Third Big Fish Caught at 52nd Annual Big Rock Blue Marlin Tournament

(Morehead City) -- The crew of "Wet-n-Wild" out of Beaufort, NC caught a 460 pound blue marlin to take over third place at the 52nd Annual Big Rock Blue Marlin Tournament.

It was just the third Blue Marlin caught in the tournament and stands to collect $144,380 in prize money.

Citation's record 883 pound Blue caught on day one is still in the lead and would receive of $912,825 from the tournament’s $1.66 million purse if they hold on to win.

A second huge blue marlin was caught Wednesday by Carnivore, captained by Ed Petrilli of Cape Carteret. Carnivore came to the scales with a 528.3-pound blue marlin which puts that team in position to win $217,570 if they finish as the runner-up.


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