Life in water

XTRATUF® TREKS BEYOND
Lifelong water lover and climber Noah Kane pushed himself harder and farther to reach new heights when he attempted a climb El Toro in Northern Mexico. See how he faced the toughest challenge of his life. This photo was taken...
LIFE AROUND SHARKS
Shark diving isn’t for the faint of heart. For Tanner Mansell, the ocean and life around sharks is a lifestyle that he couldn’t ignore.  I’ve always been addicted to adventure. I am uneasy, mentally, and physically when I am not...
THIS IS JUST THE BEGINNING
This is just the beginning.  Over the past 60 years, we have been focused on building the most durable boots to reduce the carbon footprint by creating product that will last for years to come. This is just the first step...
I AM XTRATUF: CAPTAIN LIONEL
@lionstaleadventures  “You’re going to like me for me. I hope to see the fishing industry become more colourful.”  Cutting his teeth on the frigid waters of Alaska to now working as a professional guide in the Florida gulf, meet Pro Team...
I AM XTRATUF: MCKENNA PETERSON
"I thrive on the edge." Meet McKenna Peterson, captain of F/V Atlantis and professional skier. No one could ever have imagined McKenna’s story. Her life has taken wild turns that feeds her adrenaline and fuels her to keep persevering. To keep...
I AM XTRATUF: AK Shellfish Farms
"If this place doesn't bring you to your knees crying...you're not working hard enough."   Location: Halibut Cove Alaska. Winter Population: 15.   Meet Weatherly and Greg Bates of Alaska Shellfish Farms. These two Rhode Island natives found their way to Alaska...
COREY FORREST TOUGHING IT OUT
 It’s still dark outside and my hands are already black with grease. I feel a bead of sweat make its way down my spine and I wipe my brow with the back of my hand. “It’s always something,” I mutter...
FISHCAKE BENNY RECIPE BY @CASTANDIRON
Ingredients:  Russet Potato Spinach Spot Prawn Spring Onion Panko Egg Packet Hollandaise Lemon Butter Oil Smoked Paprika Seasoning Salt Fleur de Sel Pepper  Gear:  10 in Cast Iron Skillet Large Pot Small Pot Fish Spatula Leatherman Free K2 Cutting Board Mixing Bowl Box Grater Large Metal Spoon Heat-Resistant Glove Long Tongs Shovel Axe  Directions:  1. Shred a russet potato. Sean with seasoning salt. Make into patty. Fry in...
LEMON HALIBUT RECIPE BY @CASTANDIRON
Ingredients:  2x 4oz fillets of halibut 2 tbsp canola oil Kosher salt Pepper   Knob of butter 1-2 tbsp capers 1 lemon Bunch parsley   Enough fresh pasta for two Parmesan  Directions:  Light a fire and let it burn down to a good coal bed. Place a rack over top and...
CRAFT BEER & BREWING PODCAST EPISODE 197
Podcast Episode 197: Nick Gislason of Hanabi Lager and Screaming Eagle Wines Admires the Beauty of Grains Through the Canvas of LagerThe maker of some of California’s most coveted wines discusses what drove him back to beer, and to a...
ICAST 2021 XTRATUF® WINS THE FOOTWEAR CATEGORY AWARD
XTRATUF® wins the Footwear Category Award at iCast 2021 for the Ankle Deck Boot Sport arriving in Spring 2022.    
TEAM MEW-S-A AT HARPOON BREWERY
Check out one of our favourite brewery's latest release created in collaboration with two soccer stars. Team Mew-S-A at Harpoon Brewery  Can you spot the XTRATUFs? SHOP BOOTS FOR BREWING
CATCHING UP WITH THE SALMON SISTERS
As Alaska and PNW begins to open back up, how have things in your world been?Winter and slower season has given us the opportunity to turn in, tune-up, and prepare for what’s looking like a busy summer season. The past...
GNARLY BAY TO THE SURFACE
TO THE SURFACE. from gnarly bay on Vimeo. Producers - Aaron Schurman, Dana Saint, Dan RiordanDP / Photos / Audio / VO - Tyler MurgoAdditional footage - Jack Ieronimo, Rúni DjurhuusPost Production - Jack Ieronimo & Jordan IngramSound Design -...
DANIEL STEPHEN THE MOST EXTREME FISHING ADVENTURE YOU CAN HAVE ON EACH CONTINENT
The Most Extreme Fishing Adventure You Can Have on Each ContinentOne of the great things about fishing is that you can make it as involved and adventurous as you want. You could fish with the family in a rowboat on...
COREY FORREST - HER?
Photo by Maaike Bernstrom @maaikephoto My family has been making a living on the water and commercial fishing for hundreds of years, so I suppose it is in our blood. But, unlike my brothers who seemed inclined to be part of...
CRAFT BREWING BUSINESS CHECK OUT XTRATUF’S LEGACY BOOTS, PERFECT FOR WORK IN THE BREWHOUSE
CRAFT BREWING Check out XTRATUF’s Legacy boots, perfect for work in the brewhouse by Pretty Much a Press Release on January 20, 2021 Brewers have realized what Commercial Fisherman in Alaska have known for decades, that XTRATUF boots offer all-day...
KEREE SMITH ALL ABOARD AMIDST A PANDEMIC
All Aboard Amidst a PandemicBy Keree SmithPhotos by Mary McIntyre For many months, we dreamed. We dreamed of a shimmering golden sea stretching across the horizon. We dreamed of dramatic granite faces rising from the depths of infinite blue, of mountains...
HOLIDAY TRADITION ALLAN MATHISEN
Our small town’s take on the Scandinavian tradition. Instead of masked carolers going house to house and getting treats, its community members going business to business and getting food. For us Julebukking takes place the week before Christmas and is...
HOLIDAY TRADITION DRIFTER'S FISH
Photo credit Kimberley Hasselbrink Our favourite holiday tradition is making our family's wild salmon gravlax recipe. We love this simple recipe for curing fish and always have a batch going through December to share with friends and family. Photo credit...
MATCHSTICK PRODUCTIONS MCKENNA PETERSON BONAFIDE BADASS
 McKenna Peterson is a bonafide bad ass. Besides being an absolute shredder on snow, she is also Captain McKenna of her family's fishing boat. Winters atop giant mountain peaks and summers catching Alaska salmon with her siblings teach a permanent lesson...