BEST NEW PRODUCTS FROM iCAST 2017


Each year the fishing industry convenes in Tampa Florida for iCast and we get a look at the new products hitting the market. Here is the list of category winners from this years show.


Best of Category: Boats and Watercraft
Company: Bote
Product: Rover


Best of Category: Boating Accessories
Company: YETI Coolers
Product: LoadOut Bucket


Best of Category: Eyewear
Company: Costa
Product: The Sunrise Mirror Lens


Best of Category: Giftware
Company: The Catch and Release Print Shop
Product: Fish Prints – Actual Size


Best of Category: Lifestyle Apparel
Company: Frogg Toggs
Product: Prym1 Series Pilot II Jacket & Bibs


Best of Category: Technical Apparel
Company: Frogg Toggs
Product: Sierran Transition Wader


Best of Category: Electronics
Company: Johnson Outdoors Marine Electronics, Inc.
Product: SOLIX 15 CHIRP MEGA SI GPS


Best of Category: Fishing Accessory
Company: YETI Coolers
Product: Panga Duffel


Best of Category: Fly Fishing Accessory
Company: Simms Fishing Products
Product: G3 Guide™ Stockingfoot Wader


Best of Category: Fishing Line
Company: Pure Fishing Inc.
Product: Berkley Fireline Ultra 8

Best of Category: Rod & Reel Combo
Company: Lew’s Fishing Tackle
Product: Mach Crush Speed Spool Combo


Best of Category: Fly Fishing Rod
Company: G. Loomis, Inc.
Product: IMX-Pro Fly Rod


Best of Category: Freshwater Rod
Company: 13 Fishing 
Product: Fate Black


Best of Category: Saltwater Rod
Company: St. Croix Rods
Product: Legend Tournament Inshore


Best of Category: Kids’ Tackle
Company: 13 Fishing 
Product: Ambition Combo


Best of Category: Footwear
Company: Huk Performance Fishing
Product: Attack


Best of Category: Tackle Management
Company: Daiwa Corporation
Product: Tactical Backpack


Best of Category: Terminal Tackle
Company: Trapper Tackle
Product: Trapper Round Bend Treble



Best of Category: Freshwater Hard Lure
Company: Okuma Fishing Tackle Corp.
Product: Savage Gear 3D Topwater Bat


Best of Category: Saltwater Hard Lure
Company: Rapala
ProductX-Rap Magnum 40


Best of Category: Freshwater Soft Lure
Company: Lunkerhunt LP
Product: Prop Series


Best of Category: Saltwater Soft Lure
Company: LIVETARGET
Product: LIVETARGET Hollow Body Mullet


Best of Category: Fly Reel
Company: Pure Fishing, Inc.
Product: Pflueger Supreme QRS Fly Reel


Best of Category: Freshwater Reel
Company: Shimano American Corp.
Product: Curado K Baitcasting Reels


Best of Category: Saltwater Reel
Company: Shimano American Corp.
Product: Sustain Reels C4000/5000


Best of Category: FishSmart
Company: Eagle Claw Fishing Tackle
Product: 2017 Flounder Sample Pack