COLUMBIA, SC (WIS) - It was a big pay day for Anthony Gagliardi Sunday.
The Prosperity native took home the $500,000 grand prize in the Forrest Wood Cup held in Columbia.
Anglers from across the nation headed to Lake Murray to claim the top prize.
The final weigh-in was held at Colonial Life Arena before a packed house.
Scott Canterbury of Springville, Ala. claimed the $60,000 second prize, Brent Ehrler of Redlands, Calif. earned the $50,000 third prize and Casey Ashley of Donalds, South Carolina placed fourth, taking home $40,000.