Freestone® Boot

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$139.95

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Freestone Boot - Brown
Features

Description

The Freestone® is a classic Simms design revamped with CleanStream™ and StreamTread™ technologies to address all your contemporary fishing needs. Features include abrasion-resistant panels with water repellent treatment for minimal water absorption and easy cleaning, as well as Simms’ signature Nylon speed lacing-system for a lightweight, bomber boot at a fantastic price.

Features

  • CleanStream™ design utilizes high abrasion-resistant panels with water repellent treatment for minimal water absorption & easy cleaning
  • Rubber toe & heel provide protection from abrasion
  • Padded collar & tongue
  • Nylon speed lacing system for lightweight corrosion-resistance
  • EVA wedge with rubber midsole
  • Synthetic construction
  • Approximate pair weight (size 10): 67.2 oz
  • Men's whole sizes: 5 - 16, Width EEE
  • Click here for StreamTread™ cleat patterns and Vibram® Resoling resources

Technologies

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.)

Simms Wading
Boot Size
USA
Size
Euro
Size
UK
Size
CM
Size
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

Video

CleanStream™


Product Care

Footwear 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.

Technology

Technologies

  • CleanStream™ is a design philosophy that runs through our line of wading footwear. While not specific to a product feature, this designation does indicate that the product includes features and/or materials that are more resistant to "hitch-hiking" organisms – have less exposed stitching, fewer ridges & pockets and utilize non-absorbent materials – all making the boots easier to inspect, clean and dry faster. All of these elements assist anglers in doing their part to prevent the spread of invasive species. For more information, please visit our CleanStream™ page or these organizations: www.cleanangling.org, www.protectyourwaters.net or www.tu.org.

  • The STREAMTREAD™ platform is designed for the angling enthusiast looking for all-round, heavy-duty wading footwear. All the styles that feature the STREAMTREAD™ platform have been proividing our faithful with years of reliable, trustworthy wading confidence.  The die-cut footbed offers a sturdy, wading-reading deck and the molded TPU heel clip offers secure heel-hold & lateral stability for all day wading security.  Die-cut and molded single density EVA midsole creates cushioning for all day wading comfort.  Die-cut, full coverage TPU retention plate allows for maximum rigidity and cleat retention for heavy duty wading.  All of this wrapped in a molded VIBRAM® IDROGRIP® rubber outsole with 3MM multi-directional lugs for slip resistance in water and toe protection.  Also available in a 12mm Felt outsole.

  • 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

Reviews

Customer Reviews

26 Review(s)

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lovin it Review by Andrew P
Overall
Love these boots added some cleats and couldnt ask for a better boot. We've been ggetting a lot of rain lately and with conditions getting a little icy as well. They havent let me down.

(Posted on 7/16/12)

Rugged/Stable Review by JT
Overall
I am in these boots everyday I find them to be comfortable and stable which is key to me. I am sure footed and can put in the miles.

(Posted on 7/16/12)

Another Good Simms Boot Review by MM
Overall
They fit securely and are ez to tie tight even when the laces are frozen while working on the local rivers in November. The only reason I give them a 4 is due to the fact that rubber soles don't match the secure footing of felt. Guiding out of fiberglass boat and rubber rafts limits my ability to use cleats.

(Posted on 7/16/12)

Love these boots Review by Reffy010
Overall
I love these boots. This is my first pair of simms boots and i am in love with them. the vibram sole is amazing and when paired with hardbite star cleats you basically become a bug on glass. I have paired these with the simms G3 waders and they are perfect.

(Posted on 7/16/12)

Freestone Boot Review by Dean King
Overall
These boots were great before Simms redesinged them last year and now they are amazing with the reinforced toe and heel very well built boots I look forward to putting mine on in the morn.I use the alumibite star cleats on mine cause by Sept and Oct the rocks on the Bow river get a bit greasey and the cleat takes this boot to the next level.We do some walk and wade trips here in Alberta where your boot realy needs to be as much of a hiking boot as a wading boot and I feel that this boot meets those demands plus its just super confortable

(Posted on 7/16/12)

Great performance and value Review by NHRiversguideGerry
Overall
They don't call it the Granite State for nothing! Our rivers are full of big slick boulders and fast current. On top of that "Rock Snot" is showing up in our rivers. My new pair of Simms Freestone boots with StarCleats is just the ticket to keep me dry and secure and avoid spreading invasive algae. They give great support to ankles and also protection from sharp rocks. Best of all, with StarCleats, they grip the boulders and keep me from taking an unexpected dive.

(Posted on 7/16/12)

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