From deep river bends to flooded timber, chest waders are essential to keeping any well-rounded sportsman dry. When deciding which style is right for you, there are a few basic decisions to make first. Do you need insulated or uninsulated waders, breathable or non-breathable, boot foot or stocking foot? All other details, like pocket configurations, construction quality, and durability are a matter of personal preference and budget. Here is how to pick the right chest-high wader for your outdoor lifestyle.