Headwaters™ Stockingfoot

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$349.95

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Headwaters Stockingfoot Fishing Waders - Sage

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Features

Description

From mountain rivulet to brackish estuary your journey starts with Simms Headwaters™ Stockingfoots, combining primetime value with a heaping dose of in-river innovation. Lightweight GORE-TEX® 3-layer fabric enhances maneuverability, while GORE-TEX® reinforced fabric in front leg panel—along with new front leg seam construction—steps up durability when and where it counts. Cinch the top of the wader via an adjustable shock cord to keep essential heat in and weather out, and source the Headwaters today for wallet-friendly meets guaranteed Made in USA performance.

Features

  • Lightweight GORE -TEX® 3-layer fabric in light color offers a versatile solution for fresh & saltwater environments
  • GORE -TEX® reinforced fabric in front leg panel for added durability
  • New front leg seam construction to help eliminate inseam abrasion issues
  • New chest pocket design & adjustable shock cord cinch at top of wader
  • Built-in belt loop at center back; nylon wading belt included
  • Abrasion resistant material for more durable built-in gravel guards
  • Updated styling details

Technologies

Size Chart

Headwaters™ Stockingfoot Wader Size Chart

Men's SizesLargest Girth* 
(chest, waist
or hips)
Inseam* 
(crotch to floor)
Stockingfoot*
S 35" - 36" 31" - 32" 7 - 8
M 39" - 40" 33" - 34" 9 - 11
MS 39" - 40" 29" - 30" 9 - 11
MK 41" - 42" 33" - 34" 9 - 11
ML 39" - 40" 35" - 36" 9 - 11
L (9 - 11) 43" - 44" 33" - 34" 9 - 11
L (12 - 13) 43" - 44" 33" - 34" 12 - 13
LS 43" - 44" 31" - 32" 9 - 11
LK 45" - 46" 33" - 34" 9 - 11
LL (9 - 11) 43" - 44" 35" - 36" 9 - 11
LL (12 - 13) 43" - 44" 35" - 36" 12 - 13
XL 47" - 48" 35" - 36" 12 - 13
XLS 47" - 48" 33" - 34" 9 - 11
XLK 49" - 50" 35" - 36" 12 - 13
XXL 51" - 52" 35" - 36" 12 - 13

* These are body measurements

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Product Care

GORE-TEX® Wader Care:

The #1 tip to prolonging the life of a wader is drying your waders. It is important to dry your waders out after each use. We recommend drying the inside first (if damp) and then the outside. When drying the outside you can pull your gravel guards up until the feet are dry and then flip them down to dry the rest of the wader

Washing - Use a front load machine or hand wash. Use cold water and normal detergent that does not contain bleach. Once you have washed the waders make sure you dry them properly start by drying the inside first. Never put your waders in the dryer, the heat will adversely affect the seam tape on your waders and will void your warranty.

Fit - We offer more sizes than anyone, a good fit goes a long way to extending the life of your wader. Make it clear that people should use their exact measurements as we have already provided extra room for layering and movement.

General Care - Do not store inside your car for long periods of time excess heat will damage your waders.

Use A Mat - Always put your waders on using a protective mat to shield the neoprene feet from rocks. The Headwaters gear bag for example has a pull out mat that works great for this.

Proper Layering - Do not wear jeans under your waders. Jeans are highly abrasive wearing on your waders from the inside out. More importantly jeans and sweatpants do not transfer moisture away from the body. Use proper layering (to view our layering collection, go here). Using layers such as these will help wick moisture away from your body and assist in the waders ability to breathe.

Stains - most stain removers will work fine on our waders. As long as the stain remover does not contain bleach you should be o.k.

Technology

Technologies

  • The GORE-TEX® membrane is the heart of all GORE -TEX® products. The GORE-TEX® membrane contains 9 billion microscopic pores per square inch. These pores are so small that water droplets cannot get through but water vapor can still escape. Water from the outside cannot penetrate and cold winds cannot pass through, but perspiration can escape easily, keeping you dry and comfortable all day. GORE-TEX® fabrics are created by integrating the GORE-TEX® membrane between an outer fabric and lining.

  • Proudly made in the United States of America. Click here to see more of Simms USA-made products.

  • Little Parts from the YKK® Fastening Products Group create The Big Difference for our customers — fastening solutions intelligently integrated with the finished product to provide the highest quality, most durable gear. The Little Parts — zippers, metal buttons and snaps, and Nylon buckles — all earn the YKK® brand. The Big Difference begins with their obsession to ensure that every individual component renders maximum value to the finished whole. That commitment instills quality and value into every product. Simms utilizes fasteners built to withstand the harshest environments and YKK® provides the best solutions to meet those needs. All Simms outerwear features nylon YKK® zippers to minimize corrosion and provide high performing, durable wear. www.ykkamerica.com.

Reviews

Customer Reviews

10 Review(s)

10 Item(s)

Comfortable and durable Review by Scubafish
Overall
I completely wore out a competitor's waders in 3 or 4 years. My headwaters have seen more wear than those in three years and still look almost new. The gravel guards are great. They keep me warm when I need it, but they never overheat either. They are Simms least expensive true Goretex waders made in America and all the wader I need. When these are done I will buy another pair.

(Posted on 10/20/13)

Excellent and made in USA Review by Philsf1
Overall
Pros: Excellent fit and finish. Very durable waterproof fabric. Comfortable. Easy on and off. Booties fit. Bib comes up high to keep you dry. Plenty of room to layer up on cold days.

Cons: No pocket in bibs to store keys or camera. Only one belt loop. Not convertible to waist high waders on hot days.

Overall these are the standard for waders. I'd add another belt loop and an interior pocket to make these perfect.

(Posted on 9/17/13)

2012 headwaters review...a little disappointed Review by mike
Overall
I bought a pair of these in October of 2012. I decided to go with Simms due to their reputation. For the price I paid, I figured that they would last more than a year. They have developed a small leak somewhere in the leg. I haven't really used them that much and always take care with them as I do all my gear. I'm disappointed because I believed I was buying a quality brand with an excellent reputation instead of going with a cheaper brand that could've probably lasted just as long. I will be contacting customer service and hope that they in fact do stand behind their product. Unfortunately, for now I have no choice but to fish with no waders or buy another pair in the meantime.

[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 [email protected]

(Posted on 9/16/13)

Best Move So Far This Summer Review by Capt. Blonde Jovi
Overall
I have used these waders almost daily since I received them. They are the best investment in my fly fishing gear I have made in a long time. They seem to go on and off a lot easier than any other waders I have ever used. Thanks for the great product. I cannot wait to catch a "ditch-pig" brown while wearing my new simms waders so I can submit a picture to the website!

(Posted on 6/28/13)

Outstanding Review by Luv2Fish
Overall
I have worn Patagonia and Redington in the past. I won't knock the others. Just say I am a convert to the Headwaters wader because of its heaveir duty construction.

(Posted on 6/11/13)

2011 HeadwaterWaders Review by Fly_Fishing_NL
Overall
I live in Newfoundland, Canada and fish about 3 times per week from mid May to mid August every year for atlantic salmon and speckled trout. I purchased a pair of these waders in July 2011. I have to say that I am disappointed with the durability of thes particular waders. The waders are full of aqua seal and patches.

I am so disappointed with these that I have to look for a pair of new ones this year. And there is where the issue lies. What do I buy. Everyone raves about the Simms G3 durability and I have doubts because of my current experience.

I am also upset with the fact that I have to dish out more money so early.

[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 [email protected]

(Posted on 5/26/13)

Awesome Waders Review by Idaho
Overall
I work in fisheries and bought these for field work. I have put them through the ringer--any extreme condition, these have seen it, and they hold up amazingly. I've owned every wader in the book, and nothing compares to Simms. Period. They're simply the best, and they stand by their product--making them even better.

(Posted on 5/8/13)

4yrs Strong...and still going Review by samseng
Overall
Fishing with these waders the last four years. I put major beating on them hiking in brushes ,forests,and falling down hills.Love the comfort and breathability...Will ”NOT” buy no others but SIMMS waders.

(Posted on 4/12/13)

Great product for saltwater. Review by Flounder Fan
Overall
I fish saltwater in Galveston Bay. These waders do everything they should do. They can take any punishment I dish out. A great product for the money. I will be using these waders for years to come, and I will not own any other brand.

(Posted on 3/18/13)

Money well spent! Review by Bkatz1
Overall
Bought a pair last year. I was hesitant to spend the extra money for Gor-Tex but it was well worth it. Very comfortable, light, and 100% do not retain moisture inside the wader. Great materials built to last. Matched them with my Simms wading boots and its an unbeatable combination for most weather and water conditions! The Gor-Tex is worth it.

(Posted on 1/23/13)

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