Providing heavy-duty support and protection for the most demanding wading, the Foot Tractor is the most durable, highest-performing wading boot possible; with Vibram® Idrogrip soles for all-around traction. Codeveloped with Danner® and handcrafted in Portland, Oregon, with imported parts.
We recently discovered that certain styles of the Capilene® Cool Daily and the Tropic Comfort product lines do not meet the 50+ UPF (Ultraviolet Protection Factor) rating we claimed for them. They still offer solid UV protection—it’s just not as much as advertised. If you own one of these shirts, click below for more information.Learn More
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Full-Grain LeatherDurable, waterproof full-grain leather with a PFC-free tanning process for improved resistance to breakdown, even in salt water; leather can be reconditioned
Durable ConstructionTough, 1,000-denier nylon paneling provides excellent abrasion resistance
Adjustable Lacing SystemLacing system has eyelets across forefoot and speed lacing through the ankle; single top hook for easy on/off; nylon-coated hardware for corrosion resistance
Quick Drain/Quick DryPerforated drains on both sides of upper boot clear water quickly; for faster dry times, upper design is free from unnecessary foams and backers
Stitchdown ConstructionStitchdown construction creates a wider platform for more stability, helps protect the boots’ sidewalls and allows the boots to be resoled by Danner®
Construction DetailsMolded bi-fit board combines the shank, lasting board and midsole into a single piece that reduces weight without sacrificing comfort and support
Sole DetailsVibram® Idrogrip sole developed for maximum grip on wet surfaces and all-around traction for long approaches and mixed streambed footing; sole accepts studs
Country of OriginMade in the USA.
Weight1,950 g (68.8 oz)
- Upper: full-grain leather with 1,000-denier 100% nylon paneling
- Lining: 67% polyester/33% nylon
- Top midsole: 8IR rubber
- Lower midsole: polyether polyurethane
- Outsole: Vibram® Idrogrip
Danner® boots are built to accommodate additional layers such as wader booties or socks, so we suggest choosing your regular street-shoe size. Foot Tractor Boots work with thicker wader booties or socks; If you want to wear them with thin wader booties or if you’re wet-wading, please size down.