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"Inspiration" brings in 437-pound Blue Marlin

By Elizabeth Bynum
Published On: Jun 12 2012 01:00:32 PM CDT
Updated On: Jun 12 2012 06:21:32 PM CDT
Big Rock Day Two
CARTERET COUNTY -

The crew aboard "Inspiration" brought in 437.7-pound blue marlin Tuesday.  That fish is now in second place at Big Rock Blue Marlin Tournament in Morehead City.  The boat got back to the weigh station just before 2:00 p.m.

On Monday, "Flybuoy" brought in a blue marlin weighing 499.3 pounds.  That was just shy of a $250,000 prize that the crew receives if they bring in the first 500-pound marlin.