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Record-Breaking 914-Pound Marlin Caught at Big Rock Tournament in Morehead City

History was made when the biggest blue marlin in Big Rock history was reeled in on Saturday night.

MOREHEAD CITY, N.C. — 914 pounds. That's what? Six, seven people? That was the weight of the record-breaking catch at the Big Rock Marlin Tournament Saturday night. History was made when the biggest blue marlin in Big Rock history was reeled in.

The Carteret County News-Times reports the crew of the 60-foot BC out of Fenwick Island, SC, is owned by Todd Dickerson of Ocean City, Md., and captained by Ryan Knapp.

The vessel's name? Top dog.

The crew is in position to win $793,187 from the tournament’s record $2.86 million purse.

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