The International Convention of Allied Sportfishing Trades drew a record 15,000 attendees to Orlando, Fla., July 12-15, with exhibitors reporting robust sales activity during a high-energy four-day show.
SARASOTA, Fla. — More than 150 representatives from Chris-Craft dealerships in the United States and around the world gathered here during the weekend for the opportunity to test the boatbuilder’s entire fleet, including the new flagship Commander 42 and the new Calypso 30 dual console.
ORLANDO, Fla. — The International Convention of Allied Sportfishing Trades is wrapping up today with a record number of attendees — 15,000 — and exhibitors reporting robust sales activity during the high-energy four-day show.
ORLANDO, Fla. — Exhibitors at the new NMMA Marine Accessories Pavilion fielded a consistent flow of business activity on the first day of ICAST as they signed purchase orders, met new customers and networked with potential business partners on Wednesday.
ORLANDO, Fla. — ICAST organizers handed out two dozen Best of Show awards Wednesday night as the world’s largest sportfishing show wrapped up day three of the four-day event at the Orange County Convention Center.
ORLANDO, Fla. — The fishing and boating industries must find new and better ways to retain anglers to offset the sport’s decreasing number of participants.
ORLANDO, Fla. — The Professional Outdoor Media Association and the American Sportfishing Association’s Homer Circle Fishing Communicator Award was presented here on Tuesday to outdoor writer and broadcaster Wade Bourne.
Bombardier Recreational Products unveiled four new Evinrude E-TEC G2 models this weekend — the G2 150, 150 H.O. (High Output), 175 and 200. They join the high-horsepower G2 models introduced in 2014 that range from the 200 H.O. to 300 hp.
This weekend Evinrude in Milwaukee will host its entire dealer and OEM network and unveil its latest Evinrude E-TEC G2 innovations. Among those attending are 15 new dealers and two new OEMs from the last quarter.
Volvo Penta in early June introduced a joystick helm control system — Joystick Inboard — for conventional twin inboard-powered boats, along with another model of its Inboard Performance System. The new IPS couples a new pod (IPS 15) and a new diesel, the D8, which is offered in 600- and 550-hp models. The IPS700 uses…more