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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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First Glance: Costa’s New Double Haul Sunglasses

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A couple of months ago we reported on the release of a new pair of shades from Costa Del Mar called the Double Haul. Since then I’ve had the pleasure of trying a pair out. Let me start of by … more

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Choosing the Correct Lens Color for Your Sunglasses

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Rick Mikesell digs into the difference of lens colors in Costa Del Mar’s sunglass line-up and explains why certain colors, tints and polarization work for specific fishing locations and types of water.

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Sunglasses: What’s the Difference Between Glass and Polycarbonate?

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Rick Mikesell of Trout’s Fly Fishing talks about the differences between Costa Del Mar’s 580 glass and polycarbonate lens materials. There are benefits and drawbacks to both materials and understanding what they are can help you make an educated decision … more

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Video: Costa Sunglass Sculptures Go to Good Causes

Two sculptures constructed with sunglasses and used in the company’s recent advertisements will be donated to two separate groups, Costa Del Mar announced yesterday.  The tarpon sculpture will be given to the IFGA Fishing Hall of Fame & Museum and … more

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Margaritaville Eyewear

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Margaritaville Eyewear has introduced new MPT® Nylon lenses, designed to offer premium optical quality for all around use: from the ocean, to the stage, and to the boardroom. MPT® lenses have many advantages over traditional glass—including impact and shatter resistance—while … more

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Flex Spex Magnifiers

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Flex Spex are two-piece reading magnifiers for people who enjoy an active, outdoor lifestyle. Their patented, uniquely designed eye glass readers clip to the bill of a hat/visor or to the temple piece of many sunglasses, safety or other glasses. … more

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Onos Introduces Ernest Hemingway and Top-Focal Sunglass Models

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Onos calls the new Hemingway sunglasses “a tribute to one of the most interesting outdoorsman of all times.” The Ernest Hemingway model comes in two frame styles and six unique colors, and features state-of-the-art polarized Hi-Vex lenses, which are Colts … more

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Eight New Sunglass Models from Costa Del Mar

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Fantail Costa Del Mar’s Fantail has a hard rectangular shaped frame for a medium to large fit. The nylon construction provides durability and what Costa describes as “forget-they’re-on” comfort. They are available in tortoise or black frame colors, and they feature … more

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Smith Optics Adds New Chief, Tactics Models

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WHEN YOU LOOK at performance eyewear for fly fishing, the truth is, a lot of companies come and go. They say they’re going to make a big splash—sometimes they do, sometimes they don’t. Scant few stand the test of time. … more

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