ASA would like to thank its generous members who signed on as ICAST sponsors. Our ICAST 2016 sponsors are:
|American Heroes Channel
Discovery's American Heroes Channel, AHC, launches its Outdoor Block beginning 3rd quarter 2016 with the greatest outdoor programs in the country. Ranked among the top male skewing networks, AHC embraces the modern day heroes of today, such as military, police, fire fighters, first responders and everyday heroic Americans.Watch the Finest Line Up of Outdoor Programs Weekends on Discovery's American Heroes Channel.
Columbia, the flagship brand of Portland, Oregon-based Columbia Sportswear Company, has been creating innovative apparel, footwear, accessories and equipment for outdoor enthusiasts since 1938. Columbia has become a leading global brand by channeling the company's passion for the outdoors into technologies and performance products that keep people warm, dry, cool and protected year-round.
We build the clearest sunglasses on the planet for those who live to be on the water. Born on the water and we're still inspired by it. We want to be on it, we want to protect it, and we want to inspire others to do the same.
|Crocodile Bay Resort
Crocodile Bay Resort, located on Costa Rica's South Pacific Coast, offers world-class saltwater fishing. Fishing in Costa Rica's Golfo Dulce is excellent throughout the year, and anglers will delight in the diversity of offshore and inshore fishing with Costa Rica's pristine beaches and jungle as the backdrop.
Discovery Communications’ Destination America is home to Destination Adventure every Saturday and Sunday morning showcasing the top freshwater and saltwater fishing programs in America. With the largest tvhh reach of all networks carrying outdoor programming during the weekend, the audience is measured by Nielsen and is seen in every TV market in the US.Join America in tuning in to Destination Adventure every weekend on Destination America.
Kissimmee is the gateway to fun, with access to world-famous theme parks, a diverse slate of outdoor adventures ranging from slow and easy to roller-coaster thrilling. For freshwater fishing enthusiasts, try your hand at catching record-setting bass in the Kissimmee Chain of Lakes, one of the country’s premier largemouth bass fisheries. Whether hiring a fishing guide to bring you to the hottest fishing spots, staying at an old Florida-style fish camp to provide the perfect starting point for a nostalgic trip, or fishing in a major tournament – Kissimmee has it all.
|Fishing Tackle Retailer
Fishing Tackle Retailer is the “Hotline to the Pipeline” for the sportfishing industry and is acknowledged as the voice of the sportfishing industry.
Florida Sportsman Magazine is a complete guide to the Florida outdoors. Covering fishing, boating, hunting, and conservation.
FLW is the world’s largest tournament-fishing organization, providing anglers of all skill levels the opportunity to compete for millions in prize money in 2016 across five tournament circuits. Headquartered in Benton, Kentucky, with offices in Minneapolis, FLW conducts more than 235 bass-fishing tournaments annually across the United States and sanctions tournaments in Canada, China, Mexico and South Korea.
| The Recreational Boating & Fishing Foundation
The Recreational Boating & Fishing Foundation (RBFF) is a national, nonprofit organization that is leading the drive – in partnership with industry and government, and through its brands Take Me Fishing™ and Vamos A Pescar™ – to increase participation in recreational boating and fishing, thereby helping to conserve and restore our country’s aquatic natural resources.
|American Tackle Company
World renowned for our industry multi-award winning MicroWave Line Control System and with more than three decades servicing the tackle industry, American Tackle Co. is still leading the way with innovations and improvements that every angler will appreciate. Being avid anglers and rod builders ourselves, we take pride in offering the ultimate in diversity, durability – and above all – performance.
From rod blanks, reel seats and award winning guides as well as our newly introduced award-winning fishing line – we are committed to providing the fishing tackle industry with the very best quality products available.
Bonnier Corp. is one of the largest special-interest publishing groups in America, delivering best-in-class editorial content, products and solutions for more than 30 multichannel brands that extend into all platforms including magazines, digital media, books, events and product licensing. Bonnier Corp. strives to constantly reinvent the creation, distribution and refinement of the best content, media products and services available while staying true to the core DNA of its portfolio of brands, audiences and markets.Bonnier Corp.’s brands include Marlin, Sport Fishing, Salt Water Sportsman, Field and Stream, Outdoor Life, Sport Fishing Television and Saltwater.tv, an innovative new video platform. The Events and Entertainment Division manages and executes events such as the Los Cabos Billfish Tournament, Offshore World Championship, FishStock and Marlin University.Bonnier Corp. is owned by Sweden-based Bonnier AB, a multichannel media conglomerate operating in 15 countries.
Inspired by people that love fishing, FishHunter embraces the challenge of making technology that can enhance the fishing experience. FishHunter Inc. is the worlds leader in wireless, portable, fish finders, with the FishHunter Directional 3D, The World’s most powerful wireless, fish finder–FishHunter Military and now FishHunter PRO, the World’s fastest wireless, fish finder. FishHunter can last up to 10 hours on a single charge and fits right in your pocket. It works over Wifi and requires no cell reception or cellular data to work. Perfect for kayak fishing, small boat fishing, shore fishing and ice fishing.
GoPro, Inc. is transforming the way people capture and share their lives. What began as an idea to help athletes self-document themselves engaged in their sport has become a widely adopted solution for people to capture themselves engaged in their interests, whatever they may be. From extreme to mainstream, professional to consumer, GoPro enables the world to capture and share its passion. And in turn, the world has helped GoPro become one of the most exciting and aspirational companies of our time.
|Huk Performance Fishing
Huk Performance Apparel's mission is to unite all fishermen in the way a “huk” is a piece of equipment common to every single form of angling. From freshwater to salt, offshore to inshore, bait to artificial, spinning to casting to fly – our passion is all the same. Huk clothing represents a fresh take on the fishing world, offering styles that are young and current but still appeal to anglers of all ages. Huk’s innovative designs and technologically focused products, create the foundation and bring our core focus of authentic outdoor apparel into the industry.We are there for every fisherman, from the first cast to the last. Huk Performance Apparel unites all anglers regardless of their pursuit. For more information, go to www.hukgear.com or www.facebook.com/hukgear.
Kid Casters develops, manufactures, promotes and sells revolutionary youth fishing products unlike any other products currently on the market. Our mission is to get kids outdoors by introducing them to the joys of fishing at an early age in a fun, safe and educational manner. Our unique, innovative, and safe fishing products are the perfect way to introduce your child to the sport of fishing. Check out our patent pending no-tangle fishing rods, which are designed where the fishing line won’t get tangled on the rod. Also come see our complete fishing rod kits, which include a youth fishing rod, a practice casting plug, and patent pending sponge fish training lure. KID CASTERS® is WHERE FISHING BEGINS! ®
Koppers Fishing & Tackle is the manufacturer of LIVETARGET; a premium lure brand featuring life-like designs and distinctive branding. LIVETARGET is available in fresh & saltwater and won Best New Lure categories in 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013 & 2015. LIVETARGET can be found in most major chains and independent retailers throughout North America and around the world.
|Maxima Fishing Line
In 1920, at a time when craftsmanship was a matter of pride, Max Gottlieb Meinel established MAXIMA in Markneukirchen, Germany. Our dedication to quality, focus on customer satisfaction, exemplary engineering, and continuous product development are the basic elements in every spool of line.Today, fishermen in more than 70 countries trust in MAXIMA’s premium products.
|Outdoor Sportsman Group
Outdoor Sportsman Group is the global leader in outdoor media, featuring three dynamic, multi-platform brands — Outdoor Channel, Sportsman Channel and World Fishing Network — plus 15 market-leading outdoor magazines, 19 cutting edge websites and multiple production operations.We entertain, inform and engage America’s 134 million outdoor enthusiasts and armchair adventurers by delivering: Best-in-class content, the most trusted outdoor sports authorities, the world’s largest network of TV, digital and publication properties.
Pure Fishing is Building the World’s Best Fishing Tackle Company
The brands that came together to form Pure Fishing were founded by passionate inventors of much of the tackle that we use today. Their ingenious engineering created firsts in revolutionary reels; lightweight graphite rods; castable, high-strength fishing lines, and the most advanced soft baits. These discoveries firmly established our company at the forefront of technology.
Day by day, innovation by innovation, and catch by catch, each brand has earned a distinct and unique reputation with anglers worldwide. Each brand continues to build on that reputation as part of Pure Fishing.
Fishing to us is not just about business, it is about time shared with family and friends, time on the water, excitement and the environment. Pure Fishing is dedicated to helping anglers everywhere have more fun catching more fish.
What are you putting on your skin? Beyond Coastal provides the ultimate sun care for the outdoor athlete. We only use premium, antioxidant-rich inactive ingredients that protect, nourish, repair and hydrate your skin. Our line of Natural and Active sunscreen lotions have broad-spectrum UVA/UVB protection and are 80 minutes water resistant. Beyond Coastal is one of three companies to receive top rating in both mineral and non-mineral sunscreens from the Environmental Working Group (EWG).
Arguably the most famous name in sports cutlery, Buck Knives has provided innovative leadership in the field for over 110 years. Always famous for holding an edge, Buck blades are available in a wide range of knives specifically designed for end-users—from hunting and fishing to outdoor activities such as hiking, backpacking, and camping; from everyday uses to the extreme demands of trained professionals and serious adventurers. All Buck knives are backed by an unconditional Forever Warranty.
In 1983, a Colorado River guide sought a simple way to keep his sunglasses out of the water. Through this innovative idea the Chums original cotton retainer was born.
More than thirty years later, Chums is now a global brand that offers a wide range of outdoor products and apparel.
Chums’ mantra is simple: provide fun, quality products to enjoy while in the outdoors.
Chums: Helping you hang on since 1983
|Classic Fishing Products, Inc.
Since 1979 Classic Fishing Products, Inc. has been manufacturing soft plastic fishing lures from its facility in central Florida with a broad base appeal to anglers and a wide range of gamefish including bass, walleye, pike, stripers and saltwater gamefish like snook, trout, reds and more.
FishAngler, LLC. is the industry’s first true mobile sport’s fishing social network. Motivated by the lack of technological advancement in sports fishing space. The FishAngler’s app is paving the way for anglers to connect, catch, and compete all within one common platform. What started as an idea to advance the sport’s fishing industry into the mobile device space, has now evolved into a cross device platform that answers the call for a technological update in sport fishing industry. From beginners to avid professionals, FishAngler provides features for everyone to capture fishing’s finest moments, record & share catch data, promote, and connect with others alike.
|H2Outdoors Clothing Company
H2Outdoors Clothing’s creative approach to design Is why we are a leader in custom design for fishing and hunting apparel. We have developed our own brand of performance UV apparel. Anglers from all over the world look to carry the H2Outdoors brand and to use our design team to create their custom work. From Boat Captains, Fishing Tournaments, and Lure Companies for their garment needs.Stop by the booth and check out our attention to detail on our custom designed t-shirts.
|Sunsect – World-Class Insect Repellent + Sunscreen
Most people have no idea that using sunscreen and insect repellent together actually deactivate each other by up to 50%. However, that is not a problem for Sunsect. Sunsect is a patented insect repellent + sunscreen (DEET is our active ingredient) combination product that provides lasting protection against biting insects and damaging sunrays. Trusted by the U.S. military for 15 + years, Sunsect is available to the general public. It repels mosquitoes, ticks, no-see-ums, black flies, sand gnats, gnats, chiggers, chitras and other disease-carrying, biting insects. It is safe for children, unscented, non-greasy, water resistant, dries clear and lasts for hours. Sunsect is Made in the USA! Visit www.sunsect.com for more information.