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What are you wearing on your feet when hunting? Harris Supply sold me a pair of Dan’s Polliwog boots last spring and I love them. They are like a 12 inch Muck type boot, non-insulated and rubber waterproof. They are light weight and cool, so I can RUN around without them wearing me out. Tread design does not pick up a load of mud. I can wear them all year in southern Ohio. But I don’t see them in the 2020 Dan’s Catalog. If you can get them, I would recommend them.

What boots are you using that you would recommend to us?
 

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I bought a pair of the Dan's frogger boots before the season started. I've worn them 3 times & like them a lot. Only thing I would like better is if the boot was a little less bulky.
The Polliwog boot I mentioned was a less bulky version of the Frogger. The Frogger is 16 inches, Polliwog was 12. I like to be able to wear my pants over them to protect the foam fabric at the top. Both nice waterproof, easy-walking boots.
 

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The bird hunters swear by Danner boots. And those guys walk more than we do in a day’s hunt. But I think the slip on boots have made me too lazy to deal with laces
I actually prefer lace up boots for the ankle support but the ones I have tried were never durable enough. About one season is all they would last.
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I use Mucks insulated during the winter in real bad messy weather. They are waterproof but heavy as all get out. I have some Merrell's that are rubber with leather uppers and they get a little wet walking in wet weeds and grass. I would say they are almost waterproof. Problem with them is they are insulated and get to hot during warm weather. I'm still looking for that perfect boot.
 

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Lacrosse uninsulated knee boot in warm weather, burly when it's cold and when it gets really cold I have a pair of 2000gram knee boots from cabela's.
The burlys would be fine but I didn't get them big enough for winter socks.
Don't mind lace up boots but hate having to break ice ball off laces at end of the hunt. Slip on rubber has me spoiled
 

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I have had a pair of LeChameau knee boots for years. Great boots, zipper on side, leather lined, natural rubber, but my problem is the pants have to be tucked into them. I got tired of debris, especially thorns, in my socks. So I went to a shorter boot that my pants can cover. Just have to be a little more careful (or a little quicker) when the pack takes one across the stream and you decide to see where they went...
 

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Best -20 degree insulated water proof rubber bottom and leather uppers with insulated boot liners. Snow gets deep and it’s usually very cold. I need to have warm feet and warm hands. I use the oxygen activated hand warmers. Never tried the activated warmers for the feet. That will be next. I always take extra socks, boots, hunting pants and insulated bib overalls when hunting.

Leather hunting boots, Red head, Irish Setter or Rocky’s for pheasant hunting in the fall. I always spray water proofing on them before I go, it does wear off over time. JMO
 

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Muck makes a very lightweight relatively cool boot for summer that I’m still using now. It’s short only about 8 inches that you can comfortably put a lot of miles. No name other than muck on the boot but should be easy to find if interestEd. One problem the heal separated in less than a year but muck replaced. Obviously not great if go through a lot of water.
 
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