Buff, Inc. continues to prove that they are more than just a fad. Their products, which are now a staple item with saltwater fly anglers, are starting to show up with increased frequency everywhere from Great Lakes carp flats to western trout streams. Buff will be adding four new products to their catalog for 2011, including two gloves.
Buff Pro-Series Gloves
The Buff Pro-Series “Angler” and “Fighting Work” gloves were designed with fishermen in mind. Buff Pro-Series Gloves are constructed with Japanese synthetic suede that holds strong in wet conditions and also dries quickly. The ergonomically stitched palm and fingers offer a natural, curved hand position proven to reduce fatigue. Buff Pro-Series Gloves have reinforced palm overlays and are uniquely designed to reduce fabric bunching. The results are a comfortable glove with increased dexterity and grip with upper end UV protection (UPF 50+). $40
UV Buff with Insect Shield:
Beyond helping to protect against insects, the Insect Shield UV Buff offers enhanced UV protection, blocking 95 percent of the sun’s harmful UV rays. Another bonus offered by the Insect Shield UV Buff, among other Buff models, is that they come complete with an anon-toxic polygiene treatment that prevents odor-causing bacteria. Additionally,the CoolMax yams provide moisture wicking, dry comfort. $27
High UV Protection Buff Angler Series
An incredibly versatile garment, the UV Buff Angler Series can be worn over 12 different ways and comes in several fashionable, angling inspired prints. It is made from CoolMax Extreme fabric to block 95-percent of UV rays and wick sweat quickly away from skin to keep you cool and dry on hot days due to its four-channel fiber. Additionally, it provides an extra layer of warmth on colder days. $23