BUYER’S GUIDE: If the Boot Fits
A man who puts in a hard day’s work is usually a man with a satisfied smile … and a good pair of boots. Ask anyone who works on their feet a lot, and they’ll tell you that boots can make or break your day. Whatever circumstances you place yourself in, make sure you step into the right boots for safety and comfort.
The following boots are advertised as 100% waterproof. Check them out and see which best fits your lifestyle. support and comfort. The outside of the boot is just as impressive with a non-slip, non-marking design that allows for a self-cleaning outsole. Confident in its product, Bogs Footwear offers a 100% satisfaction guarantee. MSRP: $120 bogsfootwear.com NO MATTER THE WEATHER Life doesn’t stop when the temperature falls to uncomfortable degrees, so neither should you. Made with rubber that won’t harden in below-freezing conditions or crack under extreme heat, the Burly Traclite 800G was made to keep you going. These boots outshine other footwear in snowy and muddy conditions, with a comfort zone of -40°F to 40°F. The high-performance insulation and wool/ felt midsole will keep your feet warm, maintain odor control and provide air circulation without weighing you down. MSRP: $135 lacrossefootwear.com BOWHUNTING’S BEST FRIEND Revolutionizing bowhunting footwear, the Rutmaster 2.0 by Red Wing takes the standard rubber boot to the next level. Thanks to this boot’s Exoflex technology, which allows the boot to temporarily expand to fit the back of your foot, struggling to get your boot on and off isn’t an issue. The Mud Claw RPM sole gives you exceptional traction and stability for a no-slip walk, while Scentban kills bacteria that causes odor, helping to reduce your scent. The Rutmaster 2.0 comes in various Realtree Xtra designs, allowing you to choose the best camouflage for your hunting needs. MSRP: $149.99 irishsetterboots.com BRING IT ON Ready to take on anything your day might bring, Bogs’ Classic high men’s work boots are built with durable rubber that keeps you dry and protected from harsh climates with a comfort zone to -40°F. Bogs’ Classic high boots are designed with 7mm four-way-stretch Neo-tech insulation, and have a contour fit for ultimate THE PRICE IS RIGHT If you’re looking for some boots to get you through the day without breaking the bank, then the CT, Black boots from Servus by Honeywell may be your perfect fit. Great for work out on the farm or in an industrial setting, the insoles in the CT, Black boots form to your feet, providing you comfort with every step you take. Slip-resistant, the Unique Trac10 outsole design provides stability when you need it most, and the contour heel cup molding in the boots minimizes heel slippage.
MSRP: $18.99 servusproducts.com BEAT THE HEAT When your feet are hot and sweaty, there’s a good chance that you are, too. Keep your feet cool during warm hunting days with the Pursuit Stealth Cool hunting boot. The Muck Boot Company took the best qualities of several of its footwear options to create this boot, which is one of the lightest and coolest rubber boots out there. With a comfort range of 40-95°F, this ultra-light hunting boot does best in warm conditions because it was built with Xpresscool fabric lining so your feet stay cool and dry all day. It comes in Realtree APG print. MSRP: $219.99 muckbootcompany.com LEAVE THE WEIGHT BEHIND When you need to be light on your feet, the Airgo Ultra Lightweight boot is the way to go. Seventy percent lighter than other waterproof rubber and PVC knee boots, the Ultra Lightweight boot provides excellent comfort to those who wear it, and includes a removable polyurethane contour insole. The material used to make this boot offers a selfinsulating feature, which keeps your feet cooler in the heat and warmer in the cold. MSRP: $52.64 tingleyrubber.com