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BIG ROCK: ‘Widespread’ brings in 479.2 pound marlin

‘Natural’ remains on the top of the leaderboard after reeling in a 521.6-pound blue marlin Tuesday.
Here are blue marlins from "Outnumbered", on the left, and "Anticipation".
Here are blue marlins from "Outnumbered", on the left, and "Anticipation".(WITN)
Published: Jun. 17, 2021 at 9:32 AM EDT|Updated: Jun. 17, 2021 at 5:48 PM EDT
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MOREHEAD CITY, N.C. (WITN) - Thursday has been a busy day for the Big Rock Blue Marlin Tournament with a total of four blue marlins caught.

“Dancin Outlaw” boated the first marlin of the day this morning after a 35-minute fight. The fish weighed 419.3-pounds and that catch is now in sixth place.

There’s a new second place with “Outnumbered” marlin weighing in at 512.4-pounds.

“Widespread” moved into third place with a marlin weighing 479.2-pounds.

“Anticipation” boated a 446.8 pound catch Thursday and is in fifth.

This is the fourth day of the tournament and nearly all of the boats competing were out on the water.

On Wednesday, no crews boated a big blue marlin.

“Natural” remains on the top of the leaderboard after reeling in a 521.6-pound blue marlin Tuesday.

‘Following Seas’ is now in fourth place with a 448.8-pound catch.

BIG ROCK LEADERBOARD
“Natural”521.6 pounds
“Outnumbered”512.4 pounds
“Widespread”479.2 pounds
“Following Seas”448.8 pounds
“Anticipation”446.8 pounds
“Dancin Outlaw”419.3 pounds

This year, a total of 270 boats are participating and the top prize could reach $1.6 million.

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