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These Are Your 2017 ICAST Best of Show Winners

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ORLANDO, Fla.— 580 exhibitors filling 1,980 booths packed the first show day of ICAST 2017. A record number of entrants and voters filed into the New Product Showcase. And after 26 category awards were presented, the Overall Best in Show went to a watercraft company.

Below is a complete list of 2017 ICAST winners

Best Boating Accessory- YETI LoadOut Bucket

Best Boats and Watercraft- BOTE Rover


Best Eyewear- Costa Sunrise Mirror Lens

Best Footwear- HUK Performance Fishing Attack

Best Giftware- The Catch and Release Gift Shop Fish Prints

Best Lifestyle Apparel- Frogg Toggs Prym1 Series Pilot II Jacket & Bibs


Best in Technical Apparel- Frogg Toggs Sierran Transition Wader

Best Marine Electronics- Humminbird SOLIX 15 CHIRP MEGA SI GPS

Best Fishing Accessory- YETI Panga Duffel

Best Fly Fishing Accessory- Simms G3 Guide Stockingfoot Wader


Best Fishing Line- Pure Fishing Berkley Fireline Ultra 8

Best Fishsmart- Eagle Claw 2017 Flounder Sample Pack

Best Kids Tackle- 13 Fishing Ambition Combo


Best Tackle Management- Daiwa Tactical Backpack


Best Terminal Tackle- Trapper Tackle Round Bend Treble


Best Freshwater Hard Lure- Okuma Savage Gear 3D Topwater Bat


Best Saltwater Hard Lure- Rapala X-Rap Magnum 40

Best Freshwater Soft Lure- Lunkerhunt Prop Series

Best Saltwater Soft Lure- LIVETARGET Hollow Body Mullet

Best Fly Reel- Pure Fishing Plfueger Supreme QRS Fly Reel


Best Freshwater Reel- Shimano Curado K Baitcaster

Best Saltwater Reel- Shimano Sustain C400/5000

Best Rod and Reel Combo- Lew’s Mach Crush Speed Spool Combo


Best Fly Fishing Rod- G. Loomis IMX-Pro Fly Rod

Best Freshwater Rod- 13 Fishing Fate Black

Best Saltwater Rod- St. Croix Rods Legend Tournament Inshore

Overall Best in Show – Bote Rover

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