At ICAST 2022, Realistic Plastics Rule The Day - 27 East

At ICAST 2022, Realistic Plastics Rule The Day

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13 Reels has a new saltwater line, the AL, that is all aluminum and compares to some of the high end Shimano and Diawa reels, and is really cool looking with its all matte black finish.

13 Reels has a new saltwater line, the AL, that is all aluminum and compares to some of the high end Shimano and Diawa reels, and is really cool looking with its all matte black finish.

Quirky, and ridiculous looking with the snake head handle, but the ergonomic shape and arm support would make for much quicker and more powerful hook sets when bottom fishing.

Quirky, and ridiculous looking with the snake head handle, but the ergonomic shape and arm support would make for much quicker and more powerful hook sets when bottom fishing.

There are a lot of companies making hyper-realistic rubber imitations these days. You can hardly tell the difference between real and rubber, and a bluefish certainly won't care.

There are a lot of companies making hyper-realistic rubber imitations these days. You can hardly tell the difference between real and rubber, and a bluefish certainly won't care.

Van Staal just released its first major change to its flagship line of VS reels since they were created 30 years ago.

Van Staal just released its first major change to its flagship line of VS reels since they were created 30 years ago.

Tackle storage systems are all the rage and help keep the mobile fisherman organized and on the go.

Tackle storage systems are all the rage and help keep the mobile fisherman organized and on the go.

Bubba Blade has a clever new interchangeable blade kit for its popular (and pricey) fillet knives.

Bubba Blade has a clever new interchangeable blade kit for its popular (and pricey) fillet knives.

Opah's largest fish bag is about $100 less than other companies charge and is made of the same material as inflatable dinghys.

Opah's largest fish bag is about $100 less than other companies charge and is made of the same material as inflatable dinghys.

This update to the KastKing hand scale will make weighing big fish easier. And you can weigh fish up to 110 pounds on this scale.

This update to the KastKing hand scale will make weighing big fish easier. And you can weigh fish up to 110 pounds on this scale.

Tackle storage systems are all the rage and help keep the mobile fisherman organized and on the go.

Tackle storage systems are all the rage and help keep the mobile fisherman organized and on the go.

Zip neck sun shirt by J.B. Langley

Zip neck sun shirt by J.B. Langley

These multi-functional pliers by Gamakatsu were my favorites of many new products.

These multi-functional pliers by Gamakatsu were my favorites of many new products.

Zip neck sun shirt by J.B. Langley.

Zip neck sun shirt by J.B. Langley.

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In the Field

  • Publication: East Hampton Press
  • Published on: Jul 26, 2022
  • Columnist: Michael Wright
The fishing tackle industry has been through quite the roller-coaster the last couple of years — like all of us, I guess. When the pandemic hit, millions of dollars of... more

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