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Men’s Drainmaker ™ III PFG Shoe


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Style# 1584201
Uses Fishing


With bigger, more numerous drainage ports in the heel and forefoot, the updated Drainmaker III drains water fast. Add siped lugs for increased traction on wet surfaces and new internal frame support and you’ve got an ideal lightweight shoe for staying safe and comfortable during waterside activities.

  • Open mesh and synthetic upper
  • Speed lace closure system
  • Blood 'n Guts™ water and stain resistant treatment
  • Techlite™ comfort system footbed for extra support and cushioning
  • Techlite™ midsole, superior cushion, high energy return
  • Lower durometer EVA for the ultimate in comfort and shock absorbency
  • Air-flow and water drainable midsole ports
  • Omni-Grip™ non-marking wet grip outsole with razor siping
  • Weight: size 9, ½ pair = 11.7 oz / 332 g
  • Imported
  • Uses: Fishing
  • Style# 1584201

    Open mesh and synthetic upper
    Techlite™ comfort system footbed
    Techlite™ midsole
    Lower durometer EVA
    Air-flow and water drainable midsole ports
    Omni-Grip™ traction rubber
Cushioning midsole
Advanced Traction

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Advanced traction outsole treads grip every environment.


Men’s Drainmaker ™ III PFG Shoe is rated 4.7 out of 5 by 36.
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Drainmaker I have a pair of these that are a few years old that I think are the most comfortable shoes I owned. I ordered a new pair the same size with the new lace system and they were hard to get on and too tight when I did. Columbia has so far not responded to my issue with a size recommendation.
Date published: 2017-10-18
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great Shoes These shoes fit great and they are so comfortable. Looking forward to trying them in the water. I have a pair of similar Columbia shoes with the water vents and removable insoles which allows them to dry very quickly.
Date published: 2017-10-15
Rated 5 out of 5 by from 38 Miles These were my shoes on a 38 mile, six day backpacking trip in the Paria River Canyon. 1/2 the time we were in the water, 1/2 scrambling up rocky banks and desert terrain to get around the impassible parts. With a 40 pound backpack I worried they would hold up. They did, they show zero signs of wear, and cushioned my somewhat sensitive feet from the rocks. An 18 inch deep quicksand area tried to get one, but I managed to keep it on. I was very impressed.
Date published: 2017-10-15
Rated 5 out of 5 by from comfortable shoes Some of the best shoes I have ever owned
Date published: 2017-09-14
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great boat shoes White stains with fish blood.
Date published: 2017-09-06
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Best shoes to guide out of These shoes are a must for all of you skiff guides. They are comfortable, they breath extremely well and they last a good while through the day in day out saltwater, fish blood, fish slim and grueling sun and rain.
Date published: 2017-08-16
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great beach shoe I use these when I surf fish at the beach. I can walk into the water and come out and all water immediately is out of my shoes. Wish I had them sooner
Date published: 2017-08-09
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great All Around Shoe! Ordered the shoes for boating and fishing, to with stand getting wet every once in awhile. Now I find myself wearing the shoes as daily wear. Even started to wear them to the gym. Going to order another pair just for that purpose. Thanks!
Date published: 2017-07-24
Rated 5 out of 5 by from PERFECT FOR FISHING I bought these specifically for my fishing trip to the Keys! They were perfect! The bottoms are white so they don't mark up a boat deck... the fit is snug, and can be more snug with the speed lace system. They are way better than wearing flip flops all day long, and also provide more stabability for the rougher days on the water. The water just drains out of the bottom as if you were wearing flip flops. After use I just kept them in the sun and they would dry up pretty quickly. After the trip was over, I just dumped some laundry detergent in them and tossed them in the washer. Cleaned great! Only issue with the quality if some of the threads are beginning to show, but I did beat the shoes to he!!.
Date published: 2017-07-03
Rated 5 out of 5 by from A++ great product. will buy again when i need to
Date published: 2017-06-29
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Good for bad feet I have lousy feet. I wear hiking boots as daily shoes with arch support insoles and carbon plates for my arthritic toes. I need very supportive shoes and can't even run around barefoot on the beach without pain. I also have small children who like to run on the beach and climb on the rocks and that's why I bought these shoes. I love these things! I've worn them to the beach 3 times and I haven't felt any pain in my feet. I can wade out through knee-deep water right up onto the big rocks without slipping and I can keep up with my kids (better). They get sand in them because I wear them at the beach in the water, but I can shake my foot underwater and wash the sand out without difficulty. Also, they don't hold water so you don't come out with weights on your ankles. The insole comes out so you could replace it with whatever you like but that might change the last sentence. As for size, I followed the directions for measuring and sizing provided through the product page and they fit perfectly. I am absolutely happy with my purchase!
Date published: 2017-06-28
Rated 5 out of 5 by from The Shoe Fits I was looking for a replacement pair of Columbia PFG because I wore my old ones out, I was thrilled with the changes and the fit. love the lacing system and these are as comfortable as my slippers - in fact I'll be buying a second pair
Date published: 2017-06-28
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great Boat Shoes These are very good shoes , they are comfortable and hold up well. They are light , drain water and don't mark up your deck on your boat .
Date published: 2017-06-25
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Love these Best boat shoe around. You can stand in them all day and your feet will not hurt a bit.
Date published: 2017-06-22
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great Product for Kayaking I bought these about a month ago to use with my kayak. The drain holes in the soles work great! The grip is exceptional and they are comfortable to wear for hours without socks. I do have to put them in the sun to dry quickly but I expected that. they do dry quicker than regular shoes.
Date published: 2017-05-15
Rated 2 out of 5 by from Great looking water shoes just don't get them wet! I purchased these shoes about 4 weeks ago. I wore them around town twice and they were comfortable and very breathable. But the third time I wore them was out to the lake. I was on and off the boat into the water all day. That evening I removed the inserts and bent a metal coat hanger to go up into the toe of each shoe and hung the shoes to dry. The next day I went to put them back on "FYI they were still very wet" and the back insides of both shoes had started folding in on itself. Seriously to the point that the inserts wouldn't fit and my foot wouldn't fit into the shoe. They have a hard plastic support or something running up both sides of the shoe from your heel up to your ankle. Both supports on both shoes were buckled in. Now I have a pair of $100 closet ornaments. Do not buy, and if you do, do not get these WATER shoes wet.
Date published: 2017-05-10
Rated 5 out of 5 by from drainmaker lll shoes very comfortable/lightweight and durable
Date published: 2017-04-30
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great alternative to flip flops! i purchased these because I am tired of going through 2-3 pairs of flip flops every year. Very breathable, light weight, and comfortable. I used to gig in flip flops, but after 2-3 hours standing on the bow of the boat my lower back would start hurting, now I can gig for 5-6 hours before needing to sit down.
Date published: 2017-04-27
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Lite water shoe Water shoes yes. But it's a shoe I wear all summer. Light weight to pack for trips and looks good with all my casual dress clothing. Cushioned thoughout, look forward to wearing them tomorrow because I can put them on quickly and have no need for socks.
Date published: 2017-04-21
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great shoes for fishing!!!!!!!! Water Drains out quickly!!! Was completing amazed at the comfort and over all fitting of the shoe. Wore shoes all day and No fatigue!!!
Date published: 2017-04-20
Rated 5 out of 5 by from This shoes got grip! This is by far the best shoe I have ever used for off shore fishing. It clings to the wet boat surface, and drys out quickly. The shoe is so comfortable on the inside there's no need for socks. I highly recommend the product.
Date published: 2017-04-19
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great Shoes Very comfortable weather wet or dry. They dry very quick. Will recommend to friends and will buy another pair at later date.
Date published: 2017-04-17
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great design This is a well thought-out, functional product. Great design with surprisingly good support. I especially like the lace-up system!
Date published: 2017-04-06
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Greatest Sneaker These are the greatest sneakers I have ever owned. I want to buy another pair but they are not my size.
Date published: 2016-08-03
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Excellent boat shoe & more This shoe does exactly what it says, plus some. These shoes gripped the wet boat deck and drained water as advertised. What I like most about them is they provide the support and feel of a more "athletic" shoe. The vents and mesh also make this a great hot-weather shoe even when not on a boat (they provide breath-ability). Because there is slightly more material then other boat shoes, they take a wee bit longer to dry out, but I really like these shoes. Great boat shoes and more.
Date published: 2016-07-13
Rated 2 out of 5 by from Water shoes for Hawaii I thought these would be great to have when kayaking or exploring around the water. The functionality of these shoes are exactly what they are made for. They dont seem to dry any faster and retain sand a little more than I would like. I would like to have a little more comfort when not wearing socks with them. Overall, they are great for exploring near the ocean and water sports with good water drains.
Date published: 2016-04-29
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Nice Nice shoes seams to be a great water shoe.
Date published: 2016-01-21
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Men's Drainmaker 3 Overall well performance for fishing, boating, and river or lake shoes. I use them at the coast, lake, and river. Haven't found anything better to date. I have two pair!
Date published: 2015-12-17
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Looking for my second pair?! I got a pair of these about 8 months ago, I loved them so much I wanted to get another pair that I could wear casually/clean because my current pair has experienced every terrain you can think of. It is obvious that this is a successful product and should be available. What happened to your production of Drainmaker IIIs Columbia???
Date published: 2015-11-02
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Fits well I wear a 9.5, but ordered a 10. It feels great without socks.
Date published: 2015-08-22
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great shoes Great shoes as always from Columbia. Wear them all the time no socks needed. Very comfortable.
Date published: 2015-07-30
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great shoe for fishing! This is a great fishing shoe. The only con is that they are out of stock and I want to buy another pair for backup. Fits great and no socks are needed.
Date published: 2015-07-22
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Surpasses all expectations, No socks permitted! I have thought about replacing all my shoes with these. I put these on as soon as I got home and it was a little tough with some clammy skin. After I had these on I didn't want to take them off! Very comfy, a little warm with no air movement while driving in a car, NO NEED FOR SOCKS! Be very careful in restaurants because of the floors may not be clean or could have soap residue. It was like ice in a few areas and was definitely a hazard. Beyond the restaurant, these are amazing and I recommend these to everyone for anything.
Date published: 2015-06-18
Rated 5 out of 5 by from great for fishing i am outside all the time i go bass fishing and fly fishing daily i was looking for fishing shoes but wanted more than just keens that were all open and this is a great solution also love the pull laces over tieing them
Date published: 2015-06-17
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Happy Fisherman A Salesman at the Columbia Store in Pigeon Forge told me about these "Fishing Shoes"...as soon as I heard about them I knew my Grandson would want a pair. My Grandson is 16 and fishes everyday. Together we looked them up online, picked out the ones he liked and placed our order. He was thrilled to received them after a few days, and was anxious to try them. He loves them. He's worn them everyday, to school, to church, and of course fishing. I know this is a product that I can trust, and will probably be ordering them again, as soon as He wears these out...Haa. Thanks for making my grandson a "Happy Fisherman"....
Date published: 2015-05-13
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Best wet shoe I ever bought. I have problems with feet so I rarely have anything good to say about my shoes. I have arch problems and pad problems. So here it goes: I just got back from a weeklong hiking trip on the island of Dominica. I originally purchased these to traverse just the river crossings and then change back into my hiking shoes. It didn't work out that way; once they were on they stayed on. I crossed rivers, hiked mountains, did wet rock scrambles, dry rock scrambles. Walked on gravel, sand, mud, concrete, cobble stones, lava flows .... They totally performed way better than expected. Water drained out fast and my feet never felt better. A simple walk in the water was all it took to wash away any accesive mud or sand and a quick shaking knocked sand out of any of the drain pores. I never had a breakin period either. I am so happy with them I bought another pair. Simply, my feet felt great wearing these
Date published: 2015-03-21
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Size & Fit Guide

Size Chart

Men's Shoes

7 6 40 25
7.5 6.5 40.5 25.5
8 7 41 26
8.5 7.5 41.5 26.5
9 8 42 27
9.5 8.5 42.5 27.5
10 9 43 28
10.5 9.5 43.5 28.5
11 10 44 29
11.5 10.5 44.5 29.5
12 11 45 30
13 12 46 31
14 13 47 32
15 14 48 33
16 15 49 34
17 16 50 35

How to Measure

Columbia Fit Guide

How to Measure

  • Fold up at dotted line.
  • Place against a wall or other 90 degree surface.

    Place heel against fold/wall on flat level surface.
  • Mark the end of the longest toe with a pen or pencil.
  • Measure both feet and use the larger measurement.
  • Read measurement and compare to size chart.
  • When comparing on the size chart, determine the closest larger measurement and use that number to determine your shoe size for your country’s shoe measurement standard.

Shipping & Returns

Shipping & Returns

Shipping Information

Shipping Method Rate Expected Delivery Time
Ground $6.00 3-7 Business Days
2-Day Air $12.00 2-3 Business Days
Overnight $19.00 1-2 Business Days
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Return Policy

Returns are accepted within 60 days of the purchase date online or in-store. Your apparel must be in original and unworn condition, with tags still attached. Footwear returns must also include the original box.

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