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DescriptionHell hath no furry like a river scorned. And with the easy-cleaning capabilities of this CleanStream™ inspired boot it takes little more than a quick rinse and scrub to keep the AIS demons at bay. Housed in a full perimeter of burly rubber, Riversheds™ fuse the exceptional support and durability of a true hiker, with the lightweight capabilities of your favorite runner. Fishing nirvana awaits.
- CleanStream™ design utilizes high abrasion-resistant panels with water repellent treatment for minimal water absorption & easy cleaning
- Full perforated neoprene lining with closed-cell foam and full-coverage molded rubber toe cap
- Full perimeter rubber offers superior durability and ease of cleaning
- Non-corrosive hardware with high quality nylon laces
- StreamTread™ Platform
- Waterproof synthetic leather rubber coated ballistic panels
- Approximate pair weight (size 10): 62.4 oz
- Men's whole sizes: 7 - 14, Width: EEE
- Click here for StreamTread™ cleat patterns and Vibram® Resoling resources
- 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.
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
- Rivershed Boot Review by Lawrence Vanderven
Overall8 out of 10 friends wear this boot and the other 2 want it! Durable. Comfortable. Badass.
(Posted on 7/17/12)
- Best Wading Boot I've Worn Review by Ron
OverallAlaska is prohibiting the use of felt at the end of this year and that was the impetus for me to find a new model. I was reluctant to buy these as I have always favored lighter weight wading boots. Over the years I have owned and worn numerous other models. After 60-70 days of use this year I can honestly say they are the best wading boot I've worn. Very comfortable, with good support and cushioning, I often hike long distances and the weight is a non factor. In rocky rivers I use in combination with the star bite cleats and get real good grip. I could probably wear my street shoe size but I prefer to upsize for a little more room and extra sock space.
(Posted on 7/17/12)
- Simms Best Boot Review by Dave
OverallThis is one great boot! After a summer of fishing/guiding in Alaska, the boots are still in great shape. As for fitting, they fit to size so buy them in the size you normally wear. The streamtread is OK but nothing will compare to felt. Add the starbite cleates and you will have better traction than felt. The streamtread does wear better than felt and out of water on muddy banks they work much better.
(Posted on 7/17/12)
- Pro Team Member Review by Roger
OverallAfter wearing felt for 40 years I was skeptical about anything else. As a guide I cannot afford to be falling in the river. I was pleasantly surprised with the sole of the boot. It's not felt, but the traction surprised me. Wear of the tread is quicker than that of felt, but I'm not sure it will ever be able to be helped do to the nature of the material.
(Posted on 7/17/12)
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