Gallery: ICAST 2014 Tackle Trade Show GoPro

The unique perspective of the GoPro lens takes a peek at ICAST 2014, the world's largest tackle trade show, with some interesting results in these 20 photos.

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A School of Lures

The near-fisheye lens of a GoPro Hero 3+ see things a big differently than you or I might. While walking the aisles at this year's ICAST international tackle trade show in Orlando, I snapped a few shots here and there. This is not a product-review gallery by any means; it's simply 20 shots that reflect some of what my GoPro saw at ICAST, just for fun. The "school of lures" you see "swimming" here is part of the Denmark-based Westin Lures booth.
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I Theen' We're Going to Need a Beeger Tackle Box!

More than 11,000 people in total visited or participated in ICAST 2014; a tiny fraction of 480 exhibitors are visible in this photo.
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Ready to Do Battle

Down the line — Penn spinning reels glisten in the overhead lights. The new Battle II (bottom row) should be a huge winner; my sense from handling them was of a reel that would hold up more-or-less forever.
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Shady Side of the Street

Sunglasses glisten in one of several such vertical displays in the Costa booth.
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Mighty Big Lures

Man-size muskies? Just a GoPro point of view. Behind these Savage Gear lures (from the left) are_ Sport Fishing_'s Sam Hudson, Chris Woodward and Jim Hendricks.
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Nice Rack!

Shimano boasts a serious range of actions and sizes in its popular Teramar line.
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Made in Brazil

Borboleta came from Brazil to exhibit its handpainted lures like these variations of its Ballyhoo popper.
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Silent Sentinels

Silent sentinels would keep an eye out around the Columbia Sportswear booth, if they had eyes. But what they lack in vision they make up for in wardrobe — these posers are always stylin'!
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A Color for All Occasions

Eye-catching colors fill the pegboard display in the Yo-Zuri booth.A Color for All Occasions
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Best in Show!

Johnson Outdoors' new Old Town Predator XL kayak took Best of Show honors for the single best product of any type.
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Things Are Looking Up

We seldom see lures from below, but the GoPro got down ‘n dirty to look upward, at the Westin booth.
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Tuna Hunters

With its popular Tuna Hunter series poppers front/center, this Strike Pro display shows a variety of topwaters.
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Ready for Blue Water

Wilderness Kayak's new Thresher is designed for serious offshore yak anglers.Ready for Blue Water
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Mini Sub?

Putting the bow of the Thresher kayak in the GoPro’s face yields an entirely different look, suggesting a shape more like a submarine than a kayak!
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True to Life Pinfish

Just this side of real, these pinfish lures from Live Target are certainly true to life.
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One Pissed-Off Redfish

Nice rendering of a marauding redfish by artist Ray Domingo on this Bigfin t-shirt.
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Poppers from Down Under

Australian lure manufacturer Halco's revered Roosta Popper series has long been a favorite Down Under and around much of the world.
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Ready for Action

Smaller inshore and freshwater lures by Strike Pro in an appealing display.
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Wall of Boards

Bote paddleboards form a wall around its exhibit. A number of paddleboard makers displayed their wares at this year's show.
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Last Look

Another view of one small part of the show, held in the Orange County Convention Center. ICAST will be back in July 2015.