While the Overall Best of Show winner didn’t come at a big surprise to the YakAngler.com crew, there were a few winners that caught us off guard.
ICAST 2012 Overall Best of Show & Boat: Hobie Cat, "Hobie Mirage Pro Angler 12"
Best of Show - Categories
Apparel: Columbia Sportswear, - "Airgill Chill Zero Long Sleeve Shirt"
Boating Accessory: JL Marine Systems, Inc. – "Power-Pole Drift Paddle"
Combo: Pure Fishing, Inc. - "Penn Battle Combo"
Electronics: Johnson Outdoors, - "Humminbird 360 Imaging"
Eyewear: Costa Del Mar, - "Costa 580 P Sunrise Lenses Fishing"
Accessory: American Premier Corporation, - "The Ultimate Line Winding System FishSmart"
Tackle: "The SeaQuilizer"
Fly Fishing Accessory: Luna Sea, LLC. - "Master Guide Fly Rod Cush It"
Fly Fishing Reel: Eagle Claw Fishing Tackle, - "Wright & McGill Sabalos"
Saltwater Fly Reel Fly Fishing Rod: G. Loomis, - "NRX Fly Rod"
Freshwater Reel: Pure Fishing, Inc. - "Abu Garcia Revo"
Freshwater Rod: St. Croix Rods, - "Legend Xtreme"
Giftware: 3D Picture Store, Inc. - "Jigsaw"
Kids' Tackle: Pure Fishing, Inc. -"Shakespeare Hide-A-Hook Bobber Kit"
Line: Pure Fishing, Inc. – "Berkley Trilene XL/XT"
Hard Lure: Koppers Fishing & Tackle Corporation, – "Live Target Frog Popper"
Soft Lure: Lunkerhunt LP, -"Bento Baits"
Saltwater Reel: Pure Fishing, Inc. -"Penn Spinfisher V"
Saltwater Rod: St. Croix Rods – "Legend Inshore"
Tackle Management: Magnetic Marine Products, Inc. – "Gear Grabbar Lure Hangar Kit"
Terminal Tackle: Pure Fishing, Inc. – "Berkley Gulp Jig Heads"
Look for specific reviews and some up close product profiles from some of our favorites at ICAST 2012 to follow!