The Orvis Encounter wader is the new standard for value waders. Built from a 4-layer nylon fabric that offers an optimum balance between durability and breathability. The fit has been revamped, and they have added a number of features that provide the angler a better overall experience. A front, kangaroo-style hand warmer pocket is combined with a mesh, zippered storage pocket for quick and easy access to critical gear. Attached, self-fabric gravel guards seal off your wading boots from sand and gravel that will shorten the life of your waders. Three integrated belt loops combined with the included wading belt provide and a safe and snug fit. Interior hook-and-loop strip provides a placement point for Orvis' waterproof pocket, sold separately. Anatomically correct, sculpted neoprene booties for a true fit. Outer shell: 100% nylon. Laminate: 100% polyurethane. Liner: 100% nylon. Hand wash.
As part of the new Orvis Ultralight Wading System, the men's Ultralight Convertible Wader is a remarkably versatile, innovative wader designed in a lightweight package without sacrificing durability and performance. Incredibly comfortable modern fit offers superior performance without the traditional weight and bulk. Outer shell: 100% nylon. Membrane: Bi-component Polyurethane. Liner: 100% nylon tricot.
4-layer waterproof breathable nylon shell fabric
FIDLOCK SNAP magnetic fasteners for quick and effortless waist high conversion
External storage pocket with YKK AquaGuard® water resistant zipper
Integrated tool dock and fly patch on front pocket
Updated anatomical neoprene booties
Integrated neoprene gravel guard to reduce water drag and collection
New low profile seam construction with strategic reinforcement in high-stress areas
Internal zipper pocket with four-way stretch power mesh
Low profile belt loops with 1.5” stretch belt included
Patch on interior pocket to attach Orvis waterproof pocket (sold separately)
Orvis Men's Encounter Wading Boots
An entry level boot doesn't mean compromise. Orvis used their vast expertise on building high-quality wading gear to develop the Encounter boot to meet the needs of the novice angler. Accepts PosIGrip™ screw-in studs for added traction if needed (sold separately).
Reinforced toe box
Scratch rubber toe cap
Quick-drying synthetic upper
Padded collar for ankle support
Patagonia Men's Flying Fish Organic T-Shirt
Our favorite illustration/logo of the flying fish adorns this lightweight organic cotton T-shirt, using no GMO seeds or toxic pesticides. It's making benefits soil quality and biodiversity, and saves 27 gallons of water compared to a conventional cotton T-shirt. Fair Trade Certified™ sewn.
The Flying Fish Organic T-Shit is made from ringspun, long-staple organic cotton that’s sourced from member farms of the Texas Organic Cotton Marketing Cooperative. Original artwork by Geoff McFetridge is screen-printed with inks that are PVC- and phthalate-free. Crewneck styling and taped shoulder seams for comfort and fit retention. Sturdy side seams keep garment from twisting and shrinking when washed. Fair Trade Certified™ sewn.
Patagonia Men's Long-Sleeved Island Hopper II Shirt
The soft, moisture-wicking Long-Sleeved Island Hopper II helps keep you cool and comfortable in hot and humid fishing conditions. The superlight, 3.2-oz 60% organic cotton/40% recycled polyester fabric provides big-time ventilation; it also washes easily with a quick dunk in the sink and dries fast. Two oversized, reach-through chest utility pockets are sized for a fly box, passport or both, and have mesh vents, sculpted flaps and larger openings for improved access. Other technical features include a hidden grosgrain hemostat holder and side vents for casual, untucked comfort on the go.
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