Morehead City, NC

This year’s Big Rock Blue Marlin Tournament came down to the wire with the TOP DOG taking top honors with their last day 914 lb Blue Marlin. The record-breaking fish won the TOP DOG a check for $793,187.50 from the $2,869,050 purse.

Second-place WOLVERINE won $289,862.50 while third-place THERESA JEAN won $192,575.

JOB SITE won $5000 for a first-place dolphin, Predator won $5,000 for a first-place tuna and Uno Mas won $5,000 for a first-place wahoo.

SWEETUMS won $531,250 for being the Fabulous Fisherman, which is the crew that boats the tournament’s first 500-pound Blue Marlin.

ANNIE O won $142,375 for winning the weekly release category (we know Curtis is smiling) and CURRENT SEA won $9,775 for winning the Outboard division.