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#12251489 - 05/18/17 10:04 AM Lens color recommendation for Costa 580G?
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Registered: 04/13/16
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Loc: Waco, TX
I've always been a blue mirror guy but I've read those might not be the best for inshore fishing (bass!).

What's your experience been? Any recommendations for lens color for best performance on TX lakes?

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#12251496 - 05/18/17 10:09 AM Re: Lens color recommendation for Costa 580G? [Re: texasAUtiger]
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Registered: 01/20/09
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Loc: Houston, TX
Green Mirror best all around. Silver mirror is best for sight fishing, until they come out with the Sunrise Silver Mirror in glass. Blue mirror is meant for bright days on blue water.
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#12251497 - 05/18/17 10:09 AM Re: Lens color recommendation for Costa 580G? [Re: texasAUtiger]
Sinkey Offline
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I like Green lenses.
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#12251564 - 05/18/17 10:37 AM Re: Lens color recommendation for Costa 580G? [Re: Sinkey]
Ranger1 Offline
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Registered: 08/28/03
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Loc: Allen, Texas
I have always been a blue lens guy for everyday fishing. But I got some of them Corbinas Silver lens for sight fishing and Holy cow what a difference.
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#12251588 - 05/18/17 10:45 AM Re: Lens color recommendation for Costa 580G? [Re: texasAUtiger]
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Loc: Denton, Texas
We carry almost every model in every lens color but I like the Copper Silver mirror lens myself.
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#12251637 - 05/18/17 11:10 AM Re: Lens color recommendation for Costa 580G? [Re: texasAUtiger]
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Registered: 05/27/12
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Loc: San Antonio, Texas
I prefer copper or amber for all around and green for bright, sunny days.
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#12251643 - 05/18/17 11:14 AM Re: Lens color recommendation for Costa 580G? [Re: texasAUtiger]
fouzman Offline
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Registered: 01/20/09
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Loc: Houston, TX
When I say Green mirror, I'm talking over the copper lens. Green mirror outside/copper inside to be specific.
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#12251691 - 05/18/17 11:52 AM Re: Lens color recommendation for Costa 580G? [Re: texasAUtiger]
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Isn't green mirror and copper pretty much the same?
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#12252059 - 05/18/17 03:56 PM Re: Lens color recommendation for Costa 580G? [Re: texasAUtiger]
T Gutierrez Offline
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I'm wanting to try the yellow lenses out. I have yet to find a store that has them. All I know is Costa sent me a e-mail saying it was the new low light lens color but I have yet to find a pair.
Anyone know anything out there?
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#12252101 - 05/18/17 04:16 PM Re: Lens color recommendation for Costa 580G? [Re: texasAUtiger]
Beast From The East Online   crying
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Registered: 08/18/09
Posts: 795
Loc: North East, TX
Green for fishing blue for driving.
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#12252283 - 05/18/17 06:22 PM Re: Lens color recommendation for Costa 580G? [Re: Okie Poke]
Ken Starling Offline
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Registered: 02/24/08
Posts: 2873
Loc: lake tawakoni
Yes, Green Mirror is a Copper based, Blue Mirror is Gray based
Originally Posted By: Okie Poke
Isn't green mirror and copper pretty much the same?

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#12253042 - 05/19/17 08:48 AM Re: Lens color recommendation for Costa 580G? [Re: texasAUtiger]
BassMajician Offline
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Registered: 02/12/09
Posts: 148
Loc: Lindale, TX
I would go with green for lakes, ponds, rivers, streams.
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#12253053 - 05/19/17 08:53 AM Re: Lens color recommendation for Costa 580G? [Re: T Gutierrez]
fouzman Offline
Methuselah

Registered: 01/20/09
Posts: 44839
Loc: Houston, TX
Originally Posted By: T Gutierrez
I'm wanting to try the yellow lenses out. I have yet to find a store that has them. All I know is Costa sent me a e-mail saying it was the new low light lens color but I have yet to find a pair.
Anyone know anything out there?


Tony, you're talking about Costa's new Sunrise Silver Mirror lens. They're badarse. I got mine from Classic Fiberglass in the black Corbina frame. They're presently available in 6 frames (I think) and are poly-carbonate lenses. Not available in glass, yet.
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#12253068 - 05/19/17 09:04 AM Re: Lens color recommendation for Costa 580G? [Re: texasAUtiger]
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Registered: 01/30/15
Posts: 604
Loc: Bossier City, LA
Costa's- I have the green mirror and also the silver mirror(Glass). I use the green mirror 99.9% of the time but sometimes early morning the silver is better. And I have the amber lens(plastic) for cloudy days where green is just too dark. Rarely use gray(also plastic) for fishing but driving/sports is Ok.

the new sunrise silver mirror has really intrigued me and I can see myself owning a pair as soon as they put it out in the Glass lens!!

I have blue mirror(plastic) from another company and honestly it just seems like a better "gray" but too bright for me and I go back to the green all the time.

so long story short lol buy the Greens(Glass!!) and you will be more than happy!! only other thing I recommend is buying the frame that matches your face "best". I used to use Fathoms which were good but allowed way too much ambient light in so went to Blackfins and love em!!
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#12253247 - 05/19/17 10:32 AM Re: Lens color recommendation for Costa 580G? [Re: texasAUtiger]
Kens3313 Offline
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Registered: 11/14/05
Posts: 2254
Loc: Conroe, TX
I have the green mirror and I feel like it's not dark enough on a bright sunny day, but maybe it's just me
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