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ICAST Report

The International Convention of Allied Sportfishing Trades (ICAST) wrapped up this week and announced the best new products for 2023, as chosen by the media.

The ICAST Trade Show draws manufacturers from around the world and is where many of next year’s new fishing tackle products are displayed to tackle buyers.

Here’s a breakdown of the winners of each category:

Best of Show - Soft and Hard Coolers
Product: P88-MK Combo | PacBak

Best of Category — Boating Accessories
Product: Frabill ReCharge, Deluxe Aerator | Pure Fishing, Inc.

Best of Category — Boats and Watercraft
Product: BOTE Rackham Gatorshall + APEX Pedal Drive | BOTE

Best of Category — Footwear
Product: AFTCO Ankle Deck Boot | AFTCO

Best of Category — Ice Fishing
Product: Garmin LiveScope Plus Ice Fishing Bundle LI | Garmin USA

Best of Category — Eyewear
Product: Roca | Baijo Sunglasses

Best of Category — Lifestyle Apparel for Women
Product: Women’s Reaper Softshell | AFTCO

Best of Category — Lifestyle Apparel for Men
Product: CocoBoardies Boardshorts | AFTCO

Best of Category — Warm Weather Technical Apparel
Product: SolarFlex Guide Cooling Hoody | Simms Fishing Products

Best of Category — Cold Weather Technical Apparel
Product: Barricade Rain Suit Acid Camo Colorway | AFTCO

Best of Category — Soft and Hard Coolers
Product: P88-MK Combo | PacBak

Best of Category — Electronics
Product: MEGA Live Imaging TargetLock | Johnson Outdoors Marine Electronics

Best of Category — Cutlery, Hand Pliers or Tools
Product: BUBBA Saltwater Multi-Flex Fillet Knife | BUBBA

Best of Category — Fishing Accessory
Product: Frabill WITNESS Weigh Net | Pure Fishing, Inc.

Best of Category — Tackle Management
Product: Plano EDGE Frog Box | Pure Fishing, Inc.

Best of Category — Terminal Tackle
Product: DieZel Eye Jigheads | Z-Man Fishing Products

Best of Category — Custom Tackle and Components
Product: RBS Pro G2 Power Wrapper | Mud Hole Custom Tackle

Best of Category — Fishing Line
Product: SpiderWire DuraBraid Hi-Vis Yellow | Pure Fishing, Inc.

Best of Category — Freshwater Soft Lure
Product: Berkley PowerBait PowerStinger | Pure Fishing, Inc.

Best of Category — Freshwater Hard Lure
Product: Berkley Slobberknocker | Pure Fishing, Inc.

Best of Category — Saltwater Soft Lure
Product: Kicker CrabZ | Z-Man Fishing Products

Best of Category — Fly Fishing Rod
Product: Banshee Fly | Bull Bay Tackle Company

Best of Category — Freshwater Rod
Product: Legend Tournament Bass Rod | St. Croix Rod

Best of Category — Rod & Reel Combo
Product: Shimano Spheros SW Combo | Shimano

Best of Category — Fly Reel & Fly Fishing Accessories
Product: Hardy Fortuna Regent Saltwater Fly Reel | Pure Fishing, Inc.

Best of Category — Freshwater Reel
Product: Shimano STELLA FK | Shimano