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#11489360 - 03/20/16 02:46 PM Wading belt
PowerLizard Offline
Extreme Angler

Registered: 03/08/03
Posts: 1969
Loc: Flower Mound, TX
Does anyone use a padded wading belt? Does it make much of a difference? I have lower back issues and when I spend the day walking up and down the river shoreline, my back is the first thing to feel bad. I was thinking about buying the Simms padded wading belt.

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#11489950 - 03/20/16 08:42 PM Re: Wading belt [Re: PowerLizard]
robert hunter Offline
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Registered: 06/14/10
Posts: 3701
Seriously man if you have back problems and you're wearing wadders buy a supporting back brace. Probably 90% less than the Simms belt. Just put it on over your wadders instead of under your shirt. All that is needed to keep water from running down you is compression around your circumference you would basically be killing two birds with one stone. Helping to maintain posture and support your back and keep from drenching yourself too much after a spill. Just my .02
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#11489961 - 03/20/16 08:45 PM Re: Wading belt [Re: PowerLizard]
Jesse10 Offline
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Registered: 08/08/11
Posts: 232
Loc: Grandview
It may help, but personally I would stretch before going out and take frequent breaks. I don't see a wading belt helping, unless you get that wide one with lumbar support.

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#11490143 - 03/20/16 09:51 PM Re: Wading belt [Re: Jesse10]
PowerLizard Offline
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Registered: 03/08/03
Posts: 1969
Loc: Flower Mound, TX
Originally Posted By: Jesse10
It may help, but personally I would stretch before going out and take frequent breaks. I don't see a wading belt helping, unless you get that wide one with lumbar support.

I am looking at the Simms Backsaver Wading Belt. It has the lumbar support.

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#11490529 - 03/21/16 07:57 AM Re: Wading belt [Re: PowerLizard]
RexW Offline
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Registered: 09/24/02
Posts: 2990
Loc: Sherman, TX

I've never tried one, but I know a couple of folks with back issues that swear they're the greatest thing since sliced bread.
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#11492423 - 03/21/16 10:06 PM Re: Wading belt [Re: PowerLizard]
Flying Fox Offline
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Registered: 05/09/12
Posts: 57
Loc: TX
belt won't really make any differences

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