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Make & Model

Brand:
Buff
Model:
Original
MSRP ($):
19.99

Simply the most versatile and effective article of technical clothing you'll ever own. Original Buff® headwear keeps you cool in the summer and warm in the winter. Made from seamless 100% microfiber, the breathable fabric wicks away moisture and dries quickly too. No matter how you wear it, Buff® headwear is THE must-pack accessory of the outdoors.

 

 

Features:

  • Soft, breathable 100% microfiber polyester
  • 100% seamless
  • 12+ ways to wear
  • Polygiene® Active Odor Control
  • Moisture-wicking
  • Thermal protection from cold & wind
  • Quick-drying
  • 2-way lateral stretch

Specs:

  • UPF 50+
  • One size fits all adults
  • 2.9 oz.

 

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4.0

Cheap sun protection

Awesome alternative to sunscreen, as it lasts as long as you wear it, and you dont have to re-apply it through the day. Dip it in the water, and it cools you off on a hot day. Plus, you look like you mean business when you wear one of these things. Only downside I've found is it can cause glasses to fog up if you cover your nose, haven't found a comfortable solution for that yet. Tight Lines!

User Info

Waters Fished:
  • Large Rivers
  • Small Creeks
  • Large Lakes
  • Small Ponds
  • Salwater Flats
  • Saltwater Bays
Used:
30+ times

Pros & Cons

Pros:
Cost, durability, cool factor ;)
Cons:
Can fog up sunglasses quickly
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5.0

Original Buff

I wear this prety much every time I go out. It protects from sunburn and knocks out some of the chill of winter air. It comes in many colors and is a must have for anyone who spends alot of time on the water.

User Info

Waters Fished:
  • Large Rivers
  • Small Creeks
  • Large Lakes
  • Small Ponds
  • Salwater Flats
  • Saltwater Bays
  • Offshore
Used:
30+ times

Pros & Cons

Pros:
Comfortable
Cons:
None
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4.0

Buff Headwear

Last summer in Louisiana, I constantly had to deal with sunburn. I noticed the most problematic areas where my ears and neck. Sunscreen was annoying and would generally wear off while on the water. It was then that I decided to purchase the Buff Original Headwear. I will say that this has definitly solved my sunburn issue. I have been pleased with how it works and its comfort. The headwear not only protects from the sun but also annoying insects, which can be found in abundance in the marshes of Louisiana. The only con to this product is that it adds a little extra warmth around the neck and face area. However, this is a small price to pay for the benefits it affords. I am pleased with the product and will purchase another when the time comes.

User Info

Waters Fished:
  • Large Rivers
  • Large Lakes
  • Salwater Flats
  • Saltwater Bays
Used:
16-30 times

Pros & Cons

Pros:
Prevents Sunburn
Cons:
Warm
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5.0

Whole Crew Wears 'em !

My family has been wearing Buff headwear on the water for quite some time. We use them for protection from sun but they also serve other purposes. After an extremely windy trip in the Keys, we learned that they make a darned good hat keeper and as soon as the wind died down our Buffs were worth their weight in gold for protection from no-see-ums. The folks fishing with us that did not have them were suffering for sure.
My son and I also have them in camouflage colors and use them when we hunt. They are far more comfortable than other face masks that we have used and their snug fit is great for bowhunters. They give just enough warmth to be comfortable on a cool morning in the woods as well.
I even have one I wear for work on cool days. It is enough to keep the wind off my neck and ears and fits well under my hard hat. Since my hair is normally shaved, it keeps my dome from suffering when the wind blows through the hard hat suspension system. I can swap it around and use it as a balaclava if I need full protection.
I have used a couple other brands and nave not been satisfied with the quality or the fit on them. The Original Buff has lasted well for my whole crew and we are very pleased with them.

User Info

Waters Fished:
  • Large Rivers
  • Small Creeks
  • Large Lakes
  • Small Ponds
  • Salwater Flats
  • Saltwater Bays
Used:
30+ times

Pros & Cons

Pros:
extremely versatile
Cons:
glasses fog if pulled over my nose
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5.0

Buff From Sun and Cool Breezes

I received a Buff as part of my Hobie Fishing Team Package and didn't even open it the 1st year. After planning a long day on the water with a hot sunny weather forecast I decided to tryout my Buff. Adding a ball cap or a Tilley gave me enough coverage that I didn't need to put any sunscreen on at all. The Buff was very comfortable and I never did get hot wearing it.

After my 1st experience with the Buff I continued using it out on the water. I even found that it was good for days that would get cool and I would keep it around my neck. Being able to use it similar to a Balaclava on days the weather would get a little breezy and cool, kept me warm and comfortable to keep fishing.

User Info

Waters Fished:
  • Large Rivers
  • Small Creeks
  • Large Lakes
  • Saltwater Bays
  • Offshore
Used:
30+ times

Pros & Cons

Pros:
comfortable, durable, breaths
Cons:
sometimes rides up neck
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