about 8in to the wader top.

Waist waders to your about your groin and chesties up to your waist.

You don't really want to get wet especially on a cold day!

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Re: Thigh wader recommendations

Post by Gurn » Wed Dec 21, 2016 2:49 pm

Look no further than Vass...A quality, trusted brand.

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Re: Thigh wader recommendations

Post by Match Aerial » Wed Dec 21, 2016 4:32 pm

Ocean waders would be my choice.

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Re: Thigh wader recommendations

Post by Harry H » Wed Dec 21, 2016 6:01 pm

I have a set of Diawa neoprene chest waders and find them very warm, not that I go wading upto my nacky noos but do prefer sitting on the bank when river fishing:Hat:
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Re: Thigh wader recommendations

Post by SeanM » Wed Dec 21, 2016 8:59 pm

I bought a pair of neoprene thigh waders from the chaps below. The link is actually to their standard thigh waders.

http://www.fishingwaders.co.uk/Thighwaders.htm

They are very helpful and the waders I bought are excellent. They are based in Liverpool and set up with ex-Dunlop employees when Dunlop moved the factory abroad. The owner is an angler and uses his own products.
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Re: Thigh wader recommendations

Post by Kingfisher » Fri Nov 24, 2017 5:51 am

I've been looking at these Jack. http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/BISON-4MM-NEO ... 1438.l2649

I know they'd be for all year round and that you'll be hot in the summer but surely standing in the water should cool you down a bit and keeping the wet stuff out is the priority? They do look comfortable. Order a size above your normal shoe size it says though.

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Re: Thigh wader recommendations

Post by SeanM » Sat Dec 02, 2017 9:53 pm

I use the Bison neoprene wellies which I bought from that seller. Good value and excellent service. Wouldn't recommend neoprene chesties for summer use though.
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