First Look: Sitka Enhanced Delta Wading System

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posted on August 30, 2023
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Sitka has unveiled the upgraded Delta Wading System, a lineup designed to tackle the diverse challenges of waterfowl hunting—from sweltering southern teal seasons to the frigid extremes of the northern reaches. Leading the way in this all-encompassing system is the Delta Zip Wader, the foundation of Sitka's waterfowl collection. Additionally, the Fall 2023 collection features new versions of the Delta Pro Wading Jacket, Duck Oven Jacket and the versatile Gradient Pant and Bib.

Delta Zip Wader

Delta Zip Wader

The Delta Zip Wader, the centerpiece of the collection, promises both durability and performance. Engineered to thrive in harsh terrains, the waders boast waterproof, breathable Gore-Tex laminate uppers to ensure a dry interior and exterior. The inclusion of a waterproof YKK Aquaseal zip front enables quick donning and doffing, while features such as no-buckle suspension, hand-warmer pockets, and reinforced shins and knees underscore its exceptional design.

Features

  • Durable four-layer Gore-Tex waterproof protection
  • Reinforced knee and shin pads for protection while busting through ice or kneeling on hard ground
  • Adjustable no-buckle suspension for optimal mobility without the bulk of a buckle under the butt of your shotgun
  • Fully repairable design and construction
  • Water-resistant zippered storage pockets
  • High handwarmer pockets are positioned to shed water
  • Total weight: 7.8 pounds
  • MSRP: $999.00

Delta Pro Wading Jacket

Delta Pro Wading Jacket

The Delta Pro Wading Jacket has been upgraded for enhanced durability, and is engineered with three-layer Gore-Tex Pro fabric, for waterproof, breathable protection from early to late season. The uninsulated jacket allows the ability to layer into any weather condition throughout the season, and features water-sealing wrist cuffs, an integrated call keeper system, and strategically positioned pockets.

Features

  • Gore-Tex Pro three-layer fabric for maximum protection, breathability and durability
  • Durable water repellent finish sheds water and helps the jacket dry quickly
  • Water-sealing gasket cuffs keep moisture from getting up your sleeves
  • Integrated call-keeper system keeps duck and goose calls at the ready or securely out of the way
  • Adjustable hood stays in place without hindering peripheral vision
  • Two cargo-style front pockets keep a box of shells secure
  • A removable waterproof pocket with a touch-sensitive see-through face enables phone usage while protecting it from the elements
  • Water-resistant zippered chest pocket to keep essentials close
  • High handwarmer pockets are in a perfect position to keep your hands warm between flights
  • Total weight: 32.6 ounces
  • MSRP: $499.00

Duck Oven Jacket

Duck Oven Jacket

The Duck Oven Jacket is designed to be worn under waders or bibs. The piece combines Windstopper by Gore-Tex Labs and PrimaLoft Gold Insulation with Cross Core technology to retain heat, stop wind, and allow unimpeded movement. 

Features:

  • Windstopper by Gore-Tex Labs provides windproof protection in exposed areas above the waders
  • Synthetic PrimaLoft Gold Insulation with Cross Core technology replicates the aesthetics and performance of down insulation, but with warm when wet performance
  • Hybrid construction places compression-resistant fleece where it would fit under waders or bibs for mobility and warmth
  • High hand pockets allow you to keep hands warm and at the ready, even with waders on
  • Two zippered lower hand pockets
  • Water-resistant zippered chest pocket to keep essentials close
  • Thumb holes allow for easy layering
  • Total weight: 33.6 ounces
  • MSRP: $349.00

For more information on Sitka's Delta Wading System visit sitkagear.com.

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