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Drake Guardian Elite Breathable Chest Wader with Tear-Away Insulated Liner

Drake Guardian Elite Breathable Chest Wader with Tear-Away Insulated Liner

$257.99 $429.99


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Color Realtree Max 5

Item Style Regular

Footwear Size Men's Size 8

Oversized/Handling fee may apply


Drake Guardian Elite Breathable Chest Wader with Tear-Away Insulated Liner. Overhauled with performance and function in mind to revolutionize the wader industry, the Guardian Elite Breathable Chest Wader with Tear-Away Liner is built for quick flexibility when adapting to various temperature ranges while hunting. Drake introduced a body-mapped, tear-away insulated liner that can be removed while wearing the waders, allowing you to shed insulation once the hunt has finished before the pack out.

This systems approach results in 2 different ways to wear the wader:
Insulated Duck Hunting Wader
Uninsulated Duck Hunting Wader

This wader utilizes Drake’s Guardian Elite 3-Layer Pro Waterproof/Breathable wader fabric, plus HD3 reinforced fabric placed over the boots, knees, and seat area extends the life of your waders, year after year.
The Guardian Elite Breathable Chest Wader with Tear-Away Liner is backed by Drake's 2-year repair or replace “Strap-to-Sole” warranty plus our “Extended Life” USA repair service facility on all Guardian Elite waders only.

  • 100% waterproof/windproof/breathable Guardian Elite 3-layer fabric treated with DWR (Durable Water Repellant)
  • Drake's Fowl-Proof YKK zippers
  • NEW Tear-away insulated liner (body-mapped 125g LokDown insulation in the front and 200g LokDown insulation in the back)
  • Buckshot Mudder Boot
  • No-Buckle, X-Crossing-Back Shoulder Straps
  • Additional Size Options (Short & Slim, Regular, Stout, and King)
  • Improved Materials & Construction
  • Large Front Cargo Pouch
  • Vertical Call Pocket with Magnattach
  • Vertical Pocket with Fowl-Proof Waterproof Zipper
  • Against-the-Body Handwarmer
  • Horizontal Shell Loops
  • Articulated Knees with Hydro-Flex

Ratings & Reviews

5 reviews

9/16/2019 10:33 am

Best Fitting Wader!

by Scott Hamele

These are the most comfortable waders I have ever owned. Finally a wader that fits like a glove not like a garage bag. The pockets and shell holders are set up perfectly.

10/14/2019 4:12 pm

Not a good wader if you are a boat hunter

by Mark

These are good waders. Not great. If you are a boat hunter and get in and out of your boat during the hunt these wader are not the waders you want. The brown material that you see is for protection over the actual wader material. It is 2 separate pieces of material. They fill with water. At the bottom of each leg is 3 grommet holes. When you get into your boat all the water comes running out of the holes.

12/3/2019 1:12 pm

Wouldn’t recommend buying these.

by Jackson

I bought these waders a couple months ago after having a set of mst breathables that barely lasted a season. I’ve been out 5 times and I do a fair amount of walking to get to our blind, but not a ton, and they are already leaking at the ankles and the inner leg seams are starting to fray. I contacted drake to have them covered under the warranty (which was the deciding factor in buying these) and haven’t heard back yet, but hopefully they take care of it and I’m not out a set of waders for an extended period of time in the middle of hunting season. Wouldn’t recommend these to a friend since they are already leaking and wearing after only 5 trips.

1/31/2020 10:46 am


by Lucas

Me and three guys I hunt with all bought these waders and all three of us have substantial leaks at the top of the boot and inside the leg. Not even a full season out of them.
<br>Will send them back this week now that season is over and see if they cover them.

7/24/2020 4:38 pm

Fit way too big

by Warren Graves

Size 9 short and slim fits like a parachute for 5’7 145 pounds... idk what y’all call short and slim but I’m pretty short and slim