MOREHEAD CITY, N.C. (WNCT) – The EZ Boy brought home a 556.3 pound blue marlin on Thursday and now leads the new outboard division of the tournament.
The blue was the only one boated on Thursday and now stands in second place overall.
“When we got her on the boat I cried,” said Evan Pierce, captain of the EZ Boy. “It’s been a long time coming.”
147 of the 149 boats entered in this year’s Big Rock-Blue Marlin Tournament fished today. There are two days remaining in the tournament.
With just two days to go the leaderboard looks like this….57th Annual Big Rock-Blue Marlin Tournament
1. VIKING 62 680 LBS
2. EZ BOY 556.3
3. CARLY A 504.3 LBS
4. SHENANDOAH 503.6 LBS
5. CALLIE GIRL 481. 3 LBS….