ICAST 2020 New Product Showcase

ICAST 2020 New Product Showcase



ICAST 2020 New Product Showcase Best of Category Winner

1. Reaper Windproof 3-Layer Jacket

New Product Showcase: Cold Weather Technical Apparel

The Original Reaper — Upgraded. The Reaper Windproof 3-Layer Jacket is constructed from a durable stretch soft shell ripstop fabric with an ultra-warm Hexatron™ fleece lining and integrated face mask.

Learn more about Reaper Windproof 3L Jacket here


Angler comfortable in his Men's fishing windproof Reaper's jacket Closeup of the PU coasted zippers & side vents on the Reaper Windproof Jacket

For the angler looking for a jacket specifically for cold weather and Fall/Winter fishing, the Reaper Soft Shell Jacket is the versatile piece that checks all the boxes and more.


AFTCO's Reaper's Fishing Windproof Jacket


ICAST 2020 New Product Showcase Best of Category Winner TackleTour Best of ICAST 2020 - Fishing Apparel

2. Diffuse Air-0 Mesh® Fishing Shorts

New Product Showcase: Warm Weather Technical Apparel

The only shorts you need to diffuse any situation. AFTCO checks yet another box off the innovation bucket list with the first pair of technical fishing shorts made entirely of AFTCO's breathable, yet durable Air-O Mesh® technology. The Diffuse Air-O Mesh fishing shorts accomplish this with a proprietary 100% polyester mechanical stretch fabric with dissolving yarn that creates micro Air-O Mesh® venting throughout the shorts. Reap the benefits of ultimate comfort in warm, humid climates that would otherwise make for a sticky situation.

Learn more about Diffuse Air-0 Mesh® Fishing Shorts here


Close up of the Diffuse Pliers Pockets
Micropores on the air0mesh Diffuse fishing shorts

Featuring AFTCO's award-winning Air-0 Mesh® technology made possible with proprietary 100% polyester fabric with dissolving yarn.


ICAST 2020 New Product Showcase Best of Category Winner

3. Saba Recycled Seam-Free Boardshorts

New Product Showcase: Mens Lifestyle Apparel

A pair of boardshorts that cares about the environment? You got that right. This is AFTCO's first dive into recyclable material integrated within our technical fishing clothing. Saba recycled boardshorts are made out of sustainable 88% recycled polyester and 12% spandex fabric that is feather-light. In fact, these are the lightest boardshorts ever built by AFTCO. To accomplish this, AFTCO reduced the amount of seams and any other unnecessary trims to deliver maximum comfort with a "Seam-Free" construction.

Learn more about Saba Recycled Seam-Free Boardshorts here


AFTCO's Saba Men's Fishing Boardshorts displaying the PU coated zipper pocket
Saba the mackerel pattern on blue Saba Mackerel Men's Fishing Boarshorts in Charcoal

Made from a featherweight blend of recycled poly / spandex and seam-free construction for maximum comfort, Saba is the lightest pair of AFTCO boardshorts to date.

The Women's Hydronaut heavy duty waterproof system


4. Women's Hydronaut Heavy-Duty Waterproof Bib & Jacket

New Product Showcase: Womens Lifestyle Apparel

Hydronaut was meticulously designed based on direct feedback from the AFTCO Freshwater Pro Team to handle extreme foul weather conditions when comfort, performance and focus is needed most. Our ICAST award-winning Hydronaut jacket and fishing bibs are now available for the women on the water that need the ultimate in shelter from any storm.

Learn more about Women's Hydronaut here


Backside of the Women's Weatherproof Hydronaut Rain Jacket


AFTCO's Women's Hydronaut Jacket with Velcro closures


5. All-New 7" & 9" Flex-Fillet Knives

New Product Showcase: Cutlery, Handpliers or Tools

Top guides and anglers around the country have gravitated towards AFTCO’s fillet knives to provide the right tool to get the job done. We are excited to now offer a 7" & 9" flex-fillet version of our knives built in collaboraion with Böker. Get the precise cuts for Panfish, Flounder, or other species that require adequate flex for proper fish processing.

  • Böker 4116 German stainless steel blade
  • Full tang construction
  • 56-58 Rockwell hardness, sub-zero quench process
  • Upswept blade design

Learn more about our Flex-Fillet Knives here


AFTCO's Small Flex Fishing Knife for Panfish


6. Saiko Pro 100% Fluorocarbon 50 & 100 Yard Spools

New Product Showcase: Fishing Line

Saiko Pro is a 100% custom formula fluorocarbon made in Japan for optimum leader performance. Features a supple yet hard finish that provides supreme abrasion resistance — up to 20% stronger after abrasion than leading competitors. The knot and crimped strength of Saiko Pro is unmatched, and the line will generate bites from finicky tuna, billfish and inshore species when the other brands get refused!

Learn more about Saiko Pro here


Saiko Pro Fluorocarbon 50 Yard Spools
Saiko Pro Fluorocarbon 100 Yard Spools


7. JigPro Jigging Glove

New Product Showcase: Fishing Accessory

Designed with the input of world-famous jigging expert Benny Ortiz, the AFTCO JigPro gloves are built for the serious spinning or conventional jigging angler. From grip-enhancing palm panels to reinforced finger zones that allow you to monitor your line without hampering feel, these gloves have it all. The JigPro gloves deliver a definite advantage for all styles of saltwater jig fishing.

Learn more about JigPro Jigging Gloves here


Camo UV Protection Jigging Jig Fishing Gloves
Camo Jigging Jig Fishing Gloves