Sage Salt Fly Rod
Sage's "Best of Show" winning SALT fly rod.

IFTD 2014 'Best of Show' Winners Announced

At its annual "party at the pond" last night, IFTD announced the winners of its new products showcase at this year's show. Over 1,000 attendees voted, selecting their pick for the best product in 28 different categories which included several new women-specific categories. Simms and Sage stood out from the crowd, with Simms walking away with seven total awards and Sage winning both fly rod categories as well as taking home 'Best of Show' honors for its new SALT fly rod series.

Sage Salt Fly Rod
Sage's "Best of Show" winning SALT fly rod.

Other multiple category winners included Nautilus, which swept both fly reel categories and Fishpond, which received honors in both the chest pack/vest, eco-friendly product and the luggage categories. The full list of winners at the 2014 IFTD show in Orlando, Florida follows.

Vedavoo Little Bugger Sling Pack
Vedavoo's Little Bugger sling pack, winner for "Best Youth Product".
Best of Show SALT by Sage Fly Fishing
Fly Rod (Freshwater) ACCEL by Sage Fly Fishing
Fly Rod (Saltwater) SALT by Sage Fly Fishing
Reel (Freshwater) Silver King Silver by Nautilus Reels
Reel (Saltwater) Silver King Black by Nautilus Reels
Fly line (Freshwater) Sharkwave Siege by Scientific Anglers
Fly line (Saltwater) Permit Fly Line by RIO
Men's Waders Freestone Z by Simms Fishing Products
Women's Waders Freestone by Simms Fishing Products
Wading Boots Rivertek 2 Boa by Simms Fishing Products
Chest Pack / Vest Delta Sling by Fishpond
Men's Outerwear G4 Pro Jacket by Simms Fishing Products
Women's Outerwear Guide Jacket by Simms Fishing Products
Men's General Apparel Confluence Reversible by Simms Fishing Products
Women's General Apparel Solar Flex by Simms Fishing Products
Luggage Westwater Large by Fishpond
Eyewear Flex Spex
Youth Product Little Bugger Sling Pack by Vedavoo
Eco-friendly Product Roll Top Backpack by Fishpond
Boat/Personal Watercraft OSG Approach by Outcast Sporting Gear
Fly Box / Storage System Tacky Fly Box by Tacky Fly Fishing
Fly Tying / Materials / Equipment Fish Skull Fly Tester by Flymen Fishing Co.
Fly Pattern (Freshwater) J. Son Match and Catch by Angler Sport Group
Fly Pattern (Saltwater) Hudspeth’s Huds by Umpqua Feather Merchants
Accessory Abel Zinger by Abel Reels
DVD Waypoints by Confluence Films
Book All Fishermen Are Liars by Angler's Book Supply Co.
Gift Item Superfly Combo by Superfly International

Stay tuned for more updates on this year's IFTD show, including in-depth looks at some of this year's other winners, as well as other products you'll want to know about.

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