GAME TIME WINS THE 66TH ANNUAL BIG ROCK

Three Teams Each Take Home Over $1.8 Million in Historic Payouts

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BIG ROCK RECAP

The 66th Annual Big Rock Blue Marlin Tournament, presented by Jarrett Bay Boatworks, featured a record-breaking fleet of 302 boats competing for a staggering total purse of $7,562,700. For the first time in sportfishing tournament history, the top three teams each won over $1.8 million!

GAME TIME was crowned the winner of the Big Rock Tournament with their 516lb blue marlin, which dominated the leaderboard all week. They claimed the Levels I, II, III, and IV prizes, totaling $1,816,375.

STAT SUMMARY

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Boats
$ 1
Total Purse
1
Releases
$ 1
Top Prize
1st Place Blue Marlin

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  • 100K G I V E A W A Y ❕❕

WE HIT 100K followers — To celebrate we’re giving you a chance to WIN tons of Big Rock gear + more, all packaged in an OtterBox Dry Duffle Bag

TO ENTER:
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Check our pinned post to see Randy’s Instagram debut! 🙌🏼

Winner will be announced Friday, 6/21 at noon. We will contact the winner directly via DM through this account — be cautious of spam accounts 🚨
  • Day 6 was a last day to remember, bringing ALL of the emotions 🙌🏼❕🎥
  • It’s GAME TIME 🏆👏🏼 The 66th Annual Big Rock Tournament Champion scored $1️⃣,8️⃣1️⃣6️⃣,3️⃣7️⃣5️⃣ for their 516 lb. Blue Marlin 💸💰
  • Day 6 Release Rewind ⏮️

5️⃣8️⃣ Billfish released

👉🏼 47 blue marlin
👉🏼 6 white marlin
👉🏼 5 sailfish

Video provided by @diamondfishingproducts and @zacataklures
  • Every Dad wants a Big Rock shirt for FATHER’S DAY! 💙 Shop our NEW Keystone Marlin Short Sleeve Tee available in adult AND youth sizes, online + in-store! #bigrocktournament 

Link in bio to shop online 📲

We’re open until 5PM, come see us!
  • GAMEFISH UPDATE: TUNA 🔄🔄🔄 

Waste Knot grabbed the daily lead with their 35.5 lb. Tuna bringing home $2,000! Sandbob took second with their 27.2 lb. Tuna, claiming $1,000!
  • GAMEFISH UPDATE: WAHOO 🔄🔄🔄 

Barbara B took the daily lead with their 27.7 lb. Wahoo bringing home $2,000! Micabe grabbed second with their 25.9 lb. Wahoo, claiming $1,000!
  • GAMEFISH UPDATE: DOLPHIN 🔄🔄🔄 

Sandy Girl took the daily lead with their 22.0 lb. Dolphin bringing home $2,000! Fin Planner II was a close second with their 21.7 lb. Dolphin, claiming $1,000!
  • GAME TIME is the 66th Annual Big Rock Blue Marlin Tournament CHAMPION 🏆 

Cashing in a 1️⃣.8️⃣ MILLION DOLLAR payout for their 516.0 lb. Blue Marlin!!
  • PIPE DOWN weighed the final fish of the 66th Annual #BigRockTournament 

The competition was down to the wire as the team weighed in the 425.1 lb. Blue Marlin, trailing BUILDER’S CHOICE in the Super 20 division by only 6.7lbs.
  • UPDATE 🚨PIPE DOWN has boated a Blue Marlin🚨 They’ll be at the scales around 6:30 PM!! 😆👏

TUNE IN to Big Rock TV 📺 for all the action!
  • Word offshore is that A-SALT-WEAPON has a nice fish on deck ☎️ We got Capt. Darrin on the line for a inside scoop on his way to the dock 🛥️
100K G I V E A W A Y ❕❕ WE HIT 100K followers — To celebrate we’re giving you a chance to WIN tons of Big Rock gear + more, all packaged in an OtterBox Dry Duffle Bag TO ENTER: 👍🏼LIKE this post
 🤳🏽REPOST this to your story & tag us 🗣️ TAG someone you’d want to win Big Rock with in the comments below Check our pinned post to see Randy’s Instagram debut! 🙌🏼 Winner will be announced Friday, 6/21 at noon. We will contact the winner directly via DM through this account — be cautious of spam accounts 🚨
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Day 6 was a last day to remember, bringing ALL of the emotions 🙌🏼❕🎥
2 days ago
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It’s GAME TIME 🏆👏🏼 The 66th Annual Big Rock Tournament Champion scored $1️⃣,8️⃣1️⃣6️⃣,3️⃣7️⃣5️⃣ for their 516 lb. Blue Marlin 💸💰
It’s GAME TIME 🏆👏🏼 The 66th Annual Big Rock Tournament Champion scored $1️⃣,8️⃣1️⃣6️⃣,3️⃣7️⃣5️⃣ for their 516 lb. Blue Marlin 💸💰
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Day 6 Release Rewind ⏮️ 5️⃣8️⃣ Billfish released 👉🏼 47 blue marlin 👉🏼 6 white marlin 👉🏼 5 sailfish Video provided by @diamondfishingproducts and @zacataklures
2 days ago
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4/12
Every Dad wants a Big Rock shirt for FATHER’S DAY! 💙 Shop our NEW Keystone Marlin Short Sleeve Tee available in adult AND youth sizes, online + in-store! #bigrocktournament 

Link in bio to shop online 📲

We’re open until 5PM, come see us!
Every Dad wants a Big Rock shirt for FATHER’S DAY! 💙 Shop our NEW Keystone Marlin Short Sleeve Tee available in adult AND youth sizes, online + in-store! #bigrocktournament Link in bio to shop online 📲 We’re open until 5PM, come see us!
2 days ago
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5/12
GAMEFISH UPDATE: TUNA 🔄🔄🔄 

Waste Knot grabbed the daily lead with their 35.5 lb. Tuna bringing home $2,000! Sandbob took second with their 27.2 lb. Tuna, claiming $1,000!
GAMEFISH UPDATE: TUNA 🔄🔄🔄 

Waste Knot grabbed the daily lead with their 35.5 lb. Tuna bringing home $2,000! Sandbob took second with their 27.2 lb. Tuna, claiming $1,000!
GAMEFISH UPDATE: TUNA 🔄🔄🔄 

Waste Knot grabbed the daily lead with their 35.5 lb. Tuna bringing home $2,000! Sandbob took second with their 27.2 lb. Tuna, claiming $1,000!
GAMEFISH UPDATE: TUNA 🔄🔄🔄 Waste Knot grabbed the daily lead with their 35.5 lb. Tuna bringing home $2,000! Sandbob took second with their 27.2 lb. Tuna, claiming $1,000!
2 days ago
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6/12
GAMEFISH UPDATE: WAHOO 🔄🔄🔄 

Barbara B took the daily lead with their 27.7 lb. Wahoo bringing home $2,000! Micabe grabbed second with their 25.9 lb. Wahoo, claiming $1,000!
GAMEFISH UPDATE: WAHOO 🔄🔄🔄 

Barbara B took the daily lead with their 27.7 lb. Wahoo bringing home $2,000! Micabe grabbed second with their 25.9 lb. Wahoo, claiming $1,000!
GAMEFISH UPDATE: WAHOO 🔄🔄🔄 

Barbara B took the daily lead with their 27.7 lb. Wahoo bringing home $2,000! Micabe grabbed second with their 25.9 lb. Wahoo, claiming $1,000!
GAMEFISH UPDATE: WAHOO 🔄🔄🔄 Barbara B took the daily lead with their 27.7 lb. Wahoo bringing home $2,000! Micabe grabbed second with their 25.9 lb. Wahoo, claiming $1,000!
2 days ago
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7/12
GAMEFISH UPDATE: DOLPHIN 🔄🔄🔄 

Sandy Girl took the daily lead with their 22.0 lb. Dolphin bringing home $2,000! Fin Planner II was a close second with their 21.7 lb. Dolphin, claiming $1,000!
GAMEFISH UPDATE: DOLPHIN 🔄🔄🔄 

Sandy Girl took the daily lead with their 22.0 lb. Dolphin bringing home $2,000! Fin Planner II was a close second with their 21.7 lb. Dolphin, claiming $1,000!
GAMEFISH UPDATE: DOLPHIN 🔄🔄🔄 

Sandy Girl took the daily lead with their 22.0 lb. Dolphin bringing home $2,000! Fin Planner II was a close second with their 21.7 lb. Dolphin, claiming $1,000!
GAMEFISH UPDATE: DOLPHIN 🔄🔄🔄 Sandy Girl took the daily lead with their 22.0 lb. Dolphin bringing home $2,000! Fin Planner II was a close second with their 21.7 lb. Dolphin, claiming $1,000!
2 days ago
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8/12
GAME TIME is the 66th Annual Big Rock Blue Marlin Tournament CHAMPION 🏆 Cashing in a 1️⃣.8️⃣ MILLION DOLLAR payout for their 516.0 lb. Blue Marlin!!
3 days ago
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9/12
PIPE DOWN weighed the final fish of the 66th Annual #BigRockTournament 

The competition was down to the wire as the team weighed in the 425.1 lb. Blue Marlin, trailing BUILDER’S CHOICE in the Super 20 division by only 6.7lbs.
PIPE DOWN weighed the final fish of the 66th Annual #BigRockTournament The competition was down to the wire as the team weighed in the 425.1 lb. Blue Marlin, trailing BUILDER’S CHOICE in the Super 20 division by only 6.7lbs.
3 days ago
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10/12
UPDATE 🚨PIPE DOWN has boated a Blue Marlin🚨 They’ll be at the scales around 6:30 PM!! 😆👏

TUNE IN to Big Rock TV 📺 for all the action!
UPDATE 🚨PIPE DOWN has boated a Blue Marlin🚨 They’ll be at the scales around 6:30 PM!! 😆👏 TUNE IN to Big Rock TV 📺 for all the action!
3 days ago
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11/12
Word offshore is that A-SALT-WEAPON has a nice fish on deck ☎️ We got Capt. Darrin on the line for a inside scoop on his way to the dock 🛥️
3 days ago
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12/12