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July 19-24, 2022 Tournament Results


Lone Star Shootout

Congratulations to InTheBite Magazine contributor Capt. Kevin Deerman for winning the Heaviest Blue Marlin with his 680.5-pound catch in the Lone Star Shootout held July 19-24 in Port OConnor, Texas. 1st Place Release: El Patron, Capt. Clayton Martignoni 2nd Place Release: Why Knot, Capt. Todd Penick 3rd Place Release: Mi Novia, Capt. Richard Weischwill Angler Sam Rasberry posing with a 680.5-pound blue marlin. The check for Draggin' Up's prize money, $70,380. The 1st Place Blue Marlin trophy resting on a table.

Blue Marlin Grand Championship

1st Place Release: C-Ya, Capt. Devin Potts 2nd Place Release: Southern Charm, Capt. Landon Bell 3rd Place Release: Pearl, Capt. Tyler Maxwell 1st Place Heaviest Marlin: It Just Takes Time, Capt. Chris Hood, 568.4 lbs. The crew of the It Just Takes Time posing with a 568.4-pound blue marlin.  

Gulf Coast Triple Crown Series

Winner: A Work of Art, Capt. Jason Buck  


Edisto Invitational Billfish Tournament

1st Place: Sportin Life, Capt. Mike Glaesner 2nd Place: Reel Hook Up, Capt. Stuart Lackey 3rd Place: Blue Sky, Capt. Jay Weaver

The crew of the Sportin' Life posing side by side on the rear deck.

(SC Gov Cup/The Buckskin Billfish)

SC Governor Cup Series

Winner: Blue Sky, Capt. Jay Weaver

The crew of the Blue Sky posing onboard on all decks.

(The Buckskin Billfish/Cameron J. Rhodes)