Keep your feet warm and dry this season with Mark Layton’s guide to hot rubber
You’ll be no good on your feet in the field if you can’t feel your toes. With the weather only set to get colder, it’s time to consider whether your trusty old pair of battered boots are still up to the job.
Everyone needs a go-to winter wellington that will keep you shooting whatever the weather. Here are six for your consideration.
Neoprene, neoprene, neoprene. The best wellies on the market for the winter months are lined with this synthetic rubber, which makes an excellent insulator alongside the natural rubber construction of most boots. Aside from heat retention, you’re going to want something that keeps out the water while ensuring your foot remains comfortable because, chances are, you’re going to be wearing these wellies for a long stretch.
The good news is that with so many options to choose from, it’s pretty hard to go wrong when buying a new pair.
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