I have worn a pair of GM guide series canvas waders for a few years. They are very durable, and warm, but heavy and not very flexible. i always had trouble fully bending my knees or bending over at the waist as the material is so rigid, and not stretchy, ive had trouble climbing the bank a few times beacause of them and forget them if you have to do any hiking to your fishing hole. if you like breathable you will hate canvas. I got a nice pair of breathable waders from cabelas for christmas and probably wont wear the canvas again unless i rip my new ones.
IMO, save up some money and hit the local fly shops in the area and buy a pair of "good" beathables. Or a pair of neopreme waders. Simms has a pair of breathable waders for around $100 plus some change. Seen these while at Franks couple days ago. Nice, light, and have heared nothing but good things about them. With you fishing alot, I would get a good pair, something that won't get leaks in them within a year. I am having problems with Hodgemans (2 waders shot withing 2 or 3yrs time )so I am gonna try a different breathable wader and boots.
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