Angler's Mail tackle editor Richard Howard is the No.1 products inspector, checking out loads of quality kit every week. Here's his lowdown on the Chub Vantage Field Boots…


WHAT do you need from an angling boot? Comfort’s at the top of my list, waterproofing too, you also need them to handle the rough and tough of treading different terrain and you want all round grip.

These boots from Chub look like they tick most of those boxes, they’re breathable too, they’re made of robust leather and nylon, with an extra tough waterproof sole and deep non slip tread.

Extra comfort and warmth is provided by a thermal lining. They’re not a bad price either. Available sizes are 7-12.

Price: £79.99.