When targeting billfish, it’s always good to see the fish before it eats the bait. If the angler is ready and waiting for the bite with rod in hand, your hookup ratio goes way up — if you have good anglers that is! So it’s imperative that the captain — usually standing at the helm on the flybridge — gets a clear, unobstructed view of the entire spread. One of the main offenders that can limit the captain’s view is the glare that bounces off the polished aluminum aft bridge railing. It not only blocks his view of the spread, but when the captain is standing and facing aft at the helm with a fish close to the boat, the sun’s glare can get especially bad.