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Rain, rain, stay away

Category : iCast

I got an education in what Gore-Tex is today. It's a membrane that's waterproof and breathable. And to prove that to me, the Gore-Tex guys put me in a Gore-Tex rain jacket, pants and booties and stuffed me into a room where torrential rains poured from the ceiling.   I stayed dry, except for my hands, which were ...

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ICAST Day Three

Category : iCast

Check out what’s hot at ICAST 2012. read more ...

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The worm empire

Category : iCast

Not completely unexpectedly, I found live worms on the ICAST show floor. Silver Bait owner Bruno Durant talked to me a little bit about what it takes to grow millions of worms.   read more ...

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Word of mouth

Category : iCast

By far the best way to draw a crowd to your booth at ICAST is by having something truly "new" and innovative. It happens at every show. Something different comes along and it creates a buzz. Instead of stumbling across it by accident, someone you know sees you in the aisles and says, "Hey, Ken, you gotta see this!&qu...

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The buzzword is "new"

Category : iCast

The word you probably hear more than any other at ICAST is "new." This bait comes in three "new" colors. That reel comes in two "new" gear ratios. Another line is offered in a "new" bulk spool.   Quite often the manufacturers play pretty fast and loose with the term, and you realize ...

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So much to see, so little time

Category : iCast

Another ICAST is winding down and I feel like I've seen maybe 1 percent of the stuff here. That's not an exaggeration, either. There's lots to see and relatively little time to do it. Between chasing down products, writing photo gallery cutlines and doing some BASScams, there's absolutely no time to just...

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‘Dream’ week at ICAST

Category : iCast

I’ve spent the last few days at the tackle trade show in Orlando talking to buyers and media from around the world about my sponsors’ new products for 2013.      One item that’s getting a lot of attention is the Strike King Dream Shot, a 4-inch soft plastic drop-shot that my nephew Jonathon u...

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2012 ICAST Best of Show

Category : iCast

Check out the products named this year’s best of the best at iCast in Orlando! read more ...

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Aaron Martens tries out new Megabass rods

Category : iCast

Megabass, long known for producing quality rods and reels, is expanding their American line. With names like Fast Moving Special, Extreme Mission Type F and Flapping Shaft, these rods are set to open new horizons for bass anglers.   There are 13 in all, each made with 30 ton super-low resin carbon material impressed int...

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Abu Garcia expands Veritas line

Category : iCast

Legendary rod and reel maker, Abu Garcia, is expanding their popular Veritas line of fishing rods to include groups designed for specific techniques.   They now have a Winch Series designed specifically for use with their Revo Winch crankbait reels, as well as a Micro-Guide Series for improved balance and sensitivity. ...

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