‘Tis the season for bassin’ gear gurus to get all jolly: ICAST (International Convention of Allied Sportfishing Trades) is upon us. From July 11 to 13, hundreds of manufacturers will be rolling out thousands of new products from fantastic (Humminbird’s 360 Imaging comes to mind) to downright odd (I recall a boat shaped like a giant lily pad last year).
No matter how freaky it gets, the gang here at Bassmaster.com will be bringing you the best of the show each and every day via our Live Blog, the same one we use during Bassmaster Elite Series tournaments. Our team of bloggers will scour the show floor to give you up-to-the-minute info on the stuff you’ve gotta have, complete with pictures. We’ll also have photo galleries each day of the best new products, and be sure to check back after the show when we’ll unveil the fruits of our labor, some of the most complete photo galleries you’ll find anywhere. We guarantee your checkbook will be crying “uncle!” before you see all of them.
In the meantime, here are the delusional ideas that one hard-core basser (yours truly) would find most intruguing:
What new gizmo or gadget would you like to see? Email me at firstname.lastname@example.org and we’ll see if we can’t find what you’re hankering for.
In less pie-in-the-sky news, enjoy the first of our preview galleries here. These manufacturers recognize the value of your readership and thought it prudent to give you all a sneak peek at their newest gear. Don’t let ‘em down!