ICAST Announces 30 New Product Showcase Best of Category Winners for 2020.
Awards were presented during the first-ever virtual sportfishing trade show.
Yesterday evening, the ICAST 2020 Online New Product Showcase Best of Category award winners were announced during the first-ever, virtual sportfishing industry trade show. One of those 30 category winners will be awarded the coveted Best of Show trophy to be announced Friday morning, July 17, at 9:00 a.m. at ICASTfishing.org.
In response to the COVID-19 pandemic ICAST, the world’s largest recreational fishing trade show, transitioned from an Orlando-based, in-person show to a virtual event with ICAST 2020 Online. The American Sportfishing Association (ASA), the show’s producer, committed to delivering attendees and exhibitors alike an engaging, interactive virtual trade show experience, presented by TakeMeFishing.org.
All New Product Showcase entries and Best of Category winners are available for viewing through the ICAST website and on the ICAST app.
ICAST 2020 Online New Product Showcase Best of Category Award Winners
Best of Category – Boating Accessories – Minn Kota
Product: Raptor Shallow Water Anchor
Best of Category – Boats and Watercraft – Johnson Outdoors Watercraft
Product: Old Town Sportsman Autopilot
Best of Category – Giftware – Garmin
Product: Garmin quatix® 6X Solar
Best of Category – Footwear – Under Armour
Product: UA Micro G Kilchis
Best of Category – Eyewear – Costa Del Mar, Inc.
Best of Category – Lifestyle Apparel for Women – Simms Fishing Products
Product: Women’s Challenger Jacket and Bib
Best of Category – Lifestyle Apparel for Men – AFTCO/American Fishing Tackle Company
Product: Saba Recycled Seam-Free Boardshorts
Best of Category – Technical Apparel – Warm Weather – AFTCO/American Fishing Tackle Company
Product: Diffuse Air-0 Mesh® Fishing Shorts
Best of Category – Technical Apparel – Cold Weather – AFTCO/American Fishing Tackle Company
Product: Reaper Windproof 3-Layer Softshell Jacket
Best of Category – Soft and Hard Coolers – YETI
Product: Roadie 24
Best of Category – Electronics – Humminbird
Product: CoastMaster Charts
Best of Category – Cutlery, Hand Pliers or Tools – Line Cutterz as Seen on Shark Tank
Product: Line Cutterz Dual Hybrid Micro Scissor
Best of Category – Fly Fishing Accessory – Plano Synergy
Product: Frabill Floating Trout nets
Best of Category – Fishing Accessory – American Tackle Company
Product: Tsuka Handle System
Best of Category – Kids’ Tackle – Pure Fishing, Inc.
Product: Abu Garcia Gen Ike EZ Cast Baitcast Combo
Best of Category – Terminal Tackle – Rapala
Product: VMC CROSSOVER RINGS
Best of Category – Tackle Management – Plano Synergy
Product: Plano EDGE FLEX
Best of Category – Ice Fishing – Rapala
Product: STRIKEMASTER LITHIUM 24V
Best of Category – Fishing Line – Pure Fishing, Inc.
Product: Berkley FluoroShield
Best of Category – Freshwater Soft Lure – A Band of Anglers
Product: Hyperlastics Dartprop Pro SK
Best of Category – Freshwater Hard Lure – Z-Man Fishing Products
Product: ChatterBait® JackHammer™ StealthBlade™
Best of Category – Saltwater Soft Lure – 13 Fishing
Product: The Mullet
Best of Category – Saltwater Hard Lure – Shimano North America Fishing, Inc.
Product: SP-Orca 150 Flash Boost – Blue Sardine Color (XUS15TEBS)
Best of Category – Fly Fishing Rod – Pure Fishing, Inc.
Product: Hardy Zane Pro
Best of Category – Freshwater Rod – St. Croix of Park Falls
Product: Legend Xtreme spinning XFS76MF
Best of Category – Saltwater Rod – St. Croix of Park Falls
Product: Mojo Inshore JIC79XHMF
Best of Category – Rod & Reel Combo – Pure Fishing, Inc.
Product: Abu Garcia Virtual Casting Combo
Best of Category – Fly Reel – Pure Fishing, Inc.
Product: Hardy Ultradisc UDLA Reel
Best of Category – Freshwater Reel – Shimano North America Fishing, Inc.
Product: Vanford 2500 Spinning Reel (VF2500HGF)
Best of Category – Saltwater Reel – Pure Fishing, Inc.
Product: PENN Battle III Reels
The American Sportfishing Association (ASA) is the sportfishing industry’s trade association committed to representing the interests of the sportfishing and boating industries as well as the entire sportfishing community. We give the industry and anglers a unified voice when emerging laws and policies could significantly affect sportfishing business or sportfishing itself. ASA invests in long-term ventures to ensure the industry will remain strong and prosperous, as well as safeguard and promote the enduring economic, conservation and social values of sportfishing in America. ASA also gives America’s 49 million anglers a voice in policy decisions that affect their ability to sustainably fish on our nation’s waterways through Keep America Fishing, our national angler advocacy campaign. America’s anglers generate nearly $50 billion in retail sales with a $125 billion impact on the nation’s economy creating employment for 800,000 people.
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