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Re: chest waders [Re: kk alaska] #14046614 08/13/19
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Originally Posted by kk alaska
Grew up on a river in Oregon, for fun we used to throw on hip boots and go swimming. What worked for us was keep air trapped in feet by lying on your back feet downstream, and use your arms in a backstroke, point your head in the direction you want to go and backstroke like a driftboat.

No family members were drowned!

Not even the ones that shoulda been?


Mark Begich, Joaquin Jackson, and Heller resistance... Three huge reasons to worry about the NRA.

Re: chest waders [Re: vbshootinrange] #14046986 08/13/19
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Got to try out my new chest waders yesterday on the beach, surf perch fishing.

They worked GREAT! The cheap wading shoes I bought are just the right size, and worked good also.

It was 74 degrees on the beach yesterday, so I was a little warm in my chest waders, but had on shorts under them so my legs were cool.

Never caught any "keepers" but caught several small fish, and through them back. It was a fun trip anyway.

Virgil B.

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