• Moore Boats
  • Shimano SLX-DC
  • Metanium DC


ICAST Report

Votes are in for the best new tackle products displayed at the 2020 ICAST Show.

ICAST, the world's largest sportfishing trade show, conducted business in a virtual, online environment in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

The New Product Showcase, sponsored by Fishing Tackle Retailer/Decode, features the latest innovations in gear, accessories, apparel, watercraft and other products that enhance the on-the-water experience.

The Best of Show and Best of Category winners were selected by credentialed buyers and media who vote in the New Product Showcase.

Here are the category winners:

Best of Show
Johnson Outdoors Watercraft
Product: Old Town Sportsman Autopilot

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 quatixÆ 6X Solar

Best of Category - Footwear - Under Armour
Product: UA Micro G Kilchis

Best of Category - Eyewear - Costa Del Mar, Inc.
Product: Ferg

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 MeshÆ 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: ChatterBaitÆ JackHammerô StealthBladeô

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