Originally Posted by williamhj
I do both depending on weather, but all else being equal, I'd wet wade. I prefer to have the freedom and love feeling the stream. I can tolerate cold pretty well so I'll fish some cold mountain water wet wading. However, if it was ice yesterday or I can see my breath, I'm putting on some waders.
I too enjoy feeling the water. The cold doesn't really bother me (as soon as everything goes numb). Being most of my fishing is done in rapids, always been afraid of them filling up and dragging me under.