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65th Annual Big Rock Blue Marlin Tournament

65th Annual Big Rock Blue Marlin Tournament

June 9 - June 18, 2023

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Jun 17 @12:03 PM

Reel Priority

Lost (Wrong Species).

Jun 17 @12:03 PM

El Azul

Lost (Pulled Hook).

Jun 17 @12:03 PM

Reel Priority

Hooked up

Jun 17 @12:03 PM

El Azul

Hooked up

Jun 17 @11:56 AM

Hammer Time

Released a blue marlin.

Jun 17 @11:56 AM

Hammer Time

Hooked up

Jun 17 @11:49 AM

Best Medicine

Chris Chen released a blue marlin.

Jun 17 @11:47 AM

Sea Striker

Dave Pfeiffer released a blue marlin.

Jun 17 @11:35 AM

T - Zero

Released a blue marlin.

Jun 17 @11:33 AM

Accordingly IV

Charles Ballard released a blue marlin.

Jun 17 @11:32 AM

Free Spool

Rob Rowe released a blue marlin.

Jun 17 @11:26 AM

Carolina Time

Released a blue marlin.

Jun 17 @11:25 AM

Hit N Run

Released a sailfish.

Jun 17 @11:25 AM

Hit N Run

Hooked up

Jun 17 @11:35 AM

T - Zero

Hooked up

Jun 17 @11:26 AM

Carolina Time

Hooked up

Jun 17 @11:33 AM

Accordingly IV

Hooked up

Jun 17 @11:47 AM

Sea Striker

Hooked up

Jun 17 @11:10 AM

PARI

Lost (Pulled Hook).

Jun 17 @11:07 AM

Free Spool

Drake Digulla released a blue marlin.

Jun 17 @11:01 AM

Top Shelf

Lost (Pulled Hook).

Jun 17 @11:00 AM

Outlier

Will Dorminy released a blue marlin.

Jun 17 @11:32 AM

Free Spool

Hooked up

Jun 17 @ 2:14 PM

C Escape

Hooked up

Jun 17 @11:07 AM

Free Spool

Hooked up

Jun 17 @10:59 AM

Kilo Charlie

Zeb Zebley released a blue marlin.

Jun 17 @11:00 AM

Outlier

Hooked up

Jun 17 @10:53 AM

Retribution

Chris Earnest released a blue marlin.

Jun 17 @10:59 AM

Kilo Charlie

Hooked up

Jun 17 @10:40 AM

Best Medicine

Jeff Croake released a blue marlin.

Jun 17 @10:53 AM

Retribution

Hooked up

Jun 17 @10:38 AM

Safari

Robert McNeill released a blue marlin.

Jun 17 @10:37 AM

Miss Wy

Robert Rodelsperger released a blue marlin.

Jun 17 @10:32 AM

CITATION

Kristopher Leayman released a blue marlin.

Jun 17 @10:31 AM

MJs

Joey Massey released a blue marlin.

Jun 17 @10:31 AM

Waste Knot

Released a blue marlin.

Jun 17 @10:31 AM

MJs

Hooked up

Jun 17 @10:23 AM

Wall Hanger

Lost (Pulled Hook).

Jun 17 @10:31 AM

Waste Knot

Hooked up

Jun 17 @10:40 AM

Best Medicine

Hooked up

Jun 17 @10:20 AM

Shifting Gears

Released a white marlin.

Jun 17 @10:23 AM

Wall Hanger

Hooked up

Jun 17 @10:16 AM

Marked Off

Lost (Pulled Hook).

Jun 17 @10:20 AM

Shifting Gears

Hooked up

Jun 17 @10:38 AM

Safari

Hooked up

Jun 17 @10:05 AM

Cap'N B

Released a blue marlin.

Jun 17 @10:00 AM

American Lady

Lost (Pulled Hook).

Jun 17 @10:00 AM

Chasin' A

Robert Moser released a blue marlin.

Jun 17 @ 9:58 AM

Genau II

Joe Branch released a blue marlin.

Jun 17 @10:00 AM

American Lady

Hooked up

Jun 17 @ 9:54 AM

Baby J

Joel Killion released a blue marlin.

Jun 17 @10:32 AM

CITATION

Hooked up

Jun 17 @ 9:50 AM

J&B

Jarrett Beasley released a blue marlin.

Jun 17 @10:05 AM

Cap'N B

Hooked up

Jun 17 @ 9:50 AM

J&B

Hooked up

Jun 17 @ 9:54 AM

Baby J

Hooked up

Jun 17 @ 9:43 AM

Safari

Brett Goulding released a blue marlin.

Jun 17 @ 9:36 AM

Ali-Kat

Lost (Pulled Hook).

Jun 17 @ 9:43 AM

Safari

Hooked up

Jun 17 @ 9:36 AM

Ali-Kat

Hooked up

Jun 17 @ 9:33 AM

Lady Dianne

Lost (Pulled Hook).

Jun 17 @ 9:30 AM

Carolina Girl- Croswait

Steve Ash released a blue marlin.

Jun 17 @ 9:33 AM

Lady Dianne

Hooked up

Jun 17 @ 9:24 AM

TURN ME LOOSE

Lost (Pulled Hook).

Jun 17 @10:00 AM

Chasin' A

Hooked up

Jun 17 @ 9:22 AM

Fly N Fish

Lost (Pulled Hook).

Jun 17 @ 9:58 AM

Genau II

Hooked up

Jun 17 @ 9:30 AM

Carolina Girl- Croswait

Hooked up

Jun 17 @ 9:18 AM

Hammer Time

Released a sailfish.

Jun 17 @ 9:17 AM

Whitecaps

Carter White released a sailfish.

Jun 17 @ 9:17 AM

Whitecaps

Hooked up

Jun 17 @ 9:07 AM

C- Student

Lost (Pulled Hook).

Jun 17 @ 9:07 AM

C- Student

Hooked up

Jun 17 @ 1:30 PM

Beagle

Hooked up

06/16/23 @ 8:40 PM

Day 5 RECAP!

255 of 271 boats competed in the action-packed Day 5 of the 65th Annual Big Rock Blue Marlin Tournament, presented by Jarrett Bay Boatworks. The fleet racked up a total of 70 releases: 63 blue marlin, 2 unverified blues, 4 white marlin, and 1 spearfish. C-PHASE scored the Gregory Poole First Release of the day worth $5,000.

Leaderboard Shakeup! SUSHI takes the lead with a 484.5lb blue marlin! If the fish hangs on to 1st Place, it’ll be worth a whopping $2,769,438. CHASIN’ A slid into 2nd Place after Jr. Angler, Carson Moser weighed in a marlin at 479.8lbs. DUN RITE weighed in a 425.3lb blue marlin, which didn’t make the leaderboard, but is impressive nonetheless! C-STUDENT’s 470.2lb catch moved down to 3rd Place, but is still sitting pretty with a potential payout of $247,175.

The bite was HOT for MARLIN FEVER. They dominated the Level VIII Weekly + Daily division releasing 5 blue marlin - a new tournament record! In addition to bragging rights, the team will take home the daily prize of $44,625. If they hold on to 1st place, they’ll take home an additional $133,875. Sponsored by Albemarle Boats.

SAVANNAH LEIGH claimed the Level IX Non-Sonar Daily release prize worth $38,675. DUE SOUTH is still holding onto the 1st Place weekly prize, potentially worth $96,687.50.

LABRADOR captured 1st Place in the Daily dolphin division and $2,000 in prize money. Their catch moves them into 2nd Place for the week! CAROLINA TIME landed 2nd in the daily Mahi division with their 31.6lb fish, taking home a $1,000 payout.

BEST MEDICINE made their way to Big Rock Landing with a 52.2lb. wahoo. The catch earned the team $2,000 in daily prize money and 2nd place overall. MAGGIE made their mark on the daily wahoo leaderboard with a 29.9lb catch worth $1,000.

REEL LOVE finished off the day with a 26.7lb tuna worth $2000 in daily prize money.


Jun 16 @ 6:45 PM

Full Circle

Morgan Taylor weighed a 20.6 lbs dolphin

Jun 16 @ 6:40 PM

Carolina Time

Michael Jones weighed a 31.6 lbs dolphin

Jun 16 @ 6:29 PM

Reel Love

Ashleigh Mason weighed a 26.7 lbs tuna

06/16/23 @ 6:13 PM

Leaderboard Shakeup!

CHASIN’ A slides into 2nd Place! Jr. Angler Carson Moser reeled in the 479.8lb blue, potentially earning the team $412,262.50! DUN RITE weighed in a 425.3lb blue marlin! Their catch doesn’t make leaderboard, but is an impressive catch nonetheless.


Jun 16 @ 5:53 PM

Dun-Rite

Patrick McLawhorn weighed a 425.3 lbs blue marlin

Jun 16 @ 5:30 PM

Carolina Reel Men

Jonathan Bickett weighed a 17.7 lbs dolphin

Jun 16 @ 5:28 PM

Carolina Reel Men

Jonathan Bickett weighed a 13.6 lbs dolphin

Jun 16 @ 5:26 PM

Ocean Lifter

Jennings Bunch weighed a 5.7 lbs dolphin

Jun 16 @ 5:17 PM

Labrador

Charles Roberts weighed a 43.3 lbs dolphin

Jun 16 @ 5:15 PM

Maggie

Matt Cable weighed a 29.9 lbs wahoo

Jun 16 @ 5:13 PM

Best Medicine

Casey Crawford weighed a 52.2 lbs wahoo

Jun 16 @ 4:53 PM

Chasin' A

Carson Moser weighed a 479.8 lbs blue marlin

Jun 16 @ 4:45 PM

Fishy Business

Jack Bass weighed a 8.2 lbs dolphin

Jun 16 @ 4:29 PM

Keep'N It Reel

Jon Sage weighed a 10.8 lbs dolphin

Jun 16 @ 4:28 PM

Barbara J

Brian Hardy weighed a 3.1 lbs dolphin

Jun 16 @ 4:10 PM

The Outlier

Emily Marsolais weighed a 5.0 lbs dolphin

Jun 16 @ 3:10 PM

Dorothy Marie

Lost (Pulled Hook).

06/16/23 @ 3:40 PM

2 MORE BLUES ON THE WAY!

SUSHI takes the lead with a 484.5 lbS Blue Marlin! CHASIN' A & DUN-RITE have both boated blues- ETA 4:45 and 5:15, respectively. JOIN US for all the action or TUNE IN LIVE!


Jun 16 @ 3:10 PM

Dorothy Marie

Chris Elliott released a blue marlin/unverified.

Jun 16 @ 5:53 PM

Dun-Rite

Boated a blue marlin

Jun 16 @ 3:00 PM

Magic Moment

Lost (Pulled Hook).

Jun 16 @ 2:59 PM

Carolina Time

Lost (Pulled Hook).

Jun 16 @ 2:57 PM

Pelagic Hunter II

Lost (Pulled Hook).

Jun 16 @ 2:57 PM

Pelagic Hunter II

Lost (Pulled Hook).

Jun 16 @ 2:54 PM

Smoke Show

Emerson Dew released a blue marlin.