PORTLAND, OR.–(September 28, 2010) – Korkers Products LLC, the leader in adaptable traction footwear, was presented the Dealer’s Choice award at the Internationl Fly Tackle Dealer show in Denver, Colorado for its new CHROME wading boot featuring hydraphobic materials, true-fit sizing and the new patented 3.0 OmniTrax Interchangeable sole system. The flagship OmniTrax technology has been re-engineered and redesigned for ease of use and enhanced traction while providing a unique solution to fighting invasive species. Upgrades incorporated into OmniTrax 3.0 system include the elimination of the tool previously used to change the outsole, a full perimeter of traction and a wider protective plate for support and stability.
“The CHROME Boot is the latest Korkers wading boot utilizing innovative technology to optimize our consumers fly fishing and angling experiences,” said Korkers CEO Sean Beers. “We know from direct angler feedback and wear test trial that anglers will love this boot. We are confident that the coveted Dealers Choice award will bring this great new style to the attention of even more anglers.”
The CHROME Wading Boot, one of 5 new models in Korkers spring 2011 lineup, is designed to perform in a variety of river conditions and has been wear tested extensively throughout the summer in challenging white-water, rafting, and diverse wading scenarios. The CHROME Boot features Korkers updated OmniTrax 3.0 interchange technology and Boa’s latest M3 reel which tightens laces 3-4 times faster than previous models. In addition, Korkers entire spring 2011 product offering has been produced using hydrophobic materials, reduced seems for durability and “true fit sizing.”
Weighing in at 38.4 ounces, the lightweight CHROME Wading Boot sells at a suggested retail price of $179.99 and will beavailable December 2010.
Korkers OmniTrax Interchangeable Outsole System , which is used across the Company’s entire line, allows anglers to adapt their performance traction on the fly offering an exclusive solution to help protect waters from the spread of invasive species while enhancing angler safety and performance. Korkers empowers anglers to fish responsibly with a range of specific outsoles – from traditional felt to sticky rubber -that meets the demands of the environment.
Since 1959, Korkers™ has created functional and versatile footwear for outdoor adventurers. Unique to the industry, Korkers’ proprietary OmniTrax™ Interchangeable Sole System provides a variety of performance traction options – from felt to sticky rubber – so no fishing spot is out of reach. Sean Beers leads the Portland, Oregon-based company’s team of avid fishing and outdoor enthusiasts who are dedicated to developing product solutions that combine design advances with innovative technology.
Korkers supports the Clean River Angling Pledge, and its products regularly receive accolades in gear guides and reviews. Korkers’ extensive line of footwear and accessories can be found globally, through fishing and outdoor specialty stores and select online retailers. To learn more, call 800-524-8899 or visit www.korkers.com.