Past Winners

Date 

Weight Boat City Angler
1957 143.5 Mary Z LaGrange, NC. Jimmy Croy.  First Marlin landed off Morehead, caught aboard Bill Olsen’s Mary Z
1958 428.5 Dolphin Salisbury, NC C.L. Safrit
1959 397.25 Bunny Too Durham, NC J.D. Rivers
First Fabulous Fisherman’s Blue Marlin Tournament 1960
1960 390.5 Bunny Too Petersburg, VA Carroll Williams
1961 474.5 Tom n’ Jerry Cherry Point, NC J. Duckett/W., Turner
1962 487 Sea Hag Raleigh, NC Dr. Leroy Allen
1963 420 Bolo Jr. Raleigh, NC Calvin Koonce
1964 427 Dolphin Charlotte, NC Curt Seifart
1965 – No Fish Landed During Tournament
1966 245 Bunny Too Charleston, SC Ivan Mercer
1967 350 Dolphin Lynchburg, VA Rufus English
1968 538 Red Snapper Washington, NC Jerry Fulford
1969 495 Dolphin 1 Madison Heights, VA Leland Pribble
1970 496 Reel King Morehead City, NC “Bump” Styron
1971 377 Alpha D’Amour Morehead City, NC Carroll Ballou
1972 487 Wahoo Springfield, VA Lance Harris
1973 530.5 Sea Tramp Charlotte, NC John Waldin
1974 452 C’est la Vie Ahoskie, NC L.B. Britton, Jr.
1975 481.5 Yellow Bird Rumson, NJ Richard Miller
1976 575 Restless V Rockville, MD Bob Donovan
1977 636 Sea Buster Morehead City, NC Rusty Cutshaw
1978 604 Kelly Bean Greensboro, NC Angler Mark Mason
1979 376 Sea Mint Angler Jim O’Daiell
1980 390 Jet Stream Winston-Salem, NC Angler Margaret Adams
1981 432 Flying Fish Wilson, NC Angler Tom Barnes
1982 398.25 Marlin Darlin Morehead City, NC Angler T. Teeter
1983 459.5 Promises Too Virginia Beach, VA Angler  Ken McLeskey
1984 720 Outlaw Windsor, NC Angler Brad Gillam
1985 534.5 Sea Hag Raleigh, NC Angler Bruce Young
1986 608.5 Shearwater Sneads Ferry, NC Angler Susan Mac Rae
1987 576 Midnight Hour Arlington, VA Angler James Edmonds
1988 440 O Four Virginia Beach, VA Angler Randall Link
1989 513 Diamond Girl Charleston, SC Captain J. Conder, Angler Denard Harris
1990 717 Top Dawg Seabrook Island, SC Captain Randy Ragland, Angler Dub Jones
1991 637 Locomocean Richmond, VA Captain Jimmy Zeigler, Angler Jimmy Zeigler
1992 514 Outlaw Hatteras, NC Captain Steve “Creature” Coulter, Angler Bob Smith
1993 759 Chaser Edenton, NC Captain Randy Fagley, Angler Kathy Keel
1994 649 Salty Fare Captain Watson Caviness, Angler Bob Warren
1995 400 Sea Striker Morehead City, NC Captain Adrian Holler, Angler Rex Johnson
1996 535 The Girl Next Door Captain Stan Szewczyk, Angler Russell Orenstein
1997 646 Ocean Yachts 48 Virginia Beach, VA Captain Don Wilkerson, Angler Norm Schaeffler
1998 564 Waste Knot Raleigh, NC Captain Keve Clayton, Angler Karl Knudsen
1999 600 Dancin’ Outlaw Harkers Island, NC Captain Thomas Wood, Angler David Wood
2000* 831 Summertime Blues Kiawah Island, SC Captain Al Johnson, Angler Ron Wallschlager
2001 515.5 Sea Striker Morehead City, NC Captain Adrian Holler, Angler Vince Johnston
2002 541.5 Samanna Kill Devil Hills, NC Captain Huck Harris, Angler Kent Copeland
2003 677 Pipe Layer Hollywood, SC Captain J.F. Pedersen, Jr., Angler Jim Pedersen, III
2004 555 Impulse Morehead City, NC Captain Donald Lane, Jr. , Angler Jay Hughes
2005 529 Size Matters Frederick, MD Captain Josh Ruskey, Angler Gigi Wagoner
2006 501.5 Chainlink Goldsboro, NC Captain Ralph Griffin, Angler Wes Segars
2007 613 Bak Bar Charleston, SC Captain Tommy Lewis, Angler Montukie Lewis
2008 642 Artemis Mt. Pleasant, SC Captain David Copleston, Angler Darryl Reyna
2009 466 Sea Creature Hatteras, NC Captain Steve Coulter, Anglers Bobby Weeks & Brad Sewell
2010 528 Carnivore Cape Carteret, NC Captain Ed Petrilli, Angler John Parks
2011 652.8 Double B Greenville, NC Captain Kenny Sexton, Angler Travis Stephenson
2012 499.3 Flybuoy Charleston, SC Captain Robert Hollingsworth, Angler Todd Baxley
2013 465.3 Hatteras Fever II Hatteras, NC Captain Buddy Hooper, Angler Taylor Miller
2014 754.3 Inspiration Morehead City, NC Captain Casey Wagner, Angler Bruce Brown
2015 680 Viking 62 New Gretna, NJ Captain Brian Komer, Angler Earle Hall
2016  621.4  Ashley Lauren Atlantic Beach, NC  Captain Mark Annis, Angler Doug Phillips
2017 533.8 Run-Off Morehead CIty, NC Captain Brian Harrington, Angler Matt Hanley
*denotes record