Best Sunglasses for Fishing

Protect your vision and spot the bite with these great options.

A pair of high-quality polarized sunglasses is mandatory for a truly memorable day on the water.

Costa Del Mar Rincon

Best Sunglasses for Fishing
The Rincon is a hot new style from Costa.Jon Whittle

Named for a world-renowned California surf break, Rincon is a hot new style from Costa that is equally at home on the blue water. Costas are a favorite among billfish enthusiasts thanks to their incredible optic clarity and durability. Shown is the matte Atlantic blue frame with silver mirror lens.

Pelagic The Mack

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The Mack looks great on a wide variety of anglers.Jon Whittle

The Mack, shown in black matte frame and blue mirror lens, combines Pelagic’s mineral glass lens technology with its proprietary Zero-Glare polarization and Tuff-Lens scratch protection, all in a frame style that looks great on a wide variety of anglers.

Costa Del Mar Bayside

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Costa's Bayside is a versatile pair of sunglasses.Jon Whittle

For the ladies, Costa has you covered with Bayside, shown in tortoise frame and silver mirror lens. The Bio-Resin frame is durable yet kinder to the environment, and Hydrolite nose and temple pads mean all-day comfort, whether in the cockpit of a sport-fisher or back at the dock sipping a cool one in the shade.

Pelagic Fish Hook

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The Fish Hook offers unparalleled visual acuity.Jon Whittle

According to Pelagic, the XP-700 polycarbonate lenses in its Fish Hook style (shown here in green dorado color pattern with blue mirror lens) offer unparalleled visual acuity plus superlight weight to reduce fatigue. There are five layers of polarization plus an anti-reflective coating on the lenses to help cut the glare.

Smith Transfer

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The Transfer is a great option for professionals who spend years in the tropical sun.Jon Whittle

With a superwide matte-black frame blocking unwanted sunlight from entering the sides and ChromaPop blue mirror lenses, the Transfer from Smith is a great option for professionals who spend years in the tropical sun. This style also has Smith’s QuickFit adjustable temples for a perfect fit.

Maui Jim Big Wave

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The Big Wave combines crisp optics with light weight.Jon Whittle

Big Wave features MauiPure, Maui Jim’s most popular lens material. It combines optics that are nearly as crisp as glass with light weight and excellent scratch and shatter resistance. Big Wave is shown here in a translucent matte-gray rubber frame with blue mirror lens.

Maui Jim Byron Bay

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The Byron Bay is a perfect choice for the boat or the beach.Jon Whittle

Byron Bay, another popular style from Maui Jim shown here in green-stripe rubber frame, is a perfect choice for the boat or the beach. Maui HT lenses offer extra contrast and color, while the superthin glass provides the crispest optics available, in a lens that is 20 percent thinner and lighter than standard glass. They are also scratch and solvent resistant.

Smith The Ember

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The Ember offers all-day comfort on the water.Jon Whittle

The Ember, from Smith, shown in a Bleach Marine frame with ChromaPop brown lens, has a subtle ladies cat-eye design, an ultralight frame and performance no-slip nose pads for all-day comfort on the water. Smith’s ChromaPop lenses enhance clarity and natural color to help define the waters that lie ahead.