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News & Notes from ICAST 2024

Orlando plays host to the annual fishing trade show. Here's a look at what's happening.

Lynn Burkhead

What's New at ICAST 2024?

Here's a look at some of the hot new fishing gear being unveiled at the Orlando show.

Florida Sportsman

New Quantum Saltwater Gear: Florida-Tested to the Max 

Quantum re-enters the saltwater market with high-performance reels and rods ideal for all

Jeff Weakley

Flyrod Combos to Get You Ready to Roll

Fly combos offer an affordable entry into the sport. Here's a look at four setups.

Chris O'Byrne

Downsized Rod, Upsized Offshore Fishing Fun?

Mini rods are making the rounds. A guide in Islamorada is making some interesting arguments.

David A. Brown

New Gear: Daiwa Seapower 1200 Power-Assist Reel

The new Seapower 1200 from Daiwa features a host of innovations that set the standard for

Florida Sportsman Staff

New Gear: PENN Wrath II Spinning Combo

Let's take a closer look at the PENN Wrath II spinning rod and reel combo

Florida Sportsman Staff

PENN Fathom II Level Drag

Let's take a closer look at the PENN Fathom II Level Drag conventional reel.

Florida Sportsman Staff

Everything You Need to Know About Fishing Reels

Buying and understanding fishing reels can be daunting. Let's cover what features really

Doug Olander

Florida Sportsman's 2023 Holiday Gift Guide

From technical to timeless, we've compiled a list of thoughtful outdoorsy gift ideas for the

Florida Sportsman Editors

Ugly Stik Carbon Inshore Rods

Ugly Stik offers carbon fiber inshore spinning and casting options for under $100

Florida Sportsman Editor

Daiwa Free Swimmer Series: Free-Spooling Made Easy

Fishing big live baits? Enjoy automatic, controllable line release with Daiwa's Free Swimmer

Florida Sportsman Editor

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