Bass Pro Shops introduces pro tour incentive program

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. — Bass Pro Shops is excited to announce improvements to their Bass Pro Shops Pro Tour Fishing Team Incentive program for 2014. 

New this year is the Bassmaster Elite Series Gold level with increased payouts for a tournament victory, free Bass Pro merchandise and extra incentives for a championship win, Angler of the Year finish and Bassmaster Classic qualification.

New Bassmaster Elite Series Silver level offers the same payout as 2013 with less requirements for anglers who may have sponsor restrictions. Also new for 2014 is the Pro Tour Bronze level for BASS Open anglers, FLW and PAA anglers. 

When anglers join the Bass Pro Shops Fishing Team – Pro Tour Level, they will qualify for Bass Pro Shops benefits enjoyed by the top anglers in the country. They can also earn extra incentive money with a tournament victory or as the highest finisher in qualifying tournaments.

Anglers who fish the B.A.S.S. Elite Series, B.A.S.S. Opens, FLW Tour or PAA events can earn up to $2,000 for a tournament victory or $500 as the highest finishing Bass Pro Fishing Team member. Plus, there are extra incentives like $5,000 for a championship win, $5,000 for Angler of the Year, and $500 for qualifying for the Bassmaster Classic.

In addition, they will receive discounts on Bass Pro Shops merchandise, free overnight shipping on branded merchandise, Bass Pro Shops preferred rewards membership, and tournament service support crew at many Elite Level events.

If you are a professional fisherman and want to learn how to earn extra cash and receive discounts on Bass Pro Shops merchandise, contact Rick Emmitt at