Tournament Reports

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Tournament Report – Hatteras Grand Slam

Tournament Report – Hatteras Grand Slam

In the 14 years that the Hatteras Grand Slam billfish tournament has been running, nobody has been able to secure the titular achievement (catching a white marlin, blue marlin, and sailfish in a single day) during the event… until now. Capt. Chris Barnett, behind the helm of the winning boat “Predator,” led his team to […]

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Tournament Report – Got-Em-On Classic

Tournament Report – Got-Em-On Classic

The East Coast Got-Em-On Classic King Mackerel Tournament is a Carolina Beach fishing event with a history as long as its name. This year marked the tournament’s 39th year, and 227 boats showed up to celebrate and compete. There were a lot of ways to win, as 56 boats ended up collecting some amount of […]

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Tournament Report – Topsail Inshore Challenge

Tournament Report – Topsail Inshore Challenge

The second event of the Fisherman’s Post Inshore Trail, the Topsail Inshore Challenge, took place on June 30, 2018. With a total of 59 boats fishing, winning came down to who could weigh in the heaviest aggregate of two red drum, with 1st place pulling in a guaranteed $2,000 thanks to DGS Real Estate & […]

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Tournament – Capt’n Hook’s Backwater Bash

Tournament – Capt’n Hook’s Backwater Bash

It’s been a big year for father-son duo David and Tripp Hooks of Ocean Isle, who not only started their charter fishing business back up after a two year hiatus, but also came together to create an inshore fishing tournament that was nothing short of successful. Working closely with Tripp (who ran a tournament with […]

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Tournament – Big Rock

Tournament – Big Rock

Craziness became commonplace at the 60th annual Big Rock Blue Marlin Tournament as a record seven blue marlin were weighed in Saturday to complicate the distribution of a record $2,560,925 purse during the competition’s final day. In the end, Honey Hush, captained by Chuck Lindner of Morehead City, held on to take first place and […]