By EZ Angler Crew:
Each year at the International Convention of Allied Sportfishing Trades (ICAST) the Best In Show takes the spotlight with established and new brands bringing products to the forefront to receive industry-wide recognition.
This year 253 companies entered gear in 24 “Best of Show” categories in the New Product Showcase.
EZ Angler congratulates the 2014 winners and here is the rundown:
Best of Show – Freshwater Rod – Duckett Fishing
Product – Micro Magic Pro
Best of Show – Saltwater Rod – Shimano American Corporation
Product – Terez Stand Up
Best of Show – Fly Fishing Rod – G. Loomis, Inc.
Product PRO4x Short Stix
Best of Show – Freshwater Reel – Pure Fishing, Inc.
Product- Abu-Revo Beast
Best of Show – Saltwater Reel – Pure Fishing, Inc.
Product – PENN Battle II Spinning
Best of Show – Fly Fishing Reel – 3TAND, LLC
Product – TF-70 Sealed Fly Reel
Best of Show – Hard Lure – SPRO Corporation
Product – BBZ-1 Rat
Best of Show – Soft Lure – Okuma Fishing Tackle Corporation
Product – Savage Gear 3D PVC Crab
Best of Show – Lifestyle Apparel – Pelagic, Inc.
Product – 4TEK Fish Finder Boardshort
Best of Show – Technical Apparel – STORMR
Product – Fusion Bib
Best of Show – Boating Accessory – Johnson Outdoors
Product – Minn Kota Ulterra Trolling Motor
Best of Show – Boats – Johnson Outdoors Watercraft
Product – Predator XL
Best of Show – Combo – Lew’s Fishing Tackle
Product – American Hero Baitcast Combo
Best of Show – Electronics – Johnson Outdoors
Product – Humminbird ONIX 8SI
Best of Show – Eyewear – Costa
Product - Hamlin – 580P Mirror Lenses
Best of Show – Fishing Accessory – Lit-Industries, LLC
Product – Lit Coolers
Best of Show – FishSmart Tackle – Cuda Fishing Tools
Product – Cuda Grip & Scale
Best of Show – Fly Fishing Accessory – Plastica Panaro SRL
Product – M2300 – Fly Caddy
Best of Show – Footwear – Columbia Sportswear
Product – Megavent PFG
Best of Show – Giftware – Helter Skeletons, Ltd.
Product – Authentic Skeletal Articulation
Best of Show – Kids’ Tackle – ZEBCO Brands
Product – ZEBCO Splash Combos
Best of Show – Line – Pure Fishing, Inc
Product – Berkley IronSilk
Best of Show – Tackle Management – ENGEL U.S.A.
Product – UC30-RH
Best of Show Terminal Tackle – Eagle Claw Fishing Tackle
Product – TroKar TK619