CLEAT SOLE WADING SHOES IN STOCK AT LARRY’S !! We are still having several customers come in that haven’t heard about the felt sole ban that went into effect March 1, 2012. Effective March 1, 2012 you will be unable to wear porous sole (felt sole) shoes in the park anymore.. You can treat your wading shoes with contact cement as they show you on the Department of Conservation website. This process will make the shoes legal in cold water in the state of Missouri Follow the youtube link to view application instructions.. We have also had several people that are reporting using the flexible bed liner product as a covering. Spread it on with a putty knife, let it soak in and reapply. This will usually take three coats.
If you wear untreated felt soles, expect to receive a warning the first time and a ticket the second time you are checked in 2013. If you are looking to purchase new boots, you need to look at cleated or a vibram sole that are nonporous. You should know that even if you treat your felt soles in 2013, you will occasionally have to retreat your wading shoes. If you have questions about what and what isn’t acceptable, give us a call at 417 532 8678. Ask for Kelly, Ed or Brian