SAN ANTONIO, TX (September 29, 2023) – On September 23-24, the Association of Collegiate Anglers contested its first event of the season on the Bass Pro Shops Collegiate Bass Fishing Series.  The Bass Pro Shops Big Bass Bash presented by Berkley paid out close to $40,000 in prizes and contingencies.  One of the major contingencies awarded at the conclusion of the event was Garmin Tournament Rewards.

As the winner of the event, and being the highest placing Garmin user, Harlan Thomas claimed the $500 Garmin Tournament Rewards.  The Murray State University angler won the big bass format tournament with a largemouth bass weighing 6.31 pounds.

Garmin Tournament Rewards is a contingency bonus designed to reward anglers for using Garmin products and placing well in competitive tournaments.  To be eligible for the $500 cash prize, an angler must be the highest placing Garmin user at a qualifying Garmin-sanctioned event. The boat must be equipped with 1 or more Garmin fixed-mounted marine electronics or trolling motor.  Qualifying electronics include Garmin GPS units, fishfinders, combo units, chartplotters and trolling motors.  See complete rules and list of qualifying events at

Garmin Tournament Rewards is awarded at all Association of Collegiate Anglers events.  Find out more information here.

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