I tried a number of options in my quest for a good rubber soled wading boot. First, I resoled a pair of Simms L2s with 510 rubber. Next, I tried a pair of lightweight LL Bean boots. Ultimately, I purchased a pair of Simms Rivershed boots with Vibram soles.
Out of the box, the Marmot Genesis is very cool. I chose the bright green which is definitely eye catching. The Genesis also has a bright silver reflective seam accent and logo treatment that dresses the otherwise monochrome jacket up quite a bit.