Big Rock Kids Tournament starts Wednesday, fishing starts Thursday

MOREHEAD CITY, N.C. (WITN) – A fishing tournament for young anglers kicks off Wednesday.

The Big Rock Kids Tournament returns to Big Rock Landing for the fourth year.

Twelve boats are competing, according to the tournament’s website, and the overall prize money is $56,800.00.

On Wednesday, there’s a captain’s meeting and pig pickin’ dinner for competitors.

Thursday is the first day for fishing, according to Big Rock.

Due to weather, the tournament shared on Facebook that Sunday is now included as an optional fishing day for the junior anglers.

Boats are allowed to fish on two of the four days.