17 Jul 2015

Fishing Accessories Galore at ICAST

From tackle boxes to high performance rain suits, tackle manufacturers have pulled out all the stops with an incredible range of new products unveiled this week at the ICAST fishing tackle trade show, held in Orlando, Florida. Plano exhibited a number of new tackle boxes, including a Women’s Series of soft-sided tackle bags and a new M Series that includes a Hydro-Flow hanging bait bag that will appeal to muskie anglers and professional guides Plano

17 Jul 2015

Next Generation Rods and Reels Unspooled at ICAST

One expects to see new technologies introduced at the world’s largest fishing tackle trade show, and manufacturers did not disappoint with numerous new rod and reel introductions at ICAST, held at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando from July 15 to 17,  2015. Abu Garcia Revo MGX Leading the way from Abu Garcia are the company’s new Revo MGX spinning reels. A new AMGearing system uses finely tuned machined gears cut to exacting tolerances

17 Jul 2015

Cutting-Edge Electronics Revealed at ICAST

Among the hundreds of new products introduced at the 2015 ICAST show, held in Orlando from July 15 to 17 inclusive, few can match the buzz generated by the latest offerings from manufacturers of high-tech electronics. Navico Lowrance HDS-9 Navico generated a huge amount of buzz at the show with the introduction of the new StructureScan 3D sonar modules for its Lowrance and Simrad lines. The remarkable new technology – based on a new module

13 Jul 2015

Do You Need to Work Your Way Up to Long-Range Ocean Fishing?

Here’s a question I often get: Do I need to work my way up to a longer long range trip? Well, the quick answer is: ABSOLUTELY NOT! I’ve been on two long range trips that fished Clarion Island since December 2011 and both of these trips had fishermen on board who had not "worked their way up". And most of these anglers were good overnight/3 day trip type anglers, and they all fared well on