MOREHEAD CITY, N.C. (WNCT) — The Big Rock Blue Marlin Tournament is always a big deal in Carteret County and around the area.

Host Ken Watlington chats with author Bethany Bradsher about her book “The Big Rock: Inside the Stakes Hunt for the Elusive Million-Dollar Marlin.” Hear why she decided to write about one of the east coast’s biggest fishing tournaments and find out what will be the focus of her next sports-related book.

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