IFTD 2018 New Product Showcase Winners Announced


Fishpond owners Will Kurtz, Johhny Lecoq, and Ben Kurtz with their four awards

Accessories – Under $100

Fishpond, Westbank Wader Belt

Accessories – Over $100

Riversmith, River Quiver

Gift Items – Under $100

DeYoung Studio, Wine Glass & Coaster Set

Youth Product – Gear/Apparel

Simms Fishing Products, Kid’s Tributary Wader


Anglers Book Supply, DOWN BY THE RIVER

Fly Box/Storage System – Gear

Tacky Fly Fishing, Flydrophobic SD Fly Box

Fly Hooks – Gear

Umpqua Feather Merchants           Specialty, S415 BN5X Hooks

Fly Tying Vices and Tying Tools – Gear

Umpqua Feather Merchants, TMC Ceramic Bobbin Fine

Fly Tying Materials

Gear, Cascade Crest Tools, Mangums “Mini “Dragon Tai

Eco Friendly – Gear

Fishpond, Thunderhead Chest Pack

Luggage (Bags, Backpacks) – Gear

Fishpond, Thunderhead Roll Top

Chest-Pack/Vest – Gear

Fishpond, Switchpack Belt System

Boat/Personal WaterCraft – Gear

East Cape Skiffs, SKANU

Fly Line – Freshwater

RIO, InTouch Big Nasty 4D

Fly Line – Saltwater

RIO, DirectCore Bonefish Line

Leader/Tippet – Gear

RIO, Trout Leader Selection

Fly Pattern – Freshwater

Fulling Mill LLC, Mousey McMouseface

Fly Pattern – Saltwater

Umpqua Feather Merchants, Aphlexo Crab, Gerbec’s

Fly Rod – Freshwater        

R.L. Winston Rod Company/Bauer Fly Reels, Winston PURE fly rods

Fly Rod – Saltwater

Thomas and Thomas, Zone 9′ 9wt, 4pc

Fly Rod – 2 Handed/Spey

Temple Fork Outfitters, Axiom II Switch

Reel – Freshwater

Abel Reels, Abel TR Reel

Reel – Saltwater

Ross Reels, Ross Evolution LTX Reel

Men’s – Waders

Simms Fishing Products, G3 Guide™ Wader River Cam

Men’s – Outerwear

Howler Brothers, Aguacero Rain Jacket

Men’s –General Apparel

Simms Fishing Products, TriComp Cool

Men’s – Wading Boots

Simms Fishing Products, Flyweight Boot

Women’s – Waders

Simms Fishing Products, Women’s Freestone® Wader

Women’s – Outerwear

Patagonia, Women’s Minimalist Jacket

Women’s – General Apparel

Patagonia, Women’s Tropic Comfort Hoody

Best of Show

Men’s – Wading Boots

Patagonia, Foot Tractor Wading Boots


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