Posts tagged "ICAST"

ICAST 2014

ICAST 2014
It was a busy week…  a fun week.   I just returned from attending the 2014 ICAST Show that was held in OrlandoFlorida.  With me were Jim DaRosa of the Fishing and Outdoor Radio Show and Roger Wright, one of our Radio Show Pro-Staffers and one who helps me on Illinois Outdoors TV. ICAST (which... Read more »

Voted BEST Fishing Tackle

The world’s largest sportfishing trade show, the International Convention of Allied Sportfishing Trades, better known as ICAST, is being held July 9 – 12, at the Las Vegas Convention Center in Las Vegas, Nev. Produced by the American Sportfishing Association (ASA), the industry’s trade association, ICAST – in its 56th year as the industry’s trade... Read more »

ICAST in Las Vegas

I’ll be attending the ICAST Show in Las Vegas. This is the largest fishing trade show in the world. I’ll get to see all of the new fishing items for 2011 and 2012. I’ll report back here on ChicagoNow to show you some of the new items and the sites at the ICAST Show

Shark Tooth Megalodon Series Set to Attack ICAST

Another great product that will be making an appearance at the 2011 ICAST show:Endorsed by Captain Blair Wiggins of Addictive Fishing for Saltwater, and Heavy LineFrom Anglers Press :Media:Just over a year ago, Fly Fishing Specialties hit the mainstream fishing market with the Shark Tooth; an innovative spool management system that took a bite out... Read more »

New Ice Fishing products for 2011/2012 announced by Frabill

I’m pretty excited.  Next month I’ll be going to the ICAST show, the largest fishing tackle manufacturers show in the world.   There, I’ll get to see the newest products in the fishing industry as this is the show were it will be seen first. Frabill just sent out a press release letting us all know... Read more »

Sportfishing Industry Awards 2010 "Best of Show" Honors

From the folks at ICAST…. This year at ICAST, more than 7,000 representatives from the sportfishing industry, including more than 2,000 buyers and 500 media representatives, gathered to see the latest innovations in tackle, gear and apparel. The New Product Showcase was more competitive than ever. Making up a special section of ICAST’s 400,000-square-foot show... Read more »

Shakespeare introduces a new No Backlash baitcasting reel

At the 2010 ICAST Show, I visited the Shakespeare booth and checked out the new low profile baitcasting reel that everyone has been talking about.  It’s the E-Z Cast reel that just will not give you a backlash.     I had to try it for myself. In speaking with one of the reps, he handed me a... Read more »

Tuesday, July 20 Outdoor Column in the Tribune

This week my outdoor column in the Chicago Tribune will run on Wednesday, July 21.  My regular column runs every Tuesday in the Sports Section. This weeks column is about some of the fishing items I saw at the ICAST Show in Las Vegas last week.