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Orvis Womens Encounter Waders

134.00 179.00

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The Orvis Womens Encounter wader is the new standard for value waders, built from a 4-layer nylon fabric that offers an optimum balance between durability and breathability. The fit has been revamped to match Orvis’ award winning Silver Sonic family of waders; designed for women who fish, by women who fish. They have added a number of features that provide the angler a better overall experience, including a front, kangaroo-style hand warmer pocket combined with a mesh, zippered storage pocket for quick and easy access to critical gear. Attached, self-fabric gravel guards seal off your wading boots from sand and gravel that will shorten the life of your waders. Three integrated belt loops combine with the included wading belt provided for a safe and snug fit. Anatomically correct, sculpted neoprene booties for a true fit.

Code: 1Z6N015

  • Outer shell: 100% nylon.
  • Laminate: 100% polyurethane.
  • Liner: 100% nylon.
  • Hand wash. 
Brand: Orvis

For deliveries in the UK -

All deliveries (except the Next Day service) will usually take 3-5 business days.

We offer a Next Day (£9.95) delivery service within most of the UK. Delivery to the Highlands/Islands, Isle of Man or Northern Ireland may take 3 business days.

NOTE - Next Day Delivery orders placed before 3pm Monday to Friday will be despatched to arrive the following working day. Next Day Delivery orders placed after 3pm on a Friday will be delivered the following Tuesday. This also applies to orders placed on a Saturday and Sunday.

Our Carriers do not normally deliver on Saturdays.

If we have a problem with your order we will contact you. Please ensure you give us as many points of contact as possible.

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Orvis clothes are cut generously to accommodate an active country lifestyle. In addition, Orvis build plenty of “wearing ease” into all their garments to ensure you will enjoy them for many years. Orvis field-test all of them on Orvis associates, and take into consideration how the clothing will be worn. For example, when fitting outerwear, Orvis always size it with the appropriate layers beneath. That means you do not need to order a size up for a comfortable fit. If you’re unsure what size to order, call us on 01768 864211. Our advisors will be happy to give you the actual garment measurements for any item we sell.

SIZE GUIDES

JACKETS, SHIRTS AND OUTERWEAR

Product size Small Medium Large XLarge XXLarge
Jacket Chest (inches) 36 38-40 42-44 46-48 50-52
Pant Waist (inches) 30 32-34 36-38 40-42 44-46
Shirt collar (inches) 14½ 15-15½ 16-16½ 17-17½ 18-18½

HAT SIZES

UK 55 56-57 58 -59 60-61 62
US (inches) 6 3/4-6 7/8 7 / 7 1/8 7 1/4-7 3/8 7 1/2-7 5/8 7 3/4
Head size (inches) 21 1/8-21 1/2 21 7/8-22 1/4 22 5/8-23 23 1/2-23 7/8 24 1/4

MENS FOOTWEAR

Product Size UK

6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13
US 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14

WADERS (STOCKING FOOT)

Body size Chest Inseam Bootie Height Weight
Small 34-36 28-30 7-9 5ft 5in-5ft 8in 130-160lbs
Medium/Short 38-40 28-30 7-9 5ft 5in-5ft 8in 140-180lbs
Medium 38-40 30-32 8-10 5ft 7in-5ft 10in 140-180lbs
Medium/Long 38-40 32-34 8-10 5ft 10in-6ft 1in 140-180lbs
Large/Short 42-44 28-30 8-10 5ft 7in-7ft 10in 180-220lbs
Large 42-44 30-32 9-11 5ft 10in-6ft 2in 180-220lbs
Large/Long 42-44 32-34 10-12 6ft 1in-6ft 4in 180-220lbs
Large/XLong 42-44 34-36 10-12 6ft 5in + 180-220lbs
XLarge/Short 46-48 28-30 9-11 5ft 7in-5ft 10in 210-240lbs
XLarge 46-48 30-32 10-12 5ft 10in-6ft 2in 210-240lbs
XLarge/Long 46-48 32-34 12-14 6ft 1in-6ft 4in 210-240lbs
XLarge/XLong 46-48 32-34 12-14 6ft 5in + 210-240lbs
XXLarge/Short 50-52 28-30 10 -12 5ft 7in-5ft 10in 220-260lbs
XXLarge 50-52 30-32 12 -14 5ft 10in-6ft 3in 220-260lbs

HOW TO MEASURE

 

In all instances, hold tape firm and level, but not tight.
Head

Using a flexible/soft tape measure, start 1" above the ear.

Follow around head staying 1" above the ear. This will give your most accurate reading.

Then refer to the chart for size.

Neck

Wrap tape around to the base of your front neck and allow room for wearing comfort

OR measure the collar length of a favourite shirt.

Sleeve From the centre back of your neck with your arm slightly bent, follow the tape around to your wrist bone.
Chest Wrap a tape measure evenly around the fullest part under your arms.
Waist Wrap a tape around your natural waistline, or where you actually wear your trousers.
Seat/Hip

Standing with your feet together, measure around the fullest part of your hip (approx. 7-8" below the waist).

Don’t forget to keep the tape level.

Inseam

Best taken from an existing pair of trousers you like.

Measure along the garment inseam from the crotch seam to the hem.

Glove

Measure all the way around the flat part of your hand, excluding the thumb, and around the widest part at the knuckles.

Refer to sizing on product page to convert this measurement in inches to your corresponding glove size.

Waders

In general, waders have a looser, roomier fit than normal apparel.

They should have enough room to allow you to layer up in cold weather and move comfortably in and out of water.