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New Clothing and Sunglasses at ICAST 2015

New Clothing and Sunglasses at ICAST 2015
Wear it to win it, says Typhoon regarding its awards program for FLW tournament anglers who place high in the standings while wearing Typhoon glasses. They might be Cedros Isle glasses like the ones shown here. Mirrored green lenses retail for about $84.99; plain tinted lenses go for $74.99 TyphoonOptics.com

Sunglasses and clothing that can resist all that Mother Nature throws at it are critical for hard-core anglers. Here’s what’s new in those categories at this year’s ICAST show.

 

Clothing

Huk (pronounced

Huk

Huk (pronounced “hook”) is coming into the tournament fishing world big-time. Here, Marketing Specialist Barry Gaines displays one of Huk’s new technical fishing shirts with mesh cloth under the arms. The 2016 product line will cover an angler from head to foot, and in all kinds of weather. HukGear.com

 

Grundens

Grundens is a new technical clothing company that is turning a lot of heads at ICAST. Here, Product Director Eric Tietje holds a pair of virtually indestructible fishing pants that blend fabrics of different weights together for more durability. The plier pockets are lined with a puncture-proof inner coating. Shorts, fishing shirts and rainwear are designed with the same functionality in mind. Grundens.com

 

Brand Communication Manager Rick Hohn is excited about the new ProDry line of rainwear from Simms. It's lighter in weight and well-suited for dealing with thunderstorms that pop up in the summer. SimmsFishing.com

Simms

Brand Communication Manager Rick Hohn is excited about the new ProDry line of rainwear from Simms. It’s lighter in weight and well-suited for dealing with thunderstorms that pop up in the summer. SimmsFishing.com

 

Jay Dempsey shows off Under Armour's new Ranger fishing glasses that will be available soon. This pair has frames cloaked with Realtree camouflage. UnderArmour.com

Under Armour

Jay Dempsey shows off Under Armour’s new Ranger fishing glasses that will be available soon. This pair has frames cloaked with Realtree camouflage. UnderArmour.com

 

The sun protection clothing company has added a zillion new colors to its already extensive line of neck gaiters and head covers. An extra-large size has been added to the range and is designed to fit guys with big noggins a bit looser. BuffWear.com

Buff

The sun protection clothing company has added a zillion new colors to its already extensive line of neck gaiters and head covers. An extra-large size has been added to the range and is designed to fit guys with big noggins a bit looser. BuffWear.com

 

Sunglasses

Get these glasses in three frame colors (tortoise, black or olive black) with six lens colors for $89.99. The frames are made in Italy. TyphoonOptics.com

Typhoon Zabra

Get these glasses in three frame colors (tortoise, black or olive black) with six lens colors for $89.99. The frames are made in Italy. TyphoonOptics.com

 

Wear it to win it, says Typhoon regarding its awards program for FLW tournament anglers who place high in the standings while wearing Typhoon glasses. They might be Cedros Isle glasses like the ones shown here. Mirrored green lenses retail for about $84.99; plain tinted lenses go for $74.99 TyphoonOptics.com

Typhoon Cedros Isle

Wear it to win it, says Typhoon regarding its awards program for FLW tournament anglers who place high in the standings while wearing Typhoon glasses. They might be Cedros Isle glasses like the ones shown here. Mirrored green lenses retail for about $84.99; plain tinted lenses go for $74.99 TyphoonOptics.com

 

The Wiley X family of sunglasses has grown by 17 models, including the Tide shown. It features Climate Control, with a seal that blocks out wind, bugs and debris when you're running down the lake. WileyX.com

Wiley X

The Wiley X family of sunglasses has grown by 17 models, including the Tide shown. It features Climate Control, with a seal that blocks out wind, bugs and debris when you’re running down the lake. WileyX.com

 

Bud Hanson of Costa is just hanging out in that company's booth at ICAST 2015. Hanson is sporting Costa's Rooster fishing glasses. They're available in several lens and frame colors. CostaDelMar.com

Costa Del Mar

Bud Hanson of Costa is just hanging out in that company’s booth at ICAST 2015. Hanson is sporting Costa’s Rooster fishing glasses. They’re available in several lens and frame colors. CostaDelMar.com

 

Native Eyewear is the new kid on the block as far as fishing eyewear is concerned. VP of Sales Kevin Karch thinks anglers will like the Colorado company's range of lenses and frames. NativeEyewear.com

Native Eyewear

Native Eyewear is the new kid on the block as far as fishing eyewear is concerned. VP of Sales Kevin Karch thinks anglers will like the Colorado company’s range of lenses and frames. NativeEyewear.com

 

 

 

 

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Matlock Flips Bushes for Title

Matlock Flips Bushes for Title

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Quaintance Makes it Two on Pickwick

Quaintance Makes it Two on Pickwick

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Laufenberg Claims Mighty Miss Title

Laufenberg Claims Mighty Miss Title

Cade Laufenberg of Goodview, Minnesota, won Saturday’s T-H Marine FLW Bass Fishing League (BFL) Great Lakes Division opener on the Mississippi River at La Crosse presented by Navionics with five bass weighing 16 pounds, 7 ounces. For his day on the water, Laufenberg pocketed $4,355. READ MORE »

Chico Wins on Clear

Chico Wins on Clear

The Chico State University duo of Carson Leber of Dixon, California, and Chad Sweitzer of Chico, California, won the YETI FLW College Fishing event on Clear Lake presented by Costa Saturday with a five-bass limit weighing 17 pounds, 9 ounces. The victory earned the Wildcats’ bass club $2,000 and a slot in the 2020 FLW College Fishing National Championship. READ MORE »

Sales Earns Top Spot on Cherokee

Sales Earns Top Spot on Cherokee

Hunter Sales of Blaine, Tennessee, caught five bass Saturday weighing 14 pounds, 12 ounces, to win the T-H Marine FLW Bass Fishing League (BFL) Volunteer Division event on Lake Cherokee. Sales earned $3,455 for his efforts. READ MORE »

Burger Smashes 23-9 on Chesapeake Bay

Burger Smashes 23-9 on Chesapeake Bay

Jason Burger of Bridgeton, New Jersey, won the T-H Marine FLW Bass Fishing League (BFL) Northeast Division opener on the Chesapeake Bay presented by Navionics Saturday with five bass weighing 23 pounds, 9 ounces. For his efforts, Burger pocketed $4,000. READ MORE »

Boehle Runs Shad Spawn, Points for W

Boehle Runs Shad Spawn, Points for W

Adam Boehle of Warrenton, Missouri, caught five bass Saturday weighing 20 pounds, 12 ounces, to win the T-H Marine FLW Bass Fishing League (BFL) tournament on Lake of the Ozarks. Boehle pocketed $4,938 for his win in the event presented by Navionics and 250 points in the Ozark Division presented by Bassing Bob standings. The winner of the division’s Angler of the Year title after five tournaments will win $3,000. READ MORE »

Allman Wins on Wylie

Allman Wins on Wylie

Mike Allman of York, South Carolina, caught five bass Saturday weighing 14 pounds, 7 ounces, to win the T-H Marine FLW Bass Fishing League (BFL) South Carolina Division event on Lake Wylie. Allman earned $2,500 for his efforts. READ MORE »

Lake County Drops 23-9 on Clear Lake

Lake County Drops 23-9 on Clear Lake

The Lake County High School Fishing Club duo of Cooper Goff and Nathan Phillips, both of Kelseyville, California, brought a five-bass limit to the scale Saturday weighing 23 pounds, 9 ounces to win the 2019 Bass Pro Shops FLW High School Fishing Clear Lake Open. READ MORE »

Grover Grabs Clear Lake Title

Grover Grabs Clear Lake Title

Clear Lake is always a fun place to fish, but wind, rain and cooler temperatures made things tough for the second stop of the Costa FLW Series Western Division event presented by Ranger Boats, and the famed fishery wasn't as kind as it can be with many pros struggling as the week went on. Kyle Grover, on the other hand, only got better as the tournament progressed. READ MORE »

Top 5 Patterns from Clear Lake Day 2

Top 5 Patterns from Clear Lake Day 2

Drop-shotting tules was the main pattern for Uribe and knowing how to reach the fish made all the difference. Adjusting to the conditions was definitely key on day two, and no doubt the rest of the top pros had to go with the flow to stay in sight of the title. READ MORE »

Uribe in Charge on Clear Lake

Uribe in Charge on Clear Lake

When weather woes nixed Joe Uribe Jr.’s initial objective, the resilient angler from Surprise, Ariz., refocused his effort and sacked up a limit of 19 pounds, 5 ounces to take over the lead on day two of the Costa FLW Series Western Division event presented by Ranger Boats and hosted by Konocti Vista Casino Resort & Marina with a total weight of 41-13. READ MORE »

Clear Lake Midday Update – Day 2

Clear Lake Midday Update – Day 2

Clear Lake was in a foul, foul mood this morning for the second day’s launch of the Costa FLW Series Western Division event, which is presented by Ranger Boats and hosted by Konocti Vista Casino Resort & Marina. Absent was the drizzly rain of yesterday, but the tradeoff was a 15- to 20-mph northwest wind that turned the lake into a washing machine. READ MORE »

Top 5 Patterns from Clear Lake Day 1

Top 5 Patterns from Clear Lake Day 1

Lane Olson of Forest Grove, Ore., benefitted from a double dose of Clear Lake kickers when he found the right set of docks in a major spawning bay. Finesse baits did the trick up shallow for the day one leader at the Costa FLW Series Western Division event presented by Ranger Boats. Other slow presentations served his brief offshore work. Handling the day’s weather challenges was a big part of Olson’s success.  Here are the details of the rest of the top five. READ MORE »

Olson Out in Front at Clear Lake

Olson Out in Front at Clear Lake

Lane Olson of Forest Grove, Ore., was able to separate himself from the pack on day one of the Costa FLW Series Western Division event presented by Ranger Boats with a five-bass limit weighing 25 pounds. One of four anglers to crack 20 pounds, Olson leads second-place pro Joe Uribe Jr. by 2 1/2 pounds. The rest of the top 20 are packed together with just a few pounds separating them.  READ MORE »

Clear Lake Midday Update – Day 1

Clear Lake Midday Update – Day 1

The weather system pushing through northern California brought dreary, drizzly conditions interspersed with occasional steady spells of light rain for day one of the Costa FLW Series Western Division event, which is presented by ranger Boats and hosted by Konocti Vista Casino Resort & Marina. The sun made only a few peeking appearances, but there were several bright spots in the morning’s activity. READ MORE »

South Laurel Wins KHSAA Championship on Kentucky

South Laurel Wins KHSAA Championship on Kentucky

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Manson Nets Third Win

Manson Nets Third Win

Scott Manson of Covington, Ohio, brought five bass to the scale Saturday weighing 13 pounds, 4 ounces, to take top honors at the T-H Marine FLW Bass Fishing League (BFL) Buckeye Division opener on Grand Lake-St. Mary’s presented by Navionics. For his efforts, Manson netted $4,046. READ MORE »

Herron, Rutland tie on Lay Lake

Herron, Rutland tie on Lay Lake

Dusty Herron of Alabaster, Alabama, and Chris Rutland of Wetumpka, Alabama, each caught five bass Saturday weighing 16 pounds even to tie for the win at the T-H Marine FLW Bass Fishing League (BFL) Bama Division tournament on Lay Lake. After contingency awards, Rutland earned $3,435, while Herron took home $2,435. READ MORE »

Shad Spawn Takes Elrod to Top

Shad Spawn Takes Elrod to Top

Bryan Elrod of Mechanicsville, Virginia, won the T-H Marine FLW Bass Fishing League (BFL) Piedmont Division tournament on Smith Mountain Lake presented by Navionics Saturday with five bass weighing 17 pounds, 1 ounce. For his efforts, Elrod pocketed $3,766. READ MORE »