2008 ICAST Show - Las Vegas, NV
KVD partners up with Plano for the new XL Gear Bag
Introduction: Just a few years back when
anglers heard the name Plano they thought of only plastic molded tackle storage
boxes, but that has all changed. With popular hybrid bags like the Flipsiders
Plano has attracted a much wider range of anglers, and this ICAST the company
goes tournament style with the KVD Signature Series XL gear bag.
Plano partnered up with Kevin
VanDam for their new bag
It makes sense for Plano to partner up with Kevin
VanDam, who is well known for his meticulous preparation and organization in
advance of tournaments.
happens to be among the most decorated anglers in history. As a two-time
Bassmaster Classic Champion, three time recipient of the B.A.S.S. Angler of the
Year award; Kevin understands tackle organization is key to his success.
Four Plano boxes are included with
the new KVD XL bag
his expertise, helping Plano® design the new tackle bag. Taking
everything Kevin wanted in a bag; Plano® created the new Kevin VanDam
Signature Series bags for Plano®’s new flagship product line, the
Guide Elite™ Series.
Plano's new KVD bag makes it easy
to access boxes from both sides
The 4880 KVD Signature Series
XL Gear Bag features an extra large main compartment
for storage of large gear. The 4880 KVD Signature Series XL Gear Bag is
constructed of easy to clean weather resistant fabrics and features 6 zippered
pockets and 11 mesh pockets.
Plano includes water resistant
packages designed to hold electronics
Both the front and back of the bag open to provide
easy access to all your gear stored inside. Two bags in one, the 4880 KVD
Signature Series XL Gear Bag comes with a removable zippered weather-resistant
take-along bag that stows in the front pocket. To help keep moisture out the
4880 KVD Signature Series XL Gear Bag is fitted with a molded water-proof
non-slip base and weather-resistant zippers. The 4880 KVD Signature Series Gear
Bag measures 27”L x 15.5”W x 15.75”H.
The water resistant bags are
removable, making it easier to access and stow your valuables
The 4870 KVD Signature
Series Bag packs all of the features of the 4880 into a more compact size, then
goes a step further by including four 3700 Series StowAway® utility
boxes. The 4870 KVD Signature Series Bag measures
22.75”L x 12”W x 12”H.
Jesse Simpkins from Plano shows us
the new KVD bag and the ICAST Award for Best of Show in the Tackle Management
The KVD bag is designed to feel comfortable
carried in the hand with the convenient handle, and even better over the
shoulder with the included strap. The design allows you to open and access the
Plano boxes inside when the bag is being carried, and boxes wont fall out
easily. The water resistant bags are great for digital cameras and cell phones
and other valuables. Just how much did attendees at the show like this bag? A
whole lot considering Plano went home with top honors in the tackle management