if was planning on sitting for any length of time in cold weather , I'd probably be looking for a "felt pak" style like Nokia or Kodiak. Not the type of boot that you'd want to walk far in, but with a good layering of socks they will certainly keep the toes warmer than most others that I can think of. I have both these and 1000 g thinsulate/ Gore-tex styles and for just plain sitting on the watch, give a felt pak any time.......just my thoughts......anyhow
Danner Ft. Lewis 200gr Thinsulate ( the originals). This boot has served the vast majority of my biggame and upland bird hunting needs. Sized 1/2 size larger than my normal size to accomodate extra heavy weight SmartWool socks and sock liner in cold weather. In milder weather I install footbeds and wear with midweight wool socks and liner. Always been happy with Danner.
There is one tip I have learned over the years in hunting whitetails in late season snow. Do not overlook soybeans left standing on the edges of fence rows, woods, creeks, buildings wherever it might be, this is where the deer will be while the food lasts during late season. December/January will pull deer in from some distance away to feed on the easy to get to food.
I killed one of my nicest bucks off of a very small patch of soybeans that was left after rains created a...