Skip to main content

ICAST 2020 Best of Category Winners

30 awards presented (virtually) from the New Product Showcase.

ICAST 2020 Best of Category Winners

American Sportfishing Association/ICAST image

ICAST 2020 Online, the annual sport fishing trade show being held online this year due to the COVID-19 pandemic, named 30 best-of-category winners Wednesday night from its New Product Showcase.

In all, ­­­­­­434 new products were entered by more than 180 companies.

Each of the 30 winners are eligible for the Best of Show award, to be announced Friday morning.

All New Product Showcase entries and Best of Category winners are available for viewing through the ICAST website and on the ICAST 2020 Online app.


BEST OF CATEGORY WINNERS


(From American Sportfishing Association news release)

Boating Accessories: Minn Kota; Raptor Shallow Water Anchor

Boats and Watercraft: Johnson Outdoors Watercraft; Old Town Sportsman Autopilot

Giftware: Garmin; Garmin Quatix® 6X Solar


Footwear: Under Armour; UA Micro G Kilchis

Eyewear: Costa Del Mar, Inc.; Ferg

Lifestyle Apparel for Women: Simms Fishing Products; Women’s Challenger Jacket and Bib


Lifestyle Apparel for Men: AFTCO/American Fishing Tackle Company; Saba Recycled Seam-Free Boardshorts

Technical Apparel: Warm Weather: AFTCO/American Fishing Tackle Company; Diffuse Air-0 Mesh® Fishing Shorts

Technical Apparel: Cold Weather: AFTCO/American Fishing Tackle Company; Reaper Windproof 3-Layer Softshell Jacket

Soft and Hard Coolers: YETI; Roadie 24

Electronics: Humminbird; CoastMaster Charts

Cutlery, Hand Pliers or Tools: Line Cutterz as Seen on Shark Tank; Line Cutterz Dual Hybrid Micro Scissor

Fly Fishing Accessory: Plano Synergy; Frabill Floating Trout nets

Fishing Accessory: American Tackle Company; Tsuka Handle System

Kids’ Tackle: Pure Fishing, Inc.; Abu Garcia Gen Ike EZ Cast Baitcast Combo

Terminal Tackle: Rapala; VMC CROSSOVER RINGS

Tackle Management: Plano Synergy; Plano EDGE FLEX

Ice Fishing: Rapala; STRIKEMASTER LITHIUM 24V

Fishing Line: Pure Fishing, Inc.; Berkley FluoroShield

Freshwater Soft Lure: A Band of Anglers; Hyperlastics Dartprop Pro SK

Freshwater Hard Lure: Z-Man Fishing Products; ChatterBait® JackHammer™ StealthBlade™

Saltwater Soft Lure: 13 Fishing; The Mullet

Saltwater Hard Lure: Shimano North America Fishing, Inc.; SP-Orca 150 Flash Boost – Blue Sardine Color

Fly Fishing Rod: Pure Fishing, Inc.; Hardy Zane Pro

Freshwater Rod: St. Croix of Park Falls; Legend Xtreme spinning XFS76MF

Saltwater Rod: St. Croix of Park Falls; Mojo Inshore JIC79XHMF

Rod & Reel Combo: Pure Fishing, Inc.; Abu Garcia Virtual Casting Combo

Fly Reel : Pure Fishing, Inc.; Hardy Ultradisc UDLA Reel

Freshwater Reel: Shimano North America Fishing, Inc.; Vanford 2500 Spinning Reel

Saltwater Reel: Pure Fishing, Inc.; PENN Battle III Reels

GET THE NEWSLETTER Join the List and Never Miss a Thing.

Recommended Articles

See More Recommendations

Popular Videos

Portable Hornady Rapid Safes - Security on the Water

Portable Hornady Rapid Safes - Security on the Water

Hornady Security has a new line of portable safes with applications for anglers who want to have a firearm on board their boats, just in case.

Minn Kota Raptor

Minn Kota Raptor

Associate Brand Manager Adam Knowles, from Minn Kota, talks with Rob Neuman from In-Fisherman, about the all-new Raptor shallow water anchor.

MLF Pros: What

MLF Pros: What's Your Go-To Lure?

When all else fails, here's what these pros tie on.

G Loomis NRX Rods

G Loomis NRX Rods

Whatever the target species, these rods feel good in the fly shop when you're giving them a test drive.

See More Popular Videos

Trending Articles

If you haven't looked at the smaller urban lakes in your area, you are missing out on some great bass pond fishing.Bass Pond Fishing: Catch Lunkers at Small Lakes Near You Bass

Bass Pond Fishing: Catch Lunkers at Small Lakes Near You

Dan Anderson

If you haven't looked at the smaller urban lakes in your area, you are missing out on some...

Sight Savvy: Different styles of bow sights each have their strengths—and weaknesses.How to Pick the Right Bow Sight for You Bows

How to Pick the Right Bow Sight for You

Tony Hansen - August 25, 2020

Sight Savvy: Different styles of bow sights each have their strengths—and weaknesses.

Anglers can find catfish in practically any freshwater system in the South, but some waters really stand out for monsters.The South's Best Waters for Trophy Catfish Catfish

The South's Best Waters for Trophy Catfish

John N. Felsher - August 21, 2020

Anglers can find catfish in practically any freshwater system in the South, but some waters...

Quick look at common, easy-to-catch fish species (video).Get On Board: Species 101 for Beginning Anglers Other Freshwater

Get On Board: Species 101 for Beginning Anglers

Game & Fish Staff

Quick look at common, easy-to-catch fish species (video).

See More Trending Articles

More ICAST

Here's a look at some of the new spinning reels coming your way later this year.ICAST 2020: New Spinning Reels

ICAST 2020: New Spinning Reels

In-Fisherman Staff - July 16, 2020

Here's a look at some of the new spinning reels coming your way later this year.

Turn up the bass and keep your drinks cold with the Wet Sounds Shivr-55, an all-in-one cooler featuring superior ice retention and a high-performing audio speaker systemWet Sounds Shivr-55: High Performing Cooler-Speaker Combo Coolers

Wet Sounds Shivr-55: High Performing Cooler-Speaker Combo

Jessyca Sortillon

Turn up the bass and keep your drinks cold with the Wet Sounds Shivr-55, an all-in-one cooler...

These nets make it easy to land and release your catch safely and quickly.Floating Trout Nets from Frabill — New for ICAST Other Fishing

Floating Trout Nets from Frabill — New for ICAST

Game & Fish Staff - July 10, 2020

These nets make it easy to land and release your catch safely and quickly.

Ergonomics, attractive prices, highlight new lineup of inshore rods and reels.New Rods and Reels for Inshore Fishing—ICAST 2020 ICAST

New Rods and Reels for Inshore Fishing—ICAST 2020

Game & Fish Staff - July 22, 2020

Ergonomics, attractive prices, highlight new lineup of inshore rods and reels.

See More ICAST

Magazine Cover

GET THE MAGAZINE Subscribe & Save

Digital Now Included!

SUBSCRIBE NOW

Give a Gift   |   Subscriber Services

PREVIEW THIS MONTH'S ISSUE Arrow

Buy Digital Single Issues

Don't miss an issue.
Buy single digital issue for your phone or tablet.

Buy Single Digital Issue on the Game & Fish App

Other Magazines

Special Interest Magazines

See All Special Interest Magazines

GET THE NEWSLETTER Join the List and Never Miss a Thing.

Phone Icon

Get Digital Access.

All Game & Fish subscribers now have digital access to their magazine content. This means you have the option to read your magazine on most popular phones and tablets.

To get started, click the link below to visit mymagnow.com and learn how to access your digital magazine.

Get Digital Access

Not a Subscriber?
Subscribe Now