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The Elites at ICAST

The Elite Series pros were everywhere you looked at ICAST this week. Here's how the pros take on the largest sportfishing tradeshow ever.

Chris Zaldain
Photo: Seigo Saito - Chris Zaldain
Edwin Evers chats with Kelly Jordon
Photo: Seigo Saito - Edwin Evers chats with Kelly Jordon
Aaron Martens at Megabass...
Photo: Seigo Saito - Aaron Martens at Megabass...
...inspecting a new lure.
Photo: Seigo Saito - ...inspecting a new lure.
Rick Clunn showing off a new lure, too.
Photo: Seigo Saito - Rick Clunn showing off a new lure, too.
Chris Lane on camera
Photo: Seigo Saito - Chris Lane on camera
Hank Cherry and Gerald Swindle
Photo: Seigo Saito - Hank Cherry and Gerald Swindle
Byron Velvick looks happy!
Photo: Seigo Saito - Byron Velvick looks happy!
Brent Chapman with a new toy.
Photo: Seigo Saito - Brent Chapman with a new toy.
Nice specs, Hank Cherry! Nice Livingston lure, too.
Photo: Seigo Saito - Nice specs, Hank Cherry! Nice Livingston lure, too.
Zell Rowland
Photo: Seigo Saito - Zell Rowland
Boyd Duckett at the Duckett Fishing booth
Photo: Seigo Saito - Boyd Duckett at the Duckett Fishing booth
J Todd Tucker also showing off the Duckett Fishing rods
Photo: Seigo Saito - J Todd Tucker also showing off the Duckett Fishing rods
Jacob Powroznik at T-H Marine
Photo: Seigo Saito - Jacob Powroznik at T-H Marine
Shaw Grigsby
Photo: Seigo Saito - Shaw Grigsby
Grant Goldbeck
Photo: Seigo Saito - Grant Goldbeck
Jason Christie chatting with Terry Scroggins
Photo: Seigo Saito - Jason Christie chatting with Terry Scroggins
Jason Christie proudly displaying the new Christie Critter
Photo: Seigo Saito - Jason Christie proudly displaying the new Christie Critter
And Terry Scroggins with the new Bad Mamma
Photo: Seigo Saito - And Terry Scroggins with the new Bad Mamma
Josh Bertrand checkin' out a new reel
Photo: Seigo Saito - Josh Bertrand checkin' out a new reel
Bobby Lane at SpiderWire
Photo: Seigo Saito - Bobby Lane at SpiderWire
Ish Monroe with his SnagProof Phatties
Photo: Seigo Saito - Ish Monroe with his SnagProof Phatties
Bertrand and Justin Lucas playing with the lights at Rigid Industries
Photo: Seigo Saito - Bertrand and Justin Lucas playing with the lights at Rigid Industries
Kevin VanDam, doing his thing
Photo: Seigo Saito - Kevin VanDam, doing his thing
Marty Robinson at Castaway
Photo: Seigo Saito - Marty Robinson at Castaway
Russ Lane is there, too!
Photo: Seigo Saito - Russ Lane is there, too!
Brandon Palaniuk shows his love for these new lures.
Photo: Seigo Saito - Brandon Palaniuk shows his love for these new lures.
Ott DeFoe looks amazed or maybe a little bewildered at Davy Hite. That's David Mullins on the left.
Photo: Seigo Saito - Ott DeFoe looks amazed or maybe a little bewildered at Davy Hite. That's David Mullins on the left.
Bernie Schultz at Rapala...
Photo: Seigo Saito - Bernie Schultz at Rapala...
...showing off the Hildebrandt lures.
Photo: Seigo Saito - ...showing off the Hildebrandt lures.
Dean Rojas with his Bronzeye frogs
Photo: Seigo Saito - Dean Rojas with his Bronzeye frogs
Keith Poche taking it all in.
Photo: Seigo Saito - Keith Poche taking it all in.
Now Bernie Schultz is at Raymarine!
Photo: Seigo Saito - Now Bernie Schultz is at Raymarine!
Chillin' with Cliff Pace at V&M. Good to see you, Cliff!
Photo: Seigo Saito - Chillin' with Cliff Pace at V&M. Good to see you, Cliff!
Brandon Lester
Photo: Seigo Saito - Brandon Lester
Kevin Hawk showing off more lures
Photo: Seigo Saito - Kevin Hawk showing off more lures
Skeet Reese with his brother Jimmy
Photo: Seigo Saito - Skeet Reese with his brother Jimmy
Kelly Jordon at Lucky Craft
Photo: Seigo Saito - Kelly Jordon at Lucky Craft
Kota Kiriyama at Jackall
Photo: Seigo Saito - Kota Kiriyama at Jackall
Jared Lintner with another new lure to check out
Photo: Seigo Saito - Jared Lintner with another new lure to check out
Shaw Grigsby in new Simms gear
Photo: Seigo Saito - Shaw Grigsby in new Simms gear
John Murray
Photo: Seigo Saito - John Murray
Mark Menendez
Photo: Seigo Saito - Mark Menendez
James Niggemeyer
Photo: Seigo Saito - James Niggemeyer
Timmy Horton
Photo: Seigo Saito - Timmy Horton
B.A.S.S. staffers Helen Northcutt and Chris Mitchell chat with Joseph Sancho. Is Chris thinking about trying the Sancho beard himself?
Photo: Seigo Saito - B.A.S.S. staffers Helen Northcutt and Chris Mitchell chat with Joseph Sancho. Is Chris thinking about trying the Sancho beard himself?
Then Sancho says hello to B.A.S.S. co-owner Jerry McKinnis
Photo: Seigo Saito - Then Sancho says hello to B.A.S.S. co-owner Jerry McKinnis
Brandon Palaniuk at Rapala
Photo: Seigo Saito - Brandon Palaniuk at Rapala
Randall Tharp at VMC
Photo: Seigo Saito - Randall Tharp at VMC
Tommy Biffle at Gene Larew
Photo: Seigo Saito - Tommy Biffle at Gene Larew
Bill Lowen with the goods from Flambeau
Photo: Seigo Saito - Bill Lowen with the goods from Flambeau
Keith Combs
Photo: Seigo Saito - Keith Combs
Andy Montgomery at Daiwa
Photo: Seigo Saito - Andy Montgomery at Daiwa
Jared Lintner filming at Jackall
Photo: Seigo Saito - Jared Lintner filming at Jackall
Lucas chatting with Kiriyama
Photo: Seigo Saito - Lucas chatting with Kiriyama
Stephen Browning at LiveTarget. And we believe that's his son.
Photo: Seigo Saito - Stephen Browning at LiveTarget. And we believe that's his son.
David Walker is also hanging out at LiveTarget
Photo: Seigo Saito - David Walker is also hanging out at LiveTarget
Brent Chapman with his Angler of the Year trophy
Photo: Seigo Saito - Brent Chapman with his Angler of the Year trophy
Fletcher Shryock at SpiderWire
Photo: Seigo Saito - Fletcher Shryock at SpiderWire
Fred Roumbanis at the Bassmaster booth
Photo: Seigo Saito - Fred Roumbanis at the Bassmaster booth
Chris Zaldain at Strike King. That's Darren Jacobson to the right.
Photo: Seigo Saito - Chris Zaldain at Strike King. That's Darren Jacobson to the right.
Palaniuk with a new reel at Abu Garcia
Photo: Seigo Saito - Palaniuk with a new reel at Abu Garcia
Brandon Card at Buff
Photo: Seigo Saito - Brandon Card at Buff
Mike McClelland
Photo: Seigo Saito - Mike McClelland
Scott Ashmore
Photo: Seigo Saito - Scott Ashmore
Randy Howell at Lowrance
Photo: Seigo Saito - Randy Howell at Lowrance
Casey Scanlon at Maxima
Photo: Seigo Saito - Casey Scanlon at Maxima
Stephen Browning, Paul Elias, and Zell Rowland have a meeting of the minds.
Photo: Seigo Saito - Stephen Browning, Paul Elias, and Zell Rowland have a meeting of the minds.
Bill Lowen at Ima lures
Photo: Seigo Saito - Bill Lowen at Ima lures
Bill Lowen showing off a newbie
Photo: Seigo Saito - Bill Lowen showing off a newbie
Matt Herren with Steve Bowman
Photo: Seigo Saito - Matt Herren with Steve Bowman
Jonathon VanDam at G.Loomis
Photo: Seigo Saito - Jonathon VanDam at G.Loomis
Aaron Martens and Ish Monroe kickin' back.
Photo: Seigo Saito - Aaron Martens and Ish Monroe kickin' back.
Brandon Palaniuk with his girlfriend Tiffany.
Photo: Seigo Saito - Brandon Palaniuk with his girlfriend Tiffany.