ICAST Preview: AFTCO’s 2024 New Product Showcase Entries

As anticipation builds for ICAST and we look forward to the release of exciting new products, AFTCO offers us a sneak peek at their entries for this year's ICAST New Product Showcase.

AFTCO will debut new lifestyle and performance items for both men and women, as well as tackle management and accessories. Get an up-close look at these products in the New Product Showcase, or visit the AFTCO booth (#3030) to see AFTCO’s new product releases.

Fortress Rain Suit

New Product Showcase Category: Cold Weather Technical Apparel for Men

Your Fortress from the storm. When it comes to staying dry, Fortress over-delivers. Constructed with a Toray® 100% nylon membrane that’s 30K waterproof and 7K breathable, it features the innovative SpeedVent™ hood that stays in place even at high speeds, YKK® AquaGuard® zippers, “Double-Dry” cuffs that prevent water from seeping up your sleeves, a reinforced pliers pocket, ultra-comfortable shoulder straps, and a killswitch D-ring attachment for safety.

Price: $1,098

Deckhand Pants

New Product Showcase Category: Warm Weather Technical Apparel for Men

The Deckhand pants cater to the needs of professional guides and deckhands who live their lives on the water. From blood and guts to saltwater and slime, Deckhand works just as hard as you do to get the job done. Enjoy comfortable 4-way stretch fabrics and a hidden elastic waistband for optimal mobility. These pants prioritize durability, reliability, and functionality to meet the demands of a life spent at sea.

Price: $99

Coastal Layer Hoodie

New Product Showcase Category: Lifestyle Apparel for Men

“Soft” is an understatement. Experience the comfort of Coastal Layer, the hoodie that stands out on its own and excels as a key component of your layering system. Made with lightweight, moisture-wicking fleece, it offers UPF 50 sun protection and advanced stain resistance, making it perfect for on and off the water.

Price: $55

Women’s ArmorLoft Sweatshirt

New Product Showcase Category: Cold Weather Technical Apparel for Women

Meet ArmorLoft, your go-to when temperatures drop. Built with a hyper-grid fleece that locks in heat while encouraging airflow to keep anglers comfortable, especially when layering. Armorloft moves with you thanks to 4-way stretch, and a stain-resistant DWR coating ensures it stands the test of time.

Price: $129

Women’s Coastal Layer Funnel

New Product Showcase Category: Lifestyle Apparel for Women

Coastal Layer is the ideal lightweight fleece option for sunrise sessions or evenings by the water. It features moisture-wicking and quick-dry properties to ensure comfort all day long. Plus, its pouch-style front pocket not only keeps your hands warm but also offers convenient storage.

Price: $59

Titan Landing Net

New Product Showcase Category: Fishing Accessories

Introducing Titan, the last net you’ll ever need. Proudly made in the USA with a lifetime guarantee, Titan’s hoop is meticulously crafted from top-tier aircraft-grade aluminum. Its heavy-duty machined yoke guarantees maximum durability, and an extendable locking handle offers versatility for any catch. The hand-sewn 100% latex-infused 1” knotless netting protects fish’s slime coat and scales.

Price: $299

Aluminum Deck Brush

New Product Showcase Category: Boating Accessories

You asked, and we delivered. Introducing the Aluminum Deck Brush — a perfect blend of timeless aesthetics and utility for your boat wash-down needs. Proudly crafted in the USA, the shaft features the same premium gold aluminum as AFTCO gaffs. When using as a deck brush, either use the included AFTCO soft brush head or remove the screw top adaptor for the shaft to become compatible with Shurhold® Brush heads and other push-button accessories. The handle is compatible with most boating accessories: brush heads, shammies, squeegees, etc.) Grab the deck brush every discerning captain and crew deserves.

Price: $130

Bank Patrol X-Pac Backpack

New Product Showcase Category: Tackle Management

The bank fisherman’s best buddy. Built with advanced X-Pac® sailcloth fabric, the Bank Patrol backpack is lightweight, durable, and 100% waterproof. It’s designed with a trampoline-style mesh back suspension pad, ventilated shoulder straps, and an internal 1.5L bladder with a drink tube. With storage for your 3600 and 3500 tackle boxes, three bait/lure binder pages, and convenient rod holder straps, your gear is readily available whenever you need it.

Price: $179