Get Ready for the 2023 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 37 products win a “Best of Category” trophy and only one receives the overall “Best of Show” award.

Now it’s your turn to pick a favorite.

Back again for the second year, anglers everywhere are invited to join in the excitement that defines ICAST and pick their favorite new product for the ICAST 2023 Anglers’ Choice Award. This coveted new award is chosen by anglers and your chance to cast your vote is coming soon!

Voting will open at 8:00 a.m. on Sunday, Aug. 20, ET, and closes at midnight on Saturday, Aug. 26, PT.

During the next 3 weeks, take some time to review the 37 best of category awards and the instructions for voting below.

How to Vote for the ICAST 2023 Anglers’ Choice Award

Voting for your favorite product among the 37 New Product Showcase Best of Category winners is easy.

Please follow these three steps to vote for this year’s 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.
  • When voting starts on August 20, you’ll be able to 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 2023 Best of Category and Best of Show award winners on the ICAST website.