See some of the best new products that won this year's showcase.
July 17, 2015
Simms Fishing’s Current Shoes
Costa del Mar’s Rooster Sunglasses
Costa del Mar’s Rooster Sunglasses:
* Comfortable large fit.
* Integral hinge.
* Heavy-duty TR 90 nylon frame.
* Includes hard case.
* 100% UV light blockage for max protection.
* 100% polarization kills reflected glare and reduces eye strain.
* Built by hand and backed for life. Every pair of Costas include a lifetime warranty.
* Plastic lenses are lightweight, impact- and scratch-resistant.
* Glass lenses have the greatest clarity and are scratch resistant.Christopher Balogh
YETI Hopper 20
The YETI Hopper 20 is a personal, portable, anything but soft-sided cooler. Easily transport at least 12 icy cans to the links, the lake or your next tailgate using the sturdy handles or carrying strap. It’s puncture-resistant, leakproof and sports an anti-microbial liner that resists mildew. Plus it keeps your beverages cold for days thanks to an inch of closed-cell foam insulation on the sides and 1.5 inches of on the bottom.Christopher Balogh
Humminbird HELIX 7 SI
Humminbird HELIX 7 SI: HELIX 7 SI GPS and its full arsenal of amazing technologies, including Side Imaging, Down Imaging and SwitchFire Sonar. The seven-inch widescreen is the perfect canvas for your choice of split-screen views. The single card slot accommodates Humminbird LakeMaster, AutoChart and AutoChart Pro, as well as Navionics Gold/HotMaps. Leading-edge technology has never been closer in reach.Christopher Balogh
Penn’s first spinning reel with CNC machined gears, and the lightest weight spinning reel they’ve ever produced, a technical reel designed for shallow water fun with artificials or live bait.
• Clash features a precision aluminum/brass main gear and brass pinion machined using computer-controlled CNC gear technology for exact tolerances to provide the smoothest operation.
• A full-metal aluminum body and sideplate, and eight-plus-one sealed ball bearings add to the reel’s durability.
• The Techno-Balanced RR30 carbon rotor on the smaller reels, aluminum on the bigger sizes, with the heavy-duty aluminum bail is built for a long life.
• The new Leveline slow oscillation system is rugged and produces tight, near-perfect line lay for improved casting and reduced occurrences of wind knots.
• The sealed HT-100 drag system is protected from corrosion and smoothly manages the fight from hook set to landing.Christopher Balogh
Savage Gear’s Hard Shrimp
Savage Gear’s Hard ShrimpChristopher Balogh
* 25% thinner than existing PowerPro of equivalent test pound.
* 4-End lighter and softer construction ensures longer casting distance.
* Available in; 50lb, 65lb, 80lb, 100lb, 150yard, 500yard, 1500yard, 3000yard
* Moss-Green or Hi-Vis YellowChristopher Balogh
KastKing Rack ‘em Up Rod Racks
KastKing Rack ‘em Up Rod Racks:
* Eposeidon Rod Holders return your rods to the full upright position after a day of fishing.
* It’s rust-resistant frame is made from high quality aluminum.
* Cushioned holders protect your rod handle and lock it firmly in place.
* Easy assembly, light weight, and a carrying handle make the Eposeidon Rod Holder totally portable.
* All models will accommodate larger saltwater rods with handles up to 1 ¾ diameter.
* The largest model holds 24 rods.
* Available in 4 sizes.Christopher Balogh
Eagle Claw’s Lazer Sharp Fillet Knife
Eagle Claw’s Lazer Sharp Fillet Knife:
* Available in two sizes and built strong enough for saltwater conditions, this knife is great for any kind of catch. Custom-built features like the built-in sharpener keep this knife’s blade super sharp while its sheath covering keeps it safe, convenient, and easy to grab for while on or near water.
* Custom Saltwater Fillet Knife W/ Magnetic Sheath and Built-In Blade Sharpener Features:
* Stay-sharp stainless steel blade
* White and blue rubber TPR slip-resistant grip
* Two sheath integrated sharpeners (coarse and fine)Christopher Balogh
ICAST 2015 Overall Best of Show – eddyline C-135 YakAttack Edition
RinseKit is a portable, pressurized shower that’s like having a hose to go. With no pumping, and no batteries, it fills in 20 seconds, storing the strength of a regular household spigot to deliver pressurized spray for up to three minutes. A patented design features the eon pressure system that holds up to 2 gallons of water with a spray nozzle that offers seven different settings from jet stream to soaking shower. RinseKit can also be filled with hot or cold water. It comes packed with thoughtful features, including: compact design with a 2 gallon pressure chamber, built-in ruler to measure fish, folding handle for one-handed carrying, and easy-to-remove lid to stand on for changing. The RinseKit comes with a Hose Nozzle, 6′ Hose, Hose Bib Adapter, On/Off Valve, and Quick Connect.Christopher Balogh
St. Croix Rods’ Avid Inshore Rod
St. Croix Rods’ Avid Inshore RodChristopher Balogh