Southeast Campaign. Results for The North Carolina Governor’s Cup Series takes over the docks beginning July 1 for the 37th Annual Cape Fear Blue Marlin Tournament. The four-day holiday ends with a bang over the USS North Carolina Battleship in a Top 10 ranked shower of fireworks over the Cape Fear River.
SPORTS DEPARTMENT: FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
WINNERS OF 37TH ANNUAL CAPE FEAR BLUE MARLIN TOURNAMENT
WRIGHTSVILLE BEACH, NC— After rough seas Friday with wave heights at 10 feet, the 37th Annual Cape Fear Blue Marlin Tournament ended Saturday afternoon with relatively calm 4 to 5 ft. seas. Due to turbulent conditions, this year’s field of participating vessels dropped to “a die-hard 13″. Normally, a major fishing tournament can attract 50 to 150 captains and their fishing machines.
The Morehead City fleet “swept” all award categories in the Tournament at Wrightsville Beach.
Winners were announced tonight a Lumina Hall by John Riggs, Event Chairman, who thanked all sponsors and “the die-hard 13” for making this year’s tournament a success.
Here are the winners:
1st Place Vessel: Maggie from Morehead City
2nd Place Vessel: BarbaraB from Morehead City
3rd Place Vessel: Stream Machine from Morehead City
1st Place Vessel: Carolina Time from Morehead City
2nd Place Vessel: Carolina Time from Morehead City
The Junior Angler Award went to 15 year old Cameron Rhue on Carolina Time from Morehead City.
For further information, contact: John Riggs at 910-262-5566