Tournament News and Updates

27 10, 2018

South Walton Beckons

By |2018-10-27T09:06:17+00:0010/27/2018|

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 [...]

26 07, 2018

It Pays to Release

By |2018-07-26T15:39:33+00:0007/26/2018|

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 [...]

26 06, 2018

Underdog High School Team Wins

By |2018-06-26T07:56:39+00:0006/26/2018|

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, [...]

25 06, 2018

Underdog Win

By |2018-06-25T15:25:06+00:0006/25/2018|

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, [...]

22 06, 2018

Waiting Game

By |2018-06-25T08:10:53+00:0006/22/2018|

The laws of physics cannot be broken. Even though the sleek sportfishers competing in the 2018 Emerald Coast Blue Marlin Classic are fast, many capable of 40 knots or better, they can’t fly. So when you’re more than 100 miles from Destin Pass and being tardy could mean losing out on a six-figure payout, you [...]

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