• Record-breaking 914-pound blue marlin reeled in during NC tournament

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    MOREHEAD CITY, NORTH CAROLINA - A record breaking 914-pound blue marlin was caught off the coast of Morehead City, North Carolina Saturday during a weekend fishing tournament. 

    The blue marlin was the biggest fish ever in the Big Rock Blue Marlin Tournament's 61-year history.

    It took two fishermen six hours to get the massive blue marlin into their boat. 

    [ALSO READ: Florida team lands 800-pound marlin, wins $450,000 payday at fishing tournament]

    The closest competitor reeled in a 588-pound fish.

    The winner, known as Top Dog, took home $793,000. 

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