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  • Big Rock Blue Marlin Tournament raises $337,000 for charities

    By Jason O. Boyd, WCTI 12

    MOREHEAD CITY, Carteret County -

    Another successful year at the 57th annual Big Rock Blue Marlin Tournament raised $337,000, which was donated to charity.

    The organization made the announcement in a press release. A total of 20 checks were written to local charities, high schools, and worthy organizations. Read more »

  • New Big Rock BOO Marlin Tournament Apparel is in!

    How adorable are these Halloween Tribal Marlin Youth T-Shirts? The long sleeve t-shirt style is available in 2T, 3T, and 4T, as well as Youth Small, Medium and Large. The hoodie is available in Youth Small, Medium, and Large. Come visit the Big Rock BOO Marlin Tournament and treat your kids to one of these awesome new designs! Shop Monday-Saturday 10-5, online at our store or call us! 252-247-3575 ext. 4.

  • SKA Nationals held in Morehead City

    The Mercury National championship of the Southern Kingfish Association (SKA) will be held in Morehead City October 22-25, 2015.

    This exciting event is the largest of the SKA and open to both novice and seasoned anglers with a total of $283,000 in cash and prizes.

    The Morehead City waterfront will be teaming with booths and activity during the exciting kingfish weigh-ins.

    For more information contact or call 800-852-6262.

  • We will be OPEN!

    The Big Rock Blue Marlin Tournament will be open for business all weekend during The North Carolina Seafood Festival! Festival representatives are moving forward with activities downtown and vendors will be coming into town. Come see us at our new location, 710 Evans Street, Morehead City across from the Big Rock fountain. The only blowout we will have is all the cool new items that have just arrived and all 57th Annual shirts will be $10 each!

  • 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 »