My goal was max light for the most reasonable money. I wasn't paying $2,000 for a spotlight.
I also wanted a wired control for simplicity and hopefully the best reliability. I'm extremely pleased with the "Beamer" product line. They have wireless remote versions, but the one I got is:
... I also mounted mine on the front bow rail and you're correct - that is definitely the way to go for least glare. Pointed down, it's also a great help with pulling in the anchor at night.