February 02, 2023 1 min read

Everyone watched in the spring of 2022 as devastating floods affected the Yellowstone River and communities throughout southwest Montana.

As a Bozeman area fly shop that relies on the Yellowstone River to provide angling opportunities for clients from all over the world, the River's Edge is proud to support Simms and Montana Freshwater Partners with the brand-new, limited-edition Simms Watershed Wader. 

The River's Edge is one of the few retailers with the Watershed Wader in stock, in-store. Stop by either of our locations to learn more about the wader and the conservation efforts behind its design. 

Built using surplus GORE-TEX material, proceeds from the Watershed Wader will go directly to the Yellowstone River Stewardship Campaign, a campaign designed to protect and preserve the health and vitality of the Yellowstone River. 

The campaign has been established through Montana Freshwater Partners, a 501c3 non-profit organization based in Livingston, Montana. Simms will donate $50,000 from sales of the Watershed Wader to projects protecting the health and resiliency of the Yellowstone River. The focus area of the campaign’s efforts will be on the waters upstream from Springdale to Yellowstone National Park, as well as the Shields River.

We here at the River's Edge are thankful for Montana and its beautiful, life-bringing waterways; we believe the best way to ensure they remain plentiful and vibrant is to give back what you can when you can. If you love Montana as we do, help us support the Yellowstone River with these special, limited-edition Simms Watershed Waders.

The Simms Watershed Waders retail for $599.95, feature GORE-TEX construction throughout, and will only be around for a limited time. 

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