River Guard™ Clearwater® II Boot

Our rugged Clearwater II fishing boots provide durability and maximum traction.


The new Clearwater II fly-fishing boot's lightweight, yet rugged synthetic upper resists damage from rocks and debris as well as rot, mildew, and ultraviolet radiation. The boot is constructed from durable polyurethane and high-density nylon mesh to provide years of use. The toe cap and heel counter are wrapped in textured rubber to add additional protection in high wear areas. The Orvis-exclusive EcoTraX® soles have a proprietary lug pattern with sharp leading edges to afford the angler better traction. Comes with 20 pre-installed PosiGrip Screw-In Studs for added security in slippery environments. Screen-covered drain holes. In charcoal and tan.
Men's whole sizes: 6-14. Weighs 4 lbs., 6 oz. in size 9.


Overall: Show Rating Distribution 3.9 / 5 based on 49 reviews


37 of 49 reviewers would recommend this product to a friend.

  • 5/5

    Great Purchase - 10/9/2014
    By: from Wisconsin

    My wife and I both purchased these boots. They are comfortable and the soles work great in the rivers we fish. We bought a size up from our regular size to compensate for the wader booties.

  • 5/5

    Good Fit**** - 5/12/2014
    By: from Staten Island

    Bought this pair, reasonably priced, fits well with the Orvis waders purchased earlier. Looks and feels well constructed. Expect to get years of service.

  • 5/5

    Very good boots - 4/9/2014

    The boots are great!! Shipping was also perfect and fast.

  • 5/5

    Great - 4/8/2014
    By: from Pittsburgh, PA

    Love the boots! I wear a 10-10.5 and got an 11. With my sticking foot waders and wool socks they fit perfect. Will get a pair of wading socks to ensure a good fit for summer wet wading. The fact they come with cleats included was an added selling point. I find the laces tough to snap into and out of the top metal hooks but discovered a work around. I just keep the laces in the hook as if they were loops. A few tries and it becomes natural to lace up and down. I almost would say it would have been better to just have holes at the top instead of the hooks. The traction is great: waded in some really fast spring water and had no issues. A huge improvement from my boot foot neoprene cheapies. Love the boots and would highly recommend!

  • 4/5

    lightweight but very tough - 4/7/2014
    By: from Bend, OR

    Comfort, lightweight, good traction, easy to add studs if necessary. Great product

  • 4/5

    great boots - 4/4/2014

    These boots are pretty awesome. They look good and are comfortable. They are also well built and durable.

  • 5/5

    My feet are smiling - 4/2/2014
    By: from Texas

    Not only is this an excellent pair of boots, they are wide enough for my EEEE wide feet.

  • 1/5

    Do Not Buy! - 3/24/2014
    By: from Rochester, NY

    A poorly designed boot that has absolutely no support on any level. Wearing these boots makes you feel as though you are wearing sneakers on the creek. I returned mine to the Rochester, Orvis retail store where I was insulted by the general manager who did not know the Orvis return policy posted on the Orvis website by the CEO Mr. Perkins. It states, " at any time, for any reason". I wore the boots for an hour. The General Manager displayed poor judgement, lack of knowledge in company policy and the ability to alienate and make customers feel unwanted during my return experience. Do NOT buy this product and do NOT go to the Orvis Rochester retail store.

  • 5/5

    Great product. Fair price. - 3/21/2014
    By: from Texas

    Have used these in my size for last year. Good boots that have held up nicely. On sale for a great price so bought for my 18 yo as well. Certainly better boots are out there but these are hard to beat for value and wear.

  • 3/5

    Good quality / price ratio - 3/5/2014
    By: from Argentina

    I receive teh boots and looks very comfortable and well made. I haven't tested it yet but I can't wait!

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