Patriotic Angler Episode 43: ICAST 2017
The patriotic angler talks about the largest sportfishing tradeshow in the world. We talk about some of the new fishing products that will be available in 2017 and 2018. Like the new pen international fishing reels, the DOA PT-7, Bait Cloud Balls, Zone Lock Hooks, Winn Grips, Bote fishing vessels and much much more. We also talk about the excellent permit fishing in Pinellas County right now.
"I-CAST" I cast stands for "International Convention Of Allied Sportfishing Trade" The show is comprised of fishing manufacturers, buyers, retail tackle shops, wholesalers and the media. The show was put on him produced by the American Sportfishing Association. The American sportfishing Association is based in Alexandria Virginia and has been around for 84 years. They represent the entire fishing community by protecting our rights to fish. They also are involved in support Keep America Fishing and Keep Florida Fishing. We also talk about the "Sport Fishing Summit" which will be held on Clearwater Beach in Oct of 2017. the American sportfishing Association also runs the "Fish America Foundation" which is the conservation and habitat restoration arm of the organization, it provides funding to keep the nation's fisherman and its waterways healthy and accessible for all recreational anglers.