And the Winners Are... In the name of research, the editors of SWS spent the last year testing as much new gear as we could get our hands on. (Hey, somebody's gotta do it.) The result is the ﬁrst ever High Hook Awards for the most innovative tackle of the year. Whether you cast from a sled or into the surf, you'll ﬁnd something you can't ﬁsh without. We sure did.