ICAST 2016 Day One

Highlights from the first day of the world's largest tackle show

July 13, 2016

ICAST 2016 is in full swing with plenty of great new products and accessories for billfish anglers.

Garmin GPSMAP 8624

Garmin 8624 multi function display MFD ICAST 2016
Garmin’s premium GPSMAP 8624 all-in-one 24-inch MFD features the highest screen resolution available on the market today. It offers new and improved processors that provide increased performance, enhanced video processing and the fastest chart drawing offered in a Garmin MFD. Staff

Grundens Ladies Line

Grundens ladies line ICAST 2016
The popular foul-weather gear manufacturer adds a line for lady anglers. Staff

Miya Epoch Command Z10 and Z20

Miya Epoch Command Z-20 ICAST
The Z-10 and Z-20 electric reels from Miya Epoch feature automatic tension control when fighting a fish. If a fish makes a hard run, the reel will slow down until the fish stops and then pick up speed when the run stops. Staff

Miya Epoch US-9R Teaser Reels

Miya Epoch US-9R
The Miya Epoch US-9R teaser reels come in both a wired and wireless configuration so that a captain or crew can control teasers from anywhere on the boat. Staff

Fish Monkey

Fish Monkey ICAST 2016 gloves
Fish Monkey debuted at this year’s ICAST show with a full line of gloves designed specifically for the marine industry. Staff

Fish Monkey

Fish Monkey Charles Perry ICAST 2016 heavy wiring gloves
Fish Monkey’s heavy wiring gloves were designed with input from world-class deckhand and Marlin U instructor Capt. Charles Perry. Staff

Shimano Talica

Shimano Talica ICAST
The full line of the Shimano Talica two-speed reels are on display. Staff

Fathom Offshore Lures

Fathom teaser ICAST 2016
Fathom introduced some great new big-fish teasers at the show that we’re looking forward to testing. Staff


ICAST 2016 Fathom Spencer Yachts board shorts
Fathom has also partnered with Spencer Yachts to produce a signature line of board shorts that look great. Staff

Sportfish Reel Covers

Sportfish reel covers ICAST 2016
These new reel covers caught our eye at the show. They have some great standard designs but can also be customized with virtually any design or logo. Staff

Yeti Hopper Flip 12

Yeti Hopper Flip 12
The new Yeti Hopper Flip 12 can fit a twelve pack and two 4-pound Yeti Ice blocks or a load of snacks for quick trips. Staff

Portarod Truck Rod Rack

Portarod Rod Rack For Truck ICAST
The Portarod rod rack fits into the bed of your truck without the need to drill holes. It can fit up to five offshore rods and you can add several rows so that you never have to lay the rods down in the back of your truck ever again. Staff


Pelagic 4Tek Fish Finder Shorts
The Pelagic 4Tek Fish Finder Shorts continue the brand’s effort to mimic underwater imagery. Staff


Lowrance HDS12
Lowrance HDS12 has dedicated side- and down-looking views, providing state-of-the-art structure imaging. Staff


Simrad NSO EVO2
The Simrad NSO EVO2 offers anglers high processing power for fast charting, sonar, radar and entertainment. Staff


The PENN TRQII7500 features a beautiful gold color to go with its solid performance. Staff


Okuma Makaira 50WII
The Okuma Makaira 50WII is a fantastic choice for big-game fishing. Staff


Costa 50G Glass
The Costa 50G Glass and 50P Plastic line is a perfect combination of style and efficiency, destroying glare while looking into the water and providing 100 percent UV protection. Staff

Grander Tackle

Grander Tackle ICAST 2016
Grander Tackle introduced a cool new dredge head system that can be used for natural baits or plastics. Staff

Grander Tackle

Grander Tackle dredge bait ICAST 2016
Consisting of a clear plastic hood and a tapered dowel, it slides over the head of the bait and eliminates the need for time-consuming stitching and rigging. Staff


ICAST 2016 Grundens
Grunden’s Breakwater shorts offer both abrasion and water resistance with UPF 50 sun protection. Staff


ICAST 2016 Grundens
The new line of shirts — the Flybride shirt long sleeve — features full snap front closure “fish head” button design, four way stretch fabric with a water-resistant finish and large hidden shoulder blade cooling vents. Staff


ICAST 2016 Stormr
New and improved from the original 2011 Typhoon jacket, the Typhoon Jacket features improved fit and feel along with an enlarged interior zipper pocket and an ultra soft AQ6 fleece interior. Staff


ICAST 2016 Stormr
Designed to withstand even the harshest weather conditions, the Strykr Jacket features a full-length interior storm flap, internal neoprene cuffs and two interior mesh gear pockets. Staff


ICAST 2016 Huk
Using a durable poly knit that wicks moisture, Huk redefined their performance fishing line with the Kryptek Icon long sleeve shirt to incorporation a mesh vent at the lower back to control temperature and anti-microbial to keep odors at bay. Staff

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