Tournament Reports

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Big Rock Blue Marlin Tournament 2004

The 2004 Big Rock was held from June 12 to 19 in Morehead City, NC, and attracted 195 boats. This is the 46th anniversary of the tournament, and they paid out a Big Rock record of $1,476,175. The following results were gathered from the tournament’s website, www.thebigrock.com. The Bertram Blue Marlin Division was won by […]

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Shallotte Point VFD Flounder Tournament 2004

The 21st annual Shallotte Point VFD Flounder tournament was held on June 11th and 12th. Fishing boundaries limited fishing to a 20-mile stretch of the Intracoastal Waterway and associated waterways between Little River Inlet and Sunset Harbor. The weigh station was located at Tripp’s Fishing Center. Fishing began Friday morning, and by noon Michael Hill, […]

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Bald Head Fishing Rodeo 2004

Weather and fishing conditions were not ideal for the 13th annual Bald Head Island Fishing Rodeo. Friday, June 4, was the first fishing day and seas were 3 to 4 foot in the morning and increased to 4 to 5 foot in the afternoon. By Friday afternoon, the wind was blowing 15 to 20 mph […]

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US Open Pier Tournament 2004

In the fourth year of the U.S. Open Pier Fishing Tournament, 143 participants fished on June 5 and 6 from both the Ocean Crest and the Long Beach piers in Oak Island, NC. Water and weather conditions were not ideal for fishing over the weekend, with sandy water around the piers on Saturday and torrential […]

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Swansboro Rotary 2004

Swansboro Rotary King Mackerel/Blue Water Tournament The 24th annual Swansboro Rotary King Mackerel/Blue Water Tournament, held each year over Memorial Day weekend, attracted 173 boats in the King Mackerel division and 51 boats in the Blue Water division this year. In the Largest King Mackerel division, the top finishers are as follows: 1st place went […]