By bringing in the events heaviest bag of bass, Taylor Watkin’s 23-pounds, 6-ounces and lunker of 5-pounds, 7-ounces earned him bonus money this week on Lake Cumberland in Burnside, Kentucky.
For anglers entered into the Big Bite Challenge at each event, a bonus of $5700 Is awarded to the angler who weighs in the largest fish of the tournament. For non Big Bite anglers, the NPFL pays out $1000 to the angler with the largest fish. With Taylor Watkins 5-pound, 7-ounce largemouth bass, he took home this week’s Big Bite prize as well as the NPFL Big Bass for a total of $6,700 earned.
Beat Down Mount Weigh Live Challenge
The angler who records each catch on the Weigh Live Tracker App as close to the actual tournament weight at each event will receive a Beat Down Mount. This week at Cumberland, 4th place angler Todd Goade recorded exactly the same weight of 13-pounds, 2-ounces and takes home the contingency award.