Emerald Coast Blue Marlin Classic at Sandestin®

JUNE 17-21, 2015

78 Boats, $1,586,400 Cash Awards


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Watch this Video of the 2015 ECBC Tournament Start courtesy of Tim Taylor, War Horse.

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2015 ECBC Photo Gallery

2015 Photo Gallery email tournament@fishecbc.com

Cotton Patch won $195,277.50 for their 899.6 lb. blue marlin.

2015 Tournament Winners

Award Winner Cash Purse
1st Place Blue Marlin Cotton Patch $195,277.50
1st Place Crew Shameless $6,300.00
1st Place Dolphin CE $93,970.00
1st Place Release Team Pier Pressure $86,220.00
1st Place Tuna Rigged Right $37,810.00
1st Place Wahoo Back Down 2 $52,086.25
2nd Place Blue Marlin, 2nd Place Crew Reel Addiction $146,430.00
2nd Place Dolphin Don’t Blink $74,152.50
2nd Place Release Team Cut-N-Run $105,030.00
2nd Place Tuna Jubilee $17,542.50
2nd Place Wahoo Intense $62,340.00
3rd Place Blue Marln Click Through $173,002.50
3rd Place Dolphin Ono Ocean $17,162.50
3rd Place Release Team Pair-A-Dice $107,527.50
3rd Place Tuna Southern Miss $79,397.50
3rd Place Wahoo Share-E $15,880.00
3rd PlaceCrew Born2Run $79,627.50
Blue Marlin Jackpots Dirt Pit $11,610.00
Dolphin & Tuna Jackpots Trust Fun $81,450.00
Dolphin Jackpots Black Tip $11,250.00
Dolphin Jackpots Mollie $11,193.75
Release & Tuna Jackpots Trader’s Hill $7,188.75
Release Jackpots Done Deal $15,750.00
Release Jackpots Relentless Pursuit $12,161.25
Tuna Jackpots Quick Time $14,175.00
Tuna Jackpots Fransea $2,025.00
Wahoo Jackpots Sea Wolff $12,465.00
Wahoo Jackpots Maverick $7,650.00
Wahoo Jackpots Wynsong $4,725.00



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.

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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, Offshore World Championship and the World Billfish Series. 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!

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

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