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wadable

[wey-duh-buh l] /ˈweɪ də bəl/
adjective
1.
that can be waded:
a wadable stream.
Also, wadeable.
Origin
1605-1615
1605-15; wade + -able
Related forms
unwadable, adjective
unwadeable, adjective
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  • These will be different for wadable and bridge sites.
  • In some spots the river is wadable, and in other areas bank fishing is the rule.
  • Many areas of the river are wadable and an evening wet wading trip is an enjoyable way to cool off at the end of the day.
  • In wadable river sections, the instrument can be held steady and the measurement location can be easily identified.
  • The creek is shallow and wadable and does not freeze completely in winter.
  • Anywhere with a substantial fish population and wadable water can be a fly-fishing location.
  • All sites were located in reasonably accessible and primarily wadable segments, proceeding downstream to near the head-of-tide.

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