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North Carolina Governor’s Cup

Welcome to the North Carolina Governor’s Cup Billfishing Conservation Series! The North Carolina Governor’s Cup Billfishing Conservation Series is an annual sportfishing series operating cooperatively with eight major billfish tournaments held along the Tar Heel coast.  Read More

2018 Governors Cup Standings

PLACEBOATOWNER/CAPTAINCITY/STATEPOINTS
1MaggieRandy Bryant
Atlantic Beach, NC3250 pts
2Builder's ChoiceHarris Huddle
Brent Gaskill
New Bern, NC2686.1 pts
3Wall HangerWall Hanger Sportfishing
Gray Blount
Morehead City, NC2575 pts
4CatericanLee SmithMorehead City, NC2500.9 pts
5Sea StrikerAdrian Holler
Peter Zook
Morehead City, NC2100 pts
6Fin PrintOwen Andrews
Ralph Griffin
Morehead City, NC1950 pts
7Pig RigTommy HerringTopsail, NC1875 pts
8InspirationCasey WagnerMorehead City, NC1825 pts
9ShenandoahBuddy Stallings
Alan Willis
Ocean Reef, FL1825 pts
10ReleaseRom WhitakerHatteras, NC1729.1 pts
11IslanderRobert SchlegelHatteras, NC1704.8 pts
12Sea I SeaDon Mills
Rob Mahoney
Morehead City, NC1675 pts
13CoverageJim Homes
Hunter Blount
Morehead City, NC1650 pts
14Fin PlannerMark Fortier
Chris Gornell
Manteo, NC1550 pts
15HuntessNick Weaver
Max Weaver
Atlantic Beach, NC1538.7 pts
16SensationMike Rowe
Dale Britt
Morehead City, NC1475 pts
17Bank WalkerBryant MontaguePine Knoll Shores, NC1459.5 pts
18GoombayTerry Young
Brian Peele
Atlantic Beach, NC1350 pts
19Triple STodd SmithMorehead City, NC1325 pts
20Double BHarry SmithPirate's Cove, NC1250 pts
21J & BBob Bleeker
Alan Murray
Wanchese, NC1200 pts
22Bill CollectorStephon DraughonMorehead City, NC1175 pts
23Stream WeaverRusty Carter
Timmy Kidwell
Wrightsville Beach, NC100 pts
24Carolina LadyCarolina Lady Charters
Fred Willis
Beaufort, NC1075 pts
25Bull FrogBob EakesBuxton, NC1075 pts
26Reel CountryMark Ellington
Mark Chambers
Morehead City, NC1025 pts
27Lookin BackJohn Glover
Parker Henry
Morehead City, NC975 pts
28Delta DawnPete ManuelAtlantic Beach, NC900 pts
29QualifierFin GaddyManteo, NC850 pts
30Tuna DuckDan RooksHatteras, NC850 pts
31Job SiteBill FarriorMorehead City, NC625 pts
32Bizzy BRob BizzellAtlantic Beach, NC500 pts
33Sea CreatureStever CoulterHatteras, NC500 pts
34Welder's ArkJohn Roberts
Mike Taylor
Morehead City, NC500 pts
35PiracyCurtis & Russell Struyk
Chris Russell
Morehead City, NC450 pts
36Waste KnotPoole Family
Patrick Kannan
Atlantic Beach, NC275 pts
37Team VikingViking/Bluewater Yacht SalesNew Grentna, NJ225 pts
38EZ BoyVan PierceAtlantic Beach, NC200 pts
39StarfliteRandy Ramsey
Joey Johnson
Beaufort, NC175 pts
40OutlawKen MillerHatteras, NC150 pts
41Ava DJerry JacksonMorehead City, NC100 pts
42Blue EyesBill FarringtonMorehead City, NC100 pts
43Eye CatcherRay Hales
Derek Jarrett
Wrightsville Beach, NC100 pts
44Savanna LeighMichael White
Troy Pate
Atlantic Beach, NC100 pts
45JackpotJoe McKinney
Sean Dooley
Wilmington, NC50 pts
46C-EscapeAllen DowneyAtlantic Beach, NC50 pts

2018 Governors Cup Largest Fish

PLACEDOLPHINWAHOOTUNABLUE MARLIN
1stGoombay - 71.1 lbs
Big Rock
Sea Striker - 45.2 lbs
Pirate's Cove
Shenandoah - 55.4 lbs
Pirate's Cove
Builder's Choice - 911.1 lbs
Pirate's Cove
2ndEye Catcher - 41.1 lbs
Big Rock
Reel Country - 42.2 lbs
Duck's Unlimited
Reel Country - 19.9 lbs
Big Rock
Carterican - 500.9 lbs
Big Rock

2018 Governors Cup Angler Standings

PLACEJunior Angler - Boy Junior Angler - GirlLady Angler
1stWilliam Farrior - Job SiteLizzie Montague - Bank WalkerShelly Smith - Triple S
2ndAlan Willis, II - Carolina LadyEmma Teague - CoverageStacy Allen - Wall Hanger

2018 Governor’s Cup Participating Tournaments

HATTERAS VILLAGE
OFFSHORE OPEN

May 15-19
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SWANSBORO ROTARY MEMORIAL DAY
BLUE WATER FISHING TOURNAMENT
May 24-27
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CAPE FEAR BLUE MARLIN TOURNAMENT
May 30-June 2
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BIG ROCK BLUE MARLIN TOURNAMENT
June 9–16
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HATTERAS GRAND SLAM TOURNAMENT
July 5–7
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BOYS AND GIRLS CLUB
BILLFISH TOURNAMENT
July 12-14
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DUCKS UNLIMITED BILLFISH TOURNAMENT
July 18-21
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PIRATES COVE BILLFISH TOURNAMENT
August 13-17
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