So, you are looking for the warmest and best hunting boots in the world? then you have come to the right place. We cover everything you need to consider before buying and also some great, well researched hunting boot recommendations that we have spent a lot of time filtering through to save you time and give you the best options available in the market. So whatever kind of hunting you are into, we can certainly help you decide on not only the perfect pair but the warmest pair of hunting boots available for 2016 and onwards.
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Our Top Pick
After spending a lot of time doing research, we came across one hunting boot that really ticks all the boxes, stands out against the others and made it to our top pick in our Best Hunting Boots In The World list. Here it is;
Irish Setter Men’s 2870 Vaprtrek Waterproof 8 Inch Boot
Comfortable, Light weight, Breathable and Excellent arch support.
Irish Setter are well known for making quality boots and the 2870 Vaprtrek is in our opinion the best hunting boot available in the market at the moment. It’s light weight boot made with special RPM technology that dramatically reduces the weight of the boots and offers extreme durability so ideal for most terrains. It’s a lace up boot with a full waterproofing system which includes a waterproof tongue making the boot 100% waterproof as well as extremely comfortable. The 2870 Vaprtrek are also a very breathable boot so also ideal for when it’s hot so these boots have you covered and protected for all types of weather.
The other important and great thing about these is the price, it’s fantastic compared to some of the other options available who don’t offer as many great features as these so aside from being an excellent all around hunting boot, it’s also very affordable as well as highly recommended and that was one of the reasons it made it to top of our list.
Other Best Hunting Boots In The World To Consider – Our Top List
LaCrosse are well known for making quality hunting boots and these are a great option if you are looking for knee high hunting boots, they are completely waterproof with a cushioned mid-sole for maximum comfort. They also have an adjustable gusset so you can customise and get the perfect and most comfortable fit.
If you are looking for a light weight, durable and comfortable knee high boot then these should be at the top of your list. A fantastic boot with a fair price tag that has you covered for all hunting conditions and more. These are also available in 3 different colors, 2 camouflage styles and plain green.
The Original MuckBoots Adult FieldBlazer Hunting Boot
It would be rude of us not to include Muck Boots in our top list, they make fantastic boots and the FieldBlazer Boots are one of the best rated boots available that actually to date still hold a 5/5 star rating on Amazon, which is no easy task and certainly reinforces that these are top quality.
If you want an extremely comfortable and waterproof boot then you should certainly consider these as a worthy pair of hunting boots. They are designed to be viable for all terrains but flourish in wet and tricky conditions (swamps, mud and snow). These boots are 100% waterproof, durable and made to last.
Danner Men’s Pronghorn 8 Inch Hunting Boot
The Danner Men’s Pronghorn 8 Inch Hunting Boot really deserved a mention on our top list, it’s one of their top selling hunting boot models. It has an all leather design (toe and heel) which makes it very durable as well as being 100% waterproof. This model was fitted with a new out sole (updated from the previous models) to improve the boot performance in tricky terrains such as slick mud. It’s also light weight and has a lining cushioning for additional comfort.
Bogs Men’s Eagle Cap Lace Up Waterproof
If you are not into knee high boots then Bogs Eagle Lace up’s are a definitely worth a look, they are probably one of the most versatile hunting boots among our list. They are extremely light eight and highly insulated so they are very warm and light weight. Perfect if you need to move around quickly. They are 100% water proof and have a solid EVA midsole which provides excellent support for tricky terrains (and even climbing).
Northside Men’s Renegade 400 Waterproof Insulated Hunting Boot
Northside Renegade 400’s are great pair of boots for cold hunting conditions, they are made to be extremely warm with 400g of insulation (cold rating of 40g F). They also have special lining which helps prevent your feet sweating (as well as moisture lining). If you are often faced with tricky and cold weather conditions like snow then these are probably your best bet (even against some of the other options here).
The price tag is also very reasonable and Northside are known for making quality and durable boots, so it’s really hard to go wrong with these. They also have a lot of great reviews and ratings from previous buyers whom all say great things about the Renegade 400’s.
Important Things To Consider When You Are Searching For The Best Hunting Boots
Let’s face it, “best hunting boots in the world” is quite a bold statement for any company to make but for us it came down to the below points in order to pick our top contenders whom made our list;
Brand Name And Trust
Whatever we buy, we tend to stick to brands that we know well and trust and it’s no different when you are searching for the best pair of hunting boots. The main players known for making quality and some of the best hunting boots in the world are companies such as: Northside, Muck Boot, Irish Setter, LaCrosse, Rocky and also Danner.
There are a lot more brands but from our research these companies seem to be making the best quality, most recommended and top rated boots in the hunting world.
Comfort, Warmth And Waterproof
Keeping your feet comfortable and warm is very important, especially if you are out on a long hunting trip (or holiday) and you are not blessed with the best weather. It’s important to make sure boots are well insulated and made from quality material inside the boot. (We recommend looking for boots that have fleece lining, which provide excellent comfort and warmth).
Having a waterproof pair of boots is key though it’s become a bit of a default nowadays with the majority of the best hunting boots around so I am not going to go massively in detail here but just be sure to get a pair that is 100% waterproof so you keep your feet dry, it’s very important.
Boot Weight And Grip
This point can vary depending on the type of hunting you are doing but in most cases it involves a fair bit of walking (and running depending on what you are hunting or what you run into!). With this in mind it’s absolutely crucial to make sure you have a light weight pair of boots so you can move around easily and not end up getting pains, blisters or any other nasty aches in your feet. In most cases you will also be carrying other supplies including your gun so it’s important to travel as lightly as you can so you can focus on enjoying your hunting experience.
Aside from weight, boot grip is an important point to consider as you certainly don’t want to be slipping over (especially with a potentially loaded weapon in your hands). This does depend on what kind of terrains you are going to be hunting in but always just check the boot has a decent amount of grip so you don’t need to worry about falling over. It will also help if you are planning to walk on inclined or rocky terrains.
Depending on what part of the world you are from, you might have to take precautions against snakes. In the US for example there are snakes such as the cottonmouth or rattlesnakes which can be extremely dangerous should you be unfortunate enough to be bitten. However if you are unlucky and happen to step on (or near) one that hasn’t moved away then it will try and bite you and in most cases, it will go for your foot or leg.
If you do live somewhere where you are likely to encounter snakes then it’s best to get “knee-high” hunting boots as they cover further up your leg than the traditional boots. There are quite a few boots on the market that are specifically designed to be snake proof and protect you from potentially poisonous bites, as well as covering the other main important hunting boot features (comfort/waterproof/durable).
Our Recommended Snake Proof Hunting Boot;
The MuckBoots Men’s Pursuit Snake Proof Hunting Boot is a fantastic knee high boot that has a special rubber exterior to provide snake resistance. These boots are 100% waterproof and are made with fabric lining to keep your feet cool and comfortable.
These boots have a great rating and lots of people recommend them, the price is also quite reasonable too for a quality and dependable brand.
Camouflage or Not?
I think this is down to a personal preference, some hunters like to be fully camouflage including their boots and others are happy wearing a pair of plain style hunting boots (typically brown or black) so it’s really down to you and your style of hunting. We included camouflage and non camouflage in our best hunting boots in the world list so we have you covered with some great options either way.