Lew's Fishing Tackle

Lew's Fishing Tackle
SFA Program

Lew’s® Speed Fishing Awards


Lew’s® is excited to announce the continuance of the Lew’s® Speed Fishing Awards Program for the 2017 fishing season. Lew’s will award cash prizes to the Speed Fishing Awards members who are the winners or highest qualifying finishers of sanctioned events, and are owners of Lew’s rods and reels. Eligiblie events for SFA awards are, FLW Costa and BFL, B.A.S.S. Opens, Texas Team Trail, Alabama Team Trail, Anglers in Action, Ozark Mountain Team Trail, Everett Team Trail and Webb Outdoors Elite Pro.

The program is just $29.95 ($24.00 plus $5.95 in shipping and handling) for a one year (January 1, 2017 – December 31, 2017) membership and gives all anglers the chance to compete for, and win, extra money just for fishing with Lew’s® rods and reels. See our Membership Kit

Any Lew's rod and reel manufactured since 2014 and registered with us makes you eligible for this program.

Tournament Winner Award

A Speed Fishing Awards member winning a sanctioned event has the choice of receiving a $200 cash payout from Lew’s, or receiving a $300 gift certificate to be used on Lew’s products.

Team Event Awards

In a Team Event, if both members are Speed Fishing Rewards members that wins any sanctioned event only ONE award will be paid per winning team. Lew’s program winners of a sanctioned event have the choice of receiving a $200 cash payout from Lew’s, or receiving a $300 gift certificate to be used on Lew’s products.

Big Bass of the Year

Upon completion of the last sanctioned event of 2017, one Lew’s Speed Fishing Awards member will be chosen for the Big Bass Award based on the member with the largest bass caught in overall sanctioned events. The Lew’s Big Bass of the Year will receive a $1,000 gift certificate good for any Lew's products.

Official Rules


  1. Registration for Lew’s program must be submitted andconfirmed prior to any sanctioned tournament or event. Previous members of the Lew’s Speed Fishing Award program will need to re-register for the 2017 season.
  2. Membership costs $29.95 ($24.00 plus $5.95 in shipping and handling.) and is valid through December 31, 2017.
  3. Angler must be the owner of any Lew’s rod(s) and reel(s) manufactured and registered during or after 2014. Warranty registration will be verified on every item.
  4. Winners of sanctioned events must be verified through the tournament organization via website, official organization publication or tournament director.
  5. Lew’s decal must be visible on the boat (windshield, outside gunnel, etc.) and tow vehicle. Decals are provided when membership is purchased. This rule does not apply to co-anglers.
  6. Lew’s logo must be on angler's tournament jersey and or an official Lew's apparel item must be worn during the tournament. A Lew’s cap is provided when membership is purchased.
  7. Lew’s reserves the right to request photographic evidence of rod/reel ownership and use at any time. Failure to provide photographic evidence will result in disqualification in the Lew’s Speed Fishing Awards program.
  8. Lew’s® Speed Fishing Awards program winners will be responsible for paying all taxes on contingency earnings.
  9. All Lew’s® program claims must be submitted within 30 days of tournament win. Form can be found at Download Form
    • a. Cash payouts will be in the form of a bank check, and will be sent via the U.S. mail.
    • b. Gift certificates are only good through Lew’s directly. Once you receive your gift certificate through email/mail, please call 877-470-5397 to place your order. There is no expiration on Gift Certificates, nor does the value decrease over time
    • c. Winners should allow at least 8 weeks for approval, processing, and distribution of payouts/gift certificates.
    • d. Upon a member submitting for multiple cash payouts, Lew’s® needs a W9 on file for the applicant. Please submit the W9 along with your cash payout Download Payout Form. Lew’s® reserves the right to delay cash payout processing until a W9 is on file for the applicant.
  10. A Lew’s Speed Fishing Awards member winning a sanctioned tournament will be awarded the Tournament Winner Award.
    • a. All sanctioned events must have a 50 boat minimum.
    • b. The member will be given the choice of a $200 cash payout from Lew’s Fishing or a $300 gift certificate for any Lew’s Fishing product.
    • c. Gift certificates may only be redeemed exclusively through Lew’s Fishing.
  11. In a team event , if both Lew’s SFA program members win the event, only ONE award will be paid per winning team.
    • a. The Team Event members will be given the choice of $200 cash payout from Lew’s Fishing or a $300 gift certificate for any Lew’s fishing product.
    • b. Gift certificates may only be redeemed exclusively through Lew’s Fishing.
  12. The Lew’s Big Bass of the Year Award will be determined after the last sanctioned event in 2017. Only one will be awarded to the member with the largest bass caught in overall sanctioned events for the current year.
    • a. If a member competes in multiple divisions, Lew’s will only consider the largest bass from all divisions combined.
    • b. In the event of a tie, Lew’s will revert to the SFA member with the earliest registration.
    • c. The Lew’s Big Bass Award will be given a $1,000 gift certificate good for any Lew’s Fishing products.
    • d. The gift certificate may only be redeemed exclusively through Lew’s Fishing.

FAQs


  • Q1: Where can I sign up?
    A1: Go to our online webstore, purchase the membership, and one of our Awards employees will email you to complete your registration.
  • Q2: How do I get paid/receive my gift certificate once I win?
    A2: Winners will be verified through the tournament organization. Claims must be submitted within 30 days of the tournament win. Download Payout Form Please allow up to 8 weeks for processing and distributing the payout.
  • Q3: What products make me eligible?
    A3: You must have at least one Lew’s rod and one Lew’s reel registered on our warranty database. Any rod and reel manufactured since 2014 and registered with us makes you eligible for this program.
  • Q4: What tournaments are sanctioned and what do they pay?
    A4: For 2017 this program is limited to specific tournaments. Eligiblie events for SFA awards are, FLW Costa and BFL, B.A.S.S. Opens, Texas Team Trail, Alabama Team Trail, Anglers in Action, Ozark Mountain Team Trail, Everett Team Trail and Webb Outdoors Elite Pro. For a win, a member is eligible for $200 cash or a $300 Lew’s gift certificate. In a Team Event If both anglers are Lew’s Speed Fishing Awards members and win the Team Event Awards tournament, then team members will receive ONE award per winning team. The wining team has the choice of receiving a $200 cash payout form Lew's , or receiving a $300 gift certificate to be used on Lew's Products.
  • Q5: Where do I have to finish to get paid?
    A5: Lew’s Speed Fishing Awards members finishing in First Place in sanctioned events are eligible for payouts. If a Lew’s Speed Fishing Awards member is participating in a team event and wins the team is eligible for ONE payout per team.
  • Q6: What is the Lew’s Big Bass Award?
    A6: Upon completion of the last sanctioned events of 2017, a Lew’s Big Bass Award will be chosen based on the member with the largest Bass caught in combined overall sanctioned tournaments. The winner of The Lew’s Big Bass Award will be given a $1,000 gift certificate good for any Lew's products
  • Q7: Are co-anglers eligible for this program?
    A7: Yes. Co-anglers are eligible for the same payouts.
  • Q8: Where do I put my Lew’s decals?
    A8: One decal should be on your boat, and one on your tow vehicle. Please make sure they are visible.