The world’s largest sportfishing trade show is underway, and Sport Fishing spotlights the newest products from the top manufacturers at the world’s tackle epicenter. Don’t miss Sport Fishing‘s complete coverage of ICAST 2017, including video and more photo galleries.
Shimano Curado K Crossover Baitcaster
Shimano’s new crossover baitcaster — the Curado K — benefits from a variety of new technology, including micromodular gears that are among the factors making the fishing reel lighter, smoother and stronger than ever. It’s available now, and the mark is $179.
Ocean Kayak Malibu Pedal Fishing Kayak
Ocean Kayak’s Malibu Pedal ‘yak features the PDL drive system with a 10.3:1 gear ratio for speeds up to 5.5 mph. Length is 12 feet, weight is 100 pounds and price is $2,199.99.
Penn International VI Big-Game Reel
Penn Internationals receive a makeover — this International VI is lighter and beefed up, upping the ante for this revered big game series. MSRP is 699.95.
Columbia Sportswear PFG Solar Shade Zero Shirt
The Columbia Sportswear PFG Solar Shade Zero woven long-sleeve shirt comes with patented Omni-Shade Sun Deflector technology — tiny white dots of titanium dioxide placed on the fabric that block UVA and UVB rays. MSRP is $95.
Shimano Coltsniper Walk Topwater Pencil Bait
Shimano’s Coltsniper Walk Topwater pencil bait emits a high-pitched rattle when walking the dog. Material is glass fiber, length is 110 millimeters and price is $9.99.
Halco’s Trembler 70XS Lipless Crankbait
What’s unique about Halco’s new Trembler 70XS lipless crankbait is it’s built for saltwater use, and can be cast, jigged or trolled up to 6 knots.
Columbia Sportswear Omni-Shade Sun Deflector Shirt
Columbia’s Omni-Shade Sun Deflector camo fishing shirt incorporates titanium dioxide dots to deflect the sun to the keep the fabric cool. The shirt will be available January 2018 and retails for $70.
Hobie Fishing Worlds 7 Kayak
In its booth, Hobie unveiled this Hobie Fishing Worlds 7 kayak to represent the next annual championship — the seventh — which will be held at massive lake in Sweden in May 2018. (All participants have won a Hobie-sponsored tournament somewhere in the world.)
Grundéns Women’s Outdoor T-Shirt
Grundéns charcoal-colored Women’s Outdoor t-shirt with a pool-blue logo is 52 percent cotton and has a crew neck with an active-fit design. Its retail price is $24.99.
Xtratuf Spindrift Deck Shoes
The new Spindrift Deck Shoes from Xtratuf, set to come out in spring 2018, have a 100-percent breathable quick-dry technology and non-marking slick-resistant outsole. There are three color options each for men’s and women’s styles, and they will cost $100.
Pelagic Hydro-Lite Boardshorts
Set to come out in spring 2018, Pelagic’s Hydro-Lite Boardshort series features five color patterns (pictured is the Americamo) and costs $69. The Hydro-Lite Pro Series includes three colors and will cost $79.
Yeti Rambler Mug
Yeti’s 14-ounce, stainless-steel Rambler mug comes with a TripleGrip handle and features the company’s No Sweat design with double-wall vacuum insulation. It costs $24.99.
Frogg Toggs Women’s Softshell Fleece Jacket
Designed and tested by ladies who are outdoors enthusiasts, Frogg Toggs’ Women’s Softshell jacket is fleece-lined with an adjustable hood. The zippered front closure features an internal storm flap, and there are two internal storage pockets. Cost is $89.99.