Great fishing – and great business opportunities – start at ICAST, and ICAST 2021 gets started with Super Tuesday! Greet your friends. Make new contacts. See all the innovative products that your customers are clamoring for.

Don’t delay registering for your badge and making your hotel reservations. The close-in hotels fill quickly. Today is the day to take this off your “to do” list.

Catch Big Bass. Win Awesome Prizes. Support KAF.

ICAST launches Tuesday, July 20, with the annual ICAST Cup Bass Fishing Tournament hosted by Major League Fishing to benefit the recreational fishing industry’s advocacy program, Keep America Fishing (KAF). Boats take off at 6:30 a.m. with the weigh-in beginning at approximately 9:00 a.m. at Lake Toho Marina.

Register now and you could score this year’s bragging rights.

On The Water Demo Day is a Don’t Miss Event

On The Water is the perfect location for ICAST exhibitors to demonstrate their gear, tackle, watercraft and accessories for all badged buyers and media. Scheduled for 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. on five acres of water and open space outside the North Building, On The Water is a chance to have some fun while testing the latest tackle, kayaks and SUPs.

Shuttle service is available. Plentiful cooling misters. Food and refreshments are available. And complimentary beer is provided. Enjoy a cold one while supplies last.

The Always Amazing New Product Showcase

One of the most popular ICAST events, the New Product Showcase, sponsored by Fishing Tackle Retailer, is a once-a-year opportunity to see the latest and greatest innovations all in one place.

Voting for the “Best of Category” honors opens Tuesday evening on the show floor with the Preview Reception for badged buyers and media and concludes on Thursday afternoon with the “Best of Show” honors.

For Manufacturers – Understanding Your Federal Excise Tax Obligations

On Tuesday from 3:00-4:30 p.m., a team of excise tax specialists will provide an overview of the excise tax obligations for fishing tackle manufacturers and importers.

The presenters will address taxable products and tax computation formulas with plenty of time for Q & A. Individual appointments can be made by texting Excise Tax Specialist Mitch King at 303-585-0377.

The Orange County Convention Center

Your health, safety and security continue to be ASA’s top priorities. The Orange County Convention Center continues to revise and improve their protocols to stay consistent with state and local health and safety guidelines.

Questions about on-site health and safety protocols? We have answers to address your concerns.