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Video spotlight: Selecting Sunglasses

Often, the most neglected aspect of fly fishing, particularly in saltwater environs, is the choice you make when it comes to sunglasses. Below, renowned artist and angler Jeff Currier simplifies the process, noting that he always carries two pairs of sunglasses on the boat—one for bright days and one for overcast or broken, cloudy days.

When the sun is high, and the flats are sandy, Jeff chooses a gray lens. On cloudier days, with some turtle grass on the flats, he goes with a yellow/amber lense that brightens things up. It’s good advice—polarized sunglasses matter, particularly when sight-fishing (even if you’re sight-fishing to rising trout on your home waters and are 1,000 miles from the ocean.

— Chris Hunt

By Chris Hunt.