Headwaters Pro Waders - Stockingfoot
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USA-made waders powered by G3 Guide™ architecture and GORE-TEX® tech Simms' new Headwaters™ Pro Stockingfoots are handcrafted from 3-layer GORE-TEX® Pro fabric and powered by our industry-leading G3 Guide™ architecture. Patented front- and back-leg seam construction boosts both mobility and durability on the trail and in the flow. Pass through handwarmer pockets provide a cold-weather sanctuary, while chest storage pockets provide ample capacity for tools and fly boxes. Highly considered details include accessory activation via an internal zipper carrier built to synch with Simms' Tippet Tender™ pocket (sold separately); adjustable 1.5" elastic suspenders with opposing buckles for waist-high conversion; and belt loops with multiple height options for superior fit. Abrasion bucking, built-in gravel guards and anatomical hourglass stocking feet round out this IFTD 2016 award-winning wader.
- Zippered chest storage pocket
- Reach‐through hand‐warmer pocket
- Built in belt loop at center back with multiple height options
- Patented front & back leg seams allow unprecedented mobility and eliminate seams in critical inner leg wear zones.
- Adjustable elastic 1.5 in. suspender with opposing YKK® buckles for waist‐high conversion
- Abrasion‐resistant built‐in Gravel Guards
- Anatomically engineered neoprene stockingfeet
APPROX. WEIGHT: 43oz. / 1200g
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 Bozeman, Montana, USA.
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
Most stain removers will work fine on our waders. As long as the stain remover does not contain bleach you should be o.k.
Headwaters™ Stockingfoot Wader Size Chart
|Men's Sizes||Largest Girth* |
(crotch to floor)
|S||35" - 36"||31" - 32"||7 - 8|
|M||39" - 40"||33" - 34"||9 - 11|
|MS||39" - 40"||31" - 32"||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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Great productThese waders are a great product and you can really tell a lot of thought has been put into the functionality, which is something I appreciate. From the hand pouch, to the outside zippered pocket, to the extra room in the knees for crouching down...just little things that you don't think about until being on the water. Highly recommend. Also, I initially ordered two pairs to compare the sizing and found the size chart guidance to be pretty spot on. Well done, overall.
Not impressedI went with Simms when I was in the market for a pair of waiters because of their reputation. I’ve had my waiters for 6 months now and they are already leaking through the stitching in both shins. Really disappointed after spending 400$ I was hoping to have them for at least a year or two.
Thanks for the feedback. Sorry you're disappointed with your waders. Stitching in the seams should not leak and, as this wader is within the 1-year warranty period, we'd be happy to take them back for repair or replacement should the defect be in manufacturing. In fact, we'd like to take a look at the specific defect so we can evaluate the manufacturing process to see if we can improve.
For more info and to start your return, please visit https://www.simmsfishing.com/discover/service/returns-repairs
Tall & Skinny perfect fit! Finally!!I was skeptical about paying $400 on a pair a waders but they fit perfect! I am 6’ 4” tall, weigh between 195-205, and a 13 wide shoe. The “LL 12-13” are perfect fitting. Go for it guys if you have the money and want a pair of waders that just plain fit you!!
Breathable and comfortablelight weight, comfortable and breathability is incredible. I also don't get fried when Electroshocking for work.
Breathable and comfortableBest waders I have owned. comfortable, light weight and breathable. They work very well for work. I don't get fried electroshocking.
Light and comfortableLove the feel and lightness of this wader .. great for any kind of conditions .