60th Annual Big Rock Blue Marlin Tournament

MOREHEAD CITY, N.C.

Big Rock Landing got crazy on the last day of the tournament with a record 7 blue marlin brought in and weighed!

See the summary of the tournament below:

Blue Marlin Division

BOAT WEIGHT (LBS) CAPTAIN ANGLER LEVELS PRIZE MONEY
HONEY HUSH 518.5 Chuck Lindner Robert Gorrell I, II, III, & IV $753,875
FENDER BENDER 514.3 Carl Beale TJ Dunne ALL LEVELS $262,450
CARTERICAN 500.9 Lee Smith Cole Ammons ALL LEVELS $127,500

Daily 1st Billfish Released

DAY BOAT CAPTAIN ANGLER PRIZE MONEY
Monday WALL HANGER Gray Blount Brian Allen $5,000
Tuesday FREESTYLE Kenny Sexton Tim Garrett $5,000
Wednesday DESPERADO Bryan Peele Joe Woodington $5,000
Thursday CARTERICAN Lee Smith Cole Ammons $5,000
Friday REEL CRAZY John Munroe John Munroe $5,000
Saturday FEET FIRST CL Lupton Rodney Williford $5,000

60th Billfish Released

BOAT CAPTAIN ANGLER PRIZE MONEY
DANCIN’ OUTLAW Thomas Wood Dean Priddy $6,000

Fabulous Fisherman’s Level

BOAT CAPTAIN ANGLER PRIZE MONEY
CARTERICAN Lee Smith Cole Ammons $501,500

Gamefish Dolphin Winner Take All

BOAT CAPTAIN ANGLER WEIGHT PRIZE MONEY
GOOMBAY 71.11 $146,200

Level VII Weekly Release

BOAT FISH POINTS PRIZE MONEY
WALLHANGER 3 BM/1 WM 1325 $151,937.50
SHIFTING GEARS 3 BM 1200 $91,162.50
SHENANDOAH 2 BM/2 WM 1050 $60,775.00

BM: Blue Marlin

WM: White Marlin

Level VIII Daily Release WTA

DAY BOAT POINTS PRIZE MONEY
Monday WALLHANGER 400 $48,520.83
Tuesday SHENANDOAH 925 $48,520.83
Wednesday COVERAGE 925 $48,520.83
Thursday DOUBLE B 400 $48,520.83
Friday RELEASE 800 $48,520.83
Saturday ISLANDER 400 $48,520.83

Gamefish Weekly Division

SPECIES BOAT WEIGHT PRIZE MONEY
1st Place Dolphin GOOMBAY 71.1 $5,000
2nd Place Dolphin NO PROBLEM 57.5 $3,000
1st Place Wahoo SARCASTIC 74.4 $5,000
2nd Place Wahoo CAROLINA TIME 42.2 $3,000
1st Place Tuna REEL COUNTRY 19.9 $5,000
2nd Place Tuna N/A

Outboard Division

BOAT FISH PRIZE MONEY
BOX OFFICE BM $6,800
FISHIN’ PHYSICIAN 1 WM/1 S $4,080
SARCASTIC WAHOO 74.4 $2,720

Junior Angler Gamefish Division

BOAT CAPTAIN JR. ANGLER SPECIES WEIGHT
RARE BREED Bubba Simmons EJ Nettles Dolphin 35.5
HIGH TIME Ricky Rowland Kayley Rowland Dolphin 32.7
JOB SITE Bill Farrior William Farrior Dolphin 32.7
RARE BREED Bubba Simmons River Simmons Dolphin 23.6
REEL COUNTRY Mark Chambers Charlie Ellington Dolphin 18.9

Junior Angler Release Division

BOAT CAPTAIN JR. ANGLER SPECIES
JOB SITE Bill Farrior William Farrior BM
JOB SITE Bill Farrior William Farrior WM
BULLFROG Bob Eakes Bobby Eakes WM

Gamefish Daily – 1st Place Gamefish

DAY DIVISION BOAT WEIGHT PRIZE MONEY
Monday Tuna N/A N/A N/A
Wahoo REEL COUNTRY 19.9 $2,000
Dolphin EYE CATCHER 41.1 $2,000
Tuesday Tuna N/A N/A
Wahoo FEET FIRST 22.4 $2,000
Dolphin DOUBLE J 24.2 $2,000
Wednesday Tuna N/A N/A
Wahoo MARGARITAVILLE 18.2 $2,000
Dolphin JOB SITE 32.7 $2,000
Thursday Tuna REEL COUNTRY 19.9 $2,000
Wahoo SARCASTIC 74.1 $2,000
Dolphin GOOMBAY 71.1 $2,000
Friday Tuna N/A N/A N/A
Wahoo SANDRA D 26.3 $2,000
Dolphin LOOKIN’ BACK 33.6 $2,000
Saturday Tuna N/A N/A N/A
Wahoo N/A N/A N/A
Dolphin BOOTLEGGER 39 $2,000

Gamefish Daily – 2nd Place Gamefish

DAY DIVISION BOAT WEIGHT PRIZE MONEY
Monday Tuna N/A N/A N/A
Wahoo N/A N/A N/A
Dolphin RARE BREED 35.5 $1,000
Tuesday Tuna N/A N/A N/A
Wahoo N/A N/A N/A
Dolphin CARNIVORE 24.0 $1,000
Wednesday Tuna N/A N/A N/A
Wahoo N/A N/A N/A
Dolphin HIT ‘N RUN 27.8 $1,000
Thursday Tuna N/A N/A N/A
Wahoo CAROLINA TIME 42.2 $1,000
Dolphin NO PROBLEM 57.5 $1,000
Friday Tuna N/A N/A N/A
Wahoo STETSON’S REVENGE 23.7 $1,000
Dolphin SECOND CHANCE 29.9 $1,000
Saturday Tuna N/A N/A N/A
Wahoo N/A N/A N/A
Dolphin HIGH TIME 32.7 $1,000

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Until next year, Big Rockers!