Fishing Boots, Shoes & Slippers

Fishing Boots

Don’t make the schoolboy error and spoil your best trainers or shoes going fishing! Fishing boots are designed to be durable, long-lasting and easy to clean. They will also help keep your feet warm, dry and protected.

A decent pair of thermal fishing boots with Thinsulate Insulation will keep your feet nice and toasty on cold overnight fishing trips. Other boots for fishing are completely waterproof, so are ideal for extremely wet and muddy territories.

Fishing shoes are lightweight and easy to slip on, making them convenient to jump out your fishing bivvy quickly when you hit that run. I’ve included my best fishing footwear below, along with everything else you need to know.

My Top-5 Fishing Boots

Here are my 5 best fishing boots I take with me on my voyages:

Best Overall: Muck Boots Woodland Camo

The brand Muck Boots are known for making the most comfortable, reliable and protective footwear on the market. These boots can withstand the stickiest conditions and they’re completely waterproof, so you’re guaranteed to ALWAYS have dry feet fishing.

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    These new camouflage-style boots by Muck Boots have been keeping hunters safe for decades. With a 5mm CR flex-foam fleece liner and added 2mm thermal foam underfoot your feet will be nice and toasty in the coldest conditions. Even when standing still for long periods of time, your feet will stay warm.

    If you want the best fishing boots then look no further than Muck Boots. There are cheaper thermal fishing boots and waterproof fishing shoes available, but these are built to last and are my first choice on cold and wet fishing sessions.

    Key Features:

    • 100% waterproof
    • 2mm thermal foam
    • 5mm CR flex-foam
    • Rubber sole

    Editors Rating: 4.8

    Best Runner Up: TF Gear High Ankle Fishing Boots

    Is comfort your thing? These Extreme high ankle boots by TF Gear are without a doubt the most comfortable fishing boots you can wear:

    High impact, high traction soles, offer superior grip on wet, muddy, slippery banks, providing essential safety and extra ankle support. These are the only boots to choose if you are fishing difficult river banks.

    TF Gear Extreme fishing boots are 100% waterproof and breathable so will keep your feet completely dry in wet and muddy terrain. The thermal inner lining will keep your feet warm in the coldest arctic conditions.

    Long-lasting, tough and much more durable than normal boots. Although they are solid on the outside they are surprisingly soft and comfy on the inside. These highly rated fishing boots are a bargain for the price.

    Key Features:

    • 100% waterproof
    • Thermal lining
    • High ankle
    • Shock absorber soles

    Best Thermal: XPETI Fishing Boots

    XPETI is a brand created by outdoor enthusiasts and this is their best selling men’s waterproof boot in camouflage:

    Key Features:

    • 100% waterproof
    • 200 grams Thinsulate Insulation (up to -30℃ protection)
    • TPU ankle support
    • Rubber sole

    Best Waterproof: Jack Pyke Tundra Boots

    These camouflaged fishing boots made from strong 900D Cordura outer material will prove to keep your feet dry in the stormiest conditions:

    These are the new upgraded version 2 camouflaged fishing boots by Jack Pyke. The special hydro guard membrane is 100% waterproof and breathable to keep your feet warm and dry.

    The rubber toe cover and padded tongue will keep your feet safe and secure. These fisherman boots are lightweight and weigh only 1.1Kg so ideal for low land walks and demanding trails.

    Key Features:

    • 100% waterproof
    • Breathable inner mesh
    • Cordura 900d
    • EVA & rubber sole protection

    Best Lightweight: Kombat Spec-Ops Recon Boots

    Ultra-lightweight and durable boots suitable for fishing and outdoor sporting activities:

    The Kombat Spec-Op boots are made from high quality 1000d Multicam Nylon, so will keep your feet nice and warm. The inner sole uses a special 4 layer system which reduces odour and is anti-bacterial.

    Dual zip technology for easy access means you can get them off your feet quickly and easily. These boots are not completely waterproof so best kept on dry land!

    Key Features:

    • 100% waterproof
    • Super lightweight
    • Dual zip technology
    • Cordura 1000d

    More Boots for Fishing

    Here are some more boots I recommend for fishing:

    Rovex Arctic Thermal Waterproof Fishing Wellies

    These Rovex Lemigo thermal fishing wellies are ultra-lightweight and 100% waterproof.

    Special EVA material has thousands of micro-pockets which maintain heat and keep your feet really warm (up to -30 degrees). So perfect for going ice fishing or those cold sea fishing trips abroad. These thermal fishing boots are 36% lighter than normal fishing boots so are flexible and easy to walk in. The wellies are comfortable to wear and fit the shape of your feet well. The EVA will mould itself over time to the anglers foot. If you want to wear them in summer you can remove the liner to stop your feet getting too hot! The inner can be completely removed making them easy to wash and clean. Guaranteed to keep your feet warm or your money back.

    TF Gear Tuff Waterproof Shoes

    These TF Gear fishing shoes are durable and capable of all-around season protection.

    Fitted to guarantee comfort wherever you wear them. They are completely waterproof and special design disperses sweat keeping you extra dry even when fishing in heavy rain. These waterproof fishing shoes will even keep you protected in the snow. You can expect to stay warm even when sitting outside your fishing shelter at night and these boots are super comfortable to wear at the same time. Never get wet feet again with these first-class fishing shoes that are built to last.

    TF Gear Waterproof Carp Fishing Boots

    The TF Gear waterproof carp fishing boots have excellent grip on the bank and will keep you dry, so perfect for wet and damp weather conditions:

    Available in camouflage with shock absorber soles so you can walk any distance comfortably. Thermal lining inside will keep your feet warm even in the coldest conditions. These fishing boots have added height for ankle protection to keep you moving quickly and safely through rough terrain and wet ground. Walkthrough puddles and streams no problem! The soles are cushioned for added comfort when moving around with your kit or on hard gravel banks. These fishing boots offer great value for money and are built to last.

    My Top 4 Fishing Shoes & Bivvy Slippers

    Here are my 4 best fishing shoes and bivvy slippers:

    Best Overall: Crocs Unisex Realtree Clogs

    These camouflage clogs are perfect for summer fishing when you don’t need your feet to stay warm and dry:

    Wildly comfortable the Croslite material provides maximum lightweight cushioning. There is a convertible backstrap to keep them secure on your feet and the Realtree Max-4 HD camouflage print makes them perfect shoes for carp fishing.

    Key Features:

    • Lightweight
    • Comfortable
    • Vinyl acetate sole
    • Convertible backstrap
    • Rubber outer material

    Best Runner Up: Navitas Weaves Carp Bivvy Shoes

    Excellent quality can be used in water and will never fall off your feet:

    The Navitas Weaves bivvy trainers are so comfortable to wear it almost feels like going barefoot! Expect the home comfort of slippers with the versatility of trainers.

    The special flex and fold technology mean these carp fishing trainers can be slipped on very quickly. You will have no excuse to miss that next big fish run.

    The heel is designed to fold down so you can get them on or off in a rush, making them the ideal pair of bivvy slippers. Ideal for use on or off the bank. Available in green or camouflage colour.

    Best Neoprene: Dirt Boot Carp Fishing Shoes

    The DIRT BOOT range of footwear has been designed to suit the lives of many people from fisherman and field sports enthusiasts to farmers and dog walkers alike. Original natural runner neoprene will keep your feet warm and dry.

    Described as smart, practical and extremely comfortable! Specially designed for fisherman and sports enthusiasts these Dirt Boot slip-on carp shoes will keep your feet nice and warm.

    These bivvy slippers are not just for fisherman, they are completely waterproof so are also ideal for slipping on to walk the dog or do a spot of gardening as well. Perfect for walking across muddy fields, wet grass and woods. Made from completely natural rubber neoprene with four-way nylon. Ladies sizes are also available.

    The carp fishing slippers are quick and easy to slip on, so you can leave your muddy fishing waders outside when you relax inside your fishing bivvy.

    Key Features:

    • 100% waterproof
    • Natural Neoprene material
    • CR Flex-foam 4mm
    • Great bivvy slippers

    Best Comfort: SMajong Fur Lined Bivvy Slippers

    If you want a pair of bivvy slippers that are both comfortable for sleeping inside your fishing tent and waterproof for fishing outside on the bank, then look no further. SMajong waterproof bivvy slippers are my first choice for overnight carp fishing trips:

    Going to sleep in bivvy slippers and then having to quickly change into fishing boots or shoes in between landing fish isn’t practical. So, that’s why I wear these ultra-comfortable and durable fur-lined bivvy slippers. The slippers’ toe caps have multiple wrapping reinforcements for greater protection and durability and make walking with your fishing gear more comfortable.

    Machine wash with a laundry bag or hand wash. It’s easy to clean off stains or dirt from these bivvy slippers.

    Key Features:

    • 100% waterproof
    • Fur lined
    • Anti-skid sole
    • Durable

    Frequently Asked Questions

    What’re the Best Socks for Fishing Boots?

    These fisherman’s socks are suitable for adding additional layers and comfort inside your fishing boots. Great for sea fishing and cold winter fishing sessions.