MOREHEAD CITY, N.C. (WNCT) — The 63rd annual Big Rock Blue Marlin Tournament is one of the biggest events of its kind on the East Coast.

It’s a chance to venture out on our beautiful waters to fish and experience something we don’t get to see on shore. It’s also a pressure-packed situation to catch a winning blue marlin and walk away with the a portion of the tournament’s prize money.

Kelci O’Donnell got the chance to spend the day on a boat to see what it’s all about. Click the above video to learn more.