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#11177278 - 10/21/15 03:27 PM Best Costa sunglasses lens color for sight fishing?
chimneymasterbassmaster Offline
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Registered: 01/01/11
Posts: 161
Loc: Texas
Best Costa sunglasses lens color for sight fishing?

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#11177294 - 10/21/15 03:32 PM Re: Best Costa sunglasses lens color for sight fishing? [Re: chimneymasterbassmaster]
fouzman Offline
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Loc: Houston, TX
Green Mirror over Amber for me.
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#11177407 - 10/21/15 04:20 PM Re: Best Costa sunglasses lens color for sight fishing? [Re: chimneymasterbassmaster]
Z521C Cranker Offline
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Registered: 10/02/05
Posts: 2362
Loc: Texas
Something with a copper base. Either copper without a mirror, or green or silver mirror 580. Both mirrors are copper based lenses. The sunrise lens is awesome for early boat runs, cloudy days or overcast conditions.


Edited by Z521C Cranker (10/21/15 04:21 PM)

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#11177426 - 10/21/15 04:28 PM Re: Best Costa sunglasses lens color for sight fishing? [Re: chimneymasterbassmaster]
Crawl Offline
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Registered: 10/10/11
Posts: 1063
Loc: Lufkin, Texas
Green or silver

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#11177571 - 10/21/15 05:20 PM Re: Best Costa sunglasses lens color for sight fishing? [Re: chimneymasterbassmaster]
lizardfliper Offline
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Registered: 02/05/09
Posts: 272
The new silver mirror was designed for sight fishing, but the green mirror is great for seeing them also. I guess id look through both lenses and see what your eye likes best.

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#11177633 - 10/21/15 05:58 PM Re: Best Costa sunglasses lens color for sight fishing? [Re: chimneymasterbassmaster]
chimneymasterbassmaster Offline
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Registered: 01/01/11
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Loc: Texas
Thanks, Y'all! I am checking them out!

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#11177793 - 10/21/15 07:14 PM Re: Best Costa sunglasses lens color for sight fishing? [Re: chimneymasterbassmaster]
Dr JL Offline
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Registered: 01/01/11
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Loc: Aledo, Texas
Good luck on the purchase! I agree with the guys above, but I personally like the green mirror over the last few years over plain copper because I find they let me look all day with less eye fatigue. Hope you got or get a pair that doesn't let much light in from the bottom or sides- that helps a lot.

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#11179002 - 10/22/15 11:23 AM Re: Best Costa sunglasses lens color for sight fishing? [Re: chimneymasterbassmaster]
Jay Kumar Offline
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Amber green mirror no doubt. Try them on first so you can see which ones are tightest on the bottom, that way not as much light reflection coming in.
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#11179158 - 10/22/15 12:43 PM Re: Best Costa sunglasses lens color for sight fishing? [Re: chimneymasterbassmaster]
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Loc: Lantana,Tx
I have the Fantail 580g green mirror, these are awesome.

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#11179375 - 10/22/15 02:59 PM Re: Best Costa sunglasses lens color for sight fishing? [Re: chimneymasterbassmaster]
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I'm still using 400 amber glass Fathoms and can see good. Is 580 green mirror that much better? I tried to find Fathom in that glass and couldn't.
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#11180291 - 10/22/15 11:06 PM Re: Best Costa sunglasses lens color for sight fishing? [Re: Okie Poke]
Dr JL Offline
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Loc: Aledo, Texas
Originally Posted By: Okie Poke
I'm still using 400 amber glass Fathoms and can see good. Is 580 green mirror that much better? I tried to find Fathom in that glass and couldn't.


Okie, I had those Amber 400 ones and lost them. They were great. I probably would not have bought another pair if I still had those. For me, all the amber/copper base costas allow equal clarity as long as light doesn't sneak in around my glasses. I kinda feel the green mirror 580 keeps my eyes from getting as tired, but I'm not sure how substantial that difference really is. Fathom is a good fit but I think my head outgrew them...literally.

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#11182045 - 10/23/15 08:53 PM Re: Best Costa sunglasses lens color for sight fishing? [Re: chimneymasterbassmaster]
Corey C. Metroplex Insurance Offline
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580 is the important part. I prefer green.
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#11182179 - 10/23/15 10:11 PM Re: Best Costa sunglasses lens color for sight fishing? [Re: fouzman]
lamoon78 Offline
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Registered: 05/05/10
Posts: 4330
Loc: Livingston Tx
Originally Posted By: fouzman
Green Mirror over Amber for me.
This in 580G

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#11182316 - 10/24/15 01:42 AM Re: Best Costa sunglasses lens color for sight fishing? [Re: chimneymasterbassmaster]
Dakota22 Offline
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Registered: 01/11/15
Posts: 125
Loc: Parker county
check eBay for the best price. i got mine, brand new in box for $99. Retailed for $179. nobsoutfitters i believe is the name of the eBay store

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