To vote on which product should claim "Best Innovation of 2009" send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org. You can scroll down to watch video spotlights on key new products, as well as to see which products won "Best of the Best" according to fishing writers, media personnel and industry experts. We want YOUR opinion, so vote now, and stay tuned for results.
Watch video of the hottest new products recently revealed at ICAST:
Fishouflage: Camo For Fishermen
Lindy: Thill Lighted Bobber And Exchange System
Lowrance: Structure Scan
Northland Tackle: Hexi Fly And Macho Minnow
Rapala: New Products For 2010
Berkley: New Gulp!
Berkley: Gulp! Bio Dip
Plano Liquid Tackle Lockers
New Abu Garcia Reels
Rapala Clacking Rap
Best Of The Best
ICAST––fishing’s annual industry show––is all about the latest and greatest innovations. If you want to win best of show at this show, you’ve got to knock the socks off a group of people who see cool new products all the time: editors and writers.
This year, ICASTs New Product Showcase had a new twist; all the products were enclosed in a huge room by category, but no manufacturers or companies involved with the product were allowed in the room to campaign or influence the vote. The result? See for yourself; here are the winners:
Freshwater Rod: Camo Stix by USA Custom Rods
Saltwater Rod: Pro Green 882S by G. Loomis
Freshwater Reel: Stradic C14 by Shimano
Saltwater Reel: Lever Drag by Daiwa Saltist
Combo: Pflueger Arbor Combo by Pure Fishing
Line: Berkley Trilene TransOptic by Pure Fishing
Terminal Tackle: Circle Hook Rig by Better Bait System
Soft Lure: Magic Swimmer Soft Pro Model by Sebile
Hard Lure: USA Spin Shad by Sebile
Tackle Management: Liqua-Bait Locker System by Plano Molding Company
Kids Tackle: Journey Youth Fly Fishing Outfit by Ross Reels Worldwide
Electronics: Lowrance HDS-10 by Lowrance-Navico
Apparel: Cablz by Cablz, Inc.
Eyewear: Zane Sunglasses by Costa Del Mar Sunglasses
Fishing Accessories: Codeable Locks by Durasafe, Inc.
Marine: Hobie Mirage Pro Angler by Hobie Cat
Giftware: Mini Lantern by Master Vision