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Does anyone have any thoughts about polarized glasses? Do you like one brand over another? just looking for some thoughts, I have never owned a pair but am currious as to how helpful they are. Thanks
 

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I never go fishing without my polarized glasses...especially when i am fishing shallow flats or streams. It seems i tend to spend a lot of time looking for fish and reading the bottom of the lake or river i am fishing, and the enhanced glare cutting ability polarization will give you is very helpful. as far as quality..i havnt honestly noticed much difference between my cheap glasses and my expensive ones. lens color will make a difference however. i tend to use a photo grey or a sandstone color, thats what works best for me. walmart makes some cheap ones that work well, try some of those if you are not sure and dont want to drop a lot of money initially on a pair or 100 dollar Action Optics. if youve never fished with polarized glasses before dont expect them to work 100% of the time...sometimes the angle of the sun makes them less effective...and dont try to read a digital read out with them, like on your wristwatch or a electronic gas pump...you wont see anything due to the polarization...it took me a while to figure this out lol
 

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I prefer the amber/rust lens color myself which helps me see the clearest in bright sunlight. Don't forget to buy a sunglass strap to keep them around your neck. I've lost more than my share of sunglasses (even some expensive ones!) when I forgot about them and leaned over the boat...
 

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cancun - Most places that sell them, like fly fishing shops have a picture that will just look like a grey box w/o them. When you try them on, the same grey box is a picture of a fish. It's pretty neat. I actually can tell a huge differance between them & regular glasses when I drive down the canyon (Big Thompson) and look @ the river from the road. Like rottle said, I don't notice the differance between cheap or expencive models. I haven't tried other shades of lences (polorized), but that makes sence.
 

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It is probably a little buried by now...maybe second or third page...but there is a thread with a bunch of posts on which polarized glasses that everyone liked here...it is just a little buried by now...mainly an FYI...
 
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