Session Wading Pants – Women’s

(10 customer reviews)

Original price was: $299.00.Current price is: $263.00.


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DRYFT Session Wading Pants

Women’s Waist High Waders

Whether you’re fishing in the sun or the snow, you deserve to feel cozy and confident in your waders. That’s why we created the Session women’s waist high waders, the ultimate blend of style and performance for women who love to fish. Made with premium fabrics that are waterproof, breathable, and durable, these waders fit like pants should and move with you, so you can enjoy every moment on the water.

Plus, they have plenty of pockets to stash your essentials, a gravel guard to protect your boots, and a relaxed fit to layer up as you wish. With the Session women’s wading pants, you’ll be ready for any adventure that comes your way.

Session Women’s waist wader features at a glance

  • 4 seasons (winter, spring, summer, fall).
  • Relaxed fit to allow for layering.
  • 3 pockets.
  • Dual layer fabric gravel guard (inner guard with outer protective flap).
  • Fabric details: 4L ( 230gsm).
  • Waterproof rating of fabrics: 20,000mm+.

Fit and Features

The breathable and mid-weight four-layer fabric keeps you comfortable even on warmer days and is burly to hold up to everyday use. Contoured and flexible knees give freedom of movement allowing you to walk, run, crouch, wade, stumble, and crawl easily without restricted movement, and the durable and puncture resistant fabric holds up to heavy use.

What about staying dry?

Breathable, 20,000+mm DWR coated waterproof nylon fabric combined with double taped seams through the lowers bring the waterproofing to the next level. To top it off, seam ends and edges are triple taped a second time to keep the water where the fish are.

Finally, the DRYFT Session wading pants for women are direct to consumer priced to save you some coin and leave enough skrilla in your pocket to buy the necessities; beer, tackle, flies, food or whatever tickles your fancy.

Women’s Session Wading Pants Feature List

  • 100% waterproof high-grade breathable 4 layer nylon DWR (Durable Water Repellent) coated fabric.
  • Durable and breathable four-layer reinforced design from the waist down including the legs, knees and seat.
  • Single vertical seam design on the outside of the legs eliminates abrasion from walking.
  • Two outer pockets with Steelhead Blue YKK® water resistant zippers.
  • Inside flip-out zippered pocket.
  • Rubber DRYFT tread on soles.
  • Adjustable upper with built in elastic.
  • Adjustable wading belt with Duraflex® buckle secures tightly and safely. Multiple belt loops keep your belt securely in place for safe wading.
  • Double taped seams for ultimate protection against leaks.
  • High density 4.0MM ergonomically shaped neoprene sock feet.
  • Gravel guards with boot lace hook and outer gravel guard cover for extra durability and aesthetics.
  • Mesh carrying bag.
  • Hanging loop.
  • Imported.
  • bluesign® approved fabrics.

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The women’s Session wading pants are available as a bundle with the women’s Primo Rain Jacket. View the bundle details here.

Additional information

Weight 3 lbs
Dimensions N/A

X-small, Small, Small-long, Medium, Medium-Long, Large-Short, Large, Large-Long, XL-short, XL, 2XL-short, 2XL

10 reviews for Session Wading Pants – Women’s

  1. Jessica (verified owner)

    Love these wader pants!!! I love not having to put on the full waders all the time. Love the colors as well, they are very comfortable!! Got size small

  2. Trish

    I agree with the sizing complaint issue commented by lily. The neoprene boots fit in my simms flyweight perfectly but the waist, butt and thigh area are much too big. I had to use an elastic clip on the back of my wader pants to prevent them from gaping open. I do like the quality of the materials. It is far superior than another company that makes women’s pant waders. I kept them because I really needed pant waders. I look like I am drowning in my waders. When you get the sizing fixed I suggest you let your reviewers like myself test them out first.

  3. Lily (verified owner)

    The xsmall size wading pants fit my feet well. The waders themselves are made very well . I would like to suggest the following… the hip to knee ratio is large for a petite woman… the gravel guard area is too slim… I can barely cover my korker Mary Jane wading boots. It looks odd that the hip area has so much room and the shin to feet is too tight?? Just saying maybe the design team can address this issue? But over all the pant wader is a good product.

    • Nick Satushek

      Hi Lily,
      Thank you for leaving us this feedback. I will be sure to pass your sizing feedback along to our design team. Thank you, and happy fishing! -Nick

  4. Beccy Garvin (verified owner)

    These wading pants are great. Good quality and fit. Finally a pair of wading pants that actually have the proper foot size for the stockings for smaller feet. I love these!!

  5. Jean (verified owner)

    My husband and I wade fish the S Platte in Colorado three seasons a year. These have been a Godsend. I’m 5’4 and 150. The short large fit great with plenty of room in the waist for winter undies and not too large in the feet (I wear 7.5 shoes). My 5’7 husband liked mine so much he ordered the exact same ones. We are taking them to Montana for a month of fishing with complete confidence.

  6. Cathy (verified owner)

    I ordered these for a drift boat trip on the Deerfield River, MA. These waders are perfect when fishing on a boat or skinny water. I ordered medium, but probably could have used a small. But, they are super comfortable and so much easier when you need to use a bathroom, then my full waders. My guide was super impressed with them, and was going to order a pair for himself.

  7. Rose (verified owner)

    I’m relatively new to fishing and just started using waders this spring. The Dryft waders are everything they say they are! No leaking, great fit, gravel guard does its job and enough room in the legs to get over those fallen trees and rocks. I’m 5’5 and 158 lbs with smaller hips and bought a Medium and it fits great. Now I’m able to catch that drift in deeper water with my new Dryft waders!

  8. Frances (verified owner)

    I have wanted a pair of WOMEN’s wader pants for forever. I ordered a large. The adjustable waist- perfect! The length, not so perfect (too long I’m 5’4” with a 26” inch inseam) but the stocking feet fit nicely. I wore these on a recent flyfishing trip to Patagonia. Overall, very comfortable and I appreciated less bulk than a full wader. I wore these in a boat, not wading. And did I get a Grand Slam while wearing these? Sure did!

  9. Amy (verified owner)

    I’m pretty new to fly fishing and I’ve learned the importance of having good waders. My husband found your website and showed it to me since you offer waders designed for women. I’m not easy to fit but your directions for measurements were perfect.

    I loved them the moment I opened the package. Clearly very well-made and attractive to boot! The fit is generous but that’s the way I like it. The seams are tight and all the zippers are smooth. If I had one minor kvetch, it would be that the belt loops are a little tight for threading the belt clip – but that’s no big deal.

    Your care for the environment and PNW location are also big pluses for me. I look forward to hours of great use with these fantastic waders.!

  10. Rosie (verified owner)

    When my wader pants arrived I have to admit that I was worried to even try them on. I’ve been wearing “mens” sized waders for years because first you couldn’t even GET women’s sizes, and then later when they started to have them, I just couldn’t find anything that worked with my sizing.

    I finally ventured onto Dryft’s website. PNW company (yes!) and they offer such a variety of sizing I had hope. I want to 100% compliment not only offering a variety of sizes, but CLEARLY and COMPLETELY showing measurements on your website so people like me can make a choice based on the best option.

    I did open the box, and I did try them on and they FIT PERFECTLY! I have fished on and off for 40 years. I’ve jumped back into the water more these last few years as I moved to an area with more fishable water, and I now work from home. I NEED decent waders that fit. Not waders that just “work” for the situation. Also, I hate waders, so having the option of wade pants is exactly what I needed.

    Thank you so much for the quality product that’s completely worth the price asked. Fair, and well made. They’ve been nice and warm for the times I’ve hit the water this winter. They’ll get a workout this spring! They seem very well made and sturdy. Here’s hoping they hold up to hours on the water.

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