Cast Your Vote for the First Ever Anglers’ Choice Award

ICAST – the world’s largest recreational fishing trade show – features the latest and greatest in gear, tackle, apparel and accessories for anglers everywhere.

One of the most anticipated events each year is the New Product Showcase featuring hundreds of the latest fishing product innovations. Everyone loves checking out the latest rods, reels and gear that debut at the show. Only 30 products win a “Best of Category” trophy and only one receives the overall “Best of Show” award.


This year, anglers everywhere are invited to join in the excitement that defines ICAST and pick their favorite new product for the ICAST 2022 Anglers’ Choice Award. This coveted new award is chosen by anglers and your chance to cast your vote opens today.

Voting is open from 8:00 a.m. on Sunday, August 21, Eastern Daylight Time, to midnight on Saturday, August 27, Pacific Daylight Time.

How to Vote for the ICAST 2022 Anglers’ Choice Award

Voting for your favorite product among the 30 New Product Showcase Best of Category Award winners is easy.

Please follow these three steps to vote for your choice for the Anglers’ Choice Award.

  • Go to the Map Your Show page to create a show planner with your unique email address. Setting up your MYS Planner is simple and takes just a few minutes.
  • Browse the New Product Showcase Best of Category winners.
  • Once you’ve found your favorite product for the Anglers’ Choice award, click the “Start Voting” button at the top of the page and select your product. Note: you must be signed in to submit a vote.

In the meantime, check out all the ICAST 2022 Best of Category and Best of Show award winners on the ICAST website.


The American Sportfishing Association (ASA) is the sportfishing industry’s trade association committed to representing the interests of the sportfishing and boating industries as well as the entire sportfishing community. We give the industry and anglers a unified voice when emerging laws and policies could significantly affect sportfishing business or sportfishing itself. ASA invests in long-term ventures to ensure the industry will remain strong and prosperous, as well as safeguard and promote the enduring economic, conservation and social values of sportfishing in America. ASA also gives America’s 55 million anglers a voice in policy decisions that affect their ability to sustainably fish on our nation’s waterways through Keep America Fishing, our national angler advocacy campaign. America’s anglers generate nearly $50 billion in retail sales with a $125 billion impact on the nation’s economy creating employment for 800,000 people.

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