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ICAST, ICAST 2015

ICAST 2015:  The Aftermath

ICAST 2015: The Aftermath

ICAST 2015 was a jam packed affair. I am grateful with the direction the ASA has taken with the introduction of The FLW ICAST Cup and ICAST on the water. These events were well organized, well managed, and were a great extension of the vision set forth at last years […]

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ICAST, ICAST 2015

ICAST 2015: The Pre Show Top 10

ICAST 2015: The Pre Show Top 10

Every year many companies  pre release bits of information to the information hungry media and angling public. I’ve sorted through the myriad of press releases and  hype. Here are my top 10 pre show picks worthy of interest for today’s savvy bass angler. G.C.     10. World Fishing Tackle […]

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Fishing Attractions, ICAST, ICAST 2014

A Progressive Step in the Right Direction:  ICAST 2014 Tackle-X

A Progressive Step in the Right Direction: ICAST 2014 Tackle-X

Tackle X was a brand new media event that took place just prior to the start of  ICAST 2014.  This event was held on Lake Conlin Florida (formerly known as Lake-X).  Members of the press and other guests took part in this special event to actually learn about and test […]

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ICAST, ICAST 2014, ICAST NPS

ICAST 2014: New Product Showcase Preview

ICAST 2014: New Product Showcase Preview

As usual, ICAST 2014 in Orlando Florida kicked off with the New Product Showcase Preview on Tuesday night. This annual gathering in which buyers and media get a sneak peak of the latest and greatest gear always proves to be an exciting event. ICAST 2014 is officially upon us and  […]

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ICAST, ICAST 2013

ICAST 2013: Game Changers

ICAST 2013: Game Changers

ICAST 2013 has come to a close. Are you changing the game? Below are just a few of the many game changers I found on the show floor. More to come…   Daiwa Lexa 400 Ever since I handled a Shimano Tranx 500 I know that I wanted one in […]

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ICAST, ICAST 2013, ICAST NPS

ICAST 2013: New Product Showcase Preview

ICAST 2013: New Product Showcase Preview

This is it. It’s our collective angling “toy” time. I don’t think we ever really grow up when it comes to playing with toys. Sure, we are thrust upon responsibility and challenges as we get older. Yet, as anglers, discovering, learning, using, and falling in love with certain techniques and […]

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ICAST, ICAST 2012

ICAST 2012: the random gear after thoughts…

ICAST 2012: the random gear after thoughts…

With another ICAST in the books and show hype subsiding (and I have to go back to my day job) I always tend browse through the pile of catalogs and pictures I collected to reflect on a few more random thoughts and items of interest. Below are just a few random items […]

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ICAST, ICAST 2012

ICAST 2012: Eye Catchers

ICAST 2012: Eye Catchers

Cruising the floor at ICAST on day 1 is essentially tackle junkie sensory overload.  With a myriad of new product available I am always looking for those that stand apart from the norm, hopefully earn a respected reputation, and more importantly a place in my collection for years to come. Below are just a few interesting […]

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ICAST, ICAST 2012, ICAST NPS

ICAST 2012: New Product Showcase Preview

ICAST 2012: New Product Showcase Preview

Each and every year I look forward to visiting the New Product Showcase at ICAST to hopefully catch a glimpse of that game changing reel, rod, lure, or accessory that will become an essential part of any die hard anglers arsenal. I’ve certainly found some gems over the years that […]

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