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ICAST Online Schedule

Make the Most of Your ICAST Online Experience

All week long, ICAST Online is packed with events, seminars and opportunities for you to improve your business.

All times are in EDT.

8:00 AM

Show Opens

8:00 AM

Ugly Stik 2020 Product Launch

    Exhibitor Event

Meet the all new 2020 Ugly Stik products! Join us Monday from 8am-5pm as we announce the new reels and tools joining the Ugly Stik family and explore how they’ll help you on the water.

Ugly Stik facebook & Instagram

9:00 AM

State of the Industry Welcome

American Sportfishing Association

The annual state of the industry overview is one of the most important events for our business community.

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9:30 AM

Shimano ICAST 2020: New Product Showcase Entries

    Exhibitor Event

Join Shimano’s MBA pro-staff and other elite pros in this live demonstration. Visit the Shimano booth for more details.

1:00 PM

California AB 3030 – Good conservation measure or MLPA 2.0?

Conservation Seminar Series

With the backing of much of the scientific and environmental community, the United Nations recently proposed protecting 30% percent of the Earth’s ocean and land by 2030 (known as “30 by 30”).

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2:00 PM

Plano – Meet EDGE Flex

    Exhibitor Event

Tune in with the Plano Factory Team to learn about the newest innovation from Plano, the all new EDGE Flex.

Visit the Plano booth for details.

3:00 PM

The Modern Fish Act: What Progress Has Been Made 1.5 Years After Enactment?

Conservation Seminar Series

Signed into law in January, 2019, the Modern Fish Act was the first-ever bill passed by Congress that focused entirely on addressing the needs of the saltwater recreational fishing community.

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4:00 PM

Plano – EDGE Flex with Kevin VanDam

    Exhibitor Event

Tune in LIVE and chat with Pro Kevin VanDam about the new EDGE Flex product line.

Visit the Plano booth for details.

6:00 PM

Outdoor Sportsman Group – New Fishing Gear Guide TV

    Exhibitor Event

Tune in tonight for “New Fishing Gear Guide: A Showcase of 2020’s Hottest Products” TV show, airing on Sportsman, Outdoor and WFN channels.

Visit the Outdoor Sportsman Group booth for more details.

8:00 AM

Best of Category Voting Begins

ICAST LogoNew Product Showcase

8:00 AM

Abu Garcia – A Day on the Water with Abu Pro Joey Sabbagha

    Exhibitor Event

Join Abu Garcia Pro Angler Joey Sabbagha from 8am-5pm for a day on the water! Discover which Abu products he loves and what unique tricks he uses to bring more fish into the boat.

ABU facebook & Instagram

8:00 AM

Berkley – Fish Berkley Baits with Pro Angler John Cox

    Exhibitor Event

Get on the water with Berkley Pro John Cox from 8am-5pm and discover unique tricks and techniques he uses to make Berkley baits work for him. We’ve done the science, now learn how Cox uses it to catch more fish.

Berkley facebook & Instagram

8:00 AM

Ugly Stik – Tuff Reels Q&A

    Exhibitor Event

Get to know the new Ugly Stik Tuff Reels! Join us for a virtual Q&A to get all your questions about Ugly Stik’s first line of reels answered.

Ugly Stik facebook & Instagram

10:00 AM

The Coexistence of Fisheries and Offshore Wind Energy

Conservation Seminar Series

Offshore wind energy development has become a focal point as the U.S. tries to find renewable energy solutions to meet an increased energy demand and address concerns about climate change.

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11:00 AM

Election 2020 – How the Balance of Power in Washington May Shift and Implications for the Sportfishing Industry

Conservation Seminar Series

Political prognosticating will be particularly tricky in the months to come given the volatile dynamics moving the economy and public opinion right now in America.

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11:00 AM

Frabill – New Product Review

    Exhibitor Event

Join LIVE with Frabill experts to learn about the newest net innovations.

Visit the Frabill booth for details.

1:00 PM

Disrupting or Prompting?

Business Seminar Series

This seminar will examine how we will do business, particularly the small independent dealer, going forward as we see people change the way they shop.

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1:00 PM

RAM Mounts 101: Top Marine Solutions

    Exhibitor Event

Meet with Jason Bordeaux, our Marine Account Manager, and learn about our top marine mounting solutions.

By registering and attending this webinar, you are also entering your name into our GIVEAWAY!

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3:00 PM

Latest Trends in Social Media

Business Seminar Series

Join some of the leading brands in the fishing industry as they discuss trends and topics in the social media world as it relates to online branding.

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3:30 PM

Plano – New Product Review

    Exhibitor Event

Join LIVE with the Plano Factory Team to see new products first hand.

Visit the Plano booth for details.

6:00 PM

Outdoor Sportsman Group – New Fishing Gear Guide TV

    Exhibitor Event

Tune in tonight for “New Fishing Gear Guide: A Showcase of 2020’s Hottest Products” TV show, airing on Sportsman, Outdoor and WFN channels.

Visit the Outdoor Sportsman Group booth for more details.

7:00 PM

Shimano Deep Dive: New Freshwater Product for ICAST 2020

    Exhibitor Event

Gain detailed insights on new products featuring G. Loomis, PowerPro & Jackall. Visit the Shimano booth for more details.

8:00 AM

PENN – Fish Along with Captain Nick Stanczyk

    Exhibitor Event

Join PENN Fleet Captain Nick Stanczyk from 8am-5pm  as he takes us fishing with the new PENN Battle III! Discover how he uses this reel to win the battle and catch more fish.

PENN facebook & Instagram

8:00 AM

Ugly Stik – Tuff Reels Q&A

    Exhibitor Event

Get to know the new Ugly Stik Tuff Reels! Join us for a virtual Q&A from 8am-5pm to get all your questions about Ugly Stik’s first line of reels answered.

Ugly Stik facebook & Instagram

8:00 AM

PENN – See the Clash II in Action with Captain Jamie Hough.

    Exhibitor Event

Meet PENN Fleet Captain Jamie Hough from 8am-5pm and learn how he uses the Clash II to make him a stronger, more effective inshore angler.

PENN facebook & Instagram

8:00 AM

Ugly Stik – Tuff Reels Q&A

    Exhibitor Event

Join fishing guide Chad Bullock from 8am-5pm as he explores how he uses Ugly Stik rods, reels, and tools on the water. He’ll dive into what makes the Ugly Stik 2020 products unique and why they’re exactly what you need to keep up with you for a day of non-stop fishing.

Ugly Stik facebook & Instagram

10:00 AM

Aquatic Invasive Species: Federal, State and Local Perspectives on Addressing the Threat

Conservation Seminar Series

Aquatic invasive species (AIS) represent one of the largest threats to fisheries throughout the country.

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10:00 AM

Plano – New Product Review

    Exhibitor Event

Join a live discussion with the Plano Factory Team and the host of Saltwater Experience TV and learn about the new Z Series.

Visit the Plano booth for details.

11:00 AM

Creating Coastal Habitat and Post-COVID Jobs

Conservation Seminar Series

Perhaps the most urgent work for Congress right now is contemplating a host of bills to help create jobs and spur economic growth as the nation contends with the COVID-19 pandemic.

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12:00 PM

Best of Category Voting Ends

ICAST LogoNew Product Showcase

12:00 PM

Plano – Meet EDGE Flex

    Exhibitor Event

Tune in with the Plano Factory Team to learn about the newest innovation from Plano, the all new EDGE Flex.

Visit the Plano booth for details.

1:00 PM

CSF and Sportsmen’s Caucuses – Landing Victories for Anglers and the Industry

Conservation Seminar Series

From Congress, to state legislatures, to governor’s offices, the Congressional Sportsmen’s Foundation works directly with policy makers to coalesce and amplify the voice of anglers and the sportfishing industry on policy issues related to aquatic resource conservation, fisheries management and angler access, among others.

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2:00 PM

Webinar: Get On Board Campaign with Take Me Fishing

    Exhibitor Event

We invite your organization to join the Get On Board and #TheWaterIsOpen movement by using and customizing videos and messaging to motivate people to go fishing and boating and inspire people to get outside and on the water! Visit the Take Me Fishing booth to learn more.

3:00 PM

Selling to the Seven Personas that Represent the U.S. Sportfishing Market

Business Seminar Series

Anglers are not all the same. Business growth depends on understanding anglers’ evolving needs. The American Sportfishing Association (ASA) has produced the first-ever consumer segmentation study of U.S. anglers to help manufacturers and retailers understand consumers on a deeper level and to identify new business opportunities.

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4:30 PM

Frabill – New Product Review

    Exhibitor Event

Join LIVE with Frabill experts to learn about the newest net innovations.

Visit the Frabill booth for details.

5:00 PM

New Product Showcase Category Awards

ICAST LogoNew Product Showcase

6:00 PM

Outdoor Sportsman Group – New Fishing Gear Guide TV

    Exhibitor Event

Tune in tonight for “New Fishing Gear Guide: A Showcase of 2020’s Hottest Products” TV show, airing on Sportsman, Outdoor and WFN channels.

Visit the Outdoor Sportsman Group booth for more details.

7:00 PM

Shimano Deep Dive: New Saltwater Product for ICAST 2020

    Exhibitor Event

Gain detailed insights on new products featuring PowerPro. Visit the Shimano booth for more details.

8:00 AM

Best of Show Voting Begins

New Product Showcase

8:00 AM

Abu Garcia – Deep Dive with Abu Pro Nolan Minor

    Exhibitor Event

Head to the water from 8am-5pm with Abu Garcia Pro Angler Nolan Minor! Explore the new line of Abu 2020 products and learn why Nolan relies on them to help him catch more fish.

ABU facebook & Instagram

10:00 AM

Paying the Federal Manufacturer’s Excise Tax

Business Seminar Series

This seminar will highlight some key areas of the IRS tax code that will help fishing industry taxpayers better understand who is responsible for paying the excise tax.

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10:30 AM

Frabill – New Product Review

    Exhibitor Event

Join Pro Steve Pannaz to learn about the newest net innovations.

Visit the Frabill booth for details.

11:00 AM

Building a Better Model for Menhaden Management

Conservation Seminar Series

A broad coalition of angling and boating groups and conservation organizations is working to advance and implement more science- and conservation-based management of Atlantic menhaden…

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11:30 AM

Plano – New Product Review

    Exhibitor Event

Join LIVE with the Plano Factory Team to see new products first hand.

Visit the Plano booth for details.

1:00 PM

Line Looper: Q&A plus Meet & Greet

    Exhibitor Event

Join this Zoom event from 1-5pm to learn more about Line Looper. Visit the Line Looper booth to sign up.

1:00 PM

Ram Mounts – Walking Through Our Brand New On-Water Catalog

    Exhibitor Event

Jason Bordeaux, our Marine Account Manager, will take us on a tour through our brand new on-water catalog.

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1:00 PM

Don’t Kill Your Golden Goose – Protect and Perpetuate Your Business

Business Seminar Series

Learn the strategies and tools the nation’s top law firms use to save their clients millions of dollars each year. This seminar provides solutions to three major problems: lawsuits, taxes and probate.

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2:00 PM

Federal Excise Taxes – Where do they go?

Business Seminar Series

In this short seminar, learn more about how federal excise tax dollars are spent and why they are an important factor in growing your business.

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3:00 PM

The Partner With a Payer Initiative

Business Seminar Series

Partner with a Payer is a program that strengthens partnerships and increases collaboration among federal and state natural resource agencies and the companies who pay excise taxes on the angling equipment they manufacture, or who support the motor boat fuel tax.

Learn More

6:00 PM

Outdoor Sportsman Group – New Fishing Gear Guide TV

    Exhibitor Event

Tune in tonight for “New Fishing Gear Guide: A Showcase of 2020’s Hottest Products” TV show, airing on Sportsman, Outdoor and WFN channels.

Visit the Outdoor Sportsman Group booth for more details.

6:00 PM

Association of Fish & Wildlife Agencies (AFWA) Virtual Happy Hour

    Social Event

Invitation only. For more information contact Ron Regan at rregan@fishwildlife.org.

8:00 AM

Berkley – Master the Berkley Frog Baits with Pro Bobby Lane

    Exhibitor Event

Join Berkley Pro Bobby Lane from 8am-5pm for an in-depth look at Berkley’s powerful frog baits. Explore what makes these baits work and Lane’s tips to use frog baits more effectively.

Berkley facebook & Instagram

9:00 AM

Best of Show Awards

New Product Showcase

10:30 AM

Plano – New Product Review

    Exhibitor Event

Join Pro Brent Chapman to learn about the new EDGE Flex.

Visit the Plano booth for details.

11:00 AM

The Other Red Snapper

Conservation Seminar Series

While red snapper in the Gulf of Mexico have received a lot of attention over the past several years, an even greater management challenge exists for red snapper in the South Atlantic.

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1:00 PM

Rebuilding the Iconic Atlantic Striped Bass Fishery

Conservation Seminar Series

Atlantic striped bass is one of the most popular recreational fisheries along the Atlantic coast. Recently, the striped bass population has been declining and managers have restricted harvest to begin rebuilding this important fishery.

Learn More

6:00 PM

Outdoor Sportsman Group – New Fishing Gear Guide TV

    Exhibitor Event

Tune in tonight for “New Fishing Gear Guide: A Showcase of 2020’s Hottest Products” TV show, airing on Sportsman, Outdoor and WFN channels.

Visit the Outdoor Sportsman Group booth for more details.

Note: The schedule is subject to change without prior notice.