We can never say it enough. To our sponsors, participants, everyone who comes to watch the weigh-ins at Baytowne Marina and everyone who watches from home... THANK YOU! And from our family to yours, we hope you have a great holiday season. We'll see you next year!
There are several reasons why the Emerald Coast Blue Marlin Classic is one of the most popular stops on the Gulf big-game circuit. Besides spirited competition, seven-figure cash prizes and warm hospitality, it boils down to the classic real estate mantra—Location, location, location. The Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort is smack dab in the middle [...]
There were several great story lines associated with last month’s Emerald Coast Blue Marlin Classic. In addition to a record number of boats (91) and the record purse ($2 million-plus), there was the underdog theme with the high school buddy team catching the largest blue (699.2) aboard Can’t Deny It. The combination really made for [...]
It was the blue-water version of David vs. Goliath. A group of high school buddies competing aboard a loaner boat topped 90 other professional teams by landing the largest blue marlin in the 2018 Emerald Coast Blue Marlin Classic. Angler Will Beard boated the 699.2-pound blue marlin after a nearly two-hour fight. Beard, of Fairhope, [...]