BIG ROCK: No blue marlins boated so far on day 3

MOREHEAD CITY, N.C. (WITN) – No blue marlins have been boated yet as fishing has officially ended on this third day of the Big Rock Blue Marlin Tournament.

There were 218 boats out fishing today, and the two that remained hooked up could still boat a marlin.

On Tuesday, two blue marlins were brought in but neither of them changed the leaderboard.

‘Builder’s Choice’ weighed in with a 431.8-pound big blue. That puts them in third place on the leaderboard.

Right now ‘Builder’s Choice’ catch is in first place in the Super 20 Level VI category which could land the boat $1.4 million in prize money.

Another boat, ‘Maggie’, weighed in with a 414.2-pound catch

On Monday, the first blue marlin of the tournament was hooked by the boat ‘Release’. It weighed in at 504 pounds.

This catch, being over 500 pounds, won over $1.7 million in the Fabulous Fisherman category.

Monday afternoon, ‘Game Time’ also boated a marlin, arriving at Big Rock Landing with a 516-pound catch. In first place right now, and if their lead holds until Saturday they will take home more than $1.8 million.

This is the 66th annual tournament, which lasts until Saturday.

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