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Men’s Megavent™ Hybrid Water-Drainable Shoe


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Style# 1595421
Uses Water


It’s part shoe, and part fish. Our designers took a giant cue from our slippery friends when they created the vent series. It’s quick-drying footwear that drains for people who love the water.

  • Cast PU cage for protection combined with a breathable and ventilated open mesh upper
  • 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 outsole
  • Weight: size 9, ½ pair = 11 oz / 312 g
  • Imported
  • Uses: Water
  • Style# 1595421

    Open mesh and cast PU cage
    Lower durometer EVA
    Omni-Grip™ traction rubber
Cushioning midsole
Advanced Traction

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Superior cushioning for impact absorption and high energy return.
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Omni Grip™
Advanced traction outsole treads grip every environment.


Men’s Megavent™ Hybrid Water-Drainable Shoe is rated 4.8 out of 5 by 19.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Just Terrific Got these shoes to wear paddling and on the river and I like the so much I just where them everywhere. Just as if not more comfortable as more expensive running shoes. Couldn't be happier.
Date published: 2016-08-29
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Boat Shoes These shoes are very comfortable and look very nice . I am on the water over 200 days a year and I am always looking at different shoes which give you some support and still feel good even when they are wet. I would recommend these for sure ! Capt.Charlie
Date published: 2016-07-12
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great Shoes I love theses shoes , they are confortable shoes and I just used them during a crossfit workout. Very light weight and work well in the water.
Date published: 2016-07-06
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Awesome Awesome will not disappoint.
Date published: 2016-07-04
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Almost perfect, but still awesome I've tried just about every style of water shoe dating back to the ol' "Aqua Socks" of late. Sandals, old running shoes, Keens, you name it, with varying degrees of success. With the Megavent I've found close to the perfect water shoe (for me). The problem with most footwear designed for the water is that they have big drain holes or gaps, which is great for a pool but not so great if you are in nature where sticks, rocks, gravel, sand etc enter those holes. That's where the Megavent shines- it drains great but keeps the junk out. It has great support, runs true-to-size, and is crazy comfortable. Very lightweight as well. So what's not to like? First up, Columbia, you cheaped out with normal laces on everything but the PFG version. I put some LockLaces on mine and that makes all the difference in the world. Come on, Columbia! Second, the tongue is just too short. What a silly design error. It just barely comes to the top-most lace (where the knot would be). Really needs another 1/4"-1/2" to be functional. I've also noticed that with pretty light use I've been able to ding up the soles pretty well walking in a shallow river. They give every indication of being durable but it's surprising to see some (minimal) sole damage with light use. Sorry for the novel but I'm really in love with these shoes, just wish Columbia would make some tweaks.
Date published: 2016-06-20
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Perfect day hiking/water shoe What an awesome shoe. I've had the powerdrains and drainmakers but this is my favorite. The sole has an awesome trail lug so you can go from streams to trails and back again. It's super comfortable. I thought the cage design would be a gimmick but it really allow the shoe to wrap around your foot when you tighten the laces. It's a very stylish and good looking shoe. If your looking for a day hiker that can run right through water and feels like a fantastic comfortable sneaker, this is your shoes.
Date published: 2016-05-21
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great for fishing and everyday use I have about 9 pairs and wear then all the time. Light weight and great on wet surfaces too. You should have the quick lace system on them all. Hope you don't discontinue the PFG BRAND..
Date published: 2015-11-12
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Men's megavent hybrid water.... Excellent shoes however I would like to recommend that they make them with the seem less shoe ties, thank you.
Date published: 2015-11-07
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Very nice shoe I wear mine with ankle socks mostly. The shoe is very comfortable and the meshing lets my feet breathe comfortably. I've also found myself in situations where it's either raining or wet, and the water just rolls off.
Date published: 2015-11-05
Rated 5 out of 5 by from So Far, so good I have only worn these shoes 3x (walked on the beach about 3 miles each time) but I find them very comfortable and they fit my narrow foot well.
Date published: 2015-11-03
Rated 3 out of 5 by from takes a long time to dry as soon as you get into the water with these shoes, there are sands and little rocks that come into the shoes. this is inevitable, as the opening on the ankle part is not cuffed or anything. and it takes 2 days to dry as another reviewer pointed out.
Date published: 2015-10-07
Rated 5 out of 5 by from But wait... I just bought these things. They feel good on my feet, but I intend to wear them in a kayak or in some other such activity and I haven't had the chance to do that yet. Consequently, I'm not sure how durable they are or even how well they will drain. So maybe this isn't worth just a whole lot to you...
Date published: 2015-09-25
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Magnificent Megavent My wife and I each bought a pair of Megavent shoes for our trip to Hawaii. We hiked challenging terrain on the island of Kauai. These shoes were awesome! As we hiked through mud, waded into waste deep streams, swam under waterfalls, Megavent was with us EVERY step of the way. They dry amazingly fast-almost immediately! We endorsed this to numerous hikers we encountered. In fact, I felt for the people with boots who got wet in the streams because they had to trudge along in wet boots for the rest of the day. With the Megavent, I could sit along the stream, rinse the mud off, and have a clean, dry shoe in minutes.
Date published: 2015-09-22
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great Shoes So glad I got these shoes. Perfect for being in a water environment like I am all the time. One thing I did change was the laces and got some elastic "Lock Laces" so all I need to do is slide them on and go. Fit and wear great. Highly recommended.
Date published: 2015-09-18
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Do not stop production of this shoe! Favorite water shoe of many I have tried. Fine mesh outer material keeps tiny beach pebbles/sand out! Easy on/off, even when wet, unlike shoes with neoprene-bootie construction. Very comfortable; nice width. Great lake shoes. These don't seem to be available any more, which would be a big mistake by Columbia! These are best design on the market, including Columbia's other water shoes.
Date published: 2015-09-10
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Excellent Shoes - Awesome Customer Service My son really likes this pair of shoes. I might consider buying a pair for me. Also, Customer Service Reps are great and willing to help with everything.
Date published: 2015-08-28
Rated 5 out of 5 by from As good as expected Comfortable, light weight, easy to put on and take off, versatile, priced right.
Date published: 2015-08-23
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great I'm very happy with these sneakers. So light and breathable, awesome design. Highly recommend!
Date published: 2015-04-29
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great draining shoe These shoes are great for that individual who is on or near the water. Drains well, light weight and provides great traction on wet surfaces.
Date published: 2015-02-28
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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.

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Shipping Method Rate Expected Delivery Time
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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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