IFTD 2013: Show continues relocation with ICAST
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IFTD will be continuing its re-location with ICAST next year in Orlando, Florida.
American Fly Fishing Trade Association President, Jim Klug, made the announcement this week following a revitalized IFTD show in Las Vegas.
Klug, who announced that he is standing down from the role of President after four years, revealed AFFTA’s decision at the presentation of the awards at the IFTD Best New Product Showcase.
Simms was the major winner – picking up five awards – while Scott Fly Rod Company won Best of Show with its new Radian rod.
The full list of winners were:
Waders : G3 Guide Stockingfoot Waders – Simms Fishing Products
Eyewear: Hatch –Costa Sunglasses
Chest Pack / Vest: Vaquero Vest – Fishpond
Outerwear: Acklins Jacket – Simms Fishing Products
Youth Product: Ruckus Youth Wading Boot – Redington
Women’s Product: Women’s G3 Stockingfoot Waders – Simms Fishing Products
Eco-friendly Product: Black Canyon Backpack – Fishpond
Fly Rod (Freshwater): Radian – Scott Fly Rod Company
Fly Rod (Saltwater): Vapen Rod – Redington
Reel (Freshwater): 2200 Series Reels – 2250 (5-6 wt.) – Sage Fly Fishing
Reel (Saltwater): Nautilus CCFX2 – Nautilus Reels
Boat/Personal Watercraft: Stealth Pro – Outcast Sporting Gear
Fly line (Freshwater): RIO Perception – RIO
Fly line (Saltwater): Chard Grand Slam – Scientific Anglers
Fly Box / Storage System: C & F Design Intruder Fly Box
Fly Tying / Materials / Equipment: Fish Skull Fish-Mask – Flymen Fishing Co.
Fly Pattern (Freshwater): UV2 Maynymphulator – Spirit River
Fly Pattern (Saltwater): Fish-Skull Masked Minnow – Flymen Fishing Co.
Accessory: LT Series Transport System – Quick-Cast
General Apparel: GT Tricomp Longsleeve Shirt – Simms Fishing Products
DVD: Predator by Gin-Clear Media – Angler’s Book Supply
Book: Why I Fly Fish by Chris Santella – Angler’s Book Supply
Gift Item: Abel Grateful Dead Edition Reel – Abel Automatics, Inc.
Luggage: Westwater Zippered Duffel – Fishpond
Wading Boots: G4 Boa Boot – Simms Fishing Products
Best of Show: Radian – Scott Fly Rods Company