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  • Les Collins joins Big Rock Board of Directors

    The Big Rock board of directors has appointed Les Collins, owner of Collins Inc. in Smithfield, North Carolina, as its newest board member. Les has graciously donated the chase boat to Big Rock tournament for many years and offers great insight about the marine industry including his vast experience in the outboard boating class.

    “I'm excited and honored to be part of Big Rock and eager to help in any way I can”, commented Les. “I’m looking forward to 2016 and developing new ideas for the tournament,” he continued. Read more »


    The video debut for James Wesley's latest single "Hooked Up" will premier Monday August 31 across multiple CMT platforms.
    Hooked Up can be downloaded at iTunes. Proceeds from each download support the Big Rock Blue Marlin Charities and the ASA's Keep America Fishing Program

  • Big Rock is Having a Sale!

    Not catching any fish? Catch the Big Rock SALE! All 57th Annual shirts are now on sale online and in the store! Now is your chance to purchase remaining shirts at closeout pricing... $11 for short and long sleeve! Sizes vary and all sales will be final. Order online at before they are all gone or visit us at Tournament Headquarters, 710 Evans Street Monday-Saturday 10 am-6 pm!

  • Viking 62 wins 57th Big Rock

    Even though the Viking 62 team enjoyed an enormous lead throughout the 57th annual Big Rock Blue Marlin Tournament, the final hours proved a bit agonizing until the contest was finally over.

    Viking 62, captain Brian Komer, Riviera Beach, Fla., and angler Earle Hall, Hampton, Va., took the tournament’s inaugural lead early Monday when they showed up at the scales with a 680-pound blue marlin. Their catch was big enough to win 26 of the past 30 Big Rock competitions, but that didn’t make the final hours of the tournament go by any faster. Read more »