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Delta Wading Jacket

Delta Wading Jacket

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The Delta Wading Jacket is our most versatile waterfowl jacket. The reinforced GORE-TEX® Pro Fabric is more breathable, durable, and quicker drying, while the streamlined pocket layout helps you keep it together in the field.

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Product Detail

  • 27.2 oz.

  • 2 Chest and Shell Pockets
  • Magnetic Tuck Away Call Pockets
  • Functional Hood
  • Water Sealing Cuffs
  • Pit Zips

  • GORE-TEX® Pro Laminate
  • DWR Finish

    Fabric Details
  • Durable Polyester Twill with Woven Backer

    Tech Drawing
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The Delta Wading Jacket is our most versatile waterfowl jacket. The reinforced GORE-TEX® Pro Fabric is more breathable, durable, and quicker drying, while the streamlined pocket layout helps you keep it together in the field.

Read Reviews (26)

August 18, 2016
Star Star Star Star

Absolute best purchase I've made for my hunting gear. The staff at sitka were there and very responsive. Theres not a trade in value for a piece of gear that keeps me dry when its cold. For South Louisiana marsh hunting its a must have.

January 12, 2016
Star Star Star Star

If you want a shell that will keep you dry in the worst conditions, then this is it. Keep it up Sitka.

Mike I
January 11, 2016
Star Star Star Half Star

I wish the inside of the collar was camo as well. Most of the time I use this jacket 3/4 zip and all you see is big grey collar.

Dave clendening
January 4, 2016
Star Star Star Star

Bought this for duck hunting accidentally brought this coat for a late season fly fishing trip it was in my gear bag left over from the hunting season great mistake out performs my sims wader coat hands down this will be my go to for fly fishing and hunting want a wading coat for duck hunting and fly fishing this is the one the water proof cuffs out performed my sims 10 to 1

Robert p
January 1, 2016
Star Star Star Star

I bought the Delta Wading Jacket at the beginning of the 2014 season and it has performed flawlessly. I also bought the duck oven jacket to go along with it. Duck oven also performed great.

Shane R.
November 29, 2015
Star Star Star Star

I bought the Delta Wading Jacket at the beginning of the 2014 duck season, and I wanted to wait to review after a full season of use. I've had just about every waterfowl jacket made, i.e. Browning, Filson, Drake, Columbia, Cabela's, and this is the first jacket that is 100% waterproof and can withstand the coastal marshes of South Louisiana. This year four others in our camp made the switch to the Delta or Hudson too.

November 11, 2015
Star Star Star Star

Perfect piece of gear! Thanks Sitka! After reading some of the reviews I decided to submit one myself. Have had this jacket for several seasons and it is amazing. Fit and function are the best on the market. As with any product there are sizing issues, however the great staff at Sitka are just a phone call away and when making a substantial purchase I give them a call on sizing and gear opinions. They have never steered me wrong. Hats off to Sitka for publishing all the reviews but I have to say, the line between a bad review and stupidity is very thin when it comes rep consumers. I mix and match all my Sitka gear and it works great! I take this jacket out west for early elk. It's fit and packability are amazing.

October 14, 2015
Star Star Star Star

Fits well- Not too tight, and allows room to mount quickly

Mark Veitch
October 12, 2015
Star Star Star Star

This is one awesome piece of kit. Lightweight, 100% waterproof, great pattern, piles of pockets. I can leave my cell phone in one and it won't get wet. Can't wait to get my core heavyweight hoodie to layer and delta pants to match.

October 8, 2015
Star Star

Very nice jacket, but too short. I’m 6’1”, 195, and a Large fits well with room for layering, but if I raise my arms as I would to shoot, the bottom of the jacket raises above my belt…a huge pet peeve. I wish this was made in a ‘tall’.

Aaron Palmer
September 23, 2015

This jacket is designed and cut for people in the 225 to 250 lb range. I'm 6 ft tall 180 and this jacket swallowed me. On the description it states " cut large enough to layer underneath". It sure is if you plane on wearing 5 hoodies under the jacket. I'm very disappointed with the fit of this jacket. Why is everything made for overweight people.

Rod Staggs
June 14, 2015
Star Star Star Star

I bought this jacket for a Duck Hunting Trip to Argentina this past week. It preformed fantastic. I wore a Kelvin Lite Vest under it. Perfect layering system for this time of year in Argentina. Sadly I returned from Argentina without the jacket. My Guide/Bird Boy liked my jacket so well that he spent his whole tip and bought the jacket from me. Now I have to buy another one. My guide had never heard of Sitka but he's a true believer now and so am I.

Brooks Heath
March 20, 2015
Star Star Star Star

From Sept. 1st to March 7th of the 14-15 Season goose and duck seasons this Jacket is a must have. From those 85* mornings with light rain to the 10* mornings with a Duck Oven underneath I Count on this Jacket to keep me dry and concealed time and time again, The attention to details like all Sitka Gear is 2nd to none! Pocket location, hood configuration, wrist cuffs and zippers are phenomenal! This piece is must for every waterfowler that requires the most from their gear!

Greg Galli
February 4, 2015
Star Star Star Star

Great product, lightweight and bone dry.

Tom Loats
January 30, 2015
Star Star Star Star

Over 100 days chasing ducks this year and the Sitka wader jacket was with me every minute! This is a not just a coat but a piece of equipment that is trusted to keep me warm and dry! This was the wettest and cloudiest duck season Kansas has seen in years! I used to say "not hunting today due to rain" Not anymore! Started early season in Central Kansas, was warm and wet! Not only protected me from water but a very determined hatch of Mosquitos... Ended on the Missouri river in a freezing rain that switched to snow and 40 MPH north winds....The hood is so well thought out you can hunt effectively with it on! Thanks for making such a great product...Will add to my Sitka equipment list by next fall...

January 5, 2015
Star Star Star Star

Love this jacket. I've worn it throughout the duck season here in Washington. It got me through 35 degree days with torrential rain and I stayed warm and dry - which is more than I can say for my hunting buddies. One day in the blind we heard some turkeys up on the hill behind us. I crept through the grass and my wife said I essentially disappeared - sweet camo. To boot, I bagged 2 toms along with a handful of greenheads!

Scott Long
December 29, 2014
Star Star Star Star

I bought this jacket primarily for waterfowl, but it lends itself nicely to fly fishing as well. I have never owned a fishing jacket that was more versatile than the Delta wading jacket. The hood adjustments are incredible. Having the ability to adjust the hood to leave just an opening for your eyes, and to have the hood move with you when you turn your head, is something I've never seen in a jacket before. This is my new favorite fishing jacket!!

November 19, 2014
Star Star Star Half Star

I think the material is top notch. My wife took a photo of me in regular Cabelas DU waders with the Sitka Delta Jacket on and against the back drop you could not see my upper body what so ever and the darker waders "stood out like a soar thumb." I love this jacket, it's awesome but the only thing I'm not totally sold on is the magnetic pockets. Inevitably I ended up put stuff in them but the magnets weren't strong enough to hold anything back and thus everything I put in the jacket at some point fell out, not good when you're around water. I think rare earth magnets would have been better for this application as well as extending a seem vertically to create a little bit of an actual pocket. The rubber sealed cuffs are awesome. Probably my favorite feature is the particular type of GoreTex material that used wasn't that load. In the past my head phones would amplify the noise my jacket made drowning out what other hunters were whispering in the blind. This was key. Overall this is a fantastic jacket and I'm extremely thrilled about the purchase.

Chip Bell
June 22, 2014
Star Star Star Star

Bought this jacket to use in North Carolina for late season duck Hunts over my Duck Oven jacket. Wow, it's handled the nastiest open water hunting ever on Core Sound. Plan to give this jacket double duty. It's going with me to Idaho for a wilderness backpack hunt for mule deer up where the sheep are. I have a lot of Sitka gear, but I plan to use this with my Cloudburst Pants for my rain gear. The comfort of the hand warmer pockets were what sold me on this jacket, but it's the most versatile piece I own in my mind. Great product.

Brad Pannone
February 21, 2014
Star Star Star Star

As we expect from Sitka, this jacket is well thought out and better than anything on the market. The fitting of this jacket is unreal. Everything is perfect. One of my favorite features though is the hood. They arent large hoods that can block your vision when you swing back behind you. Also, it is a smaller hood that fits perfectly over your head even with a beanie on. I want to say though, this jacket has no insulation. This is an early season jacket for sure. I used this jacket for early teal/wood duck in arkansas as well as early duck season in october in North carolina. If you want to use this jacket later in the season, you will want to roll in the duck oven. Over all this jacket is awesome for an early season water proof and wind proof shell. This jacket rocks and is worth the coin.

J Roberts
October 1, 2013
Star Star Star Star

Amazing jacket. Every detail has been thought out and perfectly executed to create the perfect early season duck hunting jacket. The cuffs seal water out when retrieving decoys, the magnets that hold open the shell pockets make it easy to quickly reach for shells in a pinch, the water tight pockets didn't let any water in keeping my phone/wallet/license perfectly dry in a rain storm, ect, ect, ect. Sitka thought of everything and the result is the best hunting jacket I've ever owned. Well done!

Lawrence Altaffer
September 18, 2013
Star Star Star Star

Not only is this the best hunting jacket I've ever owned, it is the best technical jacket I have ever owned. Every aspect of it works for you and provides a measurable benefit. The cuffs strap down to keep water out. The pockets are perfectly placed to allow shells calls and maybe an extra face mask to be easily stored and retrieved. The hood is the first cinch down hood that I have found that truly moves with your head, which is extremely important when you're in a blind. Too many times before I didn't see some Teal or wood ducks zooming in because when I turned my head my hood didn't move with me and blocked my view. Yes this jacket is pricey but it is worth every penny. I have never had nor seen a jacket that compares to the quality of the Delta Wading Jacket.

Chris Judd
August 7, 2013
Star Star Star Star

This jacket fits perfect for my kind of duck hunting. I don't have the expendable income to get into duck club ponds so I do a lot of work in the dark getting to the spots that hold birds. The waterfowl season here in Eastern Washington starts with warm, downright hot, weather and ends with some howling, bitter cold. This jacket will do the job in all settings. Pit zips are a Godsend when you're lugging 2 dozen deeks on your back in October. It is uninsulated but roomy enough to layer up. The design on the articulated hood is a fantastic feature. I've never owned a jacket that allows you to keep your eyes on the sky during a downpour. It moves with you and keeps you dry. Pocket placement is another feature that makes you wonder why waterfowl gear makers haven't made this switch a long time ago. Weather you like your jacket outside your waders or tucked in, your pockets are accessible. One last word, durability. I caught my jacket a couple times on wire in the blind. Couldn't comprehend that it didn't tear a huge hole. Only one of those times did it actually do enough damage to create a waterproofing problem. Putting this jacket to the test was a true privilege of being a Gore product tester.

Ricky Norman
July 29, 2013
Star Star Star Star

After much success with their big game gear I could not wait to get my hands on Sitka's new line of waterfowl clothing. With the Delta Wading Jacket Sitka delivered and then some. The cut of the jacket was spot on for wading, hitting me right above the waist line, keeping the jacket out of the water when wading. Another key feature was the water-sealing cuffs that keep water from surging into the sleeve when hands are submerged. The sleeves are articulated lending to uninhibited movement. Overall the build quality is extremely good and no details were overlooked. The Optifade Marsh pattern is an awesome concealment pattern and the Gore-Tex will keep you dry and comfortable. As a W.L. Gore product tester I have seen tons of waterproof garments and this one truly got me excited. I can't wait to use this for many seasons to come.

July 26, 2013
Star Star Star Star

I used the Delta Wading Jacket as my primary outer layer this past duck season here in Arkansas. Jacket is just the right length for wading, you don't have to worry about soaking the bottom 8 inches of material. Pockets in all the right spots, two for shells down low and two for your hands up on the chest. Cuffs on the sleeves are great for keeping water out and warmth in. Spent multiple hunts in the rain and with my hood cinched down and zipper pulled tight I managed to stay warm and dry, nothing worse than a morning spent wet and shivering and he Delta saved me on multiple occasions. Jacket is uninsulated but fitted in a way that allows for ample layers underneath depending on conditions. I wore it in weather from 25-65 degrees and just varied my layers as needed. It is easy to roll it up and stuff it in your bag if you take it off on the walk to the blind. Zipper is great, over sized and easy to manipulate with cold fingers. Glad I was able to test this product for Gore and was very pleased with its performance.

Josh Murphy
July 11, 2013
Star Star Star Star

Hunting almost everyday of the Virginia 12-13 waterfowl season, I can truly say this jacket is a must have. Perfect for the many different temps encountered throughout the season, from a t-shirt underneath to multiple layers. Keeps you completely dry, and moves with you on the swing. The many pockets are great for holding shells, calls, what ever you feel the need to have at the ready. The cuffs keep the water out when your bare handing decoys during early season, and stay in place when your putting the gloves on in the late season. Don't think twice about adding this piece of gear to your collection.

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