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  • Shakespeare introduced the Ugly Stik GX2, its latest rod and reel combo.
    Gear : Posted 08-01-2013

    Ugly Stik Gets a Facelift

    The old expression "if it ain't broke, don't fix it" is generally accepted as good advice. However, there are some great things that have the potential to become even greater with improvement.   Read More

  • Guido Hibdon, winner of the 1988 Bassmaster Classic, can still catch them. (Courtesy Evinrude)
    Gear : Posted 07-25-2013

    An Alluring Business

    Today's pro bass anglers carry cases of lures, plugs, jigs, worms, grubs, spinnerbaits, swimbaits, buzzbaits – and they're constantly looking for more.   Read More

  • Color-changing baits by Smartbaits™
    Gear : Posted 07-12-2013

    Smartbaits Change Color

    Smartbaits™ are a new items grabbing attention at ICAST. The temperature activated color-changing baits have caught anglers' attention.   Read More

  • ICAST Draws Flies
    Story : Posted 07-10-2013

    ICAST Draws Flies

    A new attraction has been added to ICAST, and the reviews are unanimously "two thumbs up." The new act in the 56th annual ICAST trade show is fly fishing, specifically the American Fly Fishing Trade Association show. This first-time arrangement has been termed a "co-location."   Read More

  • Micro Anchor Big Winner
    Gear : Posted 07-10-2013

    Micro Anchor Big Winner

    It's been said awards are for losers, but any product winning a “Best of Show” at ICAST is up for a windfall. This year, the JL Marine Systems' Power-Pole Micro Anchor was voted as the best Boating Accessory and the overall “Best of Show.”   Read More

  • Berkley® Havoc® 4-inch Back Slide
    Gear : Posted 07-09-2013

    Berkley Havoc 4-inch Back Slide

    How do you stand out in a crowd? I've been asked this time and again. You stand out by doing your own thing and going against what is thought to be conventional. That is exactly what the folks at Berkley and I have created with the HAVOC 4-inch Back Slide.   Read More

  • Stout Wins Homer Circle Award
    Story : Posted 07-09-2013

    Stout Wins Homer Circle Award

    The Professional Outdoor Media Association and the American Sportfishing Association's prestigious Homer Circle Fishing Communicator Award was presented to outdoor writer and conservation supporter Louie Stout.   Read More

  • Passport To Traveling Rods
    Gear : Posted 07-08-2013

    Passport To Traveling Rods

    An innovative, high-performance travel fishing rod ensemble, developed in the Florida Keys, is to debut at ICAST 2013 in Las Vegas.   Read More

  • Showcase The Place To Be
    Story : Posted 07-08-2013

    Showcase The Place To Be

    The New Product Showcase is the No. 1 reason given by buyers and media why they attend ICAST, the sportfishing industry's trade show being held this week in Las Vegas.   Read More

  • Fishing on Global Scale
    Gear : Posted 07-04-2013

    Fishing on Global Scale

    This year, the American Sportfishing Association (ASA) is bringing the world's largest sportfishing trade show, ICAST, back to Las Vegas. ICAST is July 9-12 at the Las Vegas Convention Center.   Read More

  • There was plenty of action on the ICAST floor. (James Overstreet photo)
    Story : Posted 07-13-2012

    ICAST 2012 Show On The Rise

    Any way you want to slice it, the 55th annual ICAST show in Orlando, Fla., was a success.   Read More

  • Hobie Cat kayak takes overall honors of Best of Show
    Story : Posted 07-12-2012

    Best Products from ICAST 2012

    The single most important feature for ICAST exhibitors and attendees is the New Product Showcase, which saw sportfishing industry buyers and media vote on more than 700 tackle products and accessories.   Read More

  • Alabama Rig Dominates ICAST
    Story : Posted 07-11-2012

    Alabama Rig Dominates ICAST 2012

    Andy Poss was watching Animal Planet when he came up with the idea for the Alabama Rig, which has caught on with anglers and now lure-makers at ICAST.   Read More