Shimano’s Stella SW spinning reels are loaded with features (X-Touch Drag, X-Ship, etc.) designed to subdue powerful saltwater gamefish.
Shimano Socorro Reel: ICAST 2014 New Reels
The Socorro 8000F is a more affordable model in Shimano’s saltwater spinning reel lineup. It offers 4.9 to 1 gear ration and 1+1 shielded stainless ball bearings.
Penn Fishing Rods: ICAST 2014 New Rods
Penn’s new Battalion line of rods includes 7 spinning and 4 conventional models for surf fishing, in lengths from 8 to 12 feet.
Penn Reels: ICAST 2014 New Fishing Reels
PENN Battle II Spinning Reels (Best of Show – Saltwater Reel) have additional anti-corrosion features and more line capacity (in the larger models) than their predecessors.
Alutecnos Reel: ICAST 2014 New Fishing Reel
Here’s ALUTECNOS’ Albacore 130-pound, 2-speed reel. The big game reel is also offered in 30-, 50- and 80-pound class models, and normal or wide spool.
Alutecnos Rod: ICAST 2014 New Fishing Rods – 2
ALUTECNOS’ stand-up trolling rods incorporate the company’s patented roller guides, that can be easily removed for maintenance.
Blackfin Rods: ICAST 2014 New Fishing Rods
Blackfin Rods had their new Wahoo design on display.
Abu Garcia Reels: ICAST 2014 New Fishing Reels
Abu Garcia’s extensive selection of spinning reels includes the Revo, Orra, and Cardinal series.
Shimano Terez Rod: ICAST 2014 New Fishing Rods
Shimano’s Terez Stand Up (Best of Show – Saltwater Rod) has an advanced lightweight carbon butt design with AFTCO Wind-On roller guides
G. Loomis Fly Rod: ICAST 2014 New Fishing Rods
G. Loomis’ PRO4x Short Stix (Best of Show – Fly Fishing Rod) designed to fish inshore waters, flats and marshes with its stiff tip design that helps maintain loop integrity.
3TAND Fly Reel: ICAST 2014 New Fishing Reels
3TAND TF-70 Sealed Fly Reel (Best of Show – Fly Fishing Reel) is a waterproof, light-weight reel is only 4.6 ounces. It also holds up 200 yards of WF6F 20-pound Dacron, 175 yards of WF7F and 150 yards of 2F8F 20-pound Dacron.
Berkley Inshore Rod: ICAST 2014 New Fishing Rods
Berkley’s new inshore rod features 100% carbon-fiber blank, FUJI guides and ergonomical-design reel seat.
Redington Fly Fishing Reels: ICAST 2014 New Reels
Redington’s Rise Series fly reels offer machined aluminum construction, cork-on-Teflon drag, quick release spools, wide selection of colors, and prices that won’t break the bank.
Redington Fly Fishing Rods: ICAST 2014 New Rods
Redington’s Crosswater fly rods are moderate-fast-action graphite wands, ideal for the novice fly angler. The rods are available in a wide range of weights.
Shakespeare’s Ugly Stick: ICAST 2014 New Fishing Rods
Shakespeare’s Ugly Stik Elite Series rods offer superb flexibility and durability without the sticker shock.
Penn Reels: ICAST 2014 New Fishing Reels – 3
Penn’s US Senator is available in 3 models and built in the USA with a machined aluminum frame, stainless steel gearing, and heavy duty HT-100 drag system.