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$66,715 to U.S. Open King Mackerel Tournament winner

Anglers gather to view the results board at the 36th U.S. Open King Mackerel Tournament in Southport, N.C. Source: Jessica Player Anglers gather to view the results board at the 36th U.S. Open King Mackerel Tournament in Southport, N.C. Source: Jessica Player
The results of the U.S. Open King Mackerel Tournament are in.

2014 marked the tournament's 36th iteration and took place in waters near Southport, North Carolina.

Of the field of nearly 400 boats, Captain Kevin Norris and crew of the Reel Blessed from Sneads Ferry, North Carolina took home the top prize of $66,715 thanks to their 53.25 pound fish.

Captain Jerry Presley and crew of the Metal Man out of Pleasant Garden, North Carolina earned the second place prize of $10,000.

Third place finishers Captain D Logan and crew of Logan's Run from Wrightsville Beach, North Carolina won multiple prizes totaling $30,029.

More than $175,000 made up the total prize pool for the U.S. Open.

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