Below are the category winners from the New Product Showcase at this year’s ICAST event in Orlando, Florida. Check them out and then take a look at all of Sport Fishing‘s photos and videos from this year’s ICAST show.
The winner of the Kids’ Tackle category, the new Ambition Combo rod from 13 Fishing has features found on many full-sized rods.
The winner of the Fishing Line category, the Berkley Fireline Ultra 8 is thermally fused line with four times more abrasion resistance than the origina Fireline from Berkley. Pound tests range from 4 pounds to 30.
The Bote Rover was the Boats and Watercrafts category winner and the Best in Show winner at the event. It blurs the lines between paddleboard and skiff. At 14 feet long, it has a removable motor-rack system that transforms it from stand-up paddleboard to motorized personal skiff boat. And with no bolts or tools needed.
Costa’s new Sunrise Silver Mirror Lens sunglasses won the Eyewear category. They have optimal and balanced light technology, giving anglers a competitive advantage in the early and sunset hours of a fishing day. The silver mirror gives an additional layer of coated protection in hazy, indirect or low-light conditions.
Price: Starting at $189
Daiwa’s Tactical Backpack, the Tackle Management category winner, is a versatile travel option for anglers on the go. It is centered on a three-box stack system accessible from the side. A non-collapsible frame, double-reinforced stitching and corrosion-resistant zippers make this backpack stingy against all conditions.
The new Frogg Toggs Prym1 Series Pilot II Jacket and Bibs follows up the Pilot II release with the Prym1 style, a camo pattern coming in shoreline blue, silver mist and blackout options. Sizes range from small to XXXL.
Price: $189.99 for jacket, $169.99 for bib
The winning entry in the Technical Apparel category, the Frogg Toggs Sierran Transition Wader has a zippered flip-out chest pocket and oversized multi-function pocket with a zip/fly tray with pile backing for fly and tool storage. Adjustable x-back suspenders have locking buckles and D rings. An external fly storage area for gear is another feature. Color options are slate and gray and sizes range from small to XXL.
The Huk Attack fishing shoe, the winner of the Footwear category, provides all-day comfort and support and bullet-proof durability with its GripX Wet Traction non-marking outsole, upper-support cage and performance lacing.
Winner of the Electronic Product category, the Humminbird Solix 15 Chirp Mega SI GPS takes fish-finding sonar to the megahertz range for clear underwater views. Chirp Digital Sonar shows improved fish detail and…