*Participating anglers must receive weight credit for contingency eligibility.
Note: In the event of a tie, both anglers will split the bonus.
Phoenix awards $35,000 to the winning pro in each qualifying tournament and the Tackle Warehouse Pro Circuit TITLE if he or she meets Phoenix MLF5 Bonus guidelines. Pros must be the original owner of a 2018 or newer Phoenix boat and meet all Phoenix MLF5 Bonus clothing, decal and participation requirements. The Phoenix logo must be visible across the front of the jersey (minimum 12” wide by 1.75” tall). All factory-installed Phoenix decals must be on the boat in their original position, or wrapped boats must have the Phoenix logo in the same size (38” long) and in an equally visible location as the original decals. Participation is $19.95 per year. Visit PhoenixBassBoats.com for registration and complete details.
The Mercury Bonus Bucks contingency bonus goes to the winning pro in each qualifying event if he or she is the original registered owner/first purchaser of a 2020 or newer 115-250 HP Mercury outboard. (Mercury National Team pro team members are excluded, as National Team contractual incentives will apply.)
It is the responsibility of anglers to make sure the engine is registered in their name with Mercury prior to competing. Non-registered engines will not be eligible. Note: For engines purchased from Mercury pro staff, please call the warranty line to confirm registration eligibility.
Tackle Warehouse Pro Circuit Qualifiers - $2,500
Tackle Warehouse Pro Circuit TITLE - $5,000
The Toyota Bonus Bucks program is totally free and is available to pros who tow with a 2018 or newer Toyota Tundra, Sequoia, Tacoma or 4Runner. For more information and to register for Toyota Bonus Bucks, please visit toyotatrucksbonusbucks.com.
Highest placing eligible entrant - $2,000
2nd highest placing eligible entrant - $1,000
Highest placing eligible entrant - $3,500
2nd highest placing eligible entrant - $1,500
General Tire is offering all MLF anglers access to purchase tires through the General Tire discount tire program plus the opportunity to win valuable contingency awards. Participating anglers must register at GeneralTireFishing.com at least eight days prior to the first tournament in which they will be eligible for a General Tire bonus and have a full set of General Tires on their vehicle. Anglers who registered in 2021 will automatically be enrolled for 2022. It is the responsibility of the participant to inform MLF of their participation in the General Tire contingency. Once enrolled, you may pick up two General Tire decals that must be displayed on your tow vehicle above the rear tires, one decal on each side of the vehicle, and two General Tire decals that must be displayed on the port and starboard gunnel of your boat (pros only). Decals will be available from the tournament director onsite the day prior to your tournament. The highest-finishing pro that meets General Tire contingency requirements at each Tackle Warehouse Pro Circuit tournament will receive a FREE set of General Tires and a $300 Visa gift card. There is no limit to the number of times a pro can win this contingency.
Validation of requirements: General Tire will provide a list of participating anglers to MLF prior to each tournament. Participating anglers must have clear photos of the required decals on their vehicle (pros and co-anglers) and boat (pros only) as proof of performance for the tournament director in the event the tournament director cannot verify decal placement in person. Photos must clearly show General Tires and decals on the vehicle for gift card eligibility. General Tire reserves the right to discontinue the contingency program at any time.
Power-Pole awards a $750 Captains Cash Bonus to the winning pro in each qualifier and the TITLE if he or she meets Captains Cash Rewards Club contingency requirements.
Wiley X awards a pair of Wiley X sunglasses (winner’s choice) to the highest-finishing pro in each Tackle Warehouse Pro Circuit event if he or she meets Wiley X MLF Rewards contingency requirements. Requirements: The Wiley X logo must be visible on the front of your jersey or Wiley X branded clothing, hat and/or visor. Wiley X branded sunglasses must be worn on stage (on your face, around your neck or on your hat). The Wiley X logo must be displayed on your tow vehicle and/or boat. You must verify participation in the Wiley X MLF Rewards program at registration for each tournament by showing MLF staff the Wiley X logo on your jersey, Wiley X branded clothing, hat and/or visor.
The top pro from the point standings after the six Tackle Warehouse Pro Circuit qualifiers (ties resolved by total weight) who has never fished a Tackle Warehouse Pro Circuit, FLW Tour (Major) or B.A.S.S. Elite Series tournament as a pro before this season wins the Polaris Rookie of the Year trophy and receives a Polaris Ranger 1000.
The top pro from the point standings after the six Tackle Warehouse Pro Circuit qualifiers (ties resolved by total weight) wins the Angler of the Year title, entry fees for the 2023 Tackle Warehouse Pro Circuit and automatic qualification for the 2023 TITLE provided he or she fishes the 2023 Tackle Warehouse Pro Circuit or Bass Pro Tour.
Epic Baits awards $1,000 to the winning pro in each Tackle Warehouse Pro Circuit qualifier and $2,000 to the winning pro at the TITLE if he or she meets Epic Baits contingency requirements.
Requirements: The Epic Rewards program is just $25 per tournament season. Sign up at https://epicbaitsfishing.com/product/2022-contingency-program/ to participate and download the Epic Baits logo. The Epic Baits logo must be visible on the front of the angler’s jersey, hat and/or visor. The Epic Baits logo must also be displayed on the angler’s tow vehicle and boat. Each angler must verify participation in the Epic Baits Rewards program at registration for each tournament by showing MLF staff the Epic Baits logo on his or her jersey, hat and/or visor and a photo of the logo on his or her tow vehicle and boat. It is the responsibility of each angler to let MLF staff know they are participating in the Epic Baits Rewards program prior to the start of competition. Anglers will be required to provide a PayPal or Venmo account to Epic Baits for payment of the contingency award.
The Epic Baits logo can be downloaded www.epicbaitsfishing.com.
Epic Baits hats, visors and, boat and vehicle decals are available for purchase at www.epicbaitsfishing.com.
Bass Boat Technologies awards $1,000 to the highest-finishing pro who has Bass Boat Technologies Dash AND Bow Mounts installed on their boat used in each Pro Circuit tournament. Heavy Duty Bass Boat Technologies Gimbal Brackets on other brand mounts do not qualify. One bonus is offered per tournament. For eligibility, you must notify MLF Membership Services at 270.252.1000 prior to competition. If you are determined to be the highest-finishing Bass Boat Technologies Bonus participant, you must verify your eligibility by showing the tournament director a photo of the required mounts installed on your boat that was used in the tournament.
Covercraft awards $500 at each Pro Circuit tournament to the pro who leads the opening round of competition at the end of Day 2 and retains the lead through the end of competition on Day 3. If the Day 2 leader does not successfully defend their lead on Day 3, no award is presented.