Emerald Coast Blue Marlin Classic at Sandestin®

June 22-26, 2016 — 68 Teams Have Signed-Up

Taking place every June off the Florida panhandle in one of the most productive fisheries in the United States; timed to coincide with the peak of the Gulf Coast’s blue marlin season; hosted by the South’s number-one ranked resort destination. The Emerald Coast Blue Marlin Classic at Sandestin® has set the precedent for world-class, million dollar, sportfishing tournaments.

Recent News

Tournament Preview

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Record Payout, Fabulous Prizes Await 2016 Contestants

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Wind Creek-Atmore New Presenting Sponsor

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Major Sponsors

FISHECBC: Major Sponsors

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Sanctioned Event

The Emerald Coast Blue Marlin Classic is a sanctioned event of the Gulf Coast Triple Crown Championship, ITB Captain of the Year Cup, King of the Hill Tournament Series and the Offshore World Championship. And because we are, when you fish the ECBC you are also competing in these prestigious tournament series giving you even more ways to become a champion!

Offshore World Championship Gulf Coast Triple Crown Championship ITB Captain of the Year Cup King of the Hill Tournament Series

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