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mittni

Looking for some Fishing SunGlasses

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mittni

Just looking for a nice pair of sunglasses for fishing. Any thoughts on what to buy. Thanks Mittni

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Kyle Sandberg

There are a lot of names out there. You get what you pay for. Just get something that fits good and fits your taste. For fishing, make sure they are polarized.

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Daze Off

Check the archives - this topic has been batted around several times in the past quite extensively. Results are all over the place from Walmart specials to Maui Jims and Oakleys....

Polarized is absolute requirement though as mentioned above.

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CodyDawg

if you need corrective lenses at all, consider just getting a pair of them that are polarized. it costs about $20 to get a corrected pair polarized.

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Ducks and Fish

As the others have said, polarized is a must. I have owned Smith, Maui Jim and Costa Del Mar and my personal recommendation is the Costas. I think the frame and lens quality is the best for the money.

A couple of things that made a big difference to me when buying sunglasses are making sure the fit is right for your face and head, a nose or ear piece that has the rubber that holds the glasses on when you sweat and I spend the extra money for glass lenses. Glass lenses are little heavier, but they don't scratch as easy and they have a better quality in my opinion.

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LETSgoFISHIN

costa del mar all the way grin.gifgrin.gif

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bassNspear

NATIVES ALL THE WAY

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SDbowhunter

Personally I buy any old walmart special. I have a tendency to break or lose sunglasses. I have always had good luck with cheap polarized sunglasses. The abuse I put them through while bowfishing makes me glad their cheap. They may be scratched up but they still help me see into the water substantially.

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Daze Off

LOL - what'd I tell you mitt? All over the board!

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Fishbreath1

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Personally I buy any old walmart special. I have a tendency to break or lose sunglasses. I have always had good luck with cheap polarized sunglasses. The abuse I put them through while bowfishing makes me glad their cheap. They may be scratched up but they still help me see into the water substantially.


On that note, I have a cheap pair of Strike Kings I got at Walmart. Very light, fit well, seem like good quality, and cover my vision field very well.

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uphill

I second NATIVE brand I would recomend the NANO2. You get 4 sets of lenses, 1 polorized gray, 1 yellow, 1 orange, (both great for hunting) and 1 clear. You can also purchase other colors of polarized lenses. I bought the amber ones which seem to work real good on cloudy days. The gray lenses that come with the shades could stand to be a little darker but they work great and they are reasonable at $130. Goggle Native sunglasses and you will find them.

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Nate McVey

I've posted this before, but you can't go wrong with Oakley Half-Jackets. The sheer number of different colored lenses is a big benefit. I have amber, clear, gray, blue, dark....you name it. The warranty is also a huge plus, anything breaks they replace it. It is worth the money (to me) to buy them.

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Scott M

Nater,

Are those polarized? I was just thinking of spending the big bucks.

I don't lose sunglasses since I've used a band on the back, but I have scratched lenses, broken rims, etc. If that is warranted, that would be great.

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DinkADunk

Smith Action Optics. I like the wrap around prescription with the all hour brown lenses; great for stream fishing and good on the lakes. If I were on the Ocean I would choose a different lense color. Wrap around provide good protection an cut down on the glare coming from the sides which is something most prescription glasses that you have polarized don't do.

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Ralph Wiggum

I've got Costa Del Mar Wave Killers with glass amber lense with green mirroring on them. They are unreal. Wave Killers are good for those of us with large noggins. grin.gif

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Nate McVey

They sure are Scott..........my dog munched a pair when she was a pup and I sent them back figuring I had nothing to lose. In a week I had a new pair. Not sure that was covered, but they didn't ask and I didn't tell. I've broken ear pieces and scratched lenses, all of which were replaced.

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Mark Christianson

Solar Bats all the way!

I have the Pana and love them!

I get the feeling this isnt helping much... Everyone has their own favorite. shocked.gif

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Musky_Madness

I have Costa's Wave Killers glass with green lens. Can't beat them if you want to see what's going on in the water. I use them musky/bass fishing and haven't had anything better. Even though they are glass lenses, not as heavy as you'd expect and extremely durable. Worth the $$$$. I even use them for driving in my car now because I can't go w/o them.

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so haaad

My Arnette's were the bomb for uv reduction. They are in about 14 fow in the St. Croix if anyone wants them.

I've heard good things about the Smith Action Optics.

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Orlip

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costa del mar all the way
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Yup, I like the fathoms with glass lenses

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goman

get a pair of natives. you can find them at gander mountain there. they come with a pair of poloroized,yellow,orange,and clear lenses they cost about 120.00 but they are worth it.

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goman

get a pair of natives. you can find them at gander mountain there. they come with a pair of polarized,yellow,orange,and clear lenses they cost about 120.00 but they are worth it.

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hondavxr

I used to have Smiths also like many of you guys, but once I switched to Deep Blue Polarized Oakleys, it was night and day. The Oakleys gave me better contrast and perception. I been wearing Smiths so long that I didn't even noticed they kinda of blur things, until I wore the Oakleys. Oakleys are worth their money.

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