*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 Toyota Series Championship if he or she meets Phoenix MLF Bonus guidelines and the field is at least 60 boats. If the field is less than 60 boats, the bonus is $7,000. If the winner is not Phoenix MLF Bonus qualified, the highest-finishing pro who meets Phoenix MLF Bonus guidelines receives $1,000. Pros must be the original owner of a 2019 or newer Phoenix boat and meet all Phoenix MLF Bonus clothing, decal and participation requirements to receive the winner’s award of $35,000 or $7,000. Original owner and model year requirements do not apply to the highest-finisher award of $1,000. 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 2021 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.
Toyota Series Qualifiers - $1,500
Toyota Series Championship - $2,500
The Toyota Bonus Bucks program is totally free and is available to pros and co-anglers who tow with a 2019 or newer Toyota Tundra, Sequoia, Tacoma or 4Runner. For more information and to register for Toyota Bonus Bucks, please visit: toyotatrucksbonusbucks.com.
Toyota Series Pros:
Highest placing eligible entrant - $1,500
2nd highest placing eligible entrant - $1,000
Toyota Series Co-anglers:
Highest placing eligible entrant - $300
2nd highest placing eligible entrant - $150
Toyota Series Championship Pros:
Highest placing eligible entrant - $2,500
2nd highest placing eligible entrant - $1,000
Toyota Series Championship Co-anglers:
Highest placing eligible entrant - $500
2nd highest placing eligible entrant - $250
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 2022 will automatically be enrolled for 2023. 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 and co-angler that meet General Tire contingency requirements at each Toyota Series tournament will receive a $300 and $150 Visa gift card, respectively. There is no limit to the number of times a pro or co-angler can win this contingency. In addition to the awards listed above, the highest-finishing pro that meets General Tire contingency requirements in the final Angler of the Year standings in each division will receive a FREE set of General Tires.
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.
T-H Marine awards up to $1,500 cash or $2,000 store credit to Atlas Awards members who are the winners of sanctioned events, giving everyone the opportunity to win like top-level pros. If the winner is not an Atlas Award member, the highest finishing Atlas Awards member will receive $150, plus bonus money for additional T-H Marine products on their boat. Atlas Awards membership is just $29.99 for a one-year (Jan. 1, 2023 – Dec. 31, 2023). This includes one Atlas Awards hat and two T-H Marine decals. You must run a T-H Marine ATLAS Jack Plate on your boat to qualify. Logo must be visible on jersey. Visit thmarinesupplies.com for complete details.
$25 cash or $50 store credit for each verified product.
Power-Pole awards a $500 Captains Cash Bonus to the winning pro in each qualifier and the Toyota Series Championship if he or she meets Captains Cash Rewards Club contingency requirements.
The Strike King Co-angler of the Year in each division, as determined by total points, receives $2,000. Ties are resolved by total weight, then total number of fish and then total number of live fish.
The Angler of the Year in each division, as determined by total points, receives $5,000. Ties are resolved by total weight, then total number of fish and then total number of live fish.
Wiley X awards a pair of Wiley X sunglasses (winner’s choice) to the highest-finishing pro and a pair of Wiley X sunglasses (winner’s choice) to the highest-finishing co-angler in each Toyota Series tournament 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.
Epic Baits awards $500 to the winning pro and $250 to the winning co-angler in each Toyota Series qualifier and $1,000 to the winning pro and $500 to the winning co-angler at the Toyota Series Championship if he or she meets Epic Baits contingency requirements.
Requirements: The Epic Rewards program is just $28.95 per tournament season. Sign up at https://epicbaitsfishing.com to participate and download the Epic Baits logo. For pros, 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. 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. Angler(s) must receive tournament payout winnings in order to receive Epic Contingency winnings.
Next Gen Lithium Tournament Rewards is open to pros/boaters fishing sanctioned events. Annual membership is $24.95 and can be purchased at nextgenlithium.com. Next Gen Lithium decal must be displayed on participant’s boat windshield or driver’s console. All Next Gen Lithium requirements must be met to qualify for awards. Only wins at sanctioned tournaments listed on nextgenlithium.com are eligible.