Here are some of the products that we found during Day One at ICAST.
Information makes all the difference when it comes to selecting a fishing rod. Falcon Rods knows that which is why they bring anglers like Bassmaster Elite Series pro, Mike McClelland, to ICAST. His job is simple, show prospective buyers and the media which rod is most suitable for their fishing application. His expertise is indispensable in that regard. He's shown here with Falcon's Jason
None of us likes to admit that our eyesight ain't what it used to be, but Ono's Sunglasses' Polarized Low-Reader (PLR) series of sunglasses gives wearers a stylish way to incorporate a bifocal into their eyewear, making it easier to tie knots and replace hooks.
Elite Series pros are everywhere at ICAST this week.
REC Components has everything the rod building craftsman needs, save the blank to make the perfect stick. And that's what it's really all about. That's because for some anglers, building your own tackle is the thing. Catching fish is almost secondary. It's the craftsmanship that really matters in the end.
It's hard to really remember last winter's freezing, wet days on the water now, during the sweltering days of summer. But they'll be coming back soon enough, and you best be prepared.
The hottest, latest trend in bass fishing, the umbrella rig, has created a need for proper and convenient storage for the multi-arm contraptions. When your heading out on the water and planning to heave umbrella rigs in the hopes of landing a lunker, the last thing you need is a tangle of rigs with crimped arms.
Color rings of Bandit's 200 series and new Ledge 250.
Okuma has expanded its Helios line of reels to include open-faced spinning models. Like their baitcaster cousins, they feature C-40X carbon frames, sideplates and rotors. Persons familiar with the reels say they fit into the high-quality, yet affordable spot in your fishing budget. The reels come in four sizes and two gear ratios. MSRP is $139.99.