Big Rock News

The Big Rock Announces New Kids Tournament

The Big Rock Blue Marlin Tournament is thrilled to announce the inaugural Big Rock Kids Billfish Tournament. The tournament will fill the vacancy left by the Boys & Girls Club Billfish Classic in the North Carolina Governor’s Cup Series, taking place July 14-17, 2021. “Part of the Big Rock’s mission is to promote marine...

SHEVANS PARK PLAYGROUND GRAND OPENING

The Big Rock Tournament was thrilled to join City Council, city staff, and residents at Shevans Park playground in Morehead City on September 8th for the ribbon-cutting ceremony.  Construction of the new Shevans Park playground began around the new year and was finished in May. The city had hoped to debut the playground when...

BIG ROCK BIG HERO VIDEO PREMIERE

Join us as we celebrate Independence Day with the video premiere of our 3rd Annual Big Rock, Big Hero experience- presented by Salt Life! Watch as our seven 2020 Big Rock Big Heros are hosted on board with participants during the 62nd Annual Big Rock Tournament. We are extremely grateful for the servicemen &...

2020 Tournament Results!

The 62nd Annual Big Rock Tournament was nothing short of INCREDIBLE-  a week of excitement, competition, & comradery surrounded the 2020 event! We are incredibly proud to have an OUTBOARD win the tournament for the first time in OVER 30 years. It was an impressive catch & great show of sportsmanship! Thank you to...

PELAGIC HUNTER II WINS 62ND BIG ROCK

PELAGIC HUNTER II WINS 62ND BIG ROCK

Introducing our 1st Place WINNERS!! PELAGIC HUNTER II becomes one of the ONLY outboards to ever WIN the Big Rock Tournament. Welcome to the winners circle! Their 495.2-pound catch earned them $206,688 in Level I + $16,575 for 1st Place in the Outboard Division, sponsored by Starling Marine | Contender Boats Inc.! Congratulations to...

PELAGIC HUNTER II: OUTBOARD ON TOP

The FIVE hour fight was worth the WEIGHT for this crew of four! PELAGIC HUNTER II, of Sneads Ferry, took the lead late this afternoon with a 495.2-pound blue marlin. The current 1st Place catch was reeled in on a 35′ Contender Outboard by angler, Riley Adkins! Just one pound separates PELAGIC HUNTER II...