Crystal Coast Real Estate Blog

Tuesday, June 11, 2019   /   by Patrick Lister

2019 Big Rock Blue Marlin Tournament

A Little Bit of Fishistory
See what we did there? Hey- At least we tried

The year was 1956, and fishing for Billfish was simply something people did not do off the coast of North Carolina. Still, time and time again, crews from cargo ships would come back to the port at Morehead City with those age old tales about the biggest things you’ve ever seen flying through the air as they passed through the Gulf Stream. A group of local men, decided to see for themselves whether or not these stories of Blue Marlin off the NC Coast were true, and set out to local businesses in order to generate a size-able prize for the first person to bring one back in the boat. And so, the Fabulous Fisherman Club was started, and the Charter Fishing businesses thrived with folks who wanted to be a part of the chance to make history.

A Raleigh angler by the name of Jimmy Croy, fishing about a vessel by the name of Mary Z, was the lucky one to strike first. After relaying the message t ...

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