June 21, 2010
Big Rock Press Release
The Big Rock Board of Directors is still in the process of investigating the alleged rule violation by the fishing vessel "Citation" with regards to the 883 pound Marlin weighed in on June 14, 2010. The violation centers on whether the Mate on the "Citation" had been timely issued a Coastal Recreational Fishing License required by our Tournament as well as the State of North Carolina. We have been in contact with the Division of Marine Fisheries as well as the NC Attorney General's Office.
We are exercising due diligence in this investigation, so to protect our participants, sponsors and charities.
-Big Rock Blue Marlin Tournament Board of Directors