ICAST 2022 winners announced

by Editorial Staff | July 21, 2022
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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.

Garmin USA Garmin Quatix 7 Smartwatch – Sapphire Edition
Garmin, Quatix 7 Smartwatch.

Boating Accessories
Product: Pure Fishing, Frabill ReCharge Deluxe Aerator.

Boats and Watercraft
Product: BOTE, Rackham Gatorshell + APEX Pedal Drive.

Product: AFTCO, Ankle Deck Boot.

Ice Fishing
Product: Garmin, LiveScope Plus Ice Fishing Bundle LI.

Garmin USA Garmin LiveScope Plus Ice Fishing Bundle LI
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.

PacBak, P88-MK Combo
PacBak, P88-MK Combo 2022 Best of Show winner

Product: Johnson Outdoors, MEGA Live Imaging TargetLock.

Johnson Outdoors Marine Electronics MEGA Live Imaging TargetLock
Johnson Outdoors Marine Electronics 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.

Pure Fishing, Inc. SpiderWire DuraBraid Hi-Vis Yellow
Pure Fishing, Inc. 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.

Pure Fishing, Inc. Berkley PowerBait PowerStinger
Pure Fishing, Inc. Berkley PowerBait PowerStinger.

Freshwater Hard Lure
Product: Pure Fishing, Berkley Slobberknocker.

Pure Fishing, Inc. Berkley Slobberknocker
Pure Fishing, Inc. 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.

Shimano Shimano Spheros SW Combo
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
Pure Fishing, PENN Authority Spinning Reel.

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