Big Rock Day 5: Viking 72 reels in third place blue

(Photo courtesy: Big Rock Tournament Twitter)

MOREHEAD CITY, N.C. (WNCT) – Two marlin were boated Friday on day five of the Big Rock Blue Marlin Tournament.

The crew of Viking 72 caught a 564.1-pound marlin that took third place. As for the second blue boated Friday, Dawg Catcher, who had Impulse’s crew, saw their marlin weigh in at 551.5 pounds.

165 of the field’s 174 boats fished today. As a result of that, only 27 boats can go out Saturday.

According to the Big Rock Tournament’s twitter page, 14 blue marlin and 14 white marlin were caught. Also, eight sails were released on day five.

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