Bill Collector wins 17th annual KWLA tournament

Bill Collector anglers Linda Rice, Morehead City, and Jill Wilson, Cedar Point, combined to release a blue marlin and a sailfish Saturday to defeat a record field of 81 boats and win the 17 annual Keli Wagner Lady Angler (KWLA) tournament.

Rice reeled in and released her blue marlin at 9:31 a.m., but it was the sailfish that Wilson released 72 minutes later that gave Bill Collector the lead for good and a $8,606 share of the $17,212 purse. Read more »

Purchase Your Big Rock Merchandise Today

It doesn't matter if you're fishing Big Rock or you're heading to the scales for the weigh-ins, you'll want your Big Rock merchandise to commemorate the 56th Annual Big Rock Tournament! Our huge selection of items includes tumblers, visors, performance polos, phone cases, license plates and the always-anticipated Official Big Rock t-shirt! Read more »

Download Free Big Rock App to Follow All the Action

Whether you're walking the waterfront waiting for the next Blue Marlin to arrive at the weigh-in scales or you're unable to make it to the tournament, you can follow all the live up-to-the-minute action when you download the Big Rock Blue Marlin Tournament app from the Apple App Store.

This FREE app will allow you to see who's fishing, a list of all participants, as well as a current leaderboard updated with each new weigh-in and catch and release. Head to the App Store now so you won't miss a minute of the action! Read more »