When Big Rock president Casey Wagner stood in front of a large gathering Friday night at the Crystal Coast Civic Center to announce that 70 boats had registered for the one-day billfish event named in honor of his late wife, it seemed hard to believe that just a dozen years before the event drew much less than half that number. Read more »Submitted by thebigrock on Fri, 2012-06-08 21:54
Big Rock Landing boats have all reported blue marlin bites throughout the the last week of fishing on the Crystal Coast while all boats continue to catch massive amounts of dolphin.
The Big Rock Blue Marlin Tournament will kick off on June 8th with the Keli Wagner Lady Angler Reception and its one-day ladies tournament June 9th. Later that evening the Captain's Party will host Sleeping Booty, a great North Carolina band, that will keep you dancing the night away!
Registration is open now for both tournaments....come on and fish!! Read more »Submitted by thebigrock on Tue, 2012-05-29 13:22
For 2012 only, participating boats may depart alternative NC inlets to include Oregon Inlet, Hatteras Inlet, Ocracoke Inlet or Beaufort Inlet. The NC Governor’s Cup will be providing state certified scales at Pirate’s Cove Marina in Manteo, Hatteras Harbor Marina in Hatteras Village and at Big Rock Landing in Morehead City. Festivities at the Hatteras Village Civic Center will take place as planned including the Kick-Off Tuesday, May 15, the Cookout at the Hatteras Marlin Club on Thursday, May 17 and the Awards Banquet Saturday, May 19. Read more »Submitted by thebigrock on Thu, 2012-05-10 12:12
The 54th Annual Big Rock tournament program has arrived in the office and will be delivered to area retailers, restaurants, hotels and condos in the following weeks.
The beautiful 148-page full color program features the 2012 sponsors, 2011 participants, schedule of events, 2011 winner's photos, charities and a special section and timeline on the 15th Annual Keli Wagner Lady Angler Tournament. Read more »Submitted by thebigrock on Mon, 2012-04-30 17:02
The Big Rock Blue Marlin Tournament shirt colors have been chosen and will be delivered to area retailers before Easter week, April 8th.
The colored shirts are Custom Color brand shirts and the white will be a 6.1 oz Gildan. Shirt colors are Turquoise, Brook, Maize and Bay. Area retailers include:
MOREHEAD CITY: Tournament Headquarters, 70 West Marina, Dee Gee’s Gifts & Books, EJW Outdoors, Gloria’s Hallmark, Morehead Gulf Dock, Morehead City Yacht Basin, Wal-Mart and WalGreens. Read more »Submitted by thebigrock on Tue, 2012-02-14 15:39