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North Carolina State Record Blue Marlin Broken! (Pending)
Posted on 08/16/2008
During the 25th Annual Pirates Cove Billfish Tournament, Trey Irvine of Westin Florida landed a pending North Carolina State Record Blue Marlin weighing an incredible 1,228.50 pounds to take home nearly $500,000. When certified this catch will eclipse the 1,142 pounder caught by Jack Herrington in 1974. For more information on 25th Annual Pirate’s Cove Billfish Tournament or any of the 2008 Pirate’s Cove Big Game Tournaments go to or call (252) 473-1015.