Xtratuf: Now in China and selling shoddy boots
I wrote this article for the September 2012 issue of Pacific Fishing. Pick it up at newsstands, or if you're not in a fishing community on the Pacific Coast of the the US, check it out here.
For decades there has been no footwear more ubiquitous to commercial fishing in the North Pacific than Xtratuf boots. From San Diego to the Bering Sea, fishermen have relied on their durability, comfort, and support as a consistent tool for the trade.