AFTCO’s ICAST Introductions

Check out these exciting new products from AFTCO that are being announced at the 2019 ICAST Show in Orlando, Florida.  Look for these products and more information to be released this year.

Overboard Submersible Shorts

Introducing AFTCO Overboard shorts featuring an integrated waterproof / submersible roll-top pocket. Built to keep your valuables safe whether you are in or on the water, AFTCO’s new Overboard fishing shorts were developed to push the boundaries of technical fishing clothing innovation. Overboard is packed to the gills with features like AFLITE ultralight fabric, AFLEX 4-way stretch, AFGUARD stain resistance, Cordura® lined pliers pocket, 21″ outseam, 10″ inseam and an active fit.

AFTCO believes in building products for the women who always out fish the men. It’s why they submitted the AFTCO Women’s Reaper into this year’s ICAST New Product Showcase to compete against the 100s of men’s apparel products.

Reaper delivers for the female angler with functional features like an integrated face / neck warmer, laser cut ventilation on mask / underarm, cinch cord hood anchoring system, Block Tapey pocket closure, hi / low position ponytail hood openings, AFGUARD stain release, DWR, mid-hip length and a toasty 100% poly bonded micro fleece fabric. No disrespect to your favorite cotton hoodie, but the AFTCO Reaper fleece hoodie will easily be a staple when things cool down and warmth is a necessity.

Saiko Pro 100% Fluorocarbon Leader

Available August 1st at an AFTCO tackle store near you.

Saiko Pro is a 100% custom formula fluorocarbon made in Japan for optimum leader performance. Featuring a supple yet hard finish that provides supreme abrasion resistance, Saiko Pro is stronger after abrasion than leading competitors. 12# to 80# test is available in both Clear and Pink. 100# to 300# test is available in Clear. The knot and crimped strength of AFTCO’s leader is unmatched and the line will generate bites from finicky tuna, billfish and inshore species when the other brands get refused!

AFTCO’s new 8″, 10″ and 12″ fish fillet knives are built in collaboration with Böker Germany to deliver premium blade options for gamefish processing of all sizes. The range of AFTCO fillet knives feature 4116 German stainless steel blades with a full tang construction and up sweep design. The premium Böker blades are easily distinguished with an AFTCO gold TIN / PVD finish that is bonded to the blade ensuring durable corrosion resistance. A 56-58 Rockwell hardness and sub-zero quench process helps maintain blade sharpness and edge retention. The handle features an over-molded slip-free polypropylene / TPR surface that is both anatomically and ergonomically correct for optimum in-hand feel. From walleye to wahoo, AFTCO’s fillet knives will provide the right tools to get the job done.

Yurei LS Air O Mesh Performance Shirt

Let’s be honest, sometimes mesh panels just don’t cut it. That’s why AFTCO developed Yurei with Air-O-Mesh super breathable fabric throughout the entire shirt. When you are faced with warm climates, high humidity and otherwise sticky situations, Yurei provides all day comfort, breathability and sun protection. Yurei Air-O-Mesh features AFBLOCK UPF 40 sun protection, AFCOOL quick dry moisture wicking, AFGUARD 3M stain resistance, thumbloops and antimicrobial treatment for odor control.

Check out the entire ICAST collection on the AFTCO website.