HitchFire Among ICAST “Best of Category” Winners for 2021

July 28, 2021

Forge 15 grill wins Best of Giftware at ICAST’s New Product Showcase

Santa Cruz, CA (July 28, 2021) – This past Thursday, HitchFire’s Forge 15 grill took home “Best of Category” for Giftware at ICAST’s 2021 Chairman’s Industry Awards Reception. One of the most popular and highly anticipated events at ICAST, the New Product Showcase features the latest and greatest innovations across 30 product categories.

Beating out many other category entrants for Giftware, the Forge 15 was selected by a panel of credentialed buyers and media who voted for the best of the 2021 new product entries. Made for limitless adventure, the Forge 15 is a fitting winner for the category.

“A recognition like this is so validating, especially when it comes from a community like ICAST,” said Evan Currid, HitchFire CEO and Founder. “Our goal in creating the Forge 15 has always been to enhance the everyday adventure, we’re stoked that this award represents our work towards that goal.”

Launched last year, HitchFire’s Forge 15 can withstand miles of pavement or trails while securely attaching to your vehicle’s 2” receiver hitch. Launched in May 2021, their new Ultimate Grill Station™ offers a suite of grilling accessories including a side burner and maple cutting board that integrate seamlessly with the Forge 15 grill. Both are available for purchase on

About HitchFire:

Inspired by adventure, road trips, and the love of the outdoors, HitchFire leads a new category in hitch-based accessories, the rugged, hitch-mounted grills and accessories are purpose-built, made with the highest quality materials, and designed to withstand the roughest weather and toughest conditions for a world full of undiscovered trails and expeditions. It’s not just a grill, It’s Adventure Grilling™.

About ICAST:

Produced by the American Sportfishing Association, the International Convention of Allied Sportfishing Trades (ICAST) is the world’s largest sportfishing trade show. ICAST continues to be the place where the most valuable business relationships are born, strengthened and celebrated. Learn more at

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