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Edge Eyewear "Dakura" Sunglasses

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Make & Model

Brand:
Edge Eyewear
Model:
Dakura
MSRP ($):
34.95

Edge Eyewear - a safety glass manufacturer - offers several sunglass series that include polarized lenses for use on and around the water. All their products including the "Dakura" meet the ANSI Z87.1 standard for impact resistance, which boosts impact protection for your eyes from flying hooks and other hazards. UVA, UVB, and UVC filtering rounds out the benefits, at a price that won’t break the bank.

Features:

  • Patent Protected Frame Design
  • Nylon Frame
  • Soft TPR Temple Tips for Comfort
  • Blocks 99.9% of UVA/UVB/UVC rays
  • Multiple lenses avaliable

Models:

  • Non-Polarized
  • Polarized
  • Anti-Fog
  • Vapor Shield
  • Welding

Photos

The Polarized Yellow lenses work great in flat light conditions like this very foggy morning
 Polarized Yellow lenses
Polarized Aqua Precision Blue lenses
The Polarized Aqua Precision Blue lenses are great in bright light conditions, like this cloudless day

User reviews

Average user rating from: 2 user(s)

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4.5  (2)
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I don't have the best of luck when it comes to glasses. Over the years I have lost some expensive eyewear to Davey Jones' Locker. I have also had them scratched and broken in while in storage. In my opinion, with as much time as I spend on the water a good pair of polarized glasses is a must.

Those of you who aren’t using polarized lenses don’t know what you are missing. I’m also pretty sure I’m not the only one who can’t afford $300 for pair of polarized glasses every time I lose or screw them up. So what’s an angler to do?

Last February I was at a trade show for work, and was looking at some new safety glasses at the Edge Eyewear booth. Edge was not an unknown company. I was well familiar with their safety glasses, but walking around their booth I also noticed that they also had polarized versions in several of the styles. I eagerly picked up two pairs of the “Dakura” style frames - one with the Polarized Yellow lens for flat light conditions, and one with the Polarized Aqua Precision Blue lens for bright light conditions.

The Polarized Aqua Precision Blue lenses are great in bright light conditions, like a cloudless day.

Now since they are safety glasses that meet the ANSI Z87.1 standard, I knew they had to be tough. Both pairs have held up very well over the last six months. I’ve used them on every one of my fishing trips, as well as for driving and yard work. Since they are rated safety glasses, I am confident that if I miss a hook set and a jig flies back in my direction, the hook will be implanted in my eyebrow - and not my eyeball - and the lens will not be shattered.

The Polarized Yellow lenses work great in flat light conditions like a very foggy morning.

The optics and polarization on the lenses are good. I will not say the best, but they do get the job done well, especially considering you can pick them up for under $25. The lenses also provide UVA, UVB, and UVC protection. The yellow lens does well enhancing flat light at dawn, dusk, and on overcast days, and the blue mirrored lens cut the glare off the water on the brightest afternoons. The best part is you can own both pairs for less half the cost of one of the high-end designer brand glasses. Edge has the polarized lenses in several of their frame styles, so I am sure you can find one that suits you. If you’re in the market for a pair of new fishing glasses, I recommend you check out Edge Eyewear’s lineup.
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Gregg Crisp Reviewed by Gregg Crisp August 29, 2013
Last updated: August 29, 2013
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Edge Eyewear Dakura fishing sunglasses review

I don't have the best of luck when it comes to glasses. Over the years I have lost some expensive eyewear to Davey Jones' Locker. I have also had them scratched and broken in while in storage. In my opinion, with as much time as I spend on the water a good pair of polarized glasses is a must.

Those of you who aren’t using polarized lenses don’t know what you are missing. I’m also pretty sure I’m not the only one who can’t afford $300 for pair of polarized glasses every time I lose or screw them up. So what’s an angler to do?

Last February I was at a trade show for work, and was looking at some new safety glasses at the Edge Eyewear booth. Edge was not an unknown company. I was well familiar with their safety glasses, but walking around their booth I also noticed that they also had polarized versions in several of the styles. I eagerly picked up two pairs of the “Dakura” style frames - one with the Polarized Yellow lens for flat light conditions, and one with the Polarized Aqua Precision Blue lens for bright light conditions.

The Polarized Aqua Precision Blue lenses are great in bright light conditions, like a cloudless day.

Now since they are safety glasses that meet the ANSI Z87.1 standard, I knew they had to be tough. Both pairs have held up very well over the last six months. I’ve used them on every one of my fishing trips, as well as for driving and yard work. Since they are rated safety glasses, I am confident that if I miss a hook set and a jig flies back in my direction, the hook will be implanted in my eyebrow - and not my eyeball - and the lens will not be shattered.

The Polarized Yellow lenses work great in flat light conditions like a very foggy morning.

The optics and polarization on the lenses are good. I will not say the best, but they do get the job done well, especially considering you can pick them up for under $25. The lenses also provide UVA, UVB, and UVC protection. The yellow lens does well enhancing flat light at dawn, dusk, and on overcast days, and the blue mirrored lens cut the glare off the water on the brightest afternoons. The best part is you can own both pairs for less half the cost of one of the high-end designer brand glasses. Edge has the polarized lenses in several of their frame styles, so I am sure you can find one that suits you. If you’re in the market for a pair of new fishing glasses, I recommend you check out Edge Eyewear’s lineup.

User Info

Waters Fished:
  • Small Ponds
  • Salwater Flats
  • Saltwater Bays
  • Offshore
Used:
7-15 times
The Polarized Yellow lenses work great in flat light conditions like this very foggy morning
 Polarized Yellow lenses
Polarized Aqua Precision Blue lenses
The Polarized Aqua Precision Blue lenses are great in bright light conditions, like this cloudless day
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These are great glasses for the price. I think they run anywhere from $20-$50 depending on the style. They have plenty of options to match what you are looking for and the best thing about them is they are osha approved safety glasses. The polorization is not as good as other glasses. I have since bought a pair of Strike King glasses for fishing and use my Edge glasses at work. I've had them for a full year and not a scratch on the lenses. That is the kind of quality you can expect from Edge.
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Chip Gardner Reviewed by Chip Gardner July 05, 2013
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Nice Glasses

These are great glasses for the price. I think they run anywhere from $20-$50 depending on the style. They have plenty of options to match what you are looking for and the best thing about them is they are osha approved safety glasses. The polorization is not as good as other glasses. I have since bought a pair of Strike King glasses for fishing and use my Edge glasses at work. I've had them for a full year and not a scratch on the lenses. That is the kind of quality you can expect from Edge.

User Info

Waters Fished:
  • Large Rivers
  • Small Creeks
  • Large Lakes
  • Small Ponds
Used:
30+ times

Pros & Cons

Pros:
comfort, style, quality
Cons:
polorization
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