Delta Zip Wader

Delta Zip Wader

Waterfowl : Timber
(11 Reviews)

The Delta Zip Wader is hands-down the best set of waders we’ve ever built. Constructed from durable and breathable 100% waterproof GORE-TEX® Pro laminate with a completely waterproof YKK® AQUASEAL® Zipper means easy on/off even when nature calls. Features a lightweight and warm LaCrosse® AeroForm® insulated boot with aggressive tread for the slickest of mud, rocks, snow and ice. Reinforced padding in the shins and knees will take years of use and abuse breaking ice, trudging through brush or slogging to the blind. When layered appropriately, these waders can take you from the early-season migrations into the depths of winter, making this an extremely versatile wader. Made in the USA and 100% serviceable for life, the Delta Zip Wader will be the last pair of waders you ever buy. Limited Availability

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  • GORE™ OPTIFADE™ Concealment Waterfowl Timber is optimized for engagement distances of 10 to 40 yards in the darker environments of flooded timber.

  • Weight: 107.52 oz. // Size L

  • Fabric: Waterproof, Durable, Breathable 4-Layer GORE-TEX Pro Laminate.

  • Waterproof YKK AQUASEAL® Zipper: A durable and completely waterproof zipper allows for an easy on and off.

  • 4-Layer GORE-TEX® Laminate: A breathable and resilient 4-layer GORE-TEX® laminate allows the Delta Waders to excel in warm weather, high-exertion activities, but also while responding to insulation without adding unnecessary bulk.

  • Lacrosse Aeroform Insulated Boots: Lightweight, warm and durable LaCrosse AeroForm® insulated boots add warmth and agility when trudging through the muck and are attached to the wader with advanced heat-activated technology for a strong and streamlined joint.

  • Aggressive Tread: An aggressive tread provides steady footing in mud, snow and ice.

  • Reinforced Knee and Shin Pads: The shins and knees are reinforced with a rugged foam pad to endure years of abuse breaking ice and busting through the brush.

  • Adjustable No-Buckle Suspension: A streamlined suspension system eliminates cumbersome buckles and makes custom fitting lightweight and easy to use.

  • High Handwarmer Pockets: High handwarmer pockets are positioned to shed water away from the pocket and provide easy access to keep hands warm and ready.

  • Water-Resistant Zippered Storage Pockets: Two zippered storage pockets provide easy access to store essentials.

  • D-Ring Loop: Easily attach decoy carabiners or dog collar remotes to the D-Ring Loop.

  • GORE-TEX® Technology: Garments made with GORE-TEX® fabrics are durably waterproof, lightweight, and extremely breathable.

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Why We Made This

Waterfowl hunters deserve to have a set of waders that can excel year in and year out, throughout the duration of the season. We set out to build the best pair of waders–ever. Constructed from GORE-TEX® Pro Laminate, the face fabric offers added durability and is breathable in active working conditions and insulating when the mercury drops. The center YKK® AQUASEAL® Zipper makes these waders incredibly easy to take on/off and is 100% waterproof. The LaCrosse® AeroForm® insulated boots give you a form fit without the need for a bulky sock, and the treads will handle the slickest rocks, mud or snow. The boots are attached to the wader with advanced heat-activated technology, creating a streamlined joint. Zippered, water-resistant chest pockets secure essentials while high hand-warmer pockets deliver instant warmth. Adjustable no-buckle suspenders won’t interfere when shouldering your shotgun. We stand behind all of these features and more with our 100% serviceable guarantee.

Product Comments

11 Reviews
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Reviewed On 12/04/2019

They are the pair of waders to buy! I love mine; they are breathable enough for those sweltering teal hunts and respond perfectly to insulation layers underneath to keep your warm enough into the teens. Another wonderful product by SITKA.

Gregory Chance
Reviewed On 08/27/2019

BUY them!!
PERFECT overall design. I destroy waders, I have probably been through 8 pair in the last six years until Sitka! I hunted in them all last year (even punctured the knee pad) with no leaks or issues at all.
I sent them in for service and WOW! This is what Sitka means by a " serviceable product" with the proper care and maintenance these waders will last for a very long time. Even with someone like myself who breaks everything.

Brandon Graves
Reviewed On 08/19/2019

After wearing waders that were enormously too big for me for years, Sitka finally made some that fit. I’m 6-2, 190 and athletic. 32” waist, 43” chest and 11 size boot. The large tall fit like they’re tailored to me. Through o e season they are holding up great, still like new. They are light and breathable. The zipper is awesome and does not leak. I no longer have to get completely undressed to relieve myself after the mornings coffee. The straps stay put. I really have no complaints about them, the boots are awesome as well, I wear Lacrosse boots at work and love their products too. These are pricey but worth it in my opinion to have waders that fit.

Oz Khan
Reviewed On 06/01/2019

I wanted to write this wader review after a full season of hard use. For the very first time, I tried the Delta Zip Wader at the Harrisburg, PA outdoor show in February 2018. Due to the high demand in 2018 it was very hard to get my hands on the Delta Zip Wader in Timber camo in my boot size. I called around and finally found them at Black Ovis in July of 2018. Boot fit is true to the size since you do not need to wear heavy socks with them. In the past I wore a size 13 to accommodate thick socks, but with light socks I feel extremely comfortable with size 12 in these waders.The integrated LaCrosse Insulated Boots are surprisingly lightweight, yet keep your feet warm well into the late season. The main reason I got these waders was because of the Aquaseal Zipper. It is a heavy duty zipper and is completely waterproof. Waders are so much easier to take on and off because of the zipper. I doubt I will ever go back to the non-zippered ones now. The outer wader layer is extremely sturdy and after a full season of hard use, still looks amazing. The knee pads are fantastic and protect your knee and shin area when you are doing waterfowling activities. I am a National Sporting Clays Association (NSCA) Master Class shooter, so I am extremely picky about my shotgun mounting process. The easy to use suspension system of these waders has no buckle, this is great for shouldering the shotgun quickly, and has no major effect on your length of pull. In case you layer up for late season hunts, you can very easily adjust the suspension system to fit you properly. There are plenty of pockets (open hand warmer, zippered for storage), and the waders come with a belt and a D-Ring loop which can be extremely helpful when you are deploying decoys in waste deep water. These waders have enabled me to stay comfortable on full day hunts in the worst possible weather. All in all, hats off to Sitka Gear’s design team, they hit this one out of the ballpark.

Reviewed On 05/29/2019

Hands down without a question the best wader you will ever buy, the other waders out there do not compare. First waders that actually fit true to your size. All I wear under them is the heavy weight bottoms and gradient pant, I have yet to get cold standing in the water. The zipper is great makes life easy when you want to take them off or put them on, it also comes in handy when you need to relieve yourself. I typically wear a size 13 boot and decided to size down to a 12 and they fit great I would recommend trying them on before you size down. All in all a fantastic wader you will not regret buying these, it will be the last wader you buy. I bought both patterns in the delta zip, I absolutely love them and you will too.

Reviewed On 04/22/2019

no surprises here, great waders. much better than my old ones. I worked these waders over pretty good this season walking though some pretty rough brush and sticks while wading to and from hunting holes. typically a mile or more one way. admittedly I had a boot failure late in the season and of course i returned the waders for warranty work and sitka went above and beyond to fix my waders and they were as good as new. top notch product and customer service.

Andy Burnham
Reviewed On 04/21/2019

I can honestly say, I was skeptical when I bought these. I’ve purchased waders throughout my life, with my best pair lasting 6 years. I wore my Delta Zip waders for the entire 2018 season and I promise, 100%, best purchase I have ever made. These things are awesome! Warm, comfortable, functional, sturdy, dependable, & the boot fit is phenomenal. These will be the last waders I ever buy & I’m 50 years old. Well worth the money!!

Dan Riley
Reviewed On 12/27/2018

I was pretty skeptical about spending essentially 1k on waders, but i have been using Sitka Gear for all of my big game endeavors for the last 4 years, and could not be happier with the quality of the clothes or the companies customer service, which has been second to none. After my 3rd pair of 120 dollar 600g neoprenes failed and couldn't be repaired, with a soaking right leg and numb feet i pulled the trigger from my duck blind and ordered these bad boys. I was skeptical that they would be warm enough for the Northeast, as the actual wader material didn't seem very thick, but with a pair of long johns and sweats they have been great. My feet no longer turn to rocks after 3 hours either. With just a light pair of socks, the 1200-1500 gram Thinsulate equivalent boots keep my feet toasty even when stationary. I have worn these waders on about 8 trips so far, 2 of which where the temp was below 10, and they have performed great. The zipper is awesome. the only thing I dont like about them is all the hate i get from the other fudds who are jealous of my sweet waders. If these waders hold up, and are serviced when there is an issue, which i see no reason why they wouldn't be, the price was worth it. These will be about the 11th thing i bought from sitka, and will continue to add pieces as needed, great stuff.

Ronald Farris
Reviewed On 12/19/2018

These are the best waders I've ever owned. Great fit and function. I've worn these waders both at 0 Fahrenheit and 50 they function well across all temperatures in Idaho. Obviously you need wader pants underneath when the temperature drops as they are breathable waders. The reason I went with these waders is despite the cost I was spending $350 or more every other year to get sub par waders that never held up. One last thing the zipper is well worth its cost and the boot is awesome.

Dustin Jones
Reviewed On 11/27/2018

I have had the privilege of running these waders for the past two seasons, from warm early season to late January these waders provide the ultimate in comfort and versatility. The boots along with the zipper and the overall durability of these waders is what makes them a complete game changer.

Jon Hardin
Reviewed On 07/17/2018

I had the privilege of getting my hands on these at the SHOT Show. AWESOME! Love the clip for caribiners on the waist. Most of all though, the zip chest. This is going to come in handy to cool down after setting dekes.

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The Last Wader You'll Ever Own

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