Countdown to ICAST
The International Convention of Allied Sportfishing Trades, better known as ICAST, is the world’s largest sportfishing trade show annually hosting 9,000 members of the sportfishing industry representing 70 countries. ICAST is produced by the American Sportfishing Association (ASA), the sportfishing industry’s trade association, which looks out for the interests of the entire sportfishing community. ICAST is the premier showcase for the latest innovations in fishing gear, accessories and apparel and is the cornerstone of the sportfishing industry, helping to drive sportfishing companies’ product sales year round.
ICAST Show Hours – Las Vegas Convention Center
|Tuesday, July 9||5:00 pm – 7:00 pm (New Product Showcase Reception-Buyers and Media-Editorial Only)|
|Wednesday, July 10||9:00 am – 6:00 pm|
|Thursday, July 11||9:00 am – 6:00 pm|
|Friday, July 12||9:00 am – 3:00 pm|
June 3, 2013
It’s Recreational Fishing on a Global Scale in Las Vegas at ICAST 2013
Baseball Hall of Famer Johnny Bench is the keynote speaker for the world’s largest fishing trade show
May 21, 2013
ICAST 2012 Earns Accolades from Top Trade Show Industry Watchdogs
Read how the recreational fishing trade show is one of the fastest growing in the U.S.
April 4, 2013
ICAST 2013 exhibitor and attendee pre-registration rates apply until June 7, 2013.
February 20, 2013
Housing Scam Alert
Several housing companies not affiliated with ICAST or IFTD – including Exhibition Housing – are soliciting attendees and exhibitors to make housing arrangements. Please do not fall victim to these solicitations. Registration and housing for ICAST and IFTD is through Experient.
December 13, 2012
Book Your Booth Space Now
ICAST Exhibitors – Booth space is going quickly. Book your space now!
December 12, 2012
ICAST and IFTD Together in 2013!
The International Fly Tackle Dealer Show (IFTD) will co-locate with ICAST in 2013. See the best in conventional and fly fishing products during the world's largest fishing trade show.
June 5, 2013
Keep informed about issues that impact the sportfishing community.
Read the latest issue of ASA News.
May 22, 2013
Bipartisan Support Passes Legislation to Keep Fishing Access Open on the Cumberland River
Read how the Freedom to Fish Act will remove access restrictions on 10 dams
May 6, 2013
Habitat Restoration Yields Long-term Benefits to Fisheries
Read how robust fisheries have a positive impact on conservation and the economy
May 6, 2013
Marine Recreational Fishing’s Economic Impact Rivals Commercial Sector
Read how recreational fishing is an economic powerhouse despite overall lower impact on fisheries
May 3, 2013
Sportfishing Industry Applauds New Gulf of Mexico Restoration Projects
Read how the proposed projects address many of the recreational fishing community’s priorities for recovery from the Deepwater Horizon oil spill
April 16, 2013
Improved National Ocean Policy Implementation Plan Still Leaves Room for Concern
Read why the sportfishing industry wants to see public access to recreation, such as fishing and boating,
made a plan priority
February 6, 2013
Sportfishing Industry Welcomes Sally Jewell’s Nomination for Secretary of the Interior
Read why Jewell would be well-suited for the nation’s largest federal land management agency
January 30, 2013
Sportfishing Industry Hopeful for Progress in Saltwater Fisheries Allocation
Read the new report that addresses recreational and commercial fishing apportionment
January 11, 2013
New Report Highlights Recreational Fishing’s Broad Economic and Conservation Impact
Download Sportfishing in America: An Economic Force for Conservation. January 2013.
Read the lastest news about national, regional, and state efforts to keep our public waters open, clean and abundant with fish on KeepAmericanFishing.org.
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