Some of the newest fishing tackle was on display at the the Pitman Creek Wholesale Fall Show, which was staged as scheduled despite the COVID-19 pandemic.
The Fishing Wire reports that the company’s hundreds of retail partners were in attendance and voted on a plethora of new items in the annual New Product Showcase. The stand-out product – Best in Show – was an updated 2021 version of the Defender rod series from Favorite.
The full list of winners were:
Accessory: Smith’s Consumer Products Mr. Crappie Slab-o-Matic Electric Knife
Terminal Tackle: Gamakatsu Gika Rig (pictured)
Hard Lure: Rapala OG Slim 6
Soft Lure: Googan Baits Bandito Bug 3.3-inch
Line: P-Line Topwater
Reel: Shimano SLX70MGL
Rod and Overall Best of Show: Favorite Fishing Defender rod series