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River Guide

Product Code: 1497-BRN-MD

The name says it all- the perfect hat to help protect you on your day on the river! The River Guide is made from 100% cotton oilskin with UPF protection and a chin cord that will keep you shielded from the sun all day.

(Based on 46 vote(s))
$50.99 /EA
$45.99 /EA
10% discount
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Mike in NH From United States
Comfortable and keeps shape.
February 7, 2019
I have had mine for about five years now. With the strap, it stays on for windy days or kayaking.

It has been crumpled in travel bags, daypacks and backpacks. Still retains its shape and waterproofing.
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Mark Elliott From United States
Meets My High Expectations
January 29, 2019
THIS HAT is better than expected. I purchased it directly from Outback because I LOVE their oilskin vest. Packing and shipping were also better than expected. The River Guide is tough and fashionable and rugged but refined. I like the unadvertised interior pocket, good for stashing some cash or license or maybe even a key. The chin strap is something that I require, but it can be stashed inside the hat if I want it out of sight. The oilskin is perfectly done, and the snap-up brim adds versatility. I was right on the border between Size M and Size L, and the advice to move to the larger size is right on. (I ordered both and so learned by trying.) It’s actually a bargain piece of haberdashery, and I grade hard but still want to contribute this glowing review. This is 100% satisfactory in my collection of gear highly and heartily recommended.
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Jeff From United States California
Very Nice Hat
January 17, 2019
This is a well made hat. My first purchase from outback, and will purchase more. I use to get my hats from REI. Their hats are pricey and went cheaply made. Use to be better quality. I shopped around and found Outback, and glad I did. Plus I like the way the hats are shipped, in a box and carefully packed with care. REI puts them in a plastic bag and arrived crushed and tweaked with no care.
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Back country Blake From United States
Great Hat Mate
January 16, 2019
It’s a good quality hat. I feel like Dundee when I wear it ! Good Day Mate !!
0 of 0 people found this review helpful.
Mark in the Georgia Piedmont From United States
A New Wardrobe Essential
December 23, 2018
THIS HAT is better than expected. I purchased it directly from Outback because I LOVE their oilskin vest. Packing and shipping were also better than expected. The River Guide is tough and fashionable and rugged but refined. I like the unadvertised interior pocket, good for stashing some cash or license or maybe even a key. The chin strap is something that I require, but it can be stashed inside the hat if I want it out of sight. The oilskin is perfectly done, and the snap-up brim adds versatility. I was right on the border between Size M and Size L, and the advice to move to the larger size is right on. (I ordered both and so learned by trying.) It’s actually a bargain piece of haberdashery, and I grade hard but still want to contribute this glowing review. This is 100% satisfactory in my collection of gear highly and heartily recommended.
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Hard to Please From United States
Awesome
September 10, 2018
Most fantastic hat. Wearing it in wet windy weather, keeps my head dry, and cord under chin works great to keep it on my head.
In hot sunny weather, keeps me in the shade and cool. Holds it shape, can crush it and it comes back to shape, looks cool, people want to know where I got it. Just plain awesome
2 of 2 people found this review helpful.
Michael Mead From United States Washington
River Guide
July 25, 2018
Excellent quality hat at a budget friendly price. Nice design, quality stitching,shipped in a nice box that protected the hat as well ass retained its shape. Over all excellent product. Look forward to many years of regular use. I purchased the large because my measurement fell right in between M and L. Next time I will be ordering the M. Theses hats are available from many different sites at varying cost. Why not go straight to the source? Contacted customer service and received a quick response to my concerns over shipping methods. Happy Customer Here! Thanks and look forward to doing business with OUTBACK again.
1 of 1 people found this review helpful.
Gary From United States
River Guide Hat
July 11, 2018
Very well made, attention to detail, heavy material that will last, good looking, no need to be careful with it. :) Staff at Oxford Store was very helpful and personable.
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Jeff Harris From United States
Quality!
December 27, 2017
All of the Outback Trading Company products are top quality. I own a jacket and a vest both are conceal carry products too. My River Guide hat is due to arrive today. Cant wait for ups to arrive.
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Nathan From United States, Idaho
Fishing, hiking, and hunting.
December 15, 2017
This has to be one of my favorite hats. Comfortable and it sits well on the head. The brim is nice and wide but not to the point of looking weird. Keeps the water out and great while I'm plowing snow in the winter.

For hunting and fishing it's has snap sides that allow you to cast and aim down sight with ease. Even with both sides snapped you get the great shade on your face.

Highly recommended.
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• 100% Cotton Oilskin
• UPF protection
• 4 1/4" Crown, 3" Brim

Hat Sizing Chart (PDF)


Sizing for this product is outlined in a downloadable PDF document. Click here to download.