New Leader at the Big Rock

Morehead City - Five blue marlins were boated in wild day of fishing at the 49th Big Rock Blue Marlin Tournament. Licketysplit brought a 567 pound blue to the scales at Big Rock Landing in Morehead City at about 4pm that knocked Safari off the leaderboard. The Safari had held the lead since boating a 473.5 pounder on Monday. But Licketysplit didn't stay on top for long. After a 6 hour battle, Bak Bar brought a 613 pounder back to the scales shortly after 11pm setting the bar high with one day of fishing left. 102 boats are eligible to fish on Saturday.

1. Bak Bar 613
2. Licketysplit 567
3. Maggie 505
4. Safari 473.5
5. Carolina Gentleman 422.5