We have received the following statement from Sensation Sportfishing and we look forward to continuing the comradery, sportsmanship, and 65 year tradition of The Big Rock Blue Marlin Tournament.

“Reel Business Sportfishing, LLC d/b/a Sensation Sportfishing Charters, the owner of the fishing vessel SENSATION, withdraws its protest contesting the disqualification of the 619.4- pound blue marlin caught during the 2023 Big Rock Blue Marlin Tournament (“Tournament”).

After reviewing the Tournament Rules, the applicable laws and further examination of the blue marlin, we concluded that the Tournament properly applied the Tournament Rules and made the correct decision in disqualifying our 2023 Tournament catch.

We would like to congratulate the fishing vessel SUSHI on winning the Tournament with its 484.5-pound blue marlin. We look forward to fishing the 2024 Big Rock Blue Marlin Tournament.”

– Sensation Sportfishing Charters