Best Polarized Sunglasses for Fishing in Alaska in 2016 

Maui Jim Sunglasses: PureAir Twin Falls R417-11A
When it came time to get outfitted with some new performance polarized sunglasses for the season, Art Director Bailey Anderson was excited to find a pair of sunglasses that really fit her well and she wore them all summer long. From sockeye fishing on the Russian to traipsing around town, these glasses are some of the most comfortable our tester has worn.  Maui Jim’s can be purchased and fitted with your prescription at Adventures in Eyecare in Anchorage.

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Testers loved the total coverage provided by these sleek, comfortable frames from Costa Del Mar, and with top-notch polarization, the glasses performed as well as they looked. 

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These are great polarized glasses with tough polycarbonate lenses that eliminate glare and help wearers see below the water’s surface. Comfortable and secure with a built-in, adjustable strap the glasses are valuable gear for long days on the water.

Smith Guide’s Choice Ready to Wear Bifocal – Matte Black frame, Copper Mirror +2.00
The Guide’s Choice boasts wide temples and an aggressive wrap for superior light protection. Add to that premium Italian spring hinges, Megol nose and temple pads, a detachable sunglass leash, and premium 8-base Carbonic TLT lenses. We found these glasses very light and comfortable for all day wear, with excellent side shielding to eliminate glare. The copper mirror lenses are arguably the best all-around fishing color, useable in most light conditions. These are very high-quality fishing glasses and with the bi-focal option, they’re superb for those who need bifocals.