10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. Outside North Hall OCCC Water Area
ICAST’s expansive On The Water event sits on five acres of water and open space outside the North Building and is a key destination for buyers and media.
On The Water is a chance to have some fun while testing the latest gear, tackle, kayaks and SUPs.
Shuttle service is available between 9:30 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. and will run every 30 minutes. Two coaches will cycle through the hotel route and drop-off/pick-up at the back of the North Building.
Other perks include plentiful cooling misters. Food and refreshments are available.
And complimentary beer is provided. Enjoy a cold one courtesy of Gill Fishing while supplies last.
List of On the Water Exhibitors:
Anything Possible Brands
BassReaper Bait Co.
Big Bite Baits
Cashion Fishing Rods
ECO Outfitters LLC
Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission
G. Pucci & Sons, Inc.
Missile Baits LLC
OZ by ScentLok
Pelican International Inc.
Pure Fishing, Inc.
Smith’s Consumer Products, Inc.
St. Croix of Park Falls
YakGear & RailblazaUSA
Yo-Zuri America, Inc.
Z-Man Fishing Products
ICAST Cup Bass Fishing Tournament
Presented by MLF
6:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. Weigh in begins at approximately 9:30 a.m. Big Toho Marina
Presented by Major League Fishing (MLF), this one-of-a-kind tournament benefits the industry’s angler advocacy program, Keep America Fishing.
Each fishing team is paired with a media representative for an action-packed, four-hour bass-fishing “fish out” on Lake Toho.
The tournament features great prizes for top teams with the winners taking home the ICAST Cup.
An Exciting New Addition
MLF is partnering with USA Bass at the ICAST Cup Bass Fishing Tournament to award the top women’s pair a place on Team USA who will compete in the 2022 Pan Am Black Bass Championship in the United States. The “Olympics of Fishing.”
The ICAST Cup tournament is open to all interested anglers.
5:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. North Hall Show Floor – Booth 5100
One of the most popular ICAST events, the New Product Showcase, sponsored by Fishing Tackle Retailer, is a once-a-year opportunity to see the latest and greatest innovations all in one place.
Only registered buyers and individuals with Media-Editorial badges are eligible to vote in the New Product Showcase.
Voting for the 30 “Best of Category” winners begins on Tuesday, July 20, at 5:00 p.m. during the New Product Showcase Preview Reception and ends at 2:00 p.m. on Wednesday, July 21.
The ICAST 2021 New Product Showcase “Best of Category” winners will be announced during the Wednesday night awards reception in Room N320 beginning at 6:00 p.m.
Understanding Your Federal Excise Tax Obligations
3:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. Room N210E
This special seminar will provide an overview of the excise tax obligations for fishing tackle manufacturers and importers.
The presenters are excise tax specialists and will be addressing issues such as taxable products and tax computation formulas with plenty of time for Q & A. Individual appointments can be made by texting Mitch King at 303-585-0377.
Free to all badged ICAST attendees.
Presenters: Mitch King, Excise Tax Specialist, Wildlife Management Institute; Tim Boes, Excise Tax Policy Analyst – Sport Fishing & Archery, Internal Revenue Service; and Bob Curry, Deputy Assistant Director, Wildlife & Sportfish Restoration Program, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
Super Tuesday Photo Gallery
Photos from Previous Years
On the Water Product Demos
ICAST Cup Bass Fishing Tournament
New Product Showcase Preview Reception
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