Mother Of Firefly?
More Frustration than Necessity...
After a rather uneventful, but serene afternoon of on the big river,
the sun slowly began to settle in the east. A seasoned angler was
just about ready to pack it up when a heavy hatch of tiny tan caddis
began and suddenly the water boiled with rising fish. With a slight
burst of excitement, the angler went for one last shot at a successful
He had everything he needed
as dusk fell on the water. He pulled out his 7x
fluorocarbon tippet and
selected a perfect #22 caddis fly
match. What he didn't have was 18-year-old
eyes or enough light from the setting sun.
He fumbled with his vest pocket light and his flip-down magnifier
lenses. He struggled to get them to line up so he could thread the
fly and make decent knot. He twisted his body so much that if a
traveling circus came by they would have picked him up as a contortionist
for their show. It was hopeless. He packed up frustrated and went
The next day, as the angler lamented his unfortunate tale to a
fellow angler, he realized that if he had a way of integrating the
light and magnifier into one device that left his hands free to
tie on the fly, he could have had a much happier ending to his frustrating
fishing experience. He went looking for such a thing and found nothing.
That's when Firefly Eyewear was born. Designed by Acclaim Innovations and Manufactured
by Seabrook Plastics.
Firefly Eyewear is the first fully integrated light and magnifier that slides
securely to the brim of a cap or a visor, leaving your hands free to do the
Now with Firefly, the fishing doesn’t have to stop at dusk,
just when the best hatch of the day begins. It is lightweight with
a dependable clip that slides easily and firmly onto the brim of
a hat or a visor. Firefly features 2.5x magnification with a super
bright LED bulb housed in an attractive, water-resistant shell.
Firefly can help your eyes and free your hands whenever you have close up work
to do when the light is not so good. Click here to see
the versatility of Firefly Eyewear.
Firefly is a bargain compared to many lights and magnifiers on
the market (none of which are integrated).
Acclaim Innovations US Patent # 7177751