No blue marlins brought in on first day at the Big Rock

MOREHEAD CITY, NC (WECT) - No blue marlins where brought in on the first day of fishing at the Big Rock Blue Marlin Tournament in Morehead City on Monday.

There are 130 boats registered for the 60th annual tournament.

Tournament Director Crystal Hesmer said 114 boats fished on Monday.

The purse for this year's event is a record-setting $2.5 million.

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