Monday, October 27, 2008
Buff To Sponsor the Save Wild Steelhead Festival
Buff Headwear today announced sponsorship of the Save Wild Steelhead Festival in Bozeman, Montana.
Buff® Headwear, known for their innovative, versatile and multifunctional headwear, will be providing custom Save Wild Steelhead UV Buff® head and neckwear to the Save Wild Steelhead Festival on November 5, 2008 at the Emerson Cultural Center in Bozeman, Montana. Additionally, Buff® is slated as a hosting sponsor with proceeds benefiting Trout Unlimited and the Wild Steelhead Coalition non-profit organizations.
“We are proud to sponsor the Save Wild Steelhead Festival and contribute to such a unique, environmental cause. Buff resonates so well in the angling market and we are so happy to take part in the action,” says Shirley Choi Brunetti, United States general manager. The Save Wild Steelhead Festival http://www.flyboysfishing.com/conservation/save-wild-steelhead is a fundraising event focused on uniting anglers, filmmakers, photographers and conservation groups to bolster awareness and education around influential issues regarding wild steelhead. Wild Steelhead are one of the most valued freshwater game fish on the planet and wild stocks are at an all-time low. The festival will be composed of documentary films, slide show presentations, guest speakers, and raffles. All proceeds generated at the event will go to Trout Unlimited and the Wild Steelhead Coalition.
“With this event we hope to have a profound impact on the future of wild steelhead. For it is up to us to save these fish and this sport for future generations,” says Joshua Brandner, event coordinator, Fly Boys Fishing Team.
Buff will donate 80 custom Save Wild Steelhead UV Buff® samples. The UV Buff® protects against 95-percent of damaging UV rays and can be worn over 12 different styles. The UV Buff® is made from CoolMax® fabric that provides moisture wicking and dry comfort properties to keep you warm in cold climates and cool and dry in warmer climates.
Editor's note: Keep an eye out for more information about Buff products. We are currently working on reviews of several Buff products as part of an upcoming series on cold weather gear designed for anglers. The temps around these parts are finally getting cold enough for a proper field test.