Searching for the perfect winter or rain boot can be somewhat tricky. So why not look for both? Normally worn by hunters, outdoorsmen, and city types who are used to huge mounds of black slush just chilling in the streets for days, duck boots originated in New England with the most famous ones hailing from Maine. They're pliable yet provide enough traction on slick ice or mud, so check our 10 Best Duck Boots for Winter 2011.