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Old 09-28-2013, 07:05 AM
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I've got a skinny water FG boat w/ a 5hp on a trailer. I will probably have to wade knee to waist deep to launch and load until I figure out the bunks on the trailer. Research does indicate it is common to wade in to launch or load these boats. I will be fishing from the boat, no wading, just in the water when launching or loading. I've got a pair of Cabelas stocking foot waders to use so would you get some flats boots, regular wading boots or oversize tennis shoes. These are the 3 options I've read about. This is for winter time fishing so the water will be on the cool side here in E TN, and the ramps are concrete and probably will be somewhat slick from silt, mud, etc.
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I've got a pair of those neoprene flats booties. A name brand too, although I can't remember which right now.
They have zero support. Less than a pair of cheap sneakers. Basically they're socks with a sole.
I'd go with inexpensive canvas wading boots like these if you're trying to avoid the cost of higher end boots

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I'd stay with the waders because they allow you to get out and fish some tighter spots if you ever want without having to worry about boat position.

I would go with some korker boots because they are very lightweight which makes it easier getting in and out of the boat.
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I'm lost. What is a skinny water FG boat? You shouldn't have to get wet to launch a boat off of a bunk.
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Its a Gheenoe 13 foot. See customgheenoe.com for info. Most owners utilize a trailer but not required. I use a trailer. At this point in time I wade in to launch or load.
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I wear a pair of these over my stocking foot waders to launch and take out. They don't hold a bunch of water like my wading boots and that's nice when you jump in the truck after being in the water. I hate to have my boots drain on the floor mat because I try to keep the truck nice.................

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Its a Gheenoe 13 foot. See customgheenoe.com for info. Most owners utilize a trailer but not required. I use a trailer. At this point in time I wade in to launch or load.
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I wear a pair of these over my stocking foot waders to launch and take out. They don't hold a bunch of water like my wading boots and that's nice when you jump in the truck after being in the water. I hate to have my boots drain on the floor mat because I try to keep the truck nice.................

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