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  • Writer's pictureDave LeGear

Podcast Episode #12 with Al Perkinson of Bajio!

Are you in need of new Sunglasses with all the latest technology for Flats Fishing or most Outdoor activities? Are you confused about some of the features and marketing aspects of the various brands?


Well, just in time to help you get the best ROI (Return on Investment) for one of the essential items needed for Flats Fishing (Sunglasses), Flats Nation was honored to get to spend a few hours chatting with Al Perkinson, who is the Founder and CEO of Bajio Sunglasses. This is as we pulled another of our popular and educational product deep dives (so much so you will need to spend time in the decompression tank after this one) to help you make the best choice for your Fishing and other needs!


Al Perkinson has been an executive in the outdoor industry for the past 20 years. He is a brand builder and growth agent who believes that social responsibility and great storytelling are keys to building beloved brands.

Bajío Sunglasses, if you are unfamiliar with the name since they were launched just 15 months ago. Is based in New Smyrna Beach, Florida, where it designs and builds performance sunglasses for anglers and other water enthusiasts.


Podcast Episode #12 with Al Perkinson of Bajio

Bajio is a privately held company with a mission to operate sustainably and contribute to addressing environmental issues faced by the world’s oceans.


Al is an avid fly fisherman, so he understands the visual needs of anglers who stalk fish and covers this in a brief video below:


As well as a very forward-thinking conservationist as we discussed his idea and concept of Indifly, a foundation he created to help strengthen indigenous communities through fly fishing! He is also a board member of Trout Unlimited and Bonefish & Tarpon Trust.


So, jump on over to our direct stream or download the Podcast page found by clicking Here it is Episode #12.


Or you can listen to it on our YouTube channel now here...


This as Al and I, cover Sunglasses the Technologies they have developed for the Lens (most important) as well as their Bio-Based Frame material at the same time. I think you will find it very educational and surprised like I was, at just how fast Bajio has grown in just 15 months since launch, under some of the most challenging times for any business (COVID-19) much less, as a start-up!


I say, do your eyes a favor and find your local Bajio dealer which you can look up by clicking Here and try on a pair with some of the other brands at the same time. 😎



In the meantime,


We invite you to take in a few other Flats Nation Podcast Episodes to help "Scratch that Fishing Itch" when working or traveling and you cannot hitch up the Skiff and go, on these links:


Our main podcast page that works great for your mobile device since they will stream, or you can download them right on your phone/tablet. They can be found by clicking Here


Our new Flats Nation YouTube Channel can be found by clicking Here and sharing them with family and friends if you find them Entertaining and Educational! We have some great guests in the works and planning stages on a wide range of topics and product coverage soon.


Also, The "Flats Nation" Merch and Swag collection has some new works that can be found by clicking Here



Tight Lines, and God Bless!

Dave and the Team


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