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Old 13-08-2012, 03:39 PM
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Default Bison, Vision or ...waders

Hi mates,

I am looking to buy some waders,
and because Orvis does not have the warranty any more,
I am left with Bison and Vision breathables.
Any suggestion as to which one is better and where to find
good deals?
Also, decent shipping cost to Belgium is a plus (saw some people asking 50 quid for international shipping to Belgium, which is ridiculous)

Finally, I could consider good neoprenes (I've heard good things about Bison)
as supposedly they last much more.
Any thought appreciated.
Budget is up to 100.

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Old 13-08-2012, 03:50 PM
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Im into season 2 with my Bisons and im bone dry in them, at £100 inc boots, i consider myself to have scored. When they do leak theyl be off to Diver Dave for the treatment. Im a 32" waist, regular build and the Medium fits me perfectly. The places i fish are not easy on waders either.
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Second season with bisons for me and they still keep me dry. Buy the boots two sizes too big though as I find them a bit tight and I fOllowed their instructions of only going up one size.

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The Bison breathables are fine but I find the gravel guards are too short and keep coming up over the boots

Apart from that they are fine , had mine a few months now and they do leak but only because I had a 20 lb pike bite my nads
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Apart from that they are fine , had mine a few months now and they do leak but only because I had a 20 lb pike bite my nads [/QUOTE]

That has brought up a visual image which will haunt me the rest of today
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Have a read of this wader test /opinion on the Reddington waders.
Long Term Wader Test | Eat, Sleep, Fish

NB. appreciate that they are out of your budget, but it depends on your useage/care. You get what you pay for.
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Apart from that they are fine , had mine a few months now and they do leak but only because I had a 20 lb pike bite my nads
That has brought up a visual image which will haunt me the rest of today[/QUOTE]



I don't see a problem. That lad catches far too many decent pike for his own good
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Default Re: Bison, Vision or ...waders

I dont think the Orvis warranty is much worse than others though is it? I posted a thread about if a couple of months back .....whilst they dont have a no questions asked policy, they arent running away from responsibilities either as far as i can make out.

"Someone in the know" recommended Vision to me but think Bison are a much better price?
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Default Re: Bison, Vision or ...waders

Thanks for the replies.
Which shoes did you buy?
Now, they only seem to have rubber ones in the larger sizes.
Are they any good?
Or should i just get the waders and shop around for shoes?

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