iCast 2014

by • July 20, 2014 • Outlaw Blog, Press ReleasesComments (1)3653

 

iCast 2014 took place this past week in Orlando, FL at the Orange County Convention Center.  We were fortunate to attend on the last 2 days, Thursday – July 17th & Friday – July 18th.  It’s amazing to see all of the new products coming out for the fishing industry.  This week we’ll offer in-depth insight on the products we witnessed, but broken down into categories to make for easier reading.  Categories will include: kayaks, Paddles & PFD’s, Electronics, Apparel, Fishing Accessories, Lures, and Rods & Reels.

If you’ve never attended iCast, then it’s hard to fathom the amount of products on the market related to fishing.  The show is a 3 day event, and trust us when we say that you truly need all three days to witness everything offered. There’s everything that you could imagine to see; fishing rods and reels, fishing line, tackle management, kayaks, paddles, PFD’s, and so much more.  We had 9 hours on Thursday and 6 hours on Friday to see and learn about as much as we could, and we definitely used every single second.  Truth be told, we could have used triple that time!

There are so many innovative products that are and will be available in the coming months for kayak and SUP anglers.  New coolers, new lures, and new kayaks are but a few of the amazing products.  This week we’ll focus on several of these new items and will break everything own into their own perspective categories giving our readers an in-depth view of but a few of these new products available.  For now, here’s a listing of the winners from the iCast 2014 show:

iCast 2014 Best of Show Winners:

Freshwater Rod: Duckett Fishing – Micro Magic Pro

Saltwater Rod: Shimano American Coporation Terez Stand Up

Fly Fishing Rod: G. Loomis – PRO4x Short Stix

Freshwater Reel: Pure Fishing, Inc. – Abu-Revo Beast

Saltwater Reel: Pure Fishing, Inc. – Penn Battle II Spinning

Fly Fishing Reel: 3-TAND, LLC. – TF-70 Sealed Fly Reel

Hard Lure: SPRO Corporation – BBZ-1 Rat

Soft Lure: Okuma Fishing Tackle Corporation Savage Gear 3D PVC Crab

Lifestyle Apparel: Pelagic, Inc. – 4TEK Fish Finder Boardshort

Technical Apparel: STORMR – Fusion Bib

Boating Accessories: Johnson Outdoors Minn Kota Ulterra Trolling Motor

Boats: Johnson Outdoors Old Town Predator XL

Combo: Lew’s Fishing Tackle – American Hero Baitcast Combo

Electronics: Johnson Outdoors Hummingbird ONIX 8SI

Eyewear: Costa – Hamlin 580P Mirror Lenses

Fishing Accessory: Lit-Industries, LLC. – Lit Coolers

FishSmart Tackle: Cuda Fishing Tools – Cuda Grip & Scale

Fly Fishing Accessory: Plastica Panaro SRL – M2300 Fly Caddy

Footwear: Columbia Sportswear – Megavent PFG

Giftware: Helter Skeletons, Ltd. – Authentic Skeletal Articulation

Kid’s Tackle: ZEBCO Brands – ZEBCO Splash Combos

Fishing Line: Pure Fishing, Inc.Berkley IronSilk

Tackle Management: Engel USA – UC30-RH

Terminal Tackle: Eagle ClawTroKar

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iCast 2014 Best of Show

Johnson Outdoors Old Town Predator XL

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iCast 2014 Best of Show Winner: Old Town Kayaks Predator XL

What new product are you most interested in from iCast 2014?

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