ICAST 2015’s Best of Show Awards

See some of the winners of this year's new product showcase.

ICAST 2015 Overall Best of Show – eddyline C-135 YakAttack Edition

eddyline C-135 YakAttack Edition Christopher Balogh

KastKing Rack ‘em Up Rod Racks

KastKing Rack ‘em Up Rod Racks: * Eposeidon Rod Holders return your rods to the full upright position after a day of fishing. * It’s rust-resistant frame is made from high quality aluminum. * Cushioned holders protect your rod handle and lock it firmly in place. * Easy assembly, light weight, and a carrying handle make the Eposeidon Rod Holder totally portable. * All models will accommodate larger saltwater rods with handles up to 1 ¾ diameter. * The largest model holds 24 rods. * Available in 4 sizes. Christopher Balogh

Eagle Claw’s Lazer Sharp Fillet Knife:

Eagle Claw’s Lazer Sharp Fillet Knife: * Available in two sizes and built strong enough for saltwater conditions, this knife is great for any kind of catch. Custom-built features like the built-in sharpener keep this knife’s blade super sharp while its sheath covering keeps it safe, convenient, and easy to grab for while on or near water. * Custom Saltwater Fillet Knife W/ Magnetic Sheath and Built-In Blade Sharpener Features: * Stay-sharp stainless steel blade * White and blue rubber TPR slip-resistant grip * Two sheath integrated sharpeners (coarse and fine) Christopher Balogh

Costa del Mar’s Rooster Sunglasses

Costa del Mar’s Rooster Sunglasses: * Comfortable large fit. * Integral hinge. * Heavy-duty TR 90 nylon frame. * Includes hard case. * 100% UV light blockage for max protection. * 100% polarization kills reflected glare and reduces eye strain. * Built by hand and backed for life. Every pair of Costas include a lifetime warranty. * Plastic lenses are lightweight, impact- and scratch-resistant. * Glass lenses have the greatest clarity and are scratch resistant. Christopher Balogh

Simms Fishing’s Current Shoes

Christopher Balogh

YETI Hopper 20

The YETI Hopper 20 is a personal, portable, anything but soft-sided cooler. Easily transport at least 12 icy cans to the links, the lake or your next tailgate using the sturdy handles or carrying strap. It’s puncture-resistant, leakproof and sports an anti-microbial liner that resists mildew. Plus it keeps your beverages cold for days thanks to an inch of closed-cell foam insulation on the sides and 1.5 inches of on the bottom. Christopher Balogh

Humminbird HELIX 7 SI

Humminbird HELIX 7 SI: HELIX 7 SI GPS and its full arsenal of amazing technologies, including Side Imaging, Down Imaging and SwitchFire Sonar. The seven-inch widescreen is the perfect canvas for your choice of split-screen views. The single card slot accommodates Humminbird LakeMaster, AutoChart and AutoChart Pro, as well as Navionics Gold/HotMaps. Leading-edge technology has never been closer in reach. Christopher Balogh


RinseKit: RinseKit is a portable, pressurized shower that’s like having a hose to go. With no pumping, and no batteries, it fills in 20 seconds, storing the strength of a regular household spigot to deliver pressurized spray for up to three minutes. A patented design features the eon pressure system that holds up to 2 gallons of water with a spray nozzle that offers seven different settings from jet stream to soaking shower. RinseKit can also be filled with hot or cold water. It comes packed with thoughtful features, including: compact design with a 2 gallon pressure chamber, built-in ruler to measure fish, folding handle for one-handed carrying, and easy-to-remove lid to stand on for changing. The RinseKit comes with a Hose Nozzle, 6′ Hose, Hose Bib Adapter, On/Off Valve, and Quick Connect. Christopher Balogh

Penn Clash

Penn’s first spinning reel with CNC machined gears, and the lightest weight spinning reel they’ve ever produced, a technical reel designed for shallow water fun with artificials or live bait. • Clash features a precision aluminum/brass main gear and brass pinion machined using computer-controlled CNC gear technology for exact tolerances to provide the smoothest operation. • A full-metal aluminum body and sideplate, and eight-plus-one sealed ball bearings add to the reel’s durability. • The Techno-Balanced RR30 carbon rotor on the smaller reels, aluminum on the bigger sizes, with the heavy-duty aluminum bail is built for a long life. • The new Leveline slow oscillation system is rugged and produces tight, near-perfect line lay for improved casting and reduced occurrences of wind knots. • The sealed HT-100 drag system is protected from corrosion and smoothly manages the fight from hook set to landing. Christopher Balogh

PowerPro Maxcuatro

PowerPro Maxcuatro: * 25% thinner than existing PowerPro of equivalent test pound. * 4-End lighter and softer construction ensures longer casting distance. * Available in; 50lb, 65lb, 80lb, 100lb, 150yard, 500yard, 1500yard, 3000yard * Moss-Green or Hi-Vis Yellow Christopher Balogh

St. Croix Rods’ Avid Inshore Rod

St. Croix Rods’ Avid Inshore Rod Christopher Balogh

Savage Gear’s Hard Shrimp

Savage Gear’s Hard Shrimp Christopher Balogh