Bonus Programs

Phoenix Boats First Flight Program

The ABT Tournament Series is sanctioned as a Tier One tournament in the Phoenix Boats incentive program.

Eligibility & Payout
Original owners who finish in first place in a Tier One Tournament will be paid First Flight Tournament Rewards. For all the details plus the incentive program registration materials, visit Phoenix Boats.

Phoenix Boats Pay Day

Phoenix Boats will sponsor a $2,500 cash bonus called the Phoenix Boats Pay Day through the Alabama Bass Trail to the highest finishing angler in each tournament of the ABT Tournament Series and ABT 100 Series who fishes out of their original-owner Phoenix Boat. To qualify for the Phoenix Boats Pay Day, angler must:

  • Be the original owner and compete in their Phoenix Boat during the tournament all tournament days
  • Be the highest finishing team inside the top 25 and there is not a Phoenix Boats’ First Flight Winner
  • Have the Phoenix Boat registered with the Alabama Bass Trail staff prior to tournament date; entry forms will be available through the Alabama Bass Trail
  • Have a photo made on stage the day of the tournament with the Phoenix Boats Pay Day check
  • Final decisions will be made by the Director of the Alabama Bass Trail.
  • Register for the Phoenix Boats Pay Day Program

Alabama Bass Trail

$250 for the highest place finisher who is wearing an Alabama Bass Trail shirt, hat, or jersey in each tournament.

America’s First Federal Credit Union Bass Cash Bonus

America’s First Federal Credit Union will award $1,000.00 the highest finishing angler in the top 40 in each Alabama Bass Trail Tournament Series event who has their boat financed through the credit union. Anglers must sign up with the credit union at a pre-tournament meeting. AmFirst will also award an additional cash bonus of $1,000.00 to the above angler if their vehicle that towed the boat to the participating 2024 Alabama Bass Trail Tournament is also financed at AmFirst. AmFirst Bass Cash decal or AmFirst Bass Cash logoed apparel is required to be visibly displayed on tournament fishing boat or on the contestant during the duration of the tournament. The Bass Cash bonus will be paid once their membership has been verified by credit union officials.

Garmin Tournament Rewards

The top placing angler of a specified Garmin-sponsored fishing tournament from a boat equipped exclusively with mounted Garmin marine electronics, will be awarded $300 as part of Garmin Tournament Rewards. Additionally, the top placing angler with a Garmin Force Trolling Motor, will be awarded $200. Qualifying tournaments must have 20 boats or more participating. The Garmin Tournament Rewards is subject to all applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations and is void where prohibited by law.

Anglers must tell tournament staff they are eligible for Garmin incentive program.

Halo Fishing

Win more in 2024 with Halo Rods! Halo Rods will give away a $200 gift card for the highest qualifying finisher at every ABT Tournament Series and ABT 100 Series tournament. Halo Rods will hold a grand prize drawing at the end of the season for a “Fill your rod locker” prize. One team will walk away with a rod locker’s worth of Halo Rods. The team would receive one of every Halo HFX rod and 2 BB Frogging rods for a total of 16 rods. Total prizes value is over $5,200.00!

Any ABT or ABT 100 team who purchases two (2) KSII or HFX rods from now until the Championship is eligible (must be purchased before qualifying event.).


In coordination with the ABT, JACK’s invites you to go BACK BACK BACK to JACK’S! The ABT will be awarding one $100 gift card at each regular season ABT event and two $100 gift cards to a winning team at the ABT Championship.

Power-Pole Shallow Water Anchor

The ABT Tournament series is a sanctioned tournament in the Captains Cash Rewards Club. Qualifying winner of the divisional tournament events receive $100; qualifying winner of the championship tournament receive $250. Refer to power‐ for current rules.

Pro-Guide Batteries

Pro-Guide Batteries will pay out $250 to the highest finishing team in the top 20 that have one or more Pro-Guide Batteries in the boat during competition, or $500 to the highest finishing team in the Top 20 that a boat fully rigged with Pro-Guide Lithium Batteries during competition (starting & trolling). Must be registered with the Alabama Bass Trail. 

T-H Marine Atlas Awards

In 2024, TH Marine’s Atlas Awards program will pay $200 to the highest finisher for each tournament. Anglers must have registered as an Atlas Awards member on their ABT registration. Learn more about registering.

Yamaha Power Pay

ABT 100 anglers who are registered for Yamaha Power Pay may qualify for the $2,000 highest finisher bonus in all ABT 100 events. For full details and to register, visit