Wayne’s at ICAST!

images (1)Today Wayne texted me from ICAST 2013 in Las Vegas-

I’m overwhelmed! There is more fishing tackle here than any show I have ever seen. Maybe 4 times larger than San Mateo in its heyday…Ive seen Lefty Teeny Rajeff, Clouser, Curcione, Bill Dance, Roland Martin, Jimmy Houston, Gary Dobyns, Shaw Grigsby , Bobby Barrack, Mike Iaconeli and a bunch of hot chicks!  Tell Gina I was standing next to Byron Velvick.

I would so love to go to this show but its only for Pro’s.  Here are this years ICAST Best of Show Awards!

Apparel category: Shimano for Drydefender Insulated Rain gear

Boating Accessory: JL Marine Systems Micro Anchor

Boats: Johnson Outdoor Watercraft’s Predator13

Rod & Reel Combo: 13 Fishing for White Out

Electronics: Johnson Outdoors Bow Mount 360

Eyewear: Costa’s Tuna Alley

Fishing Accessory: American Tackle Company Tidal Wave Micro Wave

Best Accessories: FishSmart Foreverlast for the G2 Floating Wading Net

Fly Fishing Accessory: Columbia Henry’s Fork V Vest

Fly Fishing Reel: Beam Outdoors for the Elite 21 Reel

Fly Fishing Rod : G. Loomis for their PRO4x

Freshwater Reel : Shimano for their CHRONARCH C14+

Freshwater Rods : G. Loomis for their NRX umbrella rig rod

Giftware category : Rapala Original Floating Bottle Opener

Kid’s Tackle : Pure Fishing Shakespeare GX2 Kids Combo

Line : PowerPro Zero-Impact

Hard Lure : Koppers LIVETARGET BaitBall

Soft Lures : Lunkerhunt Lunker Frog

Saltwater Reels : Shimano’s Stella SW 3000

Saltwater Rods : St. Croix Legend Xtreme Inshore

Tackle Management : Plano 3700 Guide Series Tackle Bag

Terminal Tackle : Mustad’s Grip-Pin Swim


JL Marine Systems for the Power-Pole Micro Anchor

And this puppy  WTF!

The Map004Look ma, no reel……


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