OK, ICAST 2012 is over. As always, vendors show off their latest and greatest products competing for the Best of Show. Below are the winners for Best of Show.
Apparel – Columbia Sportswear, Airgill Chill Zero Long Sleeve Shirt
Boat – Hobie Cat, Hobie Mirage Pro Angler 12
Boating Accessory – JL Marine Systems, Inc. – Power-Pole Drift Paddle
Combo – Pure Fishing, Inc., Penn Battle Combo
Electronics – Johnson Outdoors, Humminbird 360 Imaging
Eyewear – Costa, Costa 580 P Sunsrise Lenses
Fishing Accessory – American Premier Corporation, The Ultimate Line Winding System
FishSmart Tackle – The SeaQuilizer
Fly Fishing Accessory – Luna Sea, LLC – Master Guide Fly Rod “Cush It”
Fly Fishing Reel – Eagle Claw Fishing Tackle – Wright & McGill Sabalos Saltwater Fly Reel
Fly Fishing Rod – G. Loomis – NRX Fly Rod
Freshwater Reel – Pure Fishing, Inc., Abu Garcia Revo
Freshwater Rod – St. Croix Rods – Legend Xtreme
Giftware – 3D Picture Store, Inc. – Jigsaw
Kids’ Tackle – Pure Fishing, Inc. – Shakespeare Hide-A-Hook Bobber Kit
Line – Pure Fishing, Inc. – Berkley Trilene XL/XT
Hard Lure – Koppers Fishing & Tackle Corporation – Live Target Frog Popper
Soft Lure – Lunkerhunt LP – Bento Baits
Saltwater Reel – Pure Fishing, Inc. – Penn Spinfisher V
Saltwater Rod – St. Croix Rods – Legend Inshore
Tackle Management – Magnetic Marine Products, Inc. – Gear Grabbar Lure Hangar Kit
Terminal Tackle – Pure Fishing, Inc. – Berkley Gulp! Jig Heads
And the winner of ICAST 2012 Overall Best of Show – Hobie Cat, Hobie Mirage Pro Angler 12
FYI, ICAST 2013 will be held at the Las Vegas Convention Center, Las Vegas, Nev., July 10-12, 2013 so start making plans now to attend this event, especially if your on the west coast like I am.
Be sure to keep an eye open at Tackle Warehouse for them to start selling some of thses new and inovative products.
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Until Next Time, Good Luck and Tight Lines To Ya!