from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. See wading bird.
- n. Waterproof hip boots or trousers worn especially while fishing.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. One who wades.
- n. A waterproof boot that comes up to the hip, used by fishermen, etc.
- n. A long-legged bird associated with wetland or coastal environments.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. One who, or that which, wades.
- n. Any long-legged bird that wades in the water in search of food, especially any species of limicoline or grallatorial birds; -- called also wading bird. See Illust. g, under Aves.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. One who or that which wades.
- n. In ornithology, any bird belonging to the old order Grallæ or Grallatores, comprising a great number of long-legged wading birds, as distinguished from those water-birds which have short legs and webbed feet and habitually swim.
- n. High water-proof boots worn by fishermen or sportsmen in general for wading through water.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. any of many long-legged birds that wade in water in search of food
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Undoutedly I will die before the ultimate wader is found at the end of the riffle!!
The new Guppy hip wader is a moderately priced, good-quality rubber boot made just for children, with interior adjustable straps for optimum fit, 9mm felt midsoles, and warm polymetric insulation.
Yes | No | Report from prairieghost wrote 51 weeks 17 hours ago i'd stay away from neoprene, too hot. most of the manufacturers are producing good, breathable waders these days. you didn't indicate whether you wanted a stocking foot to use with wading boots (which i strongly recommend) or a lug boot-footed wader.
I know they have the wader in the cataloge but don't know what they are called now.
It's chigger season here, so i wore hip wader to avoid getting them while walking thru the underbrush.
Simms has a little advertising going on on the site too ... but glad to hear that there is something better coming out than felt wader bottoms ... the bottom of the Simms should be able to help with the invasive algae species in much of the freshwater.
We're giving away the Sawtooth wader mat (MSRP: $49.00) (I keep one in my car always) and a Westwater Boat bag (MSRP: $149.00) together.
I, too was at the Fly Fishing Retailer, and I was encouraged by the manner in which the fly fishing industry and the boot and wader manufactuers are becoming engaged in the aquatic invasive species issue.
One last thing I did was buy a bunch of the 3 Snap Link carabiners and place them in strategic locations around my wading pack and wader belt, they give me an excellent place to tether some piece of equipment (net, dog leash, rope loop, etc) +1 Good Comment?
Given the thin legs and chicken-like feet, I think it's most likely some sort of wader.