2015 ICAST New Product Showcase Winners Announced

ORLANDO, Florida— Day one of ICAST concluded with a bang as winners for each of the 23 New Product Showcase sponsored by Fishing Tackle Retailer categories were announced at the Chairman’s Industry Awards Reception.

Each year, new fishing products are pitted against each other in a winner-take-all ballot for bragging rights in the industry. The 2015 ICAST New Product Showcase is sponsored by Fishing Tackle Retailer.

Here are your winners:

Best Freshwater Rod:

G. Loomis E6X Bass

Best Saltwater Rod:

St Croix Avid Inshore

Best Fly Rod:

St Croix Mojo Bass Fly

Best Freshwater Reel:

Shimano Stradic GHK

Best Saltwater Reel

Penn Clash

Best Fly Reel:

Pflueger Medalist Fly Reel

Best Hard Lure:

Savage Gear Hard Shrimp

Best Soft Lure

LIVETARGET Full Body Sunfish

Best Lifestyle Apparel

Under Armour UA Storm Pants

Best Technical Apparel

Aegis LifeShirt

Best Boating Accessory

YETI Cooler Yeti Hopper 20

Best Boats

Eddyline Kayaks Eddyline C-135 Yak Attack Edition

Best Fishing Combo

Lew’s Fishing Tackle Mach 1 Combo

Best Electronics

Johnson Outdoors Humminbird HELIX 7-SI

Best Eyewear

Costa Rooster

Best Fishing Accessory

Rinsekit Rinsekit

Best Fishsmart Item

Release Ruler Freshwater Release Ruler

Best Fly Fishing Accessory

Simms Fishing Products G3 Stockingfoot


Simms Fishing Products Current Shoe

Best Giftware

Yolotek Powerstik

Best Kids Tackle

Steinhauser, LLC Tangle-free Combo

Best Line

PowerPro Maxcuatro

Best Tackle Management

Eposeidon Kastking Rack ‘Em

Best Terminal Tackle

Eagle Claw Fishing Lazer Sharp Filet Knife

Best of Show

Eddyline Kayaks Eddyline C-135 Yak Attack Edition