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Old 08-13-2018, 09:41 PM
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What kind of shoes do you use while hunting in creeks or at the beach ?

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Old 08-13-2018, 10:20 PM
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hard soled scuba boots

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Old 08-13-2018, 10:22 PM
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hard soled scuba boots
Would scuba boots work well in a creek with rocks and trash ? Do you use them at the beach

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Old 08-14-2018, 01:27 AM
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Old 08-14-2018, 06:11 AM
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Old 08-14-2018, 08:58 AM
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Would scuba boots work well in a creek with rocks and trash ? Do you use them at the beach
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Old 08-14-2018, 09:23 AM
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Same as above. I generally wear scuba boots since I deal with a lot of areas full of broken glass and hazards.
I also use a smaller, lighter set in areas that are nicer or when its very hot out and I use my 3mm shorty.

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Switched to barefoot. You can feel the sputnik sinkers before you dig them though

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Old 08-14-2018, 09:26 AM
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Scuba boots work fine unless you're in a river/creek with larger algae/slime covered rocks. Then you'll need need a pair of felt wading shoes unless you have the dexterity of Tony Hawk in his prime.

https://www.amazon.com/DUCK-FISH-Men...ords=felt+shoe
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Old 08-14-2018, 09:28 AM
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Scuba boots work fine unless you're in a river/creek with larger algae/slime covered rocks. Then you'll need need a pair of felt wading shoes unless you have the dexterity of Tony Hawk in his prime.

https://www.amazon.com/DUCK-FISH-Men...ords=felt+shoe
You do know those felt boots are banes certain states

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Old 08-14-2018, 09:32 AM
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You do know those felt boots are banes certain states
Yep, in Alaska, Maryland, Rhode Island, New Jersey, South Dakota, and Nebraska.
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Yep, in Alaska, Maryland, Rhode Island, New Jersey, South Dakota, and Nebraska.
And Vermont (unless they recently changed that law)

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Old 08-14-2018, 12:05 PM
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And Vermont (unless they recently changed that law)


Vermont repealed the ban in July 2016 when they realized that rock snot wasn’t an invasive species and actually native to Vermont.


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Old 08-14-2018, 12:09 PM
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Originally Posted by itsaring! View post
Switched to barefoot. You can feel the sputnik sinkers before you dig them though
I still go out and hunt the water/beach and some fields barefoot....even this very am I was out in the dark foot naked and hunting!...10yrs detecting without a cut!...sure we see broken bottle bottoms and glass all over the parking lot or in the water, but a guy learns how to walk different barefoot...

Most Humans on this Planet get along just fine without shoes of any sort....

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Old 08-14-2018, 12:38 PM
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The ones jason in enid posted are good, you can eve sew on a few additional patches on the lower outsides where they are just neoprene to help protect a bit better with stingrays if you are a salt water hunter.

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Vermont repealed the ban in July 2016 when they realized that rock snot wasn’t an invasive species and actually native to Vermont.


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That is good to know. The boots for my chest waders have felt bottoms and have had to avoid fishing in Vermont.

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Originally Posted by Surf Master View post
Has the perfect fitting high roller hunting shoe's, nobody can top his, ask him for the link howboutit
Felix had a link but he isn't a high roller and just uses Crocs!

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Felix had a link but he isn't a high roller and just uses Crocs!
Crocs here too! Love ‘em

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Originally Posted by BottleCapKing View post
And Vermont (unless they recently changed that law)
In Missouri it’s banned in some trout areas too

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