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St. Croix wins three rod awards at ICAST

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St.Croix won three rod awards at ICAST, cementing its reputation as an iconic US brand in the category.
↑ Japanese tackle giant, Shimano, won two reel awards and a prize in the line category with its Power Pro brand.
↑ Canadian lure manufacturer, LIVETARGET, added two more bait awards to its impressive list of ICAST successes.

St. Croix won three rod awards at the New Product Showcase at ICAST, but will still have to wait to see if it has taken the most coveted prize – Best of Show.

For the first time in the history of the competition that accolade will be announced on day two. Shimano won the freshwater and saltwater reel awards and its line brand, Power Pro, was voted best line.

Other major winners were AFTCO, YETI, and LIVETARGET, who each took two awards.

The full list of winners were:

  • Best Boating Accessory – Johnson Outdoors Minn Kota Ultrex
  • Best Boats & Watercraft – Jackson Kayak 360 Angler
  • Best Eyewear – Costa Sunglasses Baffin
  • Best Footwear – Rivers Edge Products Fish Sandals
  • Best Giftware – Number 6 Brands Cauldryn Coffee
  • Best Lifestyle Apparel – AFTCO Hexatron Performance Fleece
  • Best Technical Apparel – AFTCO Hydronaut Heavy Duty Waterproof System
  • Best Marine Electronics – Garmin Panoptix LiveScope
  • Best Fishing Accessory – YETI Tundra Haul
  • Best Fly Fishing Accessory – YETI Panga Backpack 28
  • Best Fishing Line – Power Pro SuperSlick V2 Braid
  • Best Kids Tackle – Anything Possible Kids Casters DUDE PERFECT Fishing Kit
  • Best Tackle Management – Tak Logic Lure Lock Lure Locker
  • Best Terminal Tackle – Rapala VMC Neko Skirt
  • Best Freshwater Hard Lure- Westin Freddy the Frog
  • Best Saltwater Hard Lure- 13 Fishing Octopi
  • Best Freshwater Soft Lure – LIVETARGET Hollow Body Crawfish
  • Best Saltwater Soft Lure – LIVETARGET Fleeing Shrimp
  • Best Fly Fishing Reel – Seigler Reels Siegler MF Fly Reel
  • Best Freshwater Reel – Shimano Curado DC
  • Best Saltwater Reel – Shimano Tekota 500 Levelwind Reel
  • Best Rod and Reel Combo – Lew’s Team let’s Custom Black LFS Combo
  • Best Fly Fishing Rod – St. Croix Rods Mojo Trout
  • Best Freshwater Rod – St. Croix Rods Legend Glass
  • Best Saltwater Rod – St. Croix Rods Mojo Yak
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