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TonkaBass

Footwear

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Last year I wore Nike Shocks (love them), and fished bare foot. I was just wondering what you guys wear in the boat. Looking to get some new fishing kicks. My biggest concern is comfort after standing all day, but I also want breathable. Just curious to see what you guys are wearing...

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I like sandals or bare foot.

A word of warning to anyone fishing from my boat....

Go Barefoot at your own risk. Footwear required by those under 10 y/o/a. If you know what I am saying....

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Under Armour Mirage is what I bought for this year. Last year I wore some adidas vented shoes a lot like the nike shocks.

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Merrel's. They have several different models that are great. I wear some waterproof ones until it gets really hot out, then gravitate towards sandals.

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Every time I wore sandals last year I hooked my foot. Shoes from now on for me.

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Columbia PFG's once it warms up, Columbia hikers till then

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Keen sandals, Looking into getting a pair of Merrel's slide ons.

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heavy duty crocs... they float (big plus) breathe, are comfortably and are only 40 bucks. Lasted 2 years so far and I abuse them. Even portaging in the BW with them!

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Im also a fan of barefoot if you are careful and in a clean boat. Otherwise I just use nike tennis shoes with the padded inserts added into them

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Keen's here. Do you guys see that Shimano has a pair of fishing shoes?! Cool...

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Igot the new Shimano fishing shoes... WAY comfortable!!!! I have the older shimano sandals as well.. yet to be honest, I am bare foot a ton.

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Igot the new Shimano fishing shoes... WAY comfortable!!!! I have the older shimano sandals as well.. yet to be honest, I am bare foot a ton.

Are these the shoes you got, if so where did you get them? I was looking for some but wanted to try them on before buying a pair.

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darn, I thought I finally might have a lead on a pair haha.Thanks Those evairs look like they could leave some funky tan lines.lol

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I use a pair of pool flip flops. No problem walking out in the water a ways if the ramp doesn't have a dock. Plus they float!

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What?!? No one else fishes with Pradas? Muffy, Biff, and I don't set foot on the yacht without them.

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Seriously, my daughter was up at some tanning salon for a UV treatment in December and there were these really light weight, mesh type slip ons. Style was a lot like a running shoe. Soles looked like they would grip fairly well. When I picked her up, I thought "Hey these would be nice out on the boat" Of course I cannot recall their name. Any help would be greatly appreciated.

Thanks,

Paul

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early season I wear rocky boots. When it warms up sometime in mid june I wear Jordans. Then from there on out I wear columbia sandles.

I wouldnt wear crocs cause Id be afraid that I scare all the fish in the lake away. yes, Im a croc hater.

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I used to always wear regular tennis shoes until last year when my wife bought be crocs and I was surpisingly pleased with them.

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Sled,

As in Air Jordans? If so, which ones?

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Chacos. They are really nice because they have a good comfortable sole with some arch support plus they are a sandle. They give you some crazy tan lines on your feet though.

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