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  • Monday, June 21- Press Release

    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. Read more »

  • Big Rock Blue Marlin Tournament Press Release

    The Big Rock board of directors withheld presentation of blue marlin prize money until an alleged rules violation by the top team has been totally researched and a decision made regarding this alleged violation.

  • 52nd Big Rock Enters Final Day

    This morning as the final day of the 52nd annual Big Rock Blue Marlin Tournament got underway, 119-of-156 boats in the competition still have a chance to affect the final standings.

    Since 37 boats are fished out, some of our current leaders must wait at the docks to see if their leads can stand up one more day. Many divisional leads were tenuous as the final six hours of fishing began. Read more »

  • Wet-N-Wild Lands Third Place with 460-Pound Blue Marlin

    Wet-N-Wild, a boat captained by Tony Ross of Beaufort, experienced a day offshore much like it’s name.

    Ross and crew took over third place in the 52nd annual Big Rock Blue Marlin Tournament when they arrived at the scales Friday afternoon with a 460-pound catch reeled in by Joseph Engleby of Nazareth, Pa. Ross, who grew up in the Big Rock’s backyard always dreamed of fishing in this event. Now he has the Wet-N-Wild team in position to win $144,380. Read more »

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