According to fieldandstream.com the best waterproof Breathable Wading Jackets are:
1- Simms G4 Pro Jacket
Dress for absolute angling success in Simms’ versatile, stormproof G4 Pro™ Jacket. Featuring updated GORE-TEX® PRO SHELL fabric, new G4s are 15% lighter than previous incarnations, while boasting an increase in bomber abrasion resistance and tear strength from top to bottom. Slip your hands into the drink, caress the tail of a two-footer, and keep inner sleeves dry thanks to the highly water-resistant Dry Cuff™ system. And source savvy architectural accents via nine storage pockets, including fly-box friendly bellowed and zippered chest options, two tippet pockets, a convenient sleeve stash, internal woven stretch storage, and one heaping back compartment—big enough to swallow your lunch, and then some. Welcome to the unmatched G4 Pro™.
2-L.L. Bean Gore-Tex PacLite Stowaway Wading Jacket
Weighs less than spare spools and packs into its own pocket
Made from ultra lightweight, waterproof, breathable Gore-Tex PacLite fabric
Vertical fly box pockets for easy access
Hand warmer pockets and zip-away hood for convenience
3-Orvis Sonic Tailwaters Jacket
An updated version of our popular Tailwaters jacket now featuring the same sonic welded technology and fabric as found on our Silver Sonic waders. Seams are welded to ensure maximum waterproofness and durability. Full featured jacket includes: two water resistant zippered, large fly box storage pockets and two fleece-lined, zippered water resistant handwarmer pockets. One interior zippered pocket for added storage of valuable items like keys, cameras, and phones. Full coverage hood is completely adjustable to offer great protection from wind, rain, and snow while not obstructing your vision. Dolphin skin cuff system offers a watertight seal against water intrusion and a redesigned cuff adjuster lays flat to avoid fly line tangles. Drawcord at hem. 100% nylon. Imported.
4-Eddie Bauer Immersion Wading Jacket
Bombproof construction and a full feature set make this your best jacket to wear over waders or bibs in cold, wet conditions. Ultra-durable 75-denier CORDURA® nylon shell. Exclusive, 3-layer WEATHEREDGE® PLUS technology for 10K/10K waterproof/breathable performance that’s also fully seam-sealed and windproof. StormRepel® durable water-repellent (DWR) finish beads water so it doesn’t soak into fabric.
5-StormR Fusion Jacket
In a sea of copycats, STORMR’s Fusion Series is a game-changer. Using VAPR Tech, no other outerwear offers a DWR treated, windproof, waterproof, breathable shell combined with high-stretch neoprene panels for increased range of motion and superior comfort. The Fusion Series sets the bar for the evolution of lightweight rain gear.