754 lb. catch wins annual NC marlin fishing tournament

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MOREHEAD CITY, N.C. — The crew of the fishing boat “Inspiration” won the 56th annual Big Rock Blue Marlin Tournament with a 754 pound catch.

WNCT reported that the 754.3 lb. blue marlin is nearly 300 pounds bigger than last year’s winner. The event recently took place in Morehead City.

Captain Casey Wagner and angler Bruce Brown are reportedly responsible for the catch and will get the bulk of the purse worth over a million dollars.

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