It’s been many years since I peeked around a corner to see what Santa Claus brought me, but last week I had that same feeling when I walked into ICAST.
Each year, the American Sportfishing Association hosts the fishing industry's largest trade show, called ICAST. From across the globe, manufacturers, sales reps, buyers and dealers all meet at a given location to work toward a common goal, and that's to bring new products and services to market.
Sunday's finale of the 2006 CITGO Bassmaster Classic saw four anglers among the top 10 who likely won't return to next year's Bassmaster Classic, as they will be fishing the competing FLW Tour instead of CITGO Bassmaster Elite Series.
Clausen's consistent performance resulted in a record three-day total of 56 pounds, two ounces and earned him victory in the 36th annual Classic.