FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE___________________________________________
Minn Kota Ultrex™ Wins ICAST 2016 “Best of Show”
RACINE, WI (July 20, 2016): Produced Best of Show Minn Kota Ultrex by the American Sportfishing Association (ASA), the International Convention of Allied Sportfishing Trades (ICAST), is the world’s largest sportfishing trade show and the annual destination for the global recreational fishing industry.
Held this past July 12 – 15 at the Orange County Convention Center Orlando, Florida, ICAST 2016 set new attendance records, with approximately 15,000 representatives from the global sportfishing industry attending to see the latest innovations in gear, accessories and apparel.
Attendees rushed to see the latest and greatest featured in the New Product Showcase sponsored by Fishing Tackle Retailer, which embodies the sportfishing industry’s innovative and entrepreneurial spirit and rewards that ingenuity through the “Best of Show” new product awards competition.
This year, more than 1,000 tackle products and accessories were entered by more than 240 companies into 24 “Best of Show” categories in the New Product Showcase, all vying for the overall ICAST 2016 “Best of Show” award.
This year, Johnson Outdoors, Inc. and its Minn Kota® Ultrex™ were voted by buyers and media as the best product in both the Boat Accessories category and the overall “Best of Show.”