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Old 07-05-2011, 11:28 PM
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Default Best sunglasses lens color for streams...

So recently I've noticed that I am having more trouble seeing in overcast conditions using my everyday/fly fishing sunglasses. They are an old pair of polar chromic copper lensed Action Optics. I am the type that doesn't like to bring along multiple pairs of sunglasses for different varying light levels etc. My question is this:

If you could pick one lens type which would it be: polar chromic Amber or what I have currently in the polar chromic copper. I would be using these on cloudy days, on bright days, on the stream under shade, on the stream out in the sun, driving in cloudy conditions, on the hillside at a sunny summer concert etc etc. I will not be using them to spot bones on the flats. But for me to drop $200 on a pair of sunglasses, I dont just want to use them on cloudy days for fishing. I would want to be able to wear them in every condition. I've just read that amber lenses can cause eye fatigue in bright conditions after awhile, which is the only reason I haven't ordered them yet. Is this a true con to amber?.

I know I have the copper already, but they would find their way to the gear bag and not hanging around my neck if I decide on amber, which I want to lean towards. Sorry for the rambling and thank you so much for the help..
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