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Patagonia Swiftcurrent Expedition Zip Front Waders


The Patagonia Swiftcurrent Expedition Zip Front Wader has all the bomber features for durability, mobility and comfort plus a submersible, waterproof YKK front zipper.

The Swiftcurrent Expedition Zip Front utilizes the heaviest weight fabric and offers adjustable quick release suspender system for easy conversion from chest to waist heigth. The feature rich Swiftcurrent wader is made from recycled polyester microfiber H2No Performance Standard shell, single seam construction and gusseted crotch, a top hem draw cord cinch system, secure stretch no snag wading belt and front and rear belt loops.

The Switcurrent Expediton model has an interieor waterproof pocket, handwarmer pocket with zip flaps and anatomical booties.

The Swiftcurrent Zip Wader has plenty of pockets and for organization. Interior storage includes a waterproof flip-out pocket, two drop in stretch pockets, two internal daisy chains for tools and a center back hanger loop for eay drying. Exterior organization includes a reach through knagaroo pocket and asymmetrical zip chest pocket to keep hands warm and allow for quick accesss to tippet, nippers and floatant. Articulated legs, removable foam kneepads, and heavy duty scuff guards at ankles are more of the features that make this the very best wader Patagonia has ever made.

Additional Features to the SwiftCurrent Waders

-100% post consumer 4 layer fabric

-Double Taped Seams - these are as tough as any seam we have seen on any wader

-Gusseted Croth

-New Fit for better motion and articulation

-Updated shoulder straps that adjust for customer fit

-New wading belt with better fit and holds multi tools better

-Front and back belt loops

-Insulated bootie with R1 nylon for warmth and breathability

-Updated gravel guard for durability

-Internal Dump pockets

-All front pockets can close, no catching while rowing or casting.


First letter is size

S = Small

M = Med

L = Large

XL = Extra Large

2 = 2XL

Second letter is inseam

S = Short 30

R = Regular 32

L = Long 34

Third letter is bootie size

M = Med 9-11

L = Large 12-13


Patagonia has "remastered" the sizing of its 2020 wader offering.

New sizing is limited to 3 characters which include size, inseam length and bootie size making it easy to get an excellent fit.

Critical aspects of choosing the proper wader are the girth or total chest measurement, this is your normal shirt or jacket size and is the first of the three characters in the size description. Next is the inseam, this is the distance from crotch to floor XS is 28", Short is 30" Regular is 32", Long is 34". Finally the bootie size which corresponds to your shoe size, small 6-8, med 9-11 large 12-14.

Please refer to the size charts in the photos provided in this listing.

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