ICAST 17 Best of Show Awards

ICAST Best of Show Awards for 2017:

As an example of the most popular new products at ICAST, here are the awards presented:

ICAST 2017 Overall Best of Show – Bote

Product: Rover


Best of Category – Boating Accessories – Yeti Coolers

Product: LoadOut Bucket


Best of Category – Boats and Watercraft – Bote

Product: Rover


Best of Category – Eyewear – Costa

Product: The Sunrise Mirror Lens


Best of Category – Footwear – Huk Performance Fishing

Product: Attack


Best of Category – Giftware – The Catch and Release Print Shop

Product: Fish Prints – Actual Size


Best of Category – Lifestyle Apparel – Frogg Toggs

Product: Prym1 Series Pilot II Jacket & Bibs


Best of Category – Technical Apparel – Frogg Toggs

Product: Sierran Transition Wader


Best of Category – Electronics – Johnson Outdoors Marine Electronics, Inc.

Product: Humminbird SOLIX 15 CHIRP MEGA SI GPS


Best of Category – Fishing Accessory – YETI Coolers

Product: Panga Duffel


Best of Category – Fly Fishing Accessory – Simms Fishing Products

Product: G3 Guide™ Stockingfoot Wader


Best of Category – Fishing Line – Pure Fishing Inc.

Product: Berkley Fireline Ultra 8


Best of Category – FishSmart – Eagle Claw Fishing Tackle

Product: 2017 Flounder Sample Pack


Best of Category – Kids’ Tackle – 13 Fishing

Product: Ambition Combo


Best of Category – Tackle Management – Daiwa Corporation

Product: Tactical Backpack


Best of Category – Terminal Tackle – Trapper Tackle

Product: Trapper Round Bend Treble


Best of Category – Freshwater Hard Lure – Okuma Fishing Tackle Corp.

Product: Savage Gear 3D Topwater Bat


Best of Category – Saltwater Hard Lure – Rapala

Product: X-Rap Magnum 40


Best of Category – Freshwater Soft Lure – Lunkerhunt LP

Product: Prop Series


Best of Category – Saltwater Soft Lure – LIVETARGET

Product: LIVETARGET Hollow Body Mullet


Best of Category – Fly Reel – Pure Fishing, Inc.

Product: Pflueger Supreme QRS Fly Reel

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Best of Category – Freshwater Reel – Shimano American Corp.

Product: Curado K Baitcasting Reels


Best of Category – Saltwater Reel – Shimano American Corp.

Product: Sustain Reels C4000/5000


Best of Category – Rod & Reel Combo – Lew’s Fishing Tackle

Product: Mach Crush Speed Spool Combo


Best of Category – Fly Fishing Rod – G. Loomis, Inc.

Product: IMX-Pro Fly Rod


Best of Category – Freshwater Rod – 13 Fishing

Product: Fate Black


Best of Category – Saltwater Rod – St. Croix Rods

Product: Legend Tournament Inshore


First Runners-Up


First Runner-Up – Boating Accessories – Johnson Outdoors Marine Electronics, Inc.

Product: Talon Shallow Water Anchor – 15 ft


First Runner-Up – Boats and Watercraft – Live Watersports

Product: Live L4Expedition – Realtree Edition


First Runner-Up – Eyewear – Maui Jim Sunglasses

Product: Kanaio Coast Style #766


First Runner-Up – Footwear – Simms Fishing Products

Product: Challenger Mid Boat Shoe – Waterproof


First Runner-Up – Giftware – L’il Sucker Products, Inc.

Product: Insulator


First Runner-Up – Lifestyle Apparel – Simms Fishing Products

Product: SolarFlex® Armor Shirt


First Runner-Up – Technical Apparel –  Simms Fishing Products

Product: Contender Insulated Jacket


First Runner-Up – Electronics – Lowrance-Navico

Product: Lowrance HDS Carbon 16


First Runner-Up – Fishing Accessory – Rapala

Product: Mag Spring Pliers


First Runner-Up – Fly Fishing Accessory – Phoenix Inventors, LLC

Product: The SimpliFLY


First Runner-Up – Fishing Line – Rapala

Product: Sufix 832 – Coastal Camo


First Runner-Up – FishSmart – Adventure Products, Inc.

Product: EGO Kryptek S2 Slider Landing Net – Medium Clear Rubber


First Runner-Up – Kids’ Tackle – Anything Possible

Product: Steinhauser Tangle-FREE Pocket Combo


First Runner-Up – Tackle Management – Plano Synergy

Product: KVD Signature Bag


First Runner-Up – Terminal Tackle – American Tackle Company

Product: JIGSKINZ “ProSkinz Color Series”


First Runner-Up – Freshwater Hard Lure – Rapala

Product: RipStop


First Runner-Up – Saltwater Hard Lure – Yo-Zuri America, Inc.

Product: Hydro Minnow LC


First Runner-Up – Freshwater Soft Lure – LIVETARGET

Product: BaitBall Spinner Rig


First Runner-Up – Saltwater Soft Lure – Chasebaits Australia

Product: Smash Crab JNR


First Runner-Up – Fly Reel – Zebco Brands

Product: Van Staal VFHD 8-10-12 Wt


First Runner-Up – Freshwater Reel – 13 Fishing

Product: Concept Z


First Runner-Up – Saltwater Reel – Pure Fishing

Product: PENN International VI – 50VISW


First Runner-Up – Rod & Reel Combo – 13 Fishing

Product: Fate Black and Origin FB Reel


First Runner-Up – Fly Fishing Rod – St. Croix Rods

Product: Imperial USA


First Runner-Up – Freshwater Rod – G. Loomis, Inc.

Product: CONQUEST Bass Rods


First Runner-Up – Saltwater Rod – Lew’s Fishing Tackle

Product: Tournament Performance TP1 Inshore


ICAST 2018 will be held at the Orange County Convention Center, Orlando, Fla., July 10 – 13, 2018.


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