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Item #: 10544
Our Price: $399.95


Simms Headwaters Convertible Waders

The Simms Headwaters Convertible Waders are specifically designed for optimum performance. The Simms Headwaters Convertible enables you to decide between top up or down fishing dependant on your personal preference. If you prefer to fish by wading, then you can appreciate the chest-high capabilities. However, you can also appreciate the waist-high comfort of the Simms Convertible waders.

These Convertible Waders by Simms offer some great features such as the easy-breathing benefits of a GORE-TEX 3-layer Pro Shell technology, combined with the mobility and abrasion resistant skills of front leg-seam construction that will offer you a wonderful wading experience. The convertible wader waistband now comes with integrated belt loops with a 2-inch elastic belt that now features an all new Simms Trout buckle.

The Simms Headwaters Convertible Waders features the following:

  • Lightweight: GORE-TEX 3-Layer fabric
  • GORE-TEX reinforced fabric in front leg panel for added durability
  • Convertible upper with innovative extension system at waist allows easy conversion from pant to chest high wader
  • Waistband construction with integrated belt loops and high-quality 2” elastic belt featuring Simms Trout buckle
  • Front leg seam construction to help eliminate inseam abrasion issues
  • Abrasion-resistant material for more durable built-in gravel guards

Simms Cost Per Day Chart Based On 30 Days Of Fishing For Five Years
Simms Headwaters Convertible Wader Cost Per Day Chart
Here's why you should choose the

Simms Headwater Convertible Gore-Tex Waders:


Benefits of using the Simms Headwaters Convertible Waders as Chest Waders

By using the Headwaters Convertible Waders as chest waders is undeniably the most resourceful option because chest waders provide the best protection against the elements thus enabling you to endure nearly everything imaginable that nature can throw at you.

For example, if you are wearing the convertible waders as chest waders, then if you are fly fishing and run into unexpected holes or other encumbrances, then you are fully dressed and prepared for that occasion. Additionally, wearing these waders as chest waders can be of great value if you run into high currents, waves and fish landings that prove to be difficult. Additionally, added protection from wind and other elements.

Simms Headwaters Convertible WadersBenefits of using the Simms Headwaters Convertible Waders as Waist-High Waders

By using the Headwaters Convertible Waders as waist-high waders you can benefit from the fact that these waders will provide more coverage than hip waders and not be as restrictive as chest waders. When you don't need the advantages of the chest waders, then transforming these convertible waders into the waist waders will provide you with added comfort and breathability that may just hit the spot during your fly fishing adventure using these Simms Convertible Waders.


Size Chart

Men's SizesLargest Girth
(chest, waist
or hips)
(crotch to floor)
S 35" - 36" 31" - 32" 7 - 8
SK 37" - 38" 31" - 32" 7 - 8
M 39" - 40" 33" - 34" 9 - 11
MS 39" - 40" 29" - 30" 9 - 11
MK 41" - 42" 33" - 34" 9 - 11
ML 39" - 40" 35" - 36" 9 - 11
L (9 - 11) 43" - 44" 33" - 34" 9 - 11
LS 43" - 44" 31" - 32" 9 - 11
LK 45" - 46" 33" - 34" 9 - 11
LL (9 - 11) 43" - 44" 35" - 36" 9 - 11
XL 47" - 48" 35" - 36" 12 - 13
XLS 47" - 48" 33" - 34" 9 - 11
XLK 49" - 50" 35" - 36" 12 - 13
XLL 47" - 48" 37" - 38" 12 - 13
XXL 51" - 52" 35" - 36" 12 - 13

THE BEST WARRANTY IN THE WADER BUSINESS We stand behind our waders for the useful life of the product. This will vary based on use and the style of wader. For instance, professional guides will use their waders as work-wear every day and will likely wear out their waders faster than a casual angler who might sh 20 days per year. The Simms warranty does not cover damages caused by improper care, accidents, or the natural breakdown of materials over extended use and time. Waders that fail due to workmanship or material defect can be replaced or repaired. All defective or damaged products should be returned to Simms for evaluation and will be repaired or replaced at the discretion of Simms. 30 DAY EXCHANGE – NO QUESTIONS ASKED If a wader leaks within 30 days of purchase please replace them over the counter and we will send a replacement for your inventory. In order to obtain a pair of replacement waders from Simms, the Dealer must obtain a Return Authorization number using the Simms Online Repair Center making sure to note it is a 30-day exchange. Return shipping to Dealer will be covered by Simms. Please note that proof of original purchase is required. WARRANTY – FIRST YEAR REPAIRS IS ON SIMMS After 30 days, if your customer develops a leak in any Simms waders for whatever reason, the rst repair is on us. Please get a Return Authorization number via the Simms Online Repair Center and return the waders to us with proof of original purchase. We will x the waders at no charge and keep you and your customer apprised of the status of the wader via email. BEYOND THE FIRST YEAR REPAIR If a wader is in need of repair after the rst year or rst repair, the chart below outlines Simms repair fees. To initiate a repair, please use the Simms Online Repair Center and return the waders to Simms. The dealer will receive e-mail updates throughout the process and will be asked to approve any repair charges associated with the repair. REPAIR CHARGE SUMMARY NO CHARGE REPAIR STANDARD REPAIR $40 + SHIPPING ADVANCED REPAIR $65 + SHIPPING Wader is within 1 year of purchase & has not been sent in before ✔ Wader is beyond 1 year of purchase & all issues found are manufacturing issues ✔ Wader is beyond 1 year of purchase & exhibits minor wear & tear ✔ Wader is beyond 1 year of purchase & exhibits moderate to heavy wear & tear ✔ ONLINE REPAIR CENTER RETURN PROCESS If you need to return Simms waders or any Simms product for repair or warranty please follow these steps: 1. Go to www.simms 2. Go to “Contact” 3. Click on “Repairs & Warranty” and follow instructions Once Simms has evaluated the product and established a price for repair, you will be noti ed to approve any repair and fees associated with the product. Once you have contacted the customer and they have approved or declined the repair charges, please contact Simms by email or phone to approve pricing and con rm payment. When repairs are approved, Simms will bill your account and ship the item back to the shop’s physical address. Accounts with terms should not use a credit card to approve repair charges. Items sent through authorized Simms Dealers will be processed using the dealer’s account. SHIPPING REQUIREMENTS Please ensure the items being returned are clean and dry. Simms will return ALL dirty, wet, or soiled items. Shipping to Simms is the responsibility of the Dealer, unless the item is new, unworn, and deemed defective or contains a manufacturing defect. Please contact Simms to obtain a shipping label. INTERNATIONAL RETURNS All requests for product exchanges, warranty claims, or repairs, whether purchased in the U.S. or outside of the U.S. through an international dealer/distributor, must be processed through the authorized Simms Dealer where the product was originally purchased. QUESTIONS If you have questions regarding the warranty and repair process, please contact the Simms Wader Repair Center: 1-800-217-4667 / repairs@simms Hours of operation: Monday through Friday, 8am - 5pm (Mountain Standard Time)


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by Robert
on 5/18/2015
Simms Convertible Waders
These are my second pair of Simms waders. I went with the convertible design because I often do not wade deep and wanted the option of wading pants. These waders are the high quality product I have come to expect from Simms. They are extremely well constructed, light weight and fit me very well. I have not had the opportunity to wear them yet in the water, but based on the way they fit and the construction, I expect them be perfom very well. I highly recommend Simms waders! They are well worth the money in the long run.
by Simms Fly Fishing Fan
on 11/2/2014
Simms Headwaters Convertible Waders Review
The Simms Headwaters Convertible Waders are really handy because you can use them for chest-high waders and also waist high waders. Simply having that option is a big plus when fly-fishing. It's like having two waders in one. What a great value. Worth every penny!
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