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IRISH SETTER® DRIFTER TRAIL BOOTS ARE IRISH SETTER’S LIGHTEST BOOTS

RED WING, MN (June 2016)

Irish Setter Hunting Boot

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Irish Setter® Drifter trail boots are purpose-built for maximum durability and minimum weight. Available for men and women, the Drifter boots utilize waterproof full-grain leather uppers combined with abrasion-resistant mesh for maximum comfort and breathability. Quick dry linings wick away foot moisture and ScentBan™ scent control eliminates odors within the boot. The Cushin™ Comfort Tongue provides comfort in the shin area. Armatec™ technology adds durability and abrasion resistance in the high wear areas of the heel and toe. All Drifter boots feature the Agilite™ 3-piece comfort sole system that combines a top layer of dense EVA for heel, arch and forefoot stability and support and a middle layer of softer, high rebound EVA which offers great underfoot comfort. The Venturist™ outsole’s aggressive lug pattern provides superb stability and traction on the toughest terrain. Drifter hiker models feature UltraDry™ waterproofing for dry, long-lasting protection.

Men’s Drifter Trail Boots (sizes 8-12, 13, 14 in D and EE widths):

  • Style #2833** is a non-insulated brown oxford, $114.99*
  • Style #2834** is a non-insulated brown/gold hiker, $139.99*
  • Style #2835** is a non-insulated grey/olive hiker, $139.99*
  • Style #2836** is a non-insulated brown/citron hiker, $139.99*
  • Style #2837** is a non-insulated hiker with Realtree Xtra® camouflage, $139.99*

Women’s Drifter Trail Boots (sizes 5-10, 11 medium widths):

  • Style #2838** is a non-insulated gray/teal oxford, $114.99*
  • Style #2839** is a non-insulated hiker in Realtree Xtra® camouflage, $134.99*

“Irish Setter Drifter boots are our lightest trail boots ever,” explained Charley Bryant, Irish Setter Hunt Line Manager for Red Wing Shoe Company. “You can feel the lightness when you pick them up. And you’ll feel it with every step.”

New styles (indicated by **) will be available at leading outdoor retailers in January 2017.

About Irish Setter

Based in Red Wing, MN, Irish Setter is a division of Red Wing Shoe Company that produces a full line of performance hunting boots and rugged outdoor casual footwear. Irish Setter continues to use leading technologies and the finest materials to offer customers the highest quality outdoor footwear. For more information about Irish Setter’s heritage, products and retailers, visit www.irishsetterboots.com.

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IRISH SETTER ® DEER TRACKER BIG GAME HUNTING BOOTS COMBINE STABILITY AND FLEXIBILITY

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RED WING, MN (June 2015) — Irish Setter introduces the toughest Deer Tracker ever with SnakeGuard snake protection. This 17” pull-on knee boot (style #2876) is offered in Realtree Xtra® Green camo.
All Irish Setter Deer Tracker Big Game hunting boots feature StableFlex®  technology, which combines welt construction in the heel for stability and cement construction in the forefoot for added flexibility. The Deer Tracker sole with an aggressive lug pattern provides superb stability and traction on the toughest terrain. Maximum underfoot comfort is delivered by a triple-density, RPM lightweight sole and polyurethane footbed.  The boot features premium US-Made Trout Brook leather with a variety of camo options, proven UltraDry™ waterproofing and ScentBan™ scent control. Additional features include Armatec™ toe and heel protection, Achilles Comfort Panel and a CuShin™ Comfort tongue. Insulated versions provide warmth with long-lasting, hydrophobic  Primaloft ® insulation.

• Style #4833 is a 7″ non-insulated lace-up boot with Realtree Xtra® camo, $169.99
• Style #4837 is a 10″ lace-up boot with Realtree Xtra® camo and 400 grams of Primaloft® insulation, $194.99
• Style #4838 is a 10″ lace-up boot with Mossy Oak® Break-Up Infinity® camo and 800 grams of Primaloft®insulation, $204.99
• Style #4843 is a 12″ non-insulated pull-on boot with ExoFlex™ Performance Fit System for easy on/off and Realtree Xtra® camo, $179.99*

Style #2876 is a 17” non-insulated pull-on knee boot with SnakeGuard and Realtree Xtra® Green camo, $229.99*

“Deer Tracker boots will help you traverse rough terrain with confidence and comfort,” said Charley Bryant, Irish Setter Line Manager for Red Wing Shoe Company.

Most Irish Setter Deer Tracker boots are available with #2876 becoming available in January 2016 in July 2014 at leading outdoor retailers. Visit http://www.irishsetterboots.com for the retailer nearest you.

About Irish Setter
Based in Red Wing, MN, Irish Setter is a division of Red Wing Shoe Company that produces a full line of performance hunting boots and rugged outdoor casual footwear. Irish Setter continues to use leading technologies and the finest materials to offer customers the highest quality outdoor footwear. For more information about Irish Setter’s heritage, products and retailers, visit http://www.irishsetterboots.com

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About Firefly PublicityVisit http://www.fireflypublicity.com for more information about its public relations services for outdoor products. Firefly Publicity works closely with writers and editors to place products in media like magazines, newspapers, on-line content, radio and television. Public relations is a cost effective way for companies to maximize their marketing or advertising budget. Firefly Publicity is a results-oriented pr firm located in Red Wing, Minnesota. If you’re interested in gaining exposure for your company’s products, please contact Kim Emery at Firefly Publicity.

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VAPRTREK HUNTING BOOTS – THE SOUL OF A HUNTING BOOT. THE SOLE OF AN ATHLETIC SHOE.

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RED WING, MN (December 2013) – Irish Setter ®VaprTrek hunting boots with RPM technology are extremely lightweight and hunt-ready.New VaprTrek boots are 40% lighter than traditional Irish Setter big game hunting boots without sacrificing support or stability. RPM Technology, a breakthrough composite material, significantly reduces the weight of the boot, providing extreme comfort without the extra weight.The RPM sole features a bi-directional lug pattern for increased traction and balance during heel strike and toe off. The wrap-around instep provides protection and aids in gripping tree stand rungs or ATV foot pegs. Armatec™ heel and toe protection guards against ground hazards. Underfoot comfort is enhanced with an anatomically-correct polyurethane and high-rebound foam footbed with a ScentBan™ odor inhibiting top cover. And a ScentBan lining delivers scent control through a process that kills odor-causing bacteria.

Irish Setter VaprTrek hunting boots incorporate UltraDry™ waterproofing so feet stay dry and boots stay breathable. A memory foam collar forms to fit the ankle for comfortable stability in the boot shaft. The Cushin™ Comfort Tongue offers long-lasting comfort in the shin area. A speed lacing system with one-tug tightening provides fast, snug lacing.

 Men’s VaprTrek Boots (sizes 8-12, 13, 14 in D and EE widths)

  • Style #2868 is an 8″ non-insulated boot with Mossy Oak® Break-Up Infinity® camouflage, $149.99*
    • Style #2870 is an 8″ non-insulated boot with Realtree Xtra® camouflage, $149.99
    • Style #2863 is an 8″ non-insulated boot in Stone leather and fabric, $149.99
    • Style #2864 is an 8″ non-insulated boot in Black leather and fabric, $149.99
    • Style #2875 is a 17″ non-insulated, lace-up snake boot with Realtree Xtra® Green camouflage, $209.99
    • Style #2873** is an 8″ boot with 400 grams of PrimaLoft® insulation in Realtree Xtra® camouflage, $159.99
  • Style #2874** is an 8″ boot with 400 grams of PrimaLoft® insulation in Mossy Oak® Break-Up Infinity® camouflage, $159.99

 Women’s VaprTrek Boots (sizes 5-11 medium width)

  • Style #2862** is an 8” boot in Realtree Xtra® camouflage, $149.99
  • Style #2881** is an 8” boot with 400 grams of PrimaLoft® insulation in Mossy Oak® Break-Up Infinity® camouflage, $159.99

“Irish Setter VaprTrek boots are engineered to be remarkably lightweight and flexible,” explained Charley Bryant, Irish Setter Hunt Line Manager for Red Wing Shoe Company. “All you have to do is pick up this boot and you’ll feel the difference.”

New styles (indicated by **) will be available at leading outdoor retailers in July 2014. Style #2864 is also available in sizes 4, 5, 6, and 7 in D (medium) width.

About Irish Setter

Based in Red Wing, MN, Irish Setter is a division of Red Wing Shoe Company that produces a full line of performance hunting boots and rugged outdoor casual footwear. Irish Setter continues to use leading technologies and the finest materials to offer customers the highest quality outdoor footwear. For more information about Irish Setter’s heritage, products and retailers, visit http://www.irishsetterboots.com.

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About Firefly PublicityVisit http://www.fireflypublicity.com for more information about its public relations services for outdoor products. Firefly Publicity works closely with writers and editors to place products in media like magazines, newspapers, on-line content, radio and television. Public relations is a cost effective way for companies to maximize their marketing or advertising budget. Firefly Publicity is a results-oriented pr firm located in Red Wing, Minnesota. If you’re interested in gaining exposure for your company’s products, please contact Kim Emery at Firefly Publicity.

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IRISH SETTER® CREATES KNEE BOOT THAT’S 50% LIGHTER THAN TRADITIONAL RUBBER BOOTS

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RED WING, MN (December 2013) — New for Fall 2014, Irish Setter Rutmaster RPM knee boots are 50% lighter than traditional Irish Setter rubber boots. Their seamless design makes them waterproof and durable. RPM Technology is a breakthrough composite material that significantly reduces the weight of the boot for extreme comfort and added durability. The one-piece upper and sole also incorporates RPM material under foot for cushioning. Rutmaster RPM boots feature Irish Setter’s proven ExoFlex™ Performance Fit System for improved fit and easy on/off convenience. An Airmesh lining wicks moisture and allows air flow, while ScentBan™ eliminates foot and other odors. The Mud Claw RPM sole’s tread design offers an aggressive lug pattern for superb stability and traction, facilitating the release of mud and dirt.

  • Style # 4893 is a 17” pull-on knee boot in Realtree Xtra®camo, $174.99
  • Style #4895 is a 17” pull-on knee boot with 400 grams of Thinsulate® Ultra insulation in Mossy Oak® Break-Up Infinity® camo, $184.99

The original Rutmaster line became popular with hunters because of its revolutionary secure, comfortable fit provided by the patent-pending ExoFlex™ Performance Fit System. The ExoFlex™ panel in the back of the boot shaft expands to accommodate the back of the foot for easy entry. Then the panel contracts for a lock-tight, high-performance fit in an easy on/off waterproof, scentproof boot. All Irish Setter Rutmaster 17” knee boots feature a slim, comfortable profile. Rutmaster RPM boots are available in whole sizes from Men’s 8-14.

New Rutmaster RPM boots will be available in July 2014 at leading outdoor retailers. Visit www.irishsetterboots.com for the retailer nearest you.

About Irish Setter

Based in Red Wing, MN, Irish Setter is a division of Red Wing Shoe Company that produces a full line of performance hunting boots and rugged outdoor casual footwear. Irish Setter continues to use leading technologies and the finest materials to offer customers the highest quality outdoor footwear. For more information about Irish Setter’s heritage, products and retailers, visit www.irishsetterboots.com.

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About Firefly PublicityVisit http://www.fireflypublicity.com for more information about its public relations services for outdoor products. Firefly Publicity works closely with writers and editors to place products in media like magazines, newspapers, on-line content, radio and television. Public relations is a cost effective way for companies to maximize their marketing or advertising budget. Firefly Publicity is a results-oriented pr firm located in Red Wing, Minnesota. If you’re interested in gaining exposure for your company’s products, please contact Kim Emery at Firefly Publicity.

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Irish Setter® Taskmaster Rubber Boots Now Available in Lower Heights

Irish Setter Taskmaster Rubber Boots

RED WING, MN (July 2011) — Irish Setter has created new Taskmaster rubber boots in lower heights for chores, garden work and general wet outdoor conditions. Offered in 6” mid and oxford low heights, these slip-on rubber shoes are convenient and waterproof. These boots offer a secure, comfortable fit.

The boots’ slim profile adds to the comfortable fit. The self-cleaning Taskmaster sole with low-profile treads provide a solid grip but won’t collect mud and debris. Convenient pull straps assist with an easy on/off.

These lower height, non-insulated Taskmasters are offered in Realtree AP® oxford #4864 ($94*) and solid green oxford #4865 ($89), Realtree AP 6” #4867 ($109) and solid green 6” #4868 ($99).

The Taskmasters are also available in with higher boot shafts. A 15” camo version in Realtree AP (#4862) retails for $129.

“The new Taskmasters are great chore boots with a superior fit,” said Mark Dinndorf, Director of Irish Setter Product and Marketing for Red Wing Shoe Company. “Now farmers and ranchers can benefit from our patent-pending ExoFlex performance fit system.”

The Irish Setter Taskmaster boots are available in whole sizes from Men’s 7-15 and ½ sizes from Men’s 8-14. The new lower height Taskmaster rubber boots will be available in January 2012 at leading outdoor retailers. Visit www.irishsetterboots.com for the retailer nearest you. The rest of the Taskmaster family is available now.

About Irish Setter

Based in Red Wing, MN, Irish Setter is a division of Red Wing Shoe Company that produces a full line of performance hunting boots, fishing shoes and outdoor casuals. Irish Setter continues to use leading technologies and the finest materials to offer customers the best quality outdoor footwear. For more information about Irish Setter’s heritage, products and retailers, visit www.irishsetterboots.com. Irish Setter. The Hunt Never Ends.

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About Firefly Publicity

Visit http://www.fireflypublicity.com for more information about its public relations services for outdoor products. Firefly Publicity works closely with writers and editors to place products in media like magazines, newspapers, on-line content, radio and television. Public relations is a cost effective way for companies to maximize their marketing or advertising budget. Firefly Publicity is a results-oriented pr firm located in Red Wing, Minnesota. If you’re interested in gaining exposure for your company’s products, please contact Kim Emery at Firefly Publicity.

Irish Setter® Outrider Viper Snake Boots With Side Zippers Offer More Convenience for Hunters

Irish Setter Outrider Viper Snake Boot

RED WING, MN (July 2011) — Irish Setter has developed a new Outrider Viper snake boot with convenient side zippers.

The Outrider Viper snake boot #883 is non-insulated and features SnakeGuard, UltraDry™ waterproof construction, 17” height, convenient side zipper with gussets and Realtree® AP camo. Hunters are already familiar with Irish Setter’s Outrider 1000 knee boot #828 with 1000 grams of Thinsulate Ultra® Insulation.

Both Outrider styles utilize the Ground Claw outsole with aggressive rubber cleats and serrated toe for grip on the steepest slopes. An EVA midsole provides shock absorption and reduces the overall weight of the boot.

“We’re answering a need in the marketplace for a well-constructed, comfortable snake boot,” explained Mark Dinndorf, Director of Irish Setter Product and Marketing for Red Wing Shoe Company. “The Outrider Vipers will be available just in time for spring turkey hunting.”

The new Irish Setter Outrider Viper snake boots will be available for $179* in January 2012 at leading outdoor retailers. Visit www.irishsetterboots.com for the retailer nearest you.

About Irish Setter

Based in Red Wing, MN, Irish Setter is a division of Red Wing Shoe Company that produces a full line of performance hunting boots, fishing shoes and outdoor casuals. Irish Setter continues to use leading technologies and the finest materials to offer customers the best quality outdoor footwear. For more information about Irish Setter’s heritage, products and retailers, visit www.irishsetterboots.com. Irish Setter. The Hunt Never Ends.

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About Firefly Publicity

Visit http://www.fireflypublicity.com for more information about its public relations services for outdoor products. Firefly Publicity works closely with writers and editors to place products in media like magazines, newspapers, on-line content, radio and television. Public relations is a cost effective way for companies to maximize their marketing or advertising budget. Firefly Publicity is a results-oriented pr firm located in Red Wing, Minnesota. If you’re interested in gaining exposure for your company’s products, please contact Kim Emery at Firefly Publicity.

Firefly Publicity In The News On Startribune.com

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Minnesota - based Firefly Publicity

Firefly Publicity and  owner Kim Emery were recently mentioned on startribune.com in an article about Minnesota companies in the hunting industry.  Firefly Publicity PR client Irish Setter boots was featured with a photo from its booth at the ATA bow hunting show.

See the article here: Minnesotans  On Target at ATA by Mitch Petrie.