Designed by fishermen, for fishermen — Costa sunglasses have been dedicated to providing the best experience out on the water for almost 40 years. With an unrelenting commitment to enjoying nature’s water while protecting the planet, Costa innovations deliver serious optics and feel-good attitude. Today, there’s no shortage of impressive options for your next fishing outing, so our Sports Opticians put them to the test. Join us as we share the best men’s Costa fishing sunglasses of 2021!
Table of Contents
A. Video Review
B. What to Look for in Costa Fishing Sunglasses
C. Best Men’s Costa Fishing Sunglasses
3. Tuna Alley
5. Fantail PRO
D. Costa Prescription Sunglasses Online at SportRx
Follow along with Eyeglass Tyler as he highlights the best Costa fishing sunglasses for men. For more information on fishing sunglasses and our 2021 list, keep reading!
For long days out on the water, Costa fishing sunglasses are built to last while keeping you comfortable. All of the frames in today’s lineup are made from eco-friendly TR90 nylon. This material is highly resistant to fluctuating temperatures and extremely lightweight to wear. It’s also saltwater-safe and anti-corrosive, so you can enjoy the view with extra longevity.
Costa frames also utilize Hydrolite™ rubber to create comfortable and secure grip. Your frame will stay perfectly in place, even when the boat starts rocking. They also get tackier when wet, so no need to worry about frame slippage from unexpected splashes or on choppy days.
As for lenses, 580 lens technology is the reason fishermen never leave the dock without their favorite Costas. Designed to enhance contrast and color while protecting against UV and HEV light, 580 lenses are some of the most well-loved lenses we know. Providing 99.9% glare reduction, all Costa 580 lenses are polarized to give you the most comfortable visual experience while making details pop. Available in 7 colors to enhance your specific environment, you’ll get the perfect level of tint and color to compliment your fishing spot.
Let’s reel in the frames!
Kicking off our lineup, we’re starting with a new frame from Costa’s Core Collection. Introducing the Tailwalker, an active lifestyle frame ready for your next fishing trip. Square lenses provide excellent coverage, while built-in side shields deliver extra peripheral protection on bright, sunny days. As for the fit, you’ll get a custom sizing experience thanks to the Tailwalker’s two adjustable features: maneuverable Hydrolite™ nose pads and locking-lever temples that easily click to adjust the length.
Costa Ferg Tailwalker Key Features
- New frame from Costa’s Core Collection
- Adjustable vented Hydrolite™ nose pads provide extra grip & air-flow
- Locking-lever temples create a custom fit by easily adjusting the temple length
- SportRx Frame Width: 133mm (What is SFW?)
Named after Costa’s founder, Ray Ferguson, you already know this frame is going to be good. Designed for maximum sun protection in a sleek design, the Ferg is everything we look for in a pair of fishing sunglasses. The 8-base wrap and top and side shields protect you from all angles of UV exposure. Vented nose pads encourage air flow and keep your vision fog-free, while the Hydrolite™ rubber keeps it securely in place.
Costa Ferg Key Features
- 8-base wrap with built-in top and side shields for maximum sun protection
- Hydrolite™ rubber provides extra grip & comfort
- Adjustable vented nose pads for perfect fit & better airflow
- SFW: 134mm (Also available in larger size as Ferg XL)
The Costa Tuna Alley is no stranger to our best of fishing lineups at SportRx. It won the REXYS award of the best fishing sunglasses of 2018 and continues to be a favorite because of its impressive performance out on the water. In addition to featuring the Costa proprietary tech we know and love, like TR90 nylon and Hydrolite™ rubber, the Tuna Alley has a unique ventilation system to keep you cool. A patented 3-hole vent draws air away from the frame to keep your vision fog-free and clear at all times.
Costa Tuna Alley Key Features
- Previous REXYS winner for the Best Fishing Sunglasses
- 3-hole ventilation system encourages airflow & prevents fogging
- Non-slip rubber nose pads keep it securely in place
- Rx-able and available as Readers
- SFW: 137mm
If you fish in high temperatures or particularly bright conditions, the Diego is designed for blocking harsh UV rays while keeping you comfortable. Using a reengineered spring hinge vent system, you’ll get maximum airflow and fog prevention even on your sweatiest days. The sweat channels and eyewire drains also manage moisture so your lenses stay pristine. As for the extra UV protection, built-in hooding and shield shields prevent distracting light leaking through the top or sides of your frames.
Costa Diego Key Features
- 8-base frame with sweat channels & eyewire drains ensure fog-free vision
- Hydrophilic nose pads & temples get tackier when wet
- Leash-compatible metal keeper slots
- SFW: 138mm
For the final frame in our lineup of the best men’s Costa fishing sunglasses, let us introduce you to the Fantail PRO. A member of Costa’s PRO series, the Fantail PRO is culmination of the best Costa frame and lens technology in one clean design. 8-base wrap gives you maximum sun protection, while extended side shields and hooding prevent extra light from entering your vision. A sweat management system prevents moisture from pooling in the frames and keeps your lenses fog-free. We also can’t say enough good things about the vented adjustable nose pads. They’re easily maneuvered to create a perfect fit and feature Hydrolite™ rubber for extra grip.
Costa Fantail PRO Key Features
- TR90 nylon is comfortable & lightweight to wear
- Sweat channels & eyewire drains ensure fog-free vision
- Improved Hydrolite™ nose pads & temples get tackier when wet
- SFW: 139mm
Need Costa prescription sunglasses? Done. When you shop with SportRx, you’ll find video guides and tooltips throughout the build process as you customize the perfect pair. An answer to all your questions is at your fingertips, and if you want to chat with an expert, give us a call! We’ll put you in touch with one of our friendly in-house Sport Opticians who can help you build your men’s Costa fishing sunglasses.
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