The Big Rock board of directors have increased the Dolphin “winner take all” level to $2500 for the upcoming 61st Annual tournament. Based on last year’s Level VI entries at 172 participants, the purse would round out at $365,500 for the winning dolphin!
“This definitely increases the excitement for this level”, commented Crystal Hesmer, Tournament Director. “We can’t wait to see that winning fish!”.
Last years winner, Goombay with Captain Brian Peele and angler Jeff Ross, weighed the winning dolphin on Thursday of Big Rock week taking home $146,200. Their fish totaled 71.1 pounds.
Big Rock board also increased the Level II to $2500 which makes an “all-in” entry an even $25,000.
The 61st Annual event is slated for June 7-15, 2019