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In celebration of reaching our 10th season, FWC has distributed pink tags on 10 bass around Florida.

Each reported tag that is TrophyCatch approved will be worth a minimum of $1,000!

Check back often; more details coming soon!


Cut and keep tag


Weigh and photograph bass



To qualify for prizes, you must: 

  1. CATCH a bass with the pink Golden Ba$$ Tag via hook and line.
  2. REMOVE and KEEP the pink Golden Ba$$ tag by cutting the tag close to the bass.
  3. PHOTO OR VIDEO DOCUMENT the entire bass on a scale with a readable weight to be submitted into TrophyCatch (TC) according to TC Rules
  4. REPORT your tag by calling the phone number on the tag, and RETAIN the tag for prize verification.
  5. LIVE RELEASE the bass back into the same water system that it was caught.
  • Anglers must follow all applicable State of Florida fishing regulations, including having a valid fishing license (or exemption).
  • The TrophyCatch Golden Ba$$ promotion ends on September 30, 2022.
  • Any bass bearing Golden Ba$$ tags caught after September 30, 2022, receive a standard $100 tag payment. 
  • If a bass bearing a Golden Ba$$ tag is caught and weighs less than 8 lbs., the angler must still document the fish’s weight according to TC Rules and submit it to TC. 
  • Prizing will be awarded at a Ceremony following the end of the 10-TAG promotion, prizing will start at $1,000
  • FWC employees including OPS are not eligible to win prizes.
  • Follow the TrophyCatch Rules and these 10-TAG Rules.