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Smith Optics Receives 2013 Outdoor Life Editors Choice Award

Tested by editor Todd Kuhn and commercial fishers working out of Gulfport, Mississippi, the Chief Techlite Glass Sunglasses from Smith Optics sailed through rigorous challenges, resulting in their receiving the 2013 Editor’s Choice Award from Outdoor Life Magazine. Read more … more

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Podcast Interview: Peter Crow of Smith Optics

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This week MidCurrent talks to Peter Crow, general manager of Smith Optics. Peter talks to us about the history and technology behind polarized glass lenses.   He also hints about a new “light management system” Smith is unveiling at this … more

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Quick Tip: Wear Safety Glasses When Fishing in Low-Light Conditions

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Most of us know how important it is to always wear some type of eye protection while fishing. Typically this means wearing polarized glasses while out on the river all day. Very few of us, I presume, take that to … more

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Video: Use Hand-Sanitizer to Get Cablz Sunglass Retainers Onto Your Glasses

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Oliver White, Fly Fishing Lodge Owner and perhaps one of the fishier people I’ve ever met, talks about his favorite sun-glass retainers called Cablz … and a great trick for getting them onto your glasses.

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Maui Jim Announces New Styles

Already claiming the widest array of sunglass choices on the market, Maui Jim has announced two new offerings in their On the Water Collection: Blue Water and Seawall. Both come with the signature Maui Jim PolarizedPlus2® technology in four different … more

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Maui Jim Launches New “On The Water” Sunglass Collection

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Maui Jim is launchingseven new sunglass styles that will be added throughout 2012 to the company’s On the Water Collection of high-tech sunglasses. The Collection takes a deep dive into the eye protection needs of serious water sports enthusiasts who … more

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Video: Blue-Water Fly Fisher Conway Bowman Talks Fishing and Family

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Kaenon Pro fly-fisherman and adventurer, Conway Bowman, talks about memories from his childhood that have left a lasting mark on his life and how he lives it. He also talks about the hope he has in passing along his knowledge … more

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Polarized Glasses – Always Carry Two Pair?

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Kent Klewein and Louis Cahill have one of the better blogs going right now in the fly fishing realm. It’s called Gink and Gasoline, and it hits on everything from fishing tactics, and gear to the insanity of catching fish … more

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Quick Fix: Use Medical Tape to Make a Sunglass Retainer

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A couple weeks ago I was on location for a photo shoot in the jungles of Guyana and realized the sunglass retainers I had with me did not fit the larger ear stems of my Costa Del Mar sunglasses. I … more

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REVO Water Lenses Definitely Worth a Look

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REVO is a major player in the fashionable eyewear market, and the company is starting to make a push into the fly fishing arena with some pretty impressive frames and lenses. I know, I know… just what the fly fishing … more

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