ICAST 2016 New Products Preview

Manufacturers gave ICAST attendees a preview of the other products to be on display at this year's event

July 13, 2016

Rods, Reels and Tackle

Fin 153 Daybreak Gulf Special
Blackfin Rods, Fin 153 Daybreak Gulf Special: This new rod is perfect for daytime swordfish anglers fishing in areas with a light current, like the Florida Keys or Texas. Andrew Cox
Longtail Flippy Floppy
Squidnation Inc., Longtail Flippy Floppy: This product is intended to tease marlin, sailfish, tuna, wahoo and mahi mahi by depicting a fish attacking a small school of bait fish. Andrew Cox
Zero Degree DHR
Terminal Tackle, Zero Degree DHR: With a heavier-than-usual girth and welded eyes, this is more than a normal double hook rig. Andrew Cox
Makaira Spinning Reel
Okuma Fishing Tackle, Makaira Spinning Reel: Forged aluminum and stainless steel, this new reel from Okuma brings anglers to elite big-game fishing. Andrew Cox
AbrazX Musky/Pike Leader
Seaguar, AbrazX Musky/Pike Leader: Made to target toothy fish, this line features amazing knot and tensile strength and is virtually invisible under water. Andrew Cox


Costa Sunglasses, Rafael: These sunglasses feature a wide temple design, wrap-style shape, Costa’s signature venting system and Hydrolite temple tips and nose pads. Andrew Cox
AeroFlex Tek Shirt
PELAGIC, AeroFlex Tek Shirt: The new apparel offers quad-stretch fabric combined with cooling properties. Water and stain repellent treatments keep anglers fresh when things get messy on the water. Andrew Cox
ChromaPop Lens Technology
Smith, ChromaPop Lens Technology: These sunglasses’ lightweight and durable frames are good to tackle any adventure on the water. Andrew Cox
Kryptek Yeti Ankle Deck Boot
XTRATUF, Kryptek Yeti Ankle Deck Boot: XTRATUF and Kryptek collaborate on a new deck boot combining each’s best features. It features the XPressCool liner that eliminates moisture and creates a cooling sensation when feet begin to sweat. XTRATUF’s slip-resistant Chevron outsole keeps anglers sure-footed. Andrew Cox
Spencer Yachts Hybrid Shorts
Fathom Offshore, Spencer Yachts Hybrid Shorts: This no-frills apparel option fits the Spencer Yachts brand, which provides a shorts option with maximum movability even while climbing ladders. Andrew Cox
Grundens Fish Head Short
Grundens Fish Head Short: This new apparel is designed for athletic, onboard movement and includes thoughtful fishing features, such as a spacious tool pocket. Andrew Cox
Challenger Jacket
Simms Fishing Products, Challenger Jacket: Fully taped seams provide 100 percent waterproof protection and the adjustable storm hood keeps anglers warm and dry, even while running on the boat. Andrew Cox


ORCA Coolers, ChaserTini: This is a sippy cup for adults to get excited about, as it keeps every part of your shaken icy drink as chilled as the first sip. Andrew Cox
Sportfisher 2 Moonphase
Hook + Gaff Watch Co., Sportfisher 2 Moonphase: Hook + Gaff’s new creation has a lightweight heat-resistant titanium case, scratch-proof sapphire glass, screw down crown for water tightness to 200m and unique left side crown placement for comfort in active angling conditions. Andrew Cox
Blade Station
Top Shelf Marine Products, Blade Station: Turning a bucket into a knife storage station, this product provides convenience for anglers. Andrew Cox
Green Stand-Up Belt
Green Stand-Up Belt Andrew Cox
Hopper Flip 12
Yeti, Hopper Flip 12: The wide-mouth opening and leakproof zipper make for easy access to your food and drinks without sacrificing durability or portability. Andrew Cox
Challenger Tackle Bag
Simms Fishing Products, Challenger Tackle Bag: The transparent lid allows a view of the interior of this spacious bag, which has a water-resistant bottom to protect gear. Andrew Cox


GPSMAP 8624 24-inch MFD
Garmin International, GPSMAP 8624 24-inch MFD: The HD display with pinch-to-zoom touchscreen control makes the GPSMap from Garmin an appealing addition to any angler’s boat. Andrew Cox
GMR Fantom 4 Radar
Garmin International, GMR Fantom 4 Radar: The detection range is from 20 to 72 nautical miles. Andrew Cox
SURPA Series SMX22/EOS Series SMX92
Lumishore, SURPA Series SMX22/EOS Series SMX92: The SURPA Series SMX22, left, is a surface mount, dual-colored underwater LED light that is capable of shining blue and white light at the same time, without sacrificing brightness. The EOS Series SMX92 provides sound-to-light entertainment simply by connecting the audio output to the EOS mini controller, and pre-programmed and customizable color modes, sweeps and strobes provide versatility. Andrew Cox

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