COLUMBIA, S.C. — Anglers competing in B.A.S.S.’s grass-roots and semi-pro fishing circuits can become eligible for cash rewards through Berkley’s new 2019 bait contingency program. Among partner tournament trails and events are BassPro.com Bassmaster Opens, (including pros and co-anglers), the Academy Sports + Outdoors B.A.S.S. Nation Championship presented by Magellan Outdoors and the Bassmaster Team Championship.
To participate, anglers must become a member of the Berkley Cast for Cash program. Memberships are $29.99 and include a pro pack of Berkley PowerBait, PowerBait MaxScent, hard baits, hat and decal with a MSRP of $47.95.
At each sanctioned tournament, the Top 2 finishers among all Berkley Cast for Cash members will be rewarded with cash prizes ranging from $100 to $2,000 with no limit as to how many times one can win.
“We recognize the passion for tournament bass fishing and want to do our part to reward anglers that trust in Berkley baits to help them catch more fish,” said Jon Schlosser, Berkley VP of Marketing. “We think this is an innovative and exciting program that will continue to grow in the future.”
Other partner trails include ABA, Bass Champs, Best Bass, Fishers of Men and FLW. A full list of sanctioned tournaments within these trails can be found on the Berkley website.
For more information on the Berkley Cast for Cash bait contingency program, and to become a member, visit www.berkley-fishing.com/CastforCash.
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B.A.S.S. is the worldwide authority on bass fishing and keeper of the culture of the sport, providing cutting edge content on bass fishing whenever, wherever and however bass fishing fans want to use it. Headquartered in Birmingham, Ala., the 500,000-member organization’s fully integrated media platforms include the industry’s leading magazines (Bassmaster and B.A.S.S. Times), website (Bassmaster.com), television show (The Bassmasters on ESPN2), radio show (Bassmaster Radio), social media programs and events. For 50 years, B.A.S.S. has been dedicated to access, conservation and youth fishing.
The Bassmaster Tournament Trail includes the most prestigious events at each level of competition, including the Bassmaster Elite Series, Bass Pro Shops Bassmaster Open Series, Academy Sports + Outdoors B.A.S.S. Nation Series presented by Magellan Outdoors, Carhartt Bassmaster College Series presented by Bass Pro Shops, Mossy Oak Fishing Bassmaster High School Series presented by DICK’S Sporting Goods, Toyota Bonus Bucks Bassmaster Team Championship and the ultimate celebration of competitive fishing, the Bassmaster Classic presented by DICK’S Sporting Goods.