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ICAST 2017, Product News

ICAST 2017: The Post Show Afterthoughts

ICAST 2017: The Post Show Afterthoughts

ICAST 2017 has come to a close.  It was pretty interesting to see a number of new trends develop in addition to a feel of general growth in the industry.  I had a great time at the ICAST Cup.  Unfortunately, I was not able to make it to “On the […]

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ICAST 2017:  New Product Showcase Preview

ICAST 2017: New Product Showcase Preview

The New Product Showcase preview kicked off tonight. It was apparent how much the industry has grown this year as there was a lot of product to fully digest. Here are a few items I found rather interesting. (Disclaimer: Affiliates in post)   13 Fishing Trick Shop Concept Z Bearing […]

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ICAST 2017: The Pre Show Top 10

ICAST 2017: The Pre Show Top 10

Headed to the big show this year?  Here are my top 10 pre show picks of hot, new, and interesting bass fishing items to scope out. (Note: Affilate Links Contained in Post Below)   10.  Lews Mach Crush Speed Spool Baitcast Reel If you are fond of last years bright […]

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ICAST 2016: Post Show Afterthoughts

ICAST 2016: Post Show Afterthoughts

Every year I attend ICAST I find it interesting how many anglers are quick to criticize any push for change when it comes to fishing tackle design. Coming from a completely different industry the one constant that keeps me moving forward is change.  Without a push for change, progress and […]

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ICAST 2016:  New Product Showcase Preview

ICAST 2016: New Product Showcase Preview

Contrary to some opinions I think there is a always a lot of interesting product worthy of discussion at the New Product Showcase Preview Reception.  This event annually presented by Fishing Tackle Retailer is a chance for media and buyers to see and get their hands on some of the […]

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ICAST 2016: The 2nd Annual ICAST Cup and ICAST on the Water

ICAST 2016: The 2nd Annual ICAST Cup and ICAST on the Water

For the second year in a row the American Sport fishing Association and FLW outdoors hosted a number of companies and media to some friendly competition via a bass fishing tournament known as The ICAST Cup.  This four hour event is essentially a way to get media and companies showcasing […]

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ICAST 2016: The Pre Show Top 10

ICAST 2016: The Pre Show Top 10

Its that time of year again where lots of interesting new products are getting released.  After combing through it all here are my picks for the top 10 items of interest.   10.  Sunline BX2 Braided Fishing Line Sunline has become a mainstay among st serious bass anglers. Their current […]

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Abu Garcia Introduces New Revo MGXtreme at ICAST 2016

Abu Garcia Introduces New Revo MGXtreme at ICAST 2016

  The team over at Pure Fishing, Inc is constantly pushing the design envelope year after year to create new and exciting products.  The new Revo® MGXtreme® that will be introduced at ICAST 2016 is certainly one of them.  Slated to be the lightest production Revo® baitcasting reel ever this […]

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Accessories, Lures, Product News

2016 Bassmaster Classic Releases

2016 Bassmaster Classic Releases

What seems to be a smart move by a number of manufacturers is the mid season debut of bass angler specific product releases.  Here are a few products that are making their debut coinciding with this years Bassmaster Classic.   Daiwa Tatutla CT, Zillion SV TW, and Cronos Rods The […]

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