ICAST (International Convention of Allied Sportfishing Trades) announced the winners of its “Best in Category” at this year’s trade show on Wednesday, July 20, 2022.
The sportfishing industry’s largest trade show is underway in Orlando, Florida. It began on Tuesday, July 19, and wraps up Friday, July 22.
The New Product Showcase embodies the sportfishing industry’s ingenuity and entrepreneurial spirit by recognizing the year’s most innovative products culminating in awarding the “Best of Show” honours.
2022 “Best of Category” winners
Category – Sponsor
Novelties and Wellness –
Product: Garmin, Quatix 7 Smartwatch.
Boating Accessories –
Product: Pure Fishing, Frabill ReCharge Deluxe Aerator.
Product: AFTCO, Ankle Deck Boot.
Ice Fishing –
Product: Garmin, LiveScope Plus Ice Fishing Bundle LI.
Product: Bajio, Roca Sunglasses.
Lifestyle Apparel for Women –
Product: AFTCO, Reaper Softshell.
Lifestyle Apparel for Men –
Product: AFTCO, CocoBoardies Boardshorts.
Cold Weather Technical Apparel –
Product: AFTCO, Barricade Suit.
Warm Weather Technical Apparel –
Product: Simms, SolarFlex Guide Cooling Hoody.
Soft and Hard Coolers –
Product: PacBak, P88-MK Combo.
Product: Johnson Outdoors, MEGA Live Imaging TargetLock.
Cutlery, Hand Pliers or Tools –
Product: Bubba, Multi-Plex Interchangeable knife set.
Fishing Accessory –
Product: Pure Fishing, Frabill Witness Weigh Net.
Fishing Line –
Product: Pure Fishing, SpiderWire DuraBraid Hi-Vis Yellow.
Kid’s Tackle –
Product: Simms, Kid’s Tributary Wader.
Tackle Management –
Product: Pure Fishing, Plano EDGE Frog Box.
Custom Tackle and Components –
Product: Mud Hole Custom Tackle, RBS Pro G2 Power Wrapper.
Terminal Tackle –
Product: Z-Man Fishing, DieZel Eye Jigheads.
Freshwater Soft Lure –
Product: Pure Fishing, Berkley PowerBait PowerStinger.
Freshwater Hard Lure –
Product: Pure Fishing, Berkley Slobberknocker.
Saltwater Soft Lure –
Product: Z-Man Fishing, Kicker CrabZ.
Saltwater Hard Lure –
Product: LiveTarget, Live Shrimp.
Fly Fishing Rod –
Product: Bull Bay, Banshee Fly.
Freshwater Rod –
Product: St. Croix, Legend Grasp.
Rod/Reel Combo –
Product: Shimano, Spheros Combo.
Saltwater Rod –
Product: Pure Fishing, Ugly Stik Carbon Inshore Rod.
Fly Reel and Accessories –
Product: Pure Fishing, Hardy Fortuna Regent Fly Reel.
Freshwater Reel –
Product: Shimano, Stella FK.
Saltwater Reel –
Product: Pure Fishing, PENN Authority Spinning Reel.