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#7023444 - 01/03/18 03:53 PM Insulated boots
Tff caribou Offline
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Registered: 08/27/12
Posts: 4043
Loc: Watauga, TX
Iíve seen the light!

Earlier in the season, it was particularly cold, sub 20* on the drive in. Iíve always hunted in my Ariat boots, and just dealt with cold feet. It was unbearable that morning. So I told my wife I wanted insulated boots for Christmas.
My parents bought me a pair of Herters (Cabelaís brand?) 400g insulated boots for Christmas. Wearing them for the first time today. Itís cold out, low 40s and windy, and my feet are down right comfy! They arenít sweating, but are absolutely perfect. These boots were about $50 as I recall and if you just hunt from a deer blind, worth every penny. They are a little heavy, and a touch bulky. I wouldnít want to walk a few miles in them, but for sitting in the cold they are a steal!
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#7027247 - 01/06/18 11:57 AM Re: Insulated boots [Re: Tff caribou]
White Falcon Offline
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Registered: 10/11/09
Posts: 1833
Loc: Holly Lake Ranch Tx.
Had my Red Head 1200 gram. boots on. 19 deg. walked in ice water for about 1 hr. warm feet. Just had on light socks. You need room in your boots, tight fit is a no no.

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#7027469 - 01/06/18 04:22 PM Re: Insulated boots [Re: Tff caribou]
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Woodsman

Registered: 08/15/17
Posts: 146
Loc: Arlington
Muck Arctic Pro warm and not to bulky
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#7030158 - 01/08/18 04:59 PM Re: Insulated boots [Re: Tff caribou]
Flashprism Offline
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Registered: 11/16/11
Posts: 518
Loc: Corpus & Dickens
Hunted in Maine,NH, Upstate NY and The Rockies no boots compare to Sorels with a heavy felt liner!!!!!!!!!!!!

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#7032102 - 01/09/18 08:11 PM Re: Insulated boots [Re: Tff caribou]
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Registered: 08/27/09
Posts: 13121
Loc: Forney, Tx
I wear my snake boots year around. Super comfy and very warm during the super cold days. During the summer though, my skin bubbles up from all the heat
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#7033443 - 01/10/18 06:04 PM Re: Insulated boots [Re: Tff caribou]
twinbubba Offline
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Registered: 08/20/09
Posts: 2608
Loc: DFW
My Danner Pronghorns work for me.
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#7033551 - 01/10/18 07:11 PM Re: Insulated boots [Re: Tff caribou]
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Registered: 10/19/12
Posts: 11044
Loc: Bexar/Gillespie, hunt Terrell
I ordered RedWing insulated boots for an elk hunt. 'Took several months, several emails (since I wear a narrow), and, figuring out that you can't wear too bulky of socks with them, but I think they'll last me the rest of my life. But, if I'm wearing these pigs, I'm not just sitting in a blind.
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#7034489 - 01/11/18 12:56 PM Re: Insulated boots [Re: Tff caribou]
trigger time Offline


Registered: 08/05/09
Posts: 185
Good boots are a must. I blew out my danners on last years elk hunts. After, I found a pair of kenetrek mountain extremes on sale and bit the bullet. Having gone through multiple pairs of rockys, danners, irish setters ext, I can say without a doubt they are one of the best things I've ever purchased for hunting. Granted they are probably overkill for most TX hunt's, but anyone that puts miles in on the mountain should look at them.

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