Why do people wear chest waders in the middle of summer?

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Why do people wear chest waders in the middle of summer?

Post by Heero[CntRmbrPwd] » Sat Aug 31, 2019 6:55 pm

It bothers me - completely nonsensical reaction, but we can’t help how we feel.

Do some people fear wetness? Low blood circulation causing extreme coldness? What is it?

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Re: Why do people wear chest waders in the middle of summer?

Post by Jon » Sat Aug 31, 2019 7:01 pm

Leeches?
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Re: Why do people wear chest waders in the middle of summer?

Post by Average Joe » Sat Aug 31, 2019 7:15 pm

I think they fear wet waders (such as myself) who sometimes (more so these days) piss in the river upstream of where they are wading.

Or perhaps they've convinced themselves that a uniform consisting of waders, a fedora, and a vest with lots of tiny pockets is de rigueur for anyone who's truly serious about fly fishing.

That's my hypothesis anyway.

Regardless of the reason, I'm all for it because it helps to keep the fly shops in business.

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Re: Why do people wear chest waders in the middle of summer?

Post by ScottP » Sat Aug 31, 2019 7:16 pm

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At 6:30 in the morning, before the sun hits the water, that doesn’t feel so great on my old legs. Later in the day the waders keep the horseflies, mosquitos and brambles off; they might deflect a rattler, too. I do wet wade the little freestones up the road; never hit them before 10 in the morning and the biting flies are pretty much gone.
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Re: Why do people wear chest waders in the middle of summer?

Post by sarmulminnow » Sat Aug 31, 2019 7:26 pm

29 F yesterday morning at my house :coffee
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Re: Why do people wear chest waders in the middle of summer?

Post by sarmulminnow » Sat Aug 31, 2019 8:34 pm

Oh yea, I didn’t wear waders...but would’ve if jose was upstream of me
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Re: Why do people wear chest waders in the middle of summer?

Post by The Wandering Blues » Sun Sep 01, 2019 8:42 am

Good ol boys wearing neoprene in 90 degree heat and trying to replenish with Bud Light, then trying to peel them off to take a piss. A vicious circle.
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Re: Why do people wear chest waders in the middle of summer?

Post by mitch aka 2 fish » Sun Sep 01, 2019 10:07 am

The Wandering Blues wrote:
Sun Sep 01, 2019 8:42 am
A viscous circle.
I'm sending you $5.
hey! everyone entitled owns a right opinion, buddy.

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Re: Why do people wear chest waders in the middle of summer?

Post by Ruddy Duck » Sun Sep 01, 2019 1:24 pm

Because people from Lowsyanna call 55 degrees "cold".

You're being a Thead. [I'm assuming a "Thead" is a person from Montana that brags about not being cold]

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Re: Why do people wear chest waders in the middle of summer?

Post by -G- » Sun Sep 01, 2019 1:47 pm

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Re: Why do people wear chest waders in the middle of summer?

Post by flashback » Mon Sep 02, 2019 3:41 am

Giardia. All it might take is a small break in the skin.
Around my home waters there are many interesting things in the water.
Have seen cases of giardiasis and even though it can be treatable it is not fun.

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Re: Why do people wear chest waders in the middle of summer?

Post by mitch aka 2 fish » Mon Sep 02, 2019 3:51 am

quick maths: 7/4 pakistan.

how fucking embarrassing.
the water will never (ever) be as clean as it was yesterday, mmmates.

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