Compressed high-quality felt performs in extremely slippery water conditions.
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Living in CO, we have all of the invasive's you can imagine, Zebra Muscles, New Zealand Mud Snail, Didymo, etc... Having the ability to toss these in a plastic bag and in to the freezer is the only reason I can still justify wearing felt. Deep freezing is really the only way to be sure you did your due diligence killing invasive's... RINSING IS NOT ADEQUATE
I bought my boots with two other soles. The boot is very comfortable, but I didn't like the hard sole. I had to special order the felt soles and they have been a life saver. I can now safely wade the river without fear of falling. I have arthritis in my knees and can't afford to fall on them. I make sure I rinse them and since I only fish one river, I don't worry about invasive plants.
I have been a fan of felt for as long as I can remember. I got a pair of these with my boots and was really hesitant to try out.. They don't have the same feel as felt but they are way more versatile than felt. A lot faster forest walking and log Jam crossings!
I bought these to go salmon fishing and was i happy i did. Fast water, a bunch of people and i "stuck" to the rocks. One of the best purchases I've made.