AFTA Show Award Winners

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Wilson Fishing took out the prestigious John Dunphy Award for Innovation with the "Mustad Ink Vader".
John Dunphy Award For Innovation
Winner, Wilson Fishing, Mustad Ink Vader
Runner Up, Barambah Lures, Lure Fastening System
Best Rod
Winner, Shimano, Terez Spin, 69MH 40-80 lb
Runner Up, Daiwa, TD Commander 742 LXS
Best Combo
Winner, Daiwa, Tatula 150/702 MHB
Runner Up , Pure Fishing, AbuGarcia, Salty Stage Light, Jigging Low Profile/KRX Combo
Best Fly Fishing Rod
Winner, JM Gillies, Sage Trout LL Series
Runner Up, Tackle Tactics, Trycd Allfly
Best Game Fishing Rod
Winne, Wilson Fishing, Venom Ocean Gladiator
Runner Up, Daiwa, Spartan S74 4/5
Best Reel
Winner, Daiwa, 19 Certate LT 5000 Ark
Runner Up, Shimano, Stradic FL 2500 HG
Best Line
Winner, JM Gillies, Fins Fighter PRT Braid
Runner Up, tie between Daiwa, Saltiga 12 BEX UVF PE + Si and Shimano Ocea 8 PE Braid
Best Soft Lure
Winner, Wilson Fishing, Zerek Weedless Fish Trap
Runner Up, EJ Todd, Lunkerhunt Phantom Spider
Best Hard Lure
Winner, River2Sea Shogun Australia, Chasebaits Smuggler
Runner Up, Barambah Lures, Bony Shad
Best Fly Fishing Reel
Winner, JM Gillies, Sage Trout 4/5/6 Reel
Runner Up, Alvey, Saltwater Fly Reel
Best Fly Line
Winner, JM Gillies Agencies, Rio DC Flats Line
Runner Up, EJ Todd and Sons, Snowbee XS Plus Thistledown 5-7
Best Terminal Tackle
Winner, Halco Tackle, Single Strand Wire Traces
Runner Up, Tackle Tactics, TT Lures Big Eyez Jigheads
Best Game Fishing Lure
Winner, River2Sea Shogun Australia, Chasebaits TPE Ultimate Squid 300 mm
Runner Up, JM Gillies Agencies, Bluewater Speed Skirt
Best Game Fishing Accessory
Winner, Black Magic Tackle, Equalizer Twin Pin Pro
Runner Up, Wilson Fishing, 6.5” Pliers
Best Fishing/Boating Accessory
Winner, BLA, Humminbird Mega 360 Imaging
Runner Up, Yeti, Rambler R12 Bottle With Hot Shot Cap
Best Sunglasses
Winner, Spotters Sunglasses, Zane Carbon
Runner Up, Rapala VMC Australia, Costa Del Mar Rinconcito
Best Tackle Management
Winner, JM Gillies Agencies, Plano Edge Stowaway Model 500
Runner Up, Wilson Fishing, Tackle Backpack
Best Watersport/Diving Product
Winner, JM Gillies Agencies, Scotty Kayak Starter Pack
Runner up , tie between AFN Fishing & Outdoors, Anbi Switch, and Winner Best Watersport/Diving Product, Yeti, Sidekick Dry 100% Waterproof Gear Case
Best Outdoor/Camping Product
Winner, JM Gillies Agencies, Spypoint Link Micro Camera
Runner Up, Yeti, Tundra Haul
Best Clothing Accessory
Winner, JM Gillies Agencies, Gorilla Grip Rinoflex A5 Cut Glove
Runner Up, Frogleys Offshore, Atomic Casting Gloves
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