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DescriptionFrom Montauk stripers in skinny-water to marching for bull redfish in the thick of fall, Simms’ OceanTek™ Boot is engineered to exceed the demands of the sea. Boots are powered by an ultra-grippy non-marking Vibram® outsole and feature 360-degrees of rock-stomping rubber rand durability. Neoprene lined and sized for Simms waders or guard socks.
- Non-marking Vibram® outsole
- Full perimeter rubber rand for durability
- Nylon speed lacing system for corrosion resistance
- Outsole will accept HardBite™ star cleats, AlumiBite™ cleats and HardBite™ studs for added traction
- Neoprene lining with closed-cell foam & full coverage molded rubber toe cap for comfort and durability
- Sized for use with Simms® waders or guard socks for varied wading conditions
- Waterproof synthetic leather upper with full rubber rand
- Approximate pair weight (size 10): 59.2 oz
- Men's whole sizes: 8 - 14, Width: EEE
- Size Chart
Men's Wading Boot Size Chart
To allow proper room for the neoprene stockingfoot, find your regular shoe size in the right-hand columns and order the corresponding Simms Boot in the first column. This will typically be one size up from your normal shoe size for men and one size down for women (ie: a women's USA size 8 would take a men's boot size 7).
(Simms Boot size 5 will fit a Youth Size 4, etc.)
5** 4 37 3 22 6** 5 38 4 23 7 6 39 5 24 8 7 40 6 25 9 8 41 7 26 10 9 42 8 27 11 10 43 9 28 12 11 44 10 29 13 12 45 11 30 14 13 46 12 31 15** 14 47 13 32 16** 15 48 14 33
Not all styles available in all sizes; please see individual boot for size specifics
** Freestone Boot - Streamtread only
- Product Care
For proper cleaning of your footwear to descrease the likelihood of spreading Aquatic Invasive Species, please reference our CleanStream™ page.
If using in saltwater always clean and rinse to prevent corrosion.
Use a brush to remove dust and dirt. Choose an old vegetable brush or toothbrush. For maximum thoroughness, remove laces prior to cleaning. Use specialized boot cleaner, saddle soap or maybe a mild dishwashing soap with luke-warm water.
Do not use bar soap or detergents.
Do not place wet boots close to a heat source (fireplace, campfire, wood stove, radiator, heater, sunny windowsill) as this can weaken adhesives and cause materials to become brittle or shrink.
Dry using natural methods (air dry) and try to keep them out of the sun for long periods of time. Boots dry faster when positioned upside-down. If desired, stuff a sheet or two of newspaper into each boot to absorb moisture. Change the paper each hour.
If you see any mold on your boots, brush in a mixture of 80% water and 20% vinegar.
Over time the use of leather conditioners may provide increased water repellency and can prevent cracking and drying of the leather.
Store footwear in a place where temperatures are stable and normal. Do not store footwear in attics, garages, car trunks or any unventilated spaces.
Never put footwear in washing machine.
Vibram® soles are built from the bottom up and are designed to overcome very specific obstacles on a variety of terrains. Vibram® invests heavily in research and development of products never overlooking even the most minute detail. Vibram® soles boast innovative compounds and technical sole patterns, specifically developed to meet the challenges of many different environments and applications. www.vibram.us
- Great Boot Review by DM
OverallThank you Simms for coming out with a boot that feels great with waders! The increased width in the Oceantek Boot makes a world of difference when you are on an all day wade.
(Posted on 10/4/13)
- Disappointed Review by JCF
OverallI own many fine Simms products but the OceanTek Boot is a disappointment - although the quality of materials and craftsmanship is high they eliminated the drain vents by the sole so these boots stay damp for days.
[Response from Simms Customer Care Team]
Thanks for the straightforward review. At Simms, we are always looking for ways to improve our products, and hearing from our customers is a great way to find out how we can build better gear. To talk to us or provide more feedback, ring us at 888.585.3570 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
(Posted on 5/2/13)
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