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Drake Waterfowl Wader Comparison Guide

As a waterfowl hunter, you're well aware of the distinctive set of challenges faced when it comes to choosing the right pair of waders. Before you even set up your first decoy, you must have complete confidence that your waders are more than capable of meeting the demands of your hunt. This guide is designed to equip you with the knowledge needed to effortlessly pinpoint the perfect waders for your upcoming waterfowl hunting adventure.

Insulated Guardian Elite Vanguard Breathable Waders

Insulated Guardian Elite Vanguard Breathable Waders

The best bang for your buck when braving cold conditions.

Upper Insulation:

Body Mapped (125g - front; 200g - back)

Boot Insulation:

1600g Thinsulate

Front Zipper:

No

Fit Options:

Regular/Tall

Material:

100% Polyester

Material:

4-Layer

Midsole:

No

Outsole:

Calendar

Price: $399.99

Uninsulated Guardian Elite HND Front Zip Waders

Uninsulated Guardian Elite HND Front Zip Waders

Versatile and designed for comfort. The gold standard of built-tough duck hunting waders.

Upper Insulation:

No

Boot Insulation:

1600g Thinsulate

Front Zipper:

Yes

Fit Options:

Regular/Tall

Material:

100% Polyester

Material:

4-Layer Upper; 5-Layer Legs & Seat

Midsole:

Molded

Outsole:

Molded

Price: $599.99

Buckshot Eqwader 1600 Neoprene Wader 3.0

Buckshot Eqwader 1600 Neoprene Wader 3.0

Most dependable noeprene wader on the market. Construction above and beyond competition.

Upper Insulation:

Neoprene

Boot Insulation:

1600g Thinsulate

Front Zipper:

No

Fit Options:

Regular/Stout

Material:

3.5mm Neoprene

Material:

N/A

Midsole:

No

Outsole:

Molded

Price: $319.99

Uninsulated Guardian Elite Vanguard Breathable Waders

Uninsulated Guardian Elite Vanguard Breathable Waders

Designed for the most extreme conditions. Comfort on the most challenging days.

Upper Insulation:

No

Boot Insulation:

1600g Thinsulate

Front Zipper:

No

Fit Options:

Regular/Tall

Material:

100% Polyester

Material:

4-Layer

Midsole:

No

Outsole:

Molded

Price: $349.99

Insulated Breathable Chest Wader with Sewn-in Liner

Insulated Breathable Chest Wader with Sewn-in Liner

Stay warm and comfortable without breaking the bank in these high-quality, great-value waders.

Upper Insulation:

Body Mapped (125g - front; 200g - back)

Boot Insulation:

1200g Thinsulate

Front Zipper:

No

Fit Options:

Regular/Stout

Material:

100% Polyester

Material:

4-Layer

Midsole:

No

Outsole:

Calendar

Price: $249.99

Guardian Elite Front Zip Wader with Sewn-in Insulated Liner

Guardian Elite Front Zip Wader with Sewn-in Insulated Liner

Relief zipper and sewn-in, insulated liner that delivers a level of comfort never before seen in the wader industry.

Upper Insulation:

Body Mapped (125g - front; 200g - back)

Boot Insulation:

1200g Thinsulate

Front Zipper:

Yes

Fit Options:

Regular/Stout

Material:

100% Polyester

Material:

4-Layer Upper; 5-Layer Legs & Seat

Midsole:

No

Outsole:

Calendar

Price: $319.99