Big Rock News

BIG ROCK DONATES $1 MILLION TO CHARITY

The Big Rock Board of Directors and its Charity Committee are pleased to announce that the organization’s annual charitable contribution will total $1 Million for the first time in tournament history. “After a record-breaking fleet of 270 boats participating in this year’s tournament, we are extremely excited about the continued tradition of ‘Charity First’...

BIG ROCK APPOINTS NEW EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

The Big Rock board of directors is pleased to introduce Madison Struyk as the new Big Rock Blue Marlin Tournament Executive Director.  “We are so excited to have Madison stepping into the Executive Director role. She has some big shoes to fill, replacing our beloved Crystal, but we are confident that she is up...

BIG ROCK KIDS ART CONTEST

CALLING ALL JR. ARTISTS! We’ve partnered with the Arts Council of Carteret County to host our FIRST EVER art contest!  Artists must be 18 years or younger and submit a piece that represents Sportfishing by November 1st. The winner will receive $500 PLUS consideration for the Big Rock Kids T-Shirt! Questions? Contact carlee@thebigrock.com

CARTERICAN WINS N.C. BILLFISH SERIES

Congratulations to the CARTERICAN crew on their victory in the first ever N.C. Billfish Series! Lee Smith & team finished the season with a whopping 3378.6 points. BUILDER’S CHOICE followed close behind in 2nd place with 3300 points. THE GENERAL landed Top Charter Boat recognition with 2300 points and a 3rd place finish! SERIES...

SUSHI WINS WHITE MARLIN OPEN

Congratulations to longtime Big Rock participant, SUSHI, on their HUGE win at the 48th Annual White Marlin Open! “In the most dramatic finish in the 48- year history of the White Marlin Open, over $6 million dollars changed hands in the final hour of weigh-ins at Harbour Island Marina on Friday. Jarrett Bay Hull...

INAUGURAL BIG ROCK KIDS TOURNAMENT

That’s a wrap on the first ever Big Rock Kids Tournament, presented by Kurtis Chevrolet! The Inaugural Big Rock Kids Tournament was FULL of family, fun, & fishing! A total of 59 boats registered for the 2021 Big Rock Kids Tournament! Over the course of 3 days, more than 200 junior anglers racked up:...