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65th Annual Big Rock Blue Marlin Tournament

65th Annual Big Rock Blue Marlin Tournament

June 9 - June 18, 2023

Major SPONSOR

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06/12/23 @ 7:54 PM

Monday RECAP

Here's the down low from Day 1 of the 65th Annual Big Rock Blue Marlin Tournament presented by Major Sponsor Jarrett Bay Boatworks. 271 boats entered for their shot at the record breaking $5,835,075 purse. Of the 271, 218 boats braved rough seas and fished today. The fleet racked up 46 releases: 42 blues, 2 whites, and 2 sailfish. The scales saw 1 qualifying blue marlin and 8 gamefish.

C-STUDENT brought in a Blue Marlin weighing 470.2lbs. The coveted Fabulous Fisherman’s title and prize payout of $739,500 is still up for grabs!

The gamefish division is off to a promising start! TUNA TANGO brought a whopping 41.lb Dolphin to the scales, earning them 1st Place and $2,000 in daily prize money. Their catch also places them in the lead for Level VII Dolphin WTA and a $539,750 payout, sponsored by Parker Boats. FOLLOWING SEAS landed 2nd in the daily Mahi division with their 18.4lb catch, taking home a $1,000 payout.

WELDOR’S ARK dominates the wahoo division with their impressive 59.7lb catch, earning 1st place and a $2,000 payout just before scales closed for the day. IRON LEADER brought another massive wahoo to the scales, weighing in at 42lbs, claiming $1,000 in daily prize money.

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Jun 12 @ 6:53 PM

Weldor's Ark

John Roberts weighed a 59.7 lbs wahoo

06/12/23 @ 6:00 PM

That's a wrap for DAY 1!

A fleet of 218 (out of 271) boats racked up 46 total releases on Day 1 of the 65th Annual Big Rock Tournament— 42 blues, 2 whites, and 2 sailfish. Gamefish weigh-ins are in FULL SWING, tune in now for all the LIVE action- scales close at 7pm.


Jun 12 @ 5:35 PM

Iron Leader

Brian Fowler weighed a 42.0 lbs wahoo

Jun 12 @ 5:29 PM

Tuna Tango

John Stone weighed a 41.0 lbs dolphin

Jun 12 @ 5:08 PM

Following Seas

Cole Kellogg weighed a 18.4 lbs dolphin

Jun 12 @ 4:47 PM

Wolverine

Boated a blue marlin

Jun 12 @ 4:37 PM

Scouts Out

John BLue weighed a 9.5 lbs dolphin

Jun 12 @ 4:22 PM

Make It Happen

Brad Moore weighed a 4.4 lbs dolphin

Jun 12 @ 4:00 PM

Rainmaker

Rick Bauchert weighed a 16.0 lbs wahoo

06/12/23 @ 3:38 PM

WOLVERINE ETA 4:15pm!

The third blue of the day is expected to arrive at 4:15pm, followed by gamefish weigh-ins! Tune into the action LIVE via thebigrock.com, our app or Youtube channel!


Jun 12 @ 3:11 PM

Goombay

Jeff Ross released a blue marlin.

Jun 12 @ 3:03 PM

Reel Quick

Lisa Merriam released a blue marlin.

Jun 12 @ 2:59 PM

Voodoo Child

Andrew Roberson released a white marlin.

Jun 12 @ 2:55 PM

Ditch Digger

Lost (Pulled Hook).

Jun 12 @ 2:55 PM

Ditch Digger

Hooked up

Jun 12 @ 3:11 PM

Goombay

Hooked up

Jun 12 @ 2:59 PM

Voodoo Child

Hooked up

Jun 12 @ 2:42 PM

Inspiration

Lost (Pulled Hook).

Jun 12 @ 3:03 PM

Reel Quick

Hooked up

Jun 12 @ 2:25 PM

Due South

Keelan Jones released a blue marlin.

Jun 12 @ 2:14 PM

Miss Wy

Lost (Pulled Hook).

Jun 12 @ 2:13 PM

Mister Pete

Sheldons Sequeira released a blue marlin.

Jun 12 @ 2:11 PM

RELEASE

Kirk Pugh released a white marlin.

Jun 12 @ 2:14 PM

Miss Wy

Hooked up

Jun 12 @ 2:10 PM

The Motley Crew

Ashley Duff weighed a 3.6 lbs dolphin

Jun 12 @ 2:13 PM

Mister Pete

Hooked up

Jun 12 @ 2:11 PM

RELEASE

Hooked up

Jun 12 @ 2:06 PM

Bird Dog

Lost (Wrong Species).

Jun 12 @ 2:25 PM

Due South

Hooked up

Jun 12 @ 2:05 PM

Reel Quick

Greg MacDonald released a blue marlin.

Jun 12 @ 2:06 PM

Bird Dog

Hooked up

Jun 12 @ 1:59 PM

Reel Quick

Lost (Pulled Hook).

Jun 12 @ 2:05 PM

Reel Quick

Hooked up

Jun 12 @ 1:59 PM

Reel Quick

Hooked up

Jun 12 @ 1:46 PM

BUILDER'S CHOICE

Eli Blake released a white marlin.

Jun 12 @ 1:44 PM

Buddy Rowe

Todd Wigfield released a blue marlin.

Jun 12 @ 1:44 PM

Reel Current

Shaun Gagnon released a blue marlin.

Jun 12 @ 1:44 PM

Cuervos

Aaron Galley released a blue marlin.

Jun 12 @ 1:40 PM

Sea Striker

Dave Pfeiffer released a blue marlin.

Jun 12 @ 1:44 PM

Cuervos

Hooked up

Jun 12 @ 1:34 PM

Inspiration

Jeff Beach released a blue marlin.

Jun 12 @ 1:33 PM

BUILDER'S CHOICE

Harris Huddle released a blue marlin.

Jun 12 @ 1:44 PM

Reel Current

Hooked up

06/12/23 @ 1:29 PM

C-STUDENT on the board!

C-STUDENT weighed the second blue marlin of the tournament with a 470.2 lb catch! WOLVERINE has boated a blue, ETA coming soon. The Fabulous Fisherman's prize is still up for grabs, stay tuned!


Jun 12 @ 1:27 PM

Memories

Ken Sandy released a blue marlin.

Jun 12 @ 1:27 PM

Honky Tonk

James Adams released a blue marlin.

Jun 12 @ 1:40 PM

Sea Striker

Hooked up

Jun 12 @ 1:44 PM

Buddy Rowe

Hooked up

Jun 12 @ 1:34 PM

Inspiration

Hooked up

Jun 12 @ 1:19 PM

Blueprint

Lost (Pulled Hook).

Jun 12 @ 1:27 PM

Memories

Hooked up

Jun 12 @ 1:33 PM

BUILDER'S CHOICE

Hooked up

Jun 12 @ 1:11 PM

Buddy Rowe

Lost (Pulled Hook).

Jun 12 @ 1:06 PM

RoShamBo

Scotty Peters released a white marlin.

Jun 12 @ 1:03 PM

First Look

Lost (Pulled Hook).

Jun 12 @ 1:03 PM

First Look

Hooked up

Jun 12 @ 1:06 PM

RoShamBo

Hooked up

Jun 12 @12:56 PM

Breakwater

Lost (Pulled Hook).

Jun 12 @12:56 PM

Sea Toy

David Biggs released a blue marlin.

Jun 12 @12:56 PM

Breakwater

Hooked up

Jun 12 @ 4:47 PM

Wolverine

Weighed a non-qualifying blue marlin.

Jun 12 @ 1:11 PM

Buddy Rowe

Hooked up

Jun 12 @12:40 PM

38 Special

Lost (Pulled Hook).

Jun 12 @12:32 PM

Weldor's Ark

Lost (Wrong Species).

Jun 12 @12:40 PM

38 Special

Hooked up

Jun 12 @12:30 PM

Full Cry

Richard McInnis released a blue marlin.

Jun 12 @12:56 PM

Sea Toy

Hooked up

Jun 12 @12:27 PM

Miss Wy

Robert Rodelsperger released a sailfish.

Jun 12 @12:32 PM

Weldor's Ark

Hooked up

Jun 12 @12:23 PM

Pelagic Hunter II

Lost (Pulled Hook).

Jun 12 @12:16 PM

Redemption

Zach Bruno released a blue marlin.

Jun 12 @ 4:47 PM

Wolverine

Hooked up

Jun 12 @12:10 PM

Re-Leased

Joe Segrave released a blue marlin.

Jun 12 @12:16 PM

Redemption

Hooked up

Jun 12 @12:08 PM

Rainmaker

Lost (Wrong Species).

Jun 12 @12:08 PM

Rainmaker

Hooked up

Jun 12 @12:04 PM

Slow Your Roll

Cam Moye released a blue marlin.

Jun 12 @11:59 AM

BUILDER'S CHOICE

Bobby Leverett released a blue marlin.

Jun 12 @11:50 AM

Outnumbered

Lost (Pulled Hook).

Jun 12 @11:59 AM

BUILDER'S CHOICE

Hooked up

Jun 12 @12:04 PM

Slow Your Roll

Hooked up

Jun 12 @11:50 AM

Outnumbered

Hooked up

Jun 12 @12:10 PM

Re-Leased

Hooked up

Jun 12 @12:23 PM

Pelagic Hunter II

Hooked up

Jun 12 @11:39 AM

Best Medicine

Chris Chen released a blue marlin.

Jun 12 @11:38 AM

Smoke Show

Emerson Dew released a blue marlin.

Jun 12 @12:30 PM

Full Cry

Hooked up

Jun 12 @11:28 AM

South Win

Lost (Pulled Hook).

Jun 12 @11:24 AM

Buddy Rowe

James Hood released a blue marlin.

Jun 12 @11:18 AM

RoShamBo

Rusty Shriver released a blue marlin.

Jun 12 @11:18 AM

GENAU II

Lost (Pulled Hook).

Jun 12 @11:28 AM

South Win

Hooked up

Jun 12 @11:13 AM

Bizzy B

Ryan Ipock released a sailfish.

Jun 12 @11:24 AM

Buddy Rowe

Hooked up

06/12/23 @ 11:12 AM

2nd Blue Marlin ON THE WAY!

C-STUDENT has boated a blue. ETA 12:30pm!


Jun 12 @11:11 AM

Mister Pete

Sheldons Sequeira released a blue marlin.

Jun 12 @11:38 AM

Smoke Show

Hooked up

Jun 12 @11:09 AM

Marlin Gull

Wayne Wray released a blue marlin.

Jun 12 @11:08 AM

Baracoa

Brandon Stepp released a blue marlin.