Archive for July, 2015
July 17, 2015 7:28 am
Don't skimp where it counts the most - terminal tackle. Hooks, weights, jigheads and the like are the keys to taking all those new soft baits and swimbaits to the fish, hooking them and getting them in the boat. Here's the best stuff we saw on the floor at ICAST 2015.
July 16, 2015 7:31 pm
FLW announced the 2016 Walmart FLW Tour regular-season schedule today in a live press conference held at the 2015 ICAST show in Orlando, Fla. With the help of six veteran Tour pros, the company unveiled each of the six events, one-by-one, to a crowd of observers gathered around the FLW booth.
FLW announced an exclusive licensing agreement with Sunny Lake (Beijing) Sport Development, LLC, from China to begin sanctioning FLW bass fishing tournaments in the Eastern Asian nation at a contract signing today at the 2015 ICAST show in Orlando. The agreement was signed by FLW President of Operations Kathy Fennel and Gang Li, vice president of the Florida Culture Exchange Association (FCEA), representing Sunny Lake Sport Development.
Whether you need to replace an old reel or you're just looking to add to the arsenal, here are some of the latest and greatest from ICAST.
Line might just be the most important part of the package when it comes to landing fish. From presenting the bait to getting them in the net, your line is involved the entire way. If you're looking for something new to try, the following lines are worth a shot.
One of the highlights of ICAST is the annual "Best of Show" awards. Not everything at ICAST is of interest to bass anglers, but the below might end up being staples for a long time to come.
These days, frogs and toads aren't just mimicking frogs and toads. They're designed to be perfect imitations of rats, bream and various oddball creatures. New models at ICAST this season offer anglers some of these "alternative" species, as well as new sizes, colors, action types and degrees of realism. Here are 10 new models that we feel are of greatest interest. Click here for complete 2015 ICAST coverage.
If you don't like fishing topwater, just give up fishing already. These seven new baits will help you get your surface-fishing fix next season.
Nearly everyone already has a tackle box overflowing with soft baits. That said, there are always more to try. If you're looking for something new, the following might do the trick.
July 15, 2015 3:11 pm
It doesn't take long to find yourself overwhelmed on the show floor of ICAST. Hundreds of companies are here unveiling cool, new products. When it comes to the hard bait category it can be daunting to sift through all the new stuff. Its early, but here are a few things that might be worth adding to the tackle box.